Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 3:48 pmLoretta “Ret” Gamble Rose TURBEVILLE — Loretta “Ret” Gamble Rose, 65, wife of LeVern Rose, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence. Born Oct. 2, 1948, in Turbeville, she was a daughter of the late Roy and Lillian Wells Gamble. She attended Clarendon School District 3 schools. She also studied briefly at Voorhees College, receiving an associate’s degree from Sumter Technical College. For more than 30 years, she dedicated her life to working with the children in her district, her neighborhood and her church. In her youth, she joined Mt. Sinai AME Church. Later, she joined… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 3:03 pmThe S.C. Highway Patrol reported Friday afternoon that an elderly man injured in a vehicle wreck on Alex Harvin Highway in Manning early Thursday afternoon is recovering in a Columbia hospital. The man was driving a 2013 Ford Taurus and was hit from behind by a truck of unknown make and model. The truck’s driver was ticketed for “driving too fast for conditions.” Lance Cpl. David Jones said the elderly man, whose identity was not disclosed, is recovering at Palmetto Health Richland with non-life threatening injuries.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 2:40 pmThe Clarendon County GOP will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. today at Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church, 2116 Greeleyville Highway in Manning. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and dinner provided by ladies of the church will be served at 6:30 p.m. Donations are accepted to help the ladies with the costs for these meals. Childcare is also provided for young ones. Speakers will include S.C. Adj. Gen. Bob Livingston; S.C. Comptroller Gen. Richard Eckstrom; Lt. Governor candidates Pat McKinney and Mike Campbell; Superintendent of Education candidates Gary Burgess and Meka Childs; 6th District Congressional candidate Leon Winn;… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 2:33 pmHelen Metropol Katsos Helen Metropol Katsos, 92 ,widow of John Katsos, died Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born in 1922 in the Metropol family home on Brooks Street, she was the eldest daughter of Greek immigrants Jack and Jennie Metropol. She was known by many titles, including Mom, Yiayia, Thea Eleni and Miss Helen, just to name a few. She was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia. Everyone knew Miss Helen: She was the face that greeted you at the Central Coffee Shop in Manning with a cup of coffee, alongside her brothers, who ran the… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 1:26 pmSusie Gibson worked for many years with other florists before opening Gibson Floral Cart in 1991. These days, she operates the business with her son, Derek, who does balloon art, designs and arrangements at the business. “I felt I was experienced enough in flowers to go and start my own business in 1991,” Susie Gibson said. “For many years I worked with a florist. It helped me gain a lot of knowledge about the floral industry.” Gibson Floral Cart was not… Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | May 30, 2014 12:00 pmA hard rain fell. According to Jeff Linton, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Columbia, rain totals varied from 1 to 4 inches for the 24 hour period ending at 7 a.m. today, with most of the rain falling during last night’s inundation. About 3.3 miles northwest of Manning, 3.53 inches of rain fell; about 8.2 miles south of Manning, 3 inches were recorded; Summerton saw 2.4 inches of rain. The Winters Hill Road area totaled 2.7 inches and the Live Oak area saw 5 inches of rain. Today’s forecast calls for a slight chance of showers and… Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 11:29 amFive Clarendon County natives have been named to Clemson University’s Spring 2014 Dean’s List. To be eligible, students must achieve between a 3.5 and 3.99 GPA. Students named to the list included Mary Margaret Brown of Alcolu; Reena Gonzales Garma of Manning; Mary Katelyn Carlisle of Pinewood; Roy Edwin Belser Jr. of Summerton; and Caroline Elizabeth Weaver of Turbeville. Brown is majoring in civil engineering; Garma is majoring in nursing; Carlisle is majoring in biological sciences; Belser is majoring in wildlife and fisheries biology; and Weaver is majoring in graphic communications.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 30, 2014 10:49 amThree Clarendon County natives have been named to the Clemson University Spring 2014 President’s List. Stephen Lewis Patrick of Gable, Kelsey Ann Carlisle of Pinewood and Whitney Renea Thigpen of Turbeville all achieved a 4.0 GPA to be named to the list. Patrick is majoring in biochemistry; Carlisle is majoring in biological science; and Thigpen is majoring in health sciences.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 29, 2014 9:27 pmThe traffic light at the intersection of U.S. 301 and Raccoon Road is currently out.
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 29, 2014 8:56 pmThe S. C. Highway Patrol is reporting a tree in the roadway on Alex Harvin Highway in Manning due to the severe thunderstorm.
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Posted by Leigh Ann Maynard | May 29, 2014 1:40 pmMarco Javon Johnson The Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking a Summerton man deputies believe shot two men at a Davis Station nightclub late Wednesday night. Marco Javon Johnson is wanted on two warrants of attempted murder. Maj. Kipp Coker with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that deputies entered Damien’s Club in Davis Station about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and found the club’s bartender slumped over with blood coming from his mouth and his chest. “He was shot in the chest and face, and he was flown to McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence,” Coker said. “He is… Read the rest
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Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 29, 2014 11:22 amA wreck with minor injuries in the 2000 block of Alex Harvin Highway in Manning currently has that part of the roadway blocked.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 29, 2014 8:00 amJames DeBerry Snyder, Sr., 92, widower of Iro Kirby Snyder, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at his home. Born May 15, 1922, in Manning, he was a son of the late William Thomas Snyder and Dora DeBerry Snyder.He served in World War II in the 35th Infantry as a personnel record clerk for officers and enlisted men.His rank was technical sergeant.He was a retired parts manager for Santee Motor Company, and was a member of Manning United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, James D. (Donna) Snyder Jr. of Kingstree and Thomas Pickett Snyder of Manning; three daughters, Katherine Ann… Read the rest