Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 12:08 pmTaking Pounds Off Sensibly (TOPS) Manning Chapter 263 meets 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2833 Alex Harvin Highway. New members and visitors are welcome. For more information, call Mary Lou Carter at (803) 478-4333 or Judy Hojnacki at (803) 478-5864.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 9:30 amFourth Crossroad Baptist Church, 1612 Crossroad Church Road in Manning, will host its annual Friends and Family Day at 4 p.m. today with speaker Pastor S. Hayes and the Enon Church family of Sumter. G.K. Carter is the host pastor.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 9, 2014 7:51 amClarendon County Sheriff’s deputy Annett Smith is hosting a Gospel Extravaganza to benefit Clarendon County Relay for Life. The event will be held 6 p.m. March 8 at the Manning Junior High School gymnasium. Entertainment will feature Ernest Pearson and the Singing Disciples, the Prayer House Missions Choir, the Heavenly Stars, the Mount Nebo Inspirational Choir, the Little Star Praise Team and Doc McKenzie and the Hi-Lites. Tickets will be $12 in advance, and may be purchased at Radio Shack of Manning and The Manning Times, 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning. They will be $16 at the door. For… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 7:15 pmManning High senior Cameron Darley signed a national letter of intent to play football at the D1 level with the University of North Carolina Charlotte 49ers on Wednesday morning. See the Feb. 13 edition of The Manning Times for more. Photo courtesy of Clarendon School District 2.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 5:07 pmHenry Oliver McLeod, 47, husband of Patricia Rich McLeod, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home, 5444 Juneburn Road in Manning. Born June 23, 1966, in Timmonsville, he was a son of Annie McLeod Burgess and the late Edward Burgess. The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, 1960 McNeil Road, Olanta. Services will be announced to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 4:35 pmJohnté Shaheed Holliday, 18, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning. Born April 8, 1995, in Manning, he was a son of John Holliday and LaSharon Lawson Thomas. The family will receive friends at the home of his grandparents, John and Sarah Holliday, 1255 Mahoney Road in Pinewood. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 4:32 pmAngel Lynn Rogers Demery, 52, wife of Wayne Demery, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System, Florence. Born June 29, 1961, she was a daughter of Thomas Ollie Rogers and Jeannett Albergotti Rogers. The family will receive friends at the home of her mother-in-law, Ida Demery, 7091 Black River Road in New Zion. These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 2:26 pmThe South Carolina General Assembly has elected a Clarendon County native to the bench for Family Court in the 13th Judicial Circuit. Tarita A. Dunbar, now a resident of Greenville and a graduate of Manning High School, received 96 votes to challenger Katherine Hall Tiffany’s 72 to win her bit for Seat 5 in the 13th Circuit. “I was happy to see another African-American elected to the circuit court,” said Sen. Kevin Johnson, D-Manning. “Dunbar is from Clarendon County, and she and I are both graduates of Manning High School. She will do a great job in her role as… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 12:27 pmThe Manning High School band and chorus will present “Love Notes,” featuring the MHS Jazz Ensemble from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $15 per person, and include a spaghetti dinner and the show. For more information, call (803) 473-4417.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 8, 2014 10:58 amThe Clarendon Hall Varsity Saints couldn’t pick up wins against Colleton Prep in Walterboro on Friday night. The Lady Saints lost 80-84, led by Delaney Peeler, who scored 11 points and put up eight rebounds. Shannon Corbett and Emily Brunson added nine points each. Brunson also collected seven rebounds. The Lady Saints finished their regular season with an overall record of 8-11 and a region record of 3-5. The Clarendon Hall Varsity boys lost 59-40. They were led by Dustin Way, who scored 15 points. Daniel Pappas collected 11 rebounds. The Saints finished their season with an 0-21 record and… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 10:39 pmThe Clarendon Hall JV boys picked up another region win on Friday, defeating Colleton Preparatory School by 40-23. The Saints were led by Matthew Corbett, who scored 10 points and made 10 rebounds. John Lewis, Will Corbett and Al Hobbs added nine points each. The JV boys finish their season with a 13-7 record and a region record of 6-2. The Junior Varsity girls could not pick up a win against Colleton Prep in Walterboro on Friday, losing 26-14. The Saints were led by Mallory McIntosh, who scored seven points. Sy6dney Wells collected eight rebounds. The JV lady Saints finish… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 9:15 pmBoth the Laurence Manning Academy varsity teams came out strong against Florence Christian on Friday night to bring a win back home to Manning. The girls won 59-31. Perrin Jackson scored 18, Emily McElveen scored 14 and Courtney Beatson scored 12. The boys’ team won 52-46, with Shakei Green scoring 18 points for LMA.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 9:10 pmThe Laurence Manning Academy Junior Varsity Girls won 33-13 on Friday at Florence Christian. Kayla Johnson was the top-scorer, with 11 points.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 9:07 pmJason Thomas Green, 31, formerly of Turbeville, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home after a brief illness. He was a son of Herbert Vere Green and the late Laurette Parker Green. Green was a graduate of Hudgens Academy, graduated cum laude from Wofford College with a bachelor of arts in finance and received his juris doctor from the Charleston School of Law. He was also a member of South Carolina Bar and the Charleston County Bar Association and a member of Turbeville Southern Methodist Church. Surviving besides his father are three brothers, Ty Green of Durham, N.C., Bryan… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | February 7, 2014 4:55 pmJOE PERRY / TIMESRichard Stokes, chief executive officer of Clarendon Health System, spoke at length Thursday night at the hospital about future plans, a pending loan application, the system’s image in the community, and how his team will move forward. Clarendon Health System CEO Richard Stokes parried with members of the community Thursday night at a board of trustees meeting following his hourlong Power Point presentation about the past, present and future of the county’s hospital. The primary concern of the folks asking questions was the hospital’s fiscal health, its pending application for a $14.5 million USDA loan, how the… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 12:01 pmManning Baptist Temple, 1375 A.M. Nash Road in Manning, will hold revival services from Sunday through Tuesday with Evangelist Michah Bracket preaching. Services will begin 10 a.m. Sunday with Sunday school, followed at 11 a.m. with morning worship and 1:30 p.m. with afternoon services. Services will be 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 7, 2014 9:38 amROSLYN, N.Y. — Lorraine Paylor-Conyers, 69, wife of Henry Conyers, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn. Born June 28, 1944, in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Epsie Malloy Sampson. She attended schools in the New York City Public School System. She received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from John Jay College. She was employed as a narcotics correctional officer at New York State Narcotics Addition Control Commission. Later, she was employed by the New York State Department Correctional Service as a correctional officer and was the first black… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 6, 2014 8:55 pmThe Missionary Ministry of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 4319 Rowe Drive in Summerton, will celebrate its 4th Annual Program at 2 p.m. Sunday, with Minister Beatrice Mouzon, associate minister of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Manning, speaking. Dinner, set around a theme of “A Taste of the Ole South,” will be served following the service. Host pastor is the Rev. David Lawson.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 6, 2014 8:39 pmMiss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw, right, and Miss Clarendon Princess Madison Sexton, dropped off a Pennies for a Purpose jar at The Manning Times on Thursday afternoon. The ladies are collecting the pennies for the Children’s Miracle Network, which is part of Henshaw’s platform for the Miss South Carolina Pageant. Please come by the office at 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning and support these outstanding young women.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | February 6, 2014 8:36 pmSUMTER – Mildred Tebrugge Allen, 88, of Morningside of Sumter, formerly of Bluffs, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Covenant Place. Born Aug. 4, 1925, in Petersburg, Ill., she was a daughter of William and Marie Becker Tebrugee. She married John W. Allen on Sept. 6, 1947; he preceded her in death. Survivors include a daughter, Mindy (David) Popovich of Manning; a granddaughter, Elizabeth (Chad) Dietrich of Columbia; a sister, Elsie (Harold) Juhl of Tallula, Ill., two brothers, William Tebrugge of Lincoln, Ill. and Lawrence Tebrugge of Springfield, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Mary Ella Allen and Ann Blane of Petersburg,… Read the rest