Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 23, 2014 8:57 am
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 23, 2014 12:09 amSUMMERTON – George Henry Hunter, 79, husband of Margaret Rotunda Hunter, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Martinsville, Va. Born June 15, 1934, in Washington, Conn., he was a son of the late George and Julia Hunter. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Summerton. Survivors besides his wife of Summerton include a daughter, Laurie Barton of Connecticut; three stepchildren, Cheryl Cresci and Arthur Cresci, both of Danbury, Conn., and Joie Hopkins of Martinsville; two brothers; a sister; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchilren. A funeral mass will be… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 23, 2014 12:02 amThe LMA JV girls softball team defeated Orangeburg Prep in Orangeburg on Friday night, 17-0 in five innings. Lundee Olsen was the winning pitcher, striking out 14 of 18 batters. Baylee Elms was 3-5 with a triple; Morgan Frye was 2-4 with three RBI; and Christian Hodge was 2-2 with a double. This was the first conference game of the season. The team is now 1-0 in conference and 12-0 for the season. The team next plays Tuesday at home against Williamsburg Academy.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 10:30 pmThe Clarendon Hall Varsity and JV softball teams both defeated Jefferson Davis Academy on Friday night in Summerton. The Lady Saints won 8-5, with Gracyn Royce picking up the win and going 2-4. Holly Carlisle was 2-4, as was Brittany Bays, who had a double and three RBI. Shannon Corbett and Emily Brunson were also 2-4, and Corbett had a double. Jordan Carter was 3-4 with a double. The JV Lady Saints won 16-6 in six innings, with Devyn Royce going 4-5 with a triple. Bailey Connors also went 4-5. Madison Kidd was 3-4 with a double, as was Lauren… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 8:25 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 6:45 pmGregory A. Witherspoon, 53, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Agape Hospice House in Columbia. Born Sept. 4, 1960, in Manning, he was a son of Rosa Ann Witherspoon Garrett and the late Willie Albert Dixon. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 105 Dinkins St. in Manning, with the Rev. George P. Windley Sr., pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Manning Cemetery. The casket will be placed in the church one hour prior to services. The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, 9 Harvin St. in Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 5:02 pmThe LMA B-Team girls defeated Robert E. Lee Academy 14-6 on Thursday in Bishopville. Liz Hussey was the winning pitcher and had 15 strikeouts. Keeley Hulse went 3-4 and Trinity Harrington and Olivia Coker went 2-3. Carlie Tsukalas had two hits with a triple. The girls go on the road to Colleton Prep for a game at 4 p.m. Monday.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 4:52 pmEvan Hallinan, the head chef at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, announced on Friday night during Cypress After 5 that he was resigning from his position. Hallinan is also owner of Wen-Lily’s in Summerton.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 4:48 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 10:03 amAnna-Leah & Haylee-Grace Bravo, twin daughters of Anthony Bravo and Courtney “Nikki” Parsons, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital. They are survived by their parents of Manning; paternal grandparents, Hector and Leticia Bravo of Columbia; maternal grandparents, David and Lisa Parsons of Manning; paternal great grandparents, Ernesto and Elia Zanella and Sebastiana Bravo, all of Mexico; maternal great grandparents, Jack and Betty Parsons of Sumter; an uncle, Jonny Bravo; two aunts, Blair Parsons and Brooke Parsons; a cousin, Kinley Welch; and godmother, Kiri Welch. A funeral service was held Friday, March 21, 2014, in the… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 9:58 amWanda Wessinger, widow of Richard Wessinger, is still selling Uncle Richard’s peanuts on Greeleyville Highway this year. She will be there from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Saturday through the summer. See the March 27 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 22, 2014 7:18 amHENDERSON, Nev. — Dr. Armand Joseph “Joe” Gagne Jr., 77, husband of Patricia Gagne, died Monday evening, March 3, 2014, at St. Rose Siena Hospital in Henderson, Nev. Born in Lowell, Mass., he was a son of the late Lillian J. Meckes and Armand Joseph Gagne Sr. Dr. Gagne retired from the University of South Carolina Sumter after more than 20 years of teaching in the business, economics, religion and information systems fields. He served in the U.S. Navy, pastored in the Southern Baptist and Presbyterian faiths, and traveled to South America on several missionary trips. He was most recently… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 7:23 pmShimmy Mob of Sumter invites you to from 2-5 p.m. Saturday to experience “Gypsy Spirit” at the USC Sumter Nettles Building, 200 Miller Road in Sumter. This will be a free, cultural dance showcasing the talents of Habibi of Manning and guest belly dance troupes, local dance schools and groups and performing artists, and will feature vendors and area organizations. Organizer Donna Alsbrooks said performers will include the Freed School of Performing Arts; Karen Creel, a guitarist from Florence; Rose Alsbrooks of Jung Shin Taekwon Do in Manning; Marcus Octavius, a percussionist and teacher/singer/entertainer from Greenville; Qamar troupe from Athens,… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 2:55 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 2:27 pmThe Vietnam Veterans of America Manning Chapter 960 will meet at 7 p.m. April 3 at the American Legion building on Sunset Drive in Manning. Bring a spouse and join them for a potluck supper and the meeting. Spouses may be associate members. For more information, call Doug Bryant at (803) 473-3646 or Ron Cunningham at (412) 855-9193.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 1:03 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol is currently responding to a vehicle wreck with no injuries at the intersection of Old Manning and Pope roads outside of Manning. The wreck occurred about 12:58 p.m. Traffic may be slower during this time.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 11:00 amThe S.C. Highway Patrol is currently responding to a wreck with injuries at the 102 milemarker in the southbound lanes on Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this period. The wreck happened about 10:28 a.m.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 21, 2014 7:12 amOLANTA — Frederrick Lamont Prince, 36, companion of Anglie Anderson, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home, 12780 Truluck Road in Olanta. Born June 18, 1977, in Sumter, he was a son of Pressley Shaw and Roberta Prince Brown. He attended the public schools of Florence County and Crestwood High School in Sumter. He was employed as a pipe layer for Weaver Construction of Florence and Altman Quail Farms of Lynchburg. Survivors besides his companion, his mother of Olanta and his father of Florence include a daughter, Dyneasha McFadden of Lake City; a son, Malik McElveen of Sumter; five… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | March 20, 2014 10:28 pmERICKA BETLER / TIMES Stefani Welch Henshaw celebrated the opening of her store, Cranky Queen at 19 W. Boyce St. in Manning, on Thursday with an all-day grand opening celebration and with a ribbon cutting early in the afternoon. She was also part of the Business After Hours Ladies’ Night event hosted by the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce.