Samsung phone, fire-proof box stolen from Pinewood home

Posted by | January 24, 2015 1:42 pm

A Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone valued at $200 and a fire-proof box valued at $50 were reportedly stolen from a home in the 3100 block of White and Rivers Road in Pinewood between 9:30 a.m. and 6:58 p.m. Jan. 20. The 57-year-old owner of the home told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office that she came home shortly before her complaint to find that the side door of her home had been forced open, and that wood splinters were on the floor along with the door latch.

Senator writes about State of the State address

Posted by | January 24, 2015 1:31 pm

kevin-johnsonkevin-johnsonI have been asked by many for my feelings about the State of the State address that was delivered by Gov. Nikki Haley on this past Wednesday evening. I will preface my remarks by saying that there is a difference in pointing fingers at or bashing someone as opposed to having philosophical disagreements. As an elected official, I am aware that you are not going to agree with any one 100 percent of the time, regardless of political parties, geographical boundaries, etc. Differences of opinions has led to many great decisions and ideas over the years and decades. Having said… Read the rest

John William Evans

Posted by | January 24, 2015 11:49 am

John William Evans, formerly of Peachtree City, Ga., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at The Cascades in Greenville. Born Oct. 28, 1926, in Kingstree, he was a son of the late Robert William and Gladys Weeks Evans. He graduated from Kingstree High School in 1943 and enrolled at Clemson Agricultural College, leaving for active military service in the U.S. Army in 1944, where he served in the Philippines. He returned to Clemson in 1947 and graduated in 1950 with a bachelor of science in textile manufacturing. Obtaining a commission through ROTC, he continued his military service when called back to… Read the rest

Break-in reported at Pinewood home

Posted by | January 24, 2015 11:20 am

A 71-year-old woman living in the 2000 block of Chewning Road in Pinewood told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office about 4:34 p.m. Jan. 20 that unknown persons made entry into her home and threw clothes all out of dressers and took her husband’s piggy bank, which had an unknown amount of money, sometime between 3:04 p.m. that day and the time of her complaint. The woman said the couple came home and noticed glass in the side door shattered and the door opened. The woman said her husband walked through the home to make sure no one else… Read the rest

Youth coon hunt to be held in Ridgeville

Posted by | January 24, 2015 11:00 am

A youth coon hunt will be held Jan. 31 in Ridgeville, sponsored by the Summerville Coon Hunters Association. It’s part of a series of nine youth coon hunts being held around South Carolina through February, sponsored by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. Coon Hunters Association. For more information on the Ridgeville youth coon hunt, in Dorchester County, call Ed Kimmons at (843) 619-5265. The Ridgeville youth coon hunt is limited to 24 entries.

TV, Xbox stolen from New Zion home

Posted by | January 24, 2015 8:30 am

A 55-inch TV and an X-box game system, together valued at $1,075, were reportedly stolen from a home in the 4000 block of Old Manning Road in New Zion between 6:30 a.m. and 5:56 p.m. Jan. 20. The 23-year-old resident of the home told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office that someone entered the home through a back window. Deputies reported that the window was completely open, but that the blinds and curtains were not disturbed, that chairs in front of the window had not been moved, and dirt and dust on the outside of the window and sill… Read the rest

Today in history …

Posted by | January 24, 2015 5:04 am

41 – Roman Emperor Caligula, known for his eccentricity and sadistic despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards, who then proclaim Caligula’s uncle, Claudius, as emperor of Rome. 1942 – The Allies bombard Bangkok, leading Thailand, then under Japanese control, to declare war against the U.S. and the U.K. 1986 – Voyager 2 passes within 50,600 miles of Uranus. 2014 – Three bombs explode in Cairo, Egypt, killing seven people and injuring 100 others.

Man reports burglary attempt on Turbeville home

Posted by | January 24, 2015 3:44 am

A man living in the 1400 block of Diles Bay Road in Turbeville told deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office about 6:15 p.m. Jan. 17 that someone attempted to break into his home using unknown tools. The unknown suspect also made entry into the man’s outside shed, he told deputies. Reports indicate no entry was made to the home, and that about $200 in damages were done to the door. Cpl. Henry McFadden Jr. advised the man to invest in an alarm system, and put his home on the property check list.

Taste of Home Recipe of the Day

Posted by | January 24, 2015 12:02 am

The Manning Times will be featuring one special recipe per day from our friends at Taste of Home until we host the Taste of Home Cooking School on March 12. Join us that day as celebrity chef Michelle Roberts provides great, easy and delicious recipes on the Weldon Auditorium stage. Craft, food and arts vendors will also be on hand. VIP admission is $35, while general admission is $12 before the event. Get your tickets at The Manning Times, the Chamber of Commerce or Weldon. Don’t miss it. In the meantime, enjoy this recipe for Pecan Rice Pilaf. pecan pilaf ricepecan pilaf rice

MUMC continues message series

Posted by | January 23, 2015 8:56 pm

The Rev. Randy Smith of Manning United Methodist Church, 17 E. Rigby St. in Manning, will present the third lesson in his sermon series, “Making Love Last a Lifetime,” on Sunday. This week’s lesson is “The Habits of Unhealthy Marriages.” Services are at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m. Nursery is provided.  

CSD2 counselors attending annual conference

Posted by | January 23, 2015 5:59 pm

imageimageClarendon School District 2 school counselors are highly engaged at the Palmetto State School Counselor Association’s annual Conference being held this weekend in Myrtle Beach. The counselors included, top row from left to right, Dorothy Tindal-Ragin, Lisa Major, Linda Grant, Earlene Howell-Smith and Elizabeth Briley, and bottom row, from left, Briana Whitaker and Catherine Robinson. They are pictured with luncheon keynote speaker Julia Cooke, center of bottom row, a nationally acclaimed children’s author.

Gladys Burkholder Dennis

Posted by | January 23, 2015 4:53 pm

Gladys Burkholder Dennis, 87, widow of William Clay Dennis, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at her home in Columbia. Born Feb. 25, 1927, in Farmersville, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Irvin and Bertha Klein Burkholder. She was married to William Clay Dennis for 61 years, until his death in 2011. She graduated from East Stroudsburg Teachers College in the late 1940s and became a public school teacher. She enjoyed golfing with her husband and friends. Mrs. Dennis traveled the world with her husband and daughter, until her retirement to Manning. Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn-Kay Mark… Read the rest

Sold motel still for sale

Posted by | January 23, 2015 4:05 pm

A dormant motel next to Interstate 95 has been sold. But it’s still for sale. The Clarendon Inn and Grill LLC at 5793 Alex Harvin Highway, owned by Julien Weinberg III, was sold Jan. 15 to IFR, LLC for $332,823.26, records show. According to the S.C. Secretary of State’s Office, IFR, LLC is registered to Sylvia Clark with a Hilton Head Island address. Weinberg said Friday he and his sister Ellen Boney were “in it together from the beginning,” and that while he deeded the property over to her, it’s still for sale. “I’m hopeful that somebody will want it,”… Read the rest

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