Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 11:01 amThe Laurence Manning Academy B-Team basketball games will be moved up to 4 and 5 p.m. today. If there are any further changes due to weather, the school will notify manninglive.com. Games scheduled for Wednesday have been canceled entirely and will not be rescheduled.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 10:54 amThe Manning Rotary Club has canceled its Wednesday meeting due to pending inclement weather.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 9:14 amAthletic Director Ritchie Way has announced that Clarendon Hall will postpone its games scheduled for Tuesday. He said Wednesday is “not looking good either.”
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 11, 2014 9:03 amThe Women’s Ministry of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church will host “A Night Under the Stars,” a Valentines Day gala, from 6-10 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Taw Caw Community Outreach Center. For more information, call Karen Johnson at (803) 840-3482 or Rosalind Huggins at (803) 410-9699.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 11:06 pmWeather.com is calling for a wintry mix for Manning and the surrounding areas on Tuesday. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent, with periods of freezing rain early. It should mix with rain in the afternoon. Significant icing is possible. Temps will be nearly steady and in the low 30s. Winds will be NE at 10 to 20 mph. http://www.weather.com/weather/tomorrow/Manning+SC+29102:4:US
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 10:00 pmJohn Arthur McGriff Sr., 82, widower of Bessie Mallett McGriff, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence. Born April 1, 1931, in Tallahassee, Fla., he was a son of the late Johnnie McGriff and Arthur Lee Davis McGriff. The family will receive friends at the home, 2061 Bloomville Road in Manning. Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 5:28 pmHistoric Mt. Zion AME Church near Davis Station will hold a one-night revival meeting at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday in February, with Elizabeth Baptist Church Pastor Terry Johnson speaking Tuesday; The Master’s Place Pastor Mae Fulton speaking Feb. 18; and Jehovah-Jireh Ministry Pastor Dr. Myra Pearson speaking Feb. 25. The host pastor is the Rev. Courtney D. Colleton.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 5:24 pmSix Clarendon County natives were named to the Clemson University President’s and Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 Semester. Those named to the President’s List include Stephen Patrick of Gable, a biochemistry major; Roy Belser of Pinewood, a biological sciences major; and Whitney Thigpen of Turbeville, a health sciences major. Students must earn a 4.0 GPA – all A’s – to be named to the President’s List. Those named to the Dean’s List include James Mitchell Fleming of Manning, an agricultural mechanization and business major; David Tindal of Pinewood, a soils and sustainable crop systems major; and Nicholas Craven of… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 3:03 pmSaturday is the final day to register for the first Clarendon Christian Music Festival, which will be held 2 p.m. March 15 at Weldon Auditorium.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 2:56 pmCURTIS LOFTIS State Treasurer Curtis Loftis will be the featured speaker at this month’s Clarendon County Republican Party meeting, which will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Cornerstone Free Will Baptist Church on Greeleyville Highway in Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 2:14 pmTINDAL HILTON Two Manning men are in custody after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed late Sunday night, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office. Clarendon County Coroner Hayes Samuels said Monday that Maurice Jeffery Conyers, 23, of 1998 Paddock Road in Manning, died of an apparent gunshot wound to the head. “He will be going for a post-mortem examination in Charleston at 9 a.m. Tuesday,” Samuels said. “It looks like a gunshot wound to the head will be the cause, but we will know for sure tomorrow.” Conyers was found in the front yard of a home in… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 12:48 pmTwo Manning men are in custody after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed late Sunday night, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 12:41 pmEast Clarendon High School’s home games scheduled for Tuesday will instead be played at 6 p.m. today.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 12:19 pmClarendon County Council will hold third and final reading tonight on an ordinance that will provide $3.5 million in general obligation bonds if approved for the construction of a new Department of Social Services building. Council will start the meeting at 6 p.m. in chambers at the Clarendon County Administration Building. The public is invited to attend.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 8:34 amThe Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office now has a sketch of one suspect wanted in the shooting death of Johnte Shaheed Holliday. Holliday, originally from North Carolina, was killed after two suspects entered his uncle’s home on Furse Road in Summerton. He was shot twice in the chest and died at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. Deputies describe the suspect as a dark-complected man, about 5-feet-8 to 5-feet-10 inches tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. If you have any information, call (803) 435-4414.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 10, 2014 7:58 amSen. Kevin Johnson, D-Manning, will once again update constituents in this week’s Manning Times, which will be out Feb. 13. In his column this week, Johnson talks about the re-election of state Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean H. Toal, who won a close race against Associate Justice Costa M. Pleicones. He also discussed the election of Tarita Dunbar to 13th Circuit Family Court. Dunbar is a Clarendon County native and a graduate of Manning High School. Johnson also focuses on the South Carolina Restructuring Act of 2014, which Gov. Nikki Haley signed on Wednesday. The bill abolishes the existing Budget… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 5:25 pmCOURTESY OF CRAPPIE MASTERSMatt Morgan and Kent Watson came in first on the second leg of the Florida State Championships at Lake Monroe and St. Johns River in Sanford, Fla. The tournament is part of the Crappie Masters’ All-American Tournament Tour, which will come to Lake Marion this weekend. Follow manninglive.com for more throughout the week.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 5:24 pmThe H.L. Benbow Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Historical Honor Society will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clarendon County Council on Aging, 206 S. Church St. in Manning. An invitation is extended to anyone who might be eligible to join the local chapter. New members bring an expanded commitment to historic preservation and education. For more information, call (803) 485-2103.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 2:45 pmThe Plantation Singers brought down the house at Weldon Auditorium on Saturday night. See the Feb. 13 edition of The Manning Times for more, and check back at manninglive.com on Thursday for a full gallery.