2018 Clarendon County Jr. Chamber Gun Giveaway

Posted by | October 27, 2018 11:30 am

A maximum of 4,000 tickets will be sold for 23 guns and 1 gun safe to be given away daily during the month of December. Tickets can be purchased from The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, Gibbons & Company, CPA, PA, or see any Junior Chamber member. 100% of the proceeds are invested right back into Clarendon County and the Junior Chamber’s community projects.

Price per ticket: $10

Below is a list of the guns and the day that each will be drawn on:

  1. Beretta A300 12 Gauge
  2. Ruger LCP .380
  3. Ruger SR556 AR-15
  4. Henry Golden Boy .22 LR
  5. Taurus
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Water main broken on Bloomville Road

Posted by | October 27, 2018 9:33 am

Manning Mayor Julia Nelson said Saturday morning that a water main has broken near Clarendon Memorial Gardens on Bloomvile Road.
“Water customers that live on the Kingstree Highway to Country Club Acres will not have water available during the time anticipated to make repairs,” said Nelson on social medja. “Currently, the estimated time of repair is within two hours, which is by 11 a.m. We’re sorry for the unexpected interruption of water services.”


Water leak on Bloomville Road

Posted by | October 27, 2018 9:33 am

The following information has been released.

PSA: There is a water main break on Bloomville Road near Clarendon Memorial Cemetery.

Water customers who live on Kingstree Highway to Country Club Acres will not have water available during the time anticipated ot make repairs. Currently the estimated time of repair is within two hours, which is by 11 a.m.

We’re sorry for the unexpected interruption of water services.


Manning Times Halloween costume contest

Posted by | October 27, 2018 8:00 am

The Manning Times is hosting a costume contest. The contest is open to any child 12 years old and under who resides in Clarendon County. One winner will be selected from each of three categories in two age brackets. Each winner will receive a candy basket as a prize.

Age 0-6 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 7-12 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 0-6 Best Homemade Costume

Age 7-12 Best Homemade Costume

Age 0-6 Most Creative Costume Idea

Age 7-12 Most Creative Costume Idea

To enter your child, email a photo of the child in full costume, including any makeup that is part … Read the rest



Farewell to a Little Old Lady

Posted by | October 26, 2018 5:00 pm

I had the pleasure of spending time with a little old lady in June, talking of fishing and goats, children and husbands, businesses and pastimes. Barbara Ardis, Little Old Lady columnist, happily shared her life with me, speaking of the tears and laughter of a lifetime. The woman I came to know in such a brief time span was thoughtful, intelligent, funny, sweet and inquisitive.

Her career, while as varied as mine, was interesting and rich. During her working life, she was a bookkeeper, a secretary, a business owner and a movie contracts supervisor. She volunteered helping others learn to … Read the rest


FINAL: Clarendon Hall JV

Posted by | October 26, 2018 4:30 pm

On thursday in Summerton, Clarendon Hall JV football defeated St Johns Christian  by a score of 24-14.
The Saints  were led by Wilder Robinson with 16 rushes for 69 yards for one touchdown and one two-point conversion. Darius Aiken had 16 rushes for 68 yards for one touchdown and one two-point conversion. Ray McIntosh had 13 carries for 53 yards and two pass receptions for 50 yards. Robinson also had one touchdown on a nine-yard pass reception. Carter Judy had seven rushes for 38 yards and one two-point conversion. Robinson and Aiken also led the defensive effort with six tackles
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Coroner’s press release

Posted by | October 26, 2018 1:42 pm

PRESS RELEASE FROM CLARENDON COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE 

October 26, 2018

MANNING – A Florida woman died at McLeod Health Clarendon early Thursday morning from injuries she received in a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 95.

“Delores Kovalick, 71, died from multiple blunt force trauma,” said Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock on Friday morning. “She died at 6:51 a.m.”

Her family has been notifed.

Information regarding the accident can be obtained from the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


2018 Clarendon County Jr. Chamber Gun Giveaway

Posted by | October 26, 2018 11:30 am

A maximum of 4,000 tickets will be sold for 23 guns and 1 gun safe to be given away daily during the month of December. Tickets can be purchased from The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, Gibbons & Company, CPA, PA, or see any Junior Chamber member. 100% of the proceeds are invested right back into Clarendon County and the Junior Chamber’s community projects.

Price per ticket: $10

Below is a list of the guns and the day that each will be drawn on:

  1. Beretta A300 12 Gauge
  2. Ruger LCP .380
  3. Ruger SR556 AR-15
  4. Henry Golden Boy .22 LR
  5. Taurus
Read the rest


Manning Times Halloween costume contest

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:00 am

The Manning Times is hosting a costume contest. The contest is open to any child 12 years old and under who resides in Clarendon County. One winner will be selected from each of three categories in two age brackets. Each winner will receive a candy basket as a prize.

Age 0-6 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 7-12 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 0-6 Best Homemade Costume

Age 7-12 Best Homemade Costume

Age 0-6 Most Creative Costume Idea

Age 7-12 Most Creative Costume Idea

To enter your child, email a photo of the child in full costume, including any makeup that is part … Read the rest


OBITUARY: Mary Lee Hodge Barrett

Posted by | October 25, 2018 3:00 pm

Mary Lee Hodge Barrett, 94, widow of Harry Elston Barrett, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in Mars Hill, North Carolina.

Born May 17, 1924, in Turbeville, she was a daughter of the late George Thomas Hodge and the late Estelle Richburg Hodge. She was a member of Manning First Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Barrett Carter of Weaverville, North Carolina; a son, Alvin Randolph Barrett of Sumter; a son-in-law, Mike Hadder of New Bern, North Carolina; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was … Read the rest



Manning Times Halloween costume contest

Posted by | October 25, 2018 1:03 pm

The Manning Times is hosting a costume contest. The contest is open to any child 12 years old and under who resides in Clarendon County. One winner will be selected from each of three categories in two age brackets. Each winner will receive a candy basket as a prize.

Age 0-6 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 7-12 Best Store-bought Costume

Age 0-6 Best Homemade Costume

Age 7-12 Best Homemade Costume

Age 0-6 Most Creative Costume Idea

Age 7-12 Most Creative Costume Idea

To enter your child, email a photo of the child in full costume, including any makeup that is part … Read the rest


2018 Clarendon County Jr. Chamber Gun Giveaway

Posted by | October 25, 2018 11:30 am

A maximum of 4,000 tickets will be sold for 23 guns and 1 gun safe to be given away daily during the month of December. Tickets can be purchased from The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, Gibbons & Company, CPA, PA, or see any Junior Chamber member. 100% of the proceeds are invested right back into Clarendon County and the Junior Chamber’s community projects.

Price per ticket: $10

Below is a list of the guns and the day that each will be drawn on:

  1. Beretta A300 12 Gauge
  2. Ruger LCP .380
  3. Ruger SR556 AR-15
  4. Henry Golden Boy .22 LR
  5. Taurus
Read the rest


McLeod Safe Kids offers Halloween safety tips

Posted by | October 24, 2018 7:58 pm

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury. On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year.

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds parents of the following Halloween tips to keep their children safe:

Keep Costumes Both Creative and Safe

  • Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape or stickers and, if possible, choose light colors.
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Fallen Officer returns home

Posted by | October 23, 2018 5:14 pm

Officers and first responders salute as Farrah Turner makes her final journey home to Lake City.

Clarendon County mourns today with the family of Florence County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Farrah Turner. Wounded in an ambush several weeks ago during the performance of her duties, Turner was taken to MUSC for medical care.

After weeks of medical care, Turner lost her battle. Today, she took her final ride home to Lake City. Law enforcement officers from the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office and Manning City Police Department, as well as members of the Manning City Fire Department, Clarendon County Coroner’s Office and Clarendon County Fire Department lined I-95, saluting as she passed, honoring their fallen comrade.

Members of … Read the rest


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