Honoring our Soldiers: Darren Allen Hussey

Posted by | July 4, 2014 5:00 pm

Airman Darren Allen Hussey is serving in the U.S. Air Force at Columbus Air Force Base in Columbus, Miss. Robin and Trip Hussey of Manning sent this message: “On this occasion of America’s birthday, thank you for the freedoms we are so blessed to have because of your service, and those who came before you. It isn’t said often enough, but please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers always. God bless and watch over you.” darren allen husseydarren allen hussey

Honoring our Soldiers: Bradly Justice

Posted by | July 4, 2014 3:30 pm

Staff Sgt. Bradly Justice services in the Air Force at RAF Mildenhall in England, United Kingdom. This message was sent by Scott and Bambi Jones of Manning. “We are so very proud of you, Brad! Can’t wait for you to be tack in the stats! Love you like a son!” BRADLEY JUSTICEBRADLEY JUSTICE

The Manning Times Koozie Kontest

Posted by | July 4, 2014 2:18 pm

koozieskooziesThe Manning Times now has koozies sponsored by our office and Subway. And we’re selling them for $1 with a contest attached. Come in, purchase a koozie and then take a picture of you or a friend using it in a creative way. Send the picture to mtsceditorial@gmail.com. We will post the pictures, and then share them to Facebook. The picture that gets the most likes by Aug. 15 will garner its owner a Yeti cooler.

Honoring our Soldiers: Kimberly Pearson

Posted by | July 4, 2014 12:30 pm

Tyra Johnson of Manning sent us this message about her cousin, Kimberly Pearson, who serves in the U.S. Army Reserve in South Carolina: “I would like to thank my cousin for serving and protecting our country. I love you!” Kimberly PearsonKimberly Pearson      

Boating accident leads to death on the lake

Posted by | July 4, 2014 11:44 am

boat_accidentboat_accidentA 21-year-old Sumter woman was killed early Friday morning on Lake Marion due to a boating accident. Capt. Robert McCullough of the state Department of Natural Resources said Hailey Joann Bordeaux was on a boat with three others when it was struck by another boat in the lake. Clarendon Deputy Coroner Charles Jackson said Friday morning that Bordeaux appeared to have a broken neck. Her body is being taken to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for autopsy on Saturday. McCullough said no charges have been filed in the incident yet. He said alcohol was present, but not… Read the rest

Sumter woman dies on Lake Marion

Posted by | July 4, 2014 10:34 am

A Sumter woman was declared dead about 1:17 a.m. Friday at Clarendon Memorial Hospital after an incident on Lake Marion. Hailey Joanne Bordeaux died from injuries that appeared to include a broken neck, said Clarendon Deputy Coroner Charles Jackson. He said an autopsy will be done Saturday at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. UPDATE: http://manninglive.com/2014/07/04/boating-accident-leads-death-lake/  

Honoring our Soldiers: Graham Reeder

Posted by | July 4, 2014 10:30 am

First Lt. Graham Reeder is serving in the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas. His brother- and sister-in-law, Chris and Ansley DuRant, wanted to wish him a Happy Fourth of July! Reeder is pictured here with his wife, Gena DuRant Reeder. grahamreedgrahamreed    

Honoring our Soldiers: Wade Lind

Posted by | July 4, 2014 9:00 am

wade lindwade lindJoye Morris of Manning sent her this message for her son, Wade Lind, a cryptologist with the U.S. Navy stationed at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. “I would like to give a thumbs up to my son, Wade Lind. I am very proud of him and love him very much!”  

Nellie Mae Powers

Posted by | July 4, 2014 8:30 am

Nellie Mae Powers, age 73, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Clarendon Memorial Hospital after an illness. Born in Florence County, she was a daughter of the late Myrick Cleveland Powers and Martha Tanner Powers. She was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers. Surviving are a brother, Rev. Jesse Powers of Charleston and a number of nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Good Hope United Methodist Church cemetery, directed by Floyd Funeral Home of Olanta. The family will greet friends at the cemetery following the service. Memorials… Read the rest

Honoring our Soldiers: Jason Henshaw

Posted by | July 4, 2014 7:30 am

Stefani Henshaw wanted to wish her husband, Jason Edward Henshaw, a Happy July 4th. Jason Henshaw served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1992-96 in Japan. The couple have two children, Emma and Hannah, and live in Clarendon County. image (1)image (1)  

Honoring our Soldiers: Devin Pearson

Posted by | July 4, 2014 6:00 am

Tyra Johnson of Manning sent us this message: “I would like to thank my cousins for serving and protecting our country. I love you!” Her cousin, Devin Pearson, is in the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. Devin PearsonDevin Pearson        

International High School Exchange seeks host families in Manning

Posted by | July 4, 2014 5:44 am

Junior-Exchange-ProgramJunior-Exchange-ProgramVisiting students ages 15-18 from Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Manning for the upcoming 2014-15 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Host families (traditional families, singles, empty nesters, etc.) serve as mentors and a home base for their student. Visiting students participate as active members of the family and integrate into their host’s daily routines and traditions just like any other family member. Hosting an international student is a great way to explore a new culture and promote a sense of lifelong learning and… Read the rest

New Zion Fourth Parade

Posted by | July 3, 2014 7:52 pm

New Zion will host its annual Fourth of July Parade starting 10 a.m. Friday, with a service to follow at New Zion United Methodist Church.    

Sardinia Fourth of July Parade

Posted by | July 3, 2014 6:51 pm

Sardinia will host the 3rd annual Fourth of July Parade starting at noon Friday. Mary Louise Kinlaw, Walton Jolly and Eaddy Gamble say the event will start at Sardinia Presbyterian Church.        

GALLERY: Camp Happy Days 1

Posted by | July 3, 2014 6:38 pm

2014_camp-happy-days-132014_camp-happy-days-13Two-hundred and nine children had made their way to Camp Happy Days at Camp Bob Cooper near Summerton and Lake Marion by Tuesday afternoon, when the smallest children celebrated lunch with a Scooby Doo-themed party. “We added one more Wednesday,” said programs coordinator Teresa Bishop. It brought the total to 210 for the week, which will end Saturday. Before that time, the kids will have done everything from rock climbing and skeet shooting to a color run and water activities. On Tuesday, the youngest children enjoyed a Scooby-Doo-themed lunch with subs from Subway in Manning, owned by Amish “Jack” Jivan.… Read the rest

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