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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 3, 2014 7:15 amClarendon School District 1 will conduct free vision, hearing, speech and developmental screenings as part of a child find effort to identify students with special needs. The screenings will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Thursday of each month at Summerton Early Childhood Center. Those dates are Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; Dec. 11; Jan. 8, 2015; Feb. 12, 2015; March 12, 2015; April 9, 2015; May 14, 2015. For more information, call Sadie Williams or Audrey Walters at (803) 485-2325, ext. 221.
Posted by Staff Reports | September 3, 2014 5:04 amIs there anyone in Summerton more famous than John Canty? On the wall in the office of his home are pictures of a few former employers, such as Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Among the many photos with handwritten messages is this one, captured in green ink: “To John, Love & Peace.” It is signed by Sammy Davis Jr. There’s an iconic image of Michael Jackson with Ronald and Nancy Reagan. “Oh,” Canty said of the late pop superstar. “He was nice.” HUMBLE BEGINNINGS Born in 1925 in Silver to James and Susan Martin Canty, he… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 2, 2014 9:36 pmMolly Prothro, daughter of Pro and Robin Prothro, attended her first day of school at the St. Matthias Montessori Preschool on Monday.
Posted by Staff Reports | September 2, 2014 3:22 pmHenry Lawson Those who served with Henry Lawson during his 12-plus years on Summerton Town Council didn’t always see eye-to-eye with the 85-year-old Summerton native. But they always knew he wanted the best for the town’s residents. “I admired him deeply for his stand on things,” said Councilwoman Ellen Ardis. “We both had respect for each other. We didn’t always agree, but I knew he was working for the good of Summerton.” Lawson died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. It was his birthday. “Mr. Henry really had the best interest of this community on his heart,”… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | September 2, 2014 12:45 pmFormer Scott’s Branch High School football standout Keith Pough has been signed by the Cleveland Browns for its practice team, according to The Bleacher Report. Pough, 24, was picked up last year by the Buffalo Bills as an un-drafted free agent, but was later cut by the team. Pough was the recipient of the East-West Shrine Game’s Pat Tillman Award in 2013, recognized as a player exemplifying character, intelligence, sportsmanship and service. While attending Howard University, the 6-foot-3, 235-pound Pough recorded 349 total tackles and set the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision record for tackles for a loss with 71. He… Read the rest
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 2, 2014 11:56 amGloria Frierson’s appeal of the Manning City Council District 5 runoff election will be held 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in the Breedin Garden Room. Frierson appealed the results – where Julius Dukes won by one vote – through attorney David Weeks. Weeks said Tuesday that he will focus on two votes he believes were cast by ineligible voters.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 2, 2014 11:44 amThe Manning Times wants to wish Jeffrey Bryant a happy birthday! Send your birthday wishes – along with a picture and full name of the recipient – to email@example.com.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 2, 2014 9:50 amTammy DianNe Brown A 45-year-old woman charged with two counts of felony DUI early Sunday morning after a wreck late Saturday night that killed a 34-year-old Manning man has posted the $30,000 surety bond on her most serious charges. Tammy Dianne Brown of 2929 Winters Hill Lane in Manning was initially taken to Clarendon Memorial Hospital for minor injuries early Sunday morning. She was transported to the Clarendon County Detention Center and charged with one count each of felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting in grievous bodily injury. Maurelio DeLeon died at the scene of the wreck,… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | September 2, 2014 9:26 amThe most likely chance for thunderstorms today isn’t until 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, which has also issued a hazardous weather outlook as the possibility exists for damaging winds and localized flooding. It’s currently 79 degrees with muggy humidity levels at 88 percent. Heat index values today could reach 104 degrees. Tonight’s low is 73 degrees with winds out of the southwest at 6 mph.
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | September 2, 2014 9:06 amManning High School graduate Devon T. Harvin graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline, Air Force core valued, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Melissa Calvin of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 2, 2014 8:04 amThe Lake Marion Alzheimer’s Support Group will hold its 10th annual Alzheimer’s Poker Run on Saturday. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to noon at Manning Restaurant, 476 N. Brooks St. Reservation forms may also be picked up before 9 a.m. Saturday at Lake Vue Landing. The run will end by 3 p.m. at Lake Vue, 1543 Camp Shelor Road. There will be a barbecue cookout and prizes will be awarded to the winners and all participants. For more information, call (803) 478-4820 or (803) 473-4472.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 2, 2014 6:45 amUnited Ministries of Clarendon County will hold its semi-annual membership meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zero Missionary Baptist Church, 7827 Paxville Highway in Manning. Membership dues are $25 for individuals and couples, $100 for churches, organizations and businesses. Donations are welcome at P.O. Box 73, Manning, SC 29102.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 2, 2014 4:37 amThe Lions Club of Manning will provide free eye exams for children starting the new school year, free of charge, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Manning Early Childhood Center, 2759 Raccoon Road in Manning; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Manning Primary School, 125 N. Boundary St.; and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Manning Elementary School, 311 W. Boyce St. Without good vision, students can have problems with their schoolwork and fall behind the rest of the class. The Lions Club is always looking for new members to provide more services for the community.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 1, 2014 9:12 pmJoe McNeil reports that the 2014 Patriots Golf Day Tournament held Saturday at Players Course at Wyboo had 144 golfers participate and raised $4,000 for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Manning High School JROTC, pictured here, served as the Honor Guard for the event.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 1, 2014 2:21 pmHenry Lawson SUMTER – Henry Lawson, husband of Faye Smith Lawson, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter. Born Aug. 31, 1929, in Summerton, he was a son of the late Edisto and Eliza Walters Lawson. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter, Kathleen Lawson Gibson, 4 Mayland Drive in Summerton. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Fleming & DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 1, 2014 2:15 pmBailey Moore caught this fish at Edisto Island over Labor Day weekend. Send your Labor Day pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | September 1, 2014 1:36 pmJames Ben Barron LAKE CITY — James Ben Barron of Lake City has died. Born Dec. 25, 1925, in Williamsburg County, “J.B.” was a son of the late Mary Pinckney and Ben Barron. He lived in Fayetteville, N.C., where he served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years, and retired as a staff sergeant on April 10, 1974. When his health began to fail, he relocated to Lake City to live with his niece, Mary Barron. Survivors include his special niece, Mary Barron of Lake City; four sisters, Winnie Mae Harrison and Willie Dean (Frank) Brockington of Florida, Ressive… Read the rest