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Posted by Staff (Office) | July 3, 2014 6:51 pmSardinia 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.
Posted by Staff (Office) | July 3, 2014 6:38 pmTwo-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
Posted by Staff (Office) | July 3, 2014 6:34 pmThe S.C. Department of Public Safety and the S.C. Highway Patrol are both urging motorists to play early and leave plenty of time for travel during the Fourth of July holiday. “SCHP is increasing enforcement activity around the state already to assist travelers and prevent collisions, fatalities and injuries during the long holiday travel weekend,” according to a release from the department. AAA Carolinas predicts that more than 500,000 people will travel South Carolina highways during the Independence Day holiday, the highest number in more than 13 years. “Motorists should anticipate heavier-than-normal traffic this Independence Day holiday since it is… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 5:15 pmWe’re still taking submissions through 9 p.m. today for Fourth of July messages to your loved one who has served or is serving in the military. Send submissions by the deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need a picture, a message and a full name.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 4:45 pmFLORENCE, S.C. – The Florence Police Department arrested a Lake City man Wednesday for both prostitution and exposing others to HIV, according to the Florence Morning News. Curtick Evans Brown, 23, of 703 Old McAllister Road in Lake City, allegedly arranged to trade sex for money with undercover Florence officers through “a national website that hosts advertisements for escort services and other adult entertainment,” the News reported. Brown admitted to being HIV positive. According to state law, he can be convicted for criminal exposure or even assault. He was dressed as a woman during the arranged encounter. There is no… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 3:09 pm“Clap for the Preacher,” a live play written and directed by the Rev. Jeanette M. Collins of Sumter, will be presented in Manning at 6 p.m. July 12 at Manning Junior High School, 1101 W.L. Hamilton Road in Manning. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at Radio Shack of Manning and the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce. Be prepared to laugh, cry and shout. For more information, call (803) 460-4202.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 1:03 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol and other emergency responders are clearing a blocked roadway from a vehicle wreck with no injuries. The location is the 4100 block of Turbeville Highway and Terry Lane in Turbeville. The wreck happened about 11:30 p.m.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 12:41 pmA Manning woman is seeking donations for a Clarendon County family whose newborn son is suffering with a rare heart condition. Cassie Hardy said Thursday morning that Banks Bryant, the 6-day-old son of Josh and Ashley Bryant, was born with an undeveloped heart, specifically hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Josh Bryant is the son of Thomas and Lily Bryant of Manning, and Ashley Bryant is the daughter of Teresa Mims of Coward. The couple is currently with the child at the Medical University of South Carolina hospital in Charleston. They have an older daughter, 3-year-old Addison. “Manning always comes through for… Read the rest
Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | July 3, 2014 12:17 pmThe 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 email@example.com. We will post the pictures, and then share them to Facebook. The picture that gets the most SHARES by Aug. 15 will garner its owner a Yeti cooler.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 8:49 amSUMMERVILLE – Hazel Proffitt Morris Emerson, 92, formerly of New Zion and Sumter, widow of Marion Theodore “Ted” Morris and Demp Emerson, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at her residence. Born March 2, 1922, in Munday, TX, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Joseph and Ruby Ann Gass Proffitt. She was a WWII US Air Force veteran, a member of the Women’s Air Corps (WAC) and she retired as a pediatric nurse’s aide with Tuomey Hospital. She enjoyed reading, crocheting and her family was most important to her. She is survived by a daughter, Janice Ann Morris Sims… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 3, 2014 7:00 amClarendon School District 1 and S.C. Works will hold a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 23 at the Clarendon School District 1 Community Resource Center, 1154 Fourth St. in Summerton. The job fair will offer tips, including dressing for success; making a lasting impression; and what to include in your resume.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 2, 2014 10:01 pmRoland Conyers departed this life on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Sumter. Born on Nov. 13, 1962, in Manning, he was a son of the late Dell Sr. and the late Dora Hilton Conyers. He was reared by the late Archie and the late Ada Starks Hilton. During his youth, Roland attended St. John Baptist Church. He is survived by two daughters; two sisters; four brothers; two aunts; and several devoted relatives and friends. Service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. John Baptist Church, Sliver community, with the pastor, the Rev. Ranzy McFadden Jr.,… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 2, 2014 9:42 firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. July 3. We also need the FULL NAME and location of those sending the message. We will begin posting messages 6 a.m. July 4, and will post throughout the day on a first-come, first-served basis. No cost, no hassle. Just a nice gesture for your hard-working family member who serves our country and protects our freedoms… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | July 2, 2014 4:44 pmA Summerton man who led deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office and patrolmen with the Summerton Police Department on a car and foot chase Monday was denied bond Tuesday evening at the Clarendon County Detention Center. JaQuan Edmundson Quzack, 27, of 17 S. Dukes St. in Summerton, was charged Monday with resiting arrest, failure to stop for blue lights and driving under suspension, third offense, after a chase that stemmed from nine outstanding warrants related to drug possession and traffic offenses. Quzack was initially spotted by a narcotics agent on Interstate 95 after crossing the centerline about the 110-mile… Read the rest