VVA Manning Chapter 960 meets tonight

Posted by | September 4, 2014 1:56 pm

vvalgvvalgThe Vietnam Veterans of America Manning Chapter No. 960 will meet 7 p.m. today at the American Legion Hut on Sunset Drive. All veterans are invited to bring their spouses and join the group for a potluck supper. For more information, call Paul Taylor at (803) 460-5940 or Dennis Reynolds at (803) 460-8551.


Democrats meet today

Posted by | September 4, 2014 12:50 pm

DemocratslogoDemocratslogoThe Clarendon County Democratic Party will meet at 7 p.m. today at Manning Restaurant, 476 N. Brooks St. in Manning, after the Executive Committee meets at 6 p.m. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m.

Remembering Hugo: Jackson Farms

Posted by | September 4, 2014 11:08 am

SCOTT-JACKSON-FARMS-PHOTOSCOTT-JACKSON-FARMS-PHOTOJohanna Jones provided this photo of her father, W.J. Jackson, showing the Jackson Farms sign and two others found near the farm’s office on Home Branch Road in Manning during the clean-up process after Hurricane Hugo slammed Clarendon County. “Several months later, on a slow day, we were able to find a telephone number for the Walters in Ironton, Ohio. When I reached Mrs. Waller, I asked if they had a house in South Carolina. Her reply, ‘Not anymore.’ They had a house in Myrtle Beach that was totally destroyed. The two signs were attached to posts on either side… Read the rest

JV Lady Swampcats 1-2 against Williamsburg

Posted by | September 4, 2014 10:44 am

LMA ShieldLMA ShieldThe Laurence Manning Academy Junior Varsity volleyball team picked up a win with two losses on Wednesday at home against Williamsburg Academy. The scores were 26-24; 25-17; and 25-20. Ashton Rogers had 13 kills. Brooke Ward had nine kills. Sarah Collen had seven serve points.  


The Rev. Warren Hatcher

Posted by | September 4, 2014 9:37 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-8-smallerOBITS-BACKGROUND-8-smallerThe Rev. Warren Hatcher, 72, died on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston. Born Jan. 26, 1942, in Clarendon County, he was a son of Frank and Mary Hatcher. The family will receive friends and relatives at the home, 1118 M Hatcher Road in Pinewood. Funeral arrangements for the Rev. Warren Hatcher will be announced by Williams Funeral Home Inc. of Sumter.

Woman charged with shoplifting, trespassing

Posted by | September 4, 2014 8:43 am

Crime-ReportsCrime-ReportsDenelle Ann Staton, 40, of 1058 Varner St. in Manning, was charged about 5:19 p.m. Saturday with shoplifting and trespassing after notice at a store in the 2000 block of Paxville Highway in Manning. According to reports from the Manning Police Department, Staton was identified by a loss prevention specialist with the store for allegedly taking $101 worth of merchandise without paying for it. The store’s employee told police that Staton had placed the allegedly stolen items in several grocery bags and then attempted to leave the store without paying for them. The items included two cases of Bud Light… Read the rest

Antioch Missionary Baptist homecoming

Posted by | September 4, 2014 7:00 am

church-news-blue-green-featuredchurch-news-blue-green-featuredAntioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road in Jordan, will hold homecoming and church anniversary services 10 a.m. Sept. 21, with Pastor Nelson Rivers of Charity Baptist Church of Charleston speaking.

Women of Main Street: Marion Weaver, Mellie Lee

Posted by | September 4, 2014 5:27 am

The Brooks Street ExchangeThe Brooks Street ExchangeThe Brooks Street Exchange EDITOR’S NOTE: Marion Weaver, owner of the Brooks Street Exchange, and her mother, Mellie Lee, are two of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and posting stories daily on manninglive.com Marion Weaver has always seen God’s hand in her life. She knows He has always had a plan for her, though she admits it hasn’t always been close to what she would have imagined. As owner of… Read the rest


Sumter man gets enhanced shoplifting charge over laundry detergent

Posted by | September 3, 2014 5:05 pm

Crime-ReportsCrime-ReportsA 36-year-old man was charged Aug. 25 with shoplifting, third or subsequent offense, after allegedly taking a $9 package of laundry detergent without paying for it. Ryan M. Watford of 520 Timmerman St. in Sumter was arrested about 6:40 p.m. at a store in the 2000 block of Paxville Highway after a loss prevention specialist told Manning Police that Watford had concealed the detergent under his clothes. Watford’s prior record includes three pending shoplifting offenses in Sumter – one from Dec. 12, 2012, one from April 18, 2013, and another from Nov. 27, 2013. He pleaded guilty in 1996 to… Read the rest


Clarendon Hall volleyball team victorious against St. Francis Xavier

Posted by | September 3, 2014 2:42 pm

fleur-de-lis-red-mdfleur-de-lis-red-mdClarendon Hall picked up its first varsity volleyball win of the season Tuesday, defeating St. Francis Xavier at Clarendon Hall 3-0 with scores of 25-9, 25-14, 25-17. Emily Brunson led the Saints with 18 points. Shannon Corbett had 15 points and Ava English added 14. The Saints will travel to Dorchester Academy Thursday for JV and varsity games starting at 4:30 p.m.

Sabb likely to be in runoff for Kingstree Senate seat

Posted by | September 3, 2014 1:46 pm

ronnie sabbronnie sabbA Williamsburg County attorney who currently represents a sliver of Clarendon County in the South Carolina General Assembly will likely face-off in a runoff Sept. 16 to replace former Sen. Yancey McGill. Rep. Ronnie Sabb, D-Greeleyvile, received 24.7 percent of the vote in a special election held Tuesday to fill McGill’s seat. McGill resigned from the post earlier this summer after being voted by fellow senators to be lieutenant governor. Christopher McKagen of the Florence Morning News reported Tuesday that Lake City attorney Cezar McKnight’s 24.4 percent made the race too close to call for who will face Sam Floyd… Read the rest

Women of Main Street: Pat Williamson

Posted by | September 3, 2014 1:15 pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: Pat Williamson, owner of Pat Tours, is one of nearly 100 local businesswomen who will be recognized Sept. 23 during Main Street Manning’s annual meeting. The Manning Times will be featuring a few of these women each week throughout September in The Manning Times, and those who wanted to participate in the program on manninglive.com starting today. Pat WilliamsonPat WilliamsonPat Williamson Pat Williamson has enjoyed seeing the excitement her countless tours and more than 55 cruises have brought to her clients’ lives during more than three decades in business with Pat Tours. She said her parents made traveling a part… Read the rest

Addie Lucille Tedder Robinson

Posted by | September 3, 2014 11:37 am

OBITS-BACKGROUND-smallerOBITS-BACKGROUND-smallerAddie Lucille Tedder Robinson, 76, widow of Herbert E. Robinson, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at NHC Healthcare in Sumter. Born in Florence County, she was a daughter of the late Ed Blease and Theo McGee Tedder. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She was employed at Sumter School District 2, Campbell Soup Co. and Porter’s Grill. Survivors include a son, Robert Calhoun (Marji) Robinson of Summerton; a grandson, Robert James “R.J.” Robinson; and her sister-in-law and roommate, Zelene Robinson. Funeral services for Addie Lucille Tedder Robinson will be held… Read the rest


BOLO: License Plate from Summerton business

Posted by | September 3, 2014 11:01 am

SHERIFfSHERIFfClarendon County law enforcement has been issued a BOLO (be on the lookout) for a S.C. license plate taken from a business on St. Paul Road in Summerton. The number on the plate is HPF 922. Anyone with information is asked to call the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 435-4414.


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