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The following letter to the editor was submitted to The Manning Times by Maureen Calvo. Letters to the editor are written by readers of The Manning Times and are the opinion of the writer, not The …
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This event will be held October 12 at 3PM. The newspaper mistakingly says it will be October 13. I apologize  for this misprint.  The Manning Council of Garden Club has invited a special …
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Dan Cutchall was playing at Wyboo Golf Course when he scored a Hole In One on hole number 17. He has now  qualified for the Santee Cooper Trophy Five Award program. He will receive a …
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Town of Summerton - Request for Proposals

TOWN OF SUMMERTON REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PROFESSIONAL SERVICE-WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATIONS BID# PW-2022-09-20 -Professional Services The Town of Summerton is seeking Requests for Proposals …

On September 15, 2022, Main Street Manning, along with the City of Manning, hosted the annual Best of Main Street Manning awards and an end of summer concert. Local bands Home Grown and Latoya …
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Anders Land, Stephen Glenn and Alex Brammer harvested this large gator in Lake Marion on Sunday.  It was hooked it with a treble hook and fought for an hour and a half before the hunters got him …
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Grand Opening of Clarendon County Democratic Party Headquarters,located  at 16 North Brooks Street, Manning, SC 29102Sunday, September 25, 20222pm - 4pmKeynote Speaker for this grand Occassion …
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The giveaway will take place October 1 at 10AM. There will be free clothes for children of several sizes. The clothes were donated by Save the Children in Summerton. There will be free hot dogs …
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 Congressional Candidate Duke Buckner will be holding a Meet and Greet this upcoming Tuesday, September 27 at Cornerstone Fellowship FWB located at 2116 Greeleyville Highway in Manning. The meet …
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McLeod Health Clarendon will be hosting a blood drive at McLeod Health Clarendon on Wednesday, September 28th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All donors will receive a $20.00 Visa Gift Card. You …
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A call was made around 11:30PM last night, September 21, 2022 reporting a house fire. The fire was located at Princess Pond Road in Summerton. It led to the death of one 72 year old woman. The woman …
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We here at The Manning Times noticed that a signature got cut off of one of our letters to the editor that will be in tomorrow's paper, on September 22.  The writer of the letter, Maureen …
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Scott's Branch arrives late Scott's Branch held a 20-0 lead late in the fourth quarter, but that's when things decided to get interesting. Two scores in the fourth got St. John's right back into …
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Clarendon Hall defended home field Friday night against the King's Academy Lions. Junior running back Darius Aiken carried the ball 17 times for 239 yards, and two touchdowns. Junior quarterback …
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The Turbeville Children’s Home is in need of items that tend to go overlooked by donors. While all donations are very appreciated, the children’s home is running out of several …
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If you’ve visited Harvin Clarendon County Library lately, you may have noticed a fresh new face in the building. Holly Cockfield has joined the team as the new director. The director of the …
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This is the agenda for Town of Summerton's meeting that will take place Monday, September 19.
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On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, Clarendon County Voter Registration & Elections Office will join with thousands of other election officials across the country to take part in the 10th …
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Trending Recipes
On December 4, 2020, Harrison Edwards’s world turned on its head.  Edwards recalls, “I was very short of breath, felt like I would pass out, had a heavy chest feeling. I also had …
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This Wednesday, September 14, the South Carolina Department of Education made an exciting announcement. Clarendon County School District will receive a $42 million grant. The grant is part of a $140 …
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Mark Your Calendars for September 16th – 17th! A Second Chance Animal Shelter is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society for their upcoming National Adoption Weekend to Help Combat the …
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Clarendon Hall looks to continue their winning ways This Friday Clarendon Hall will host Kings Academy. Clarendon Hall will look to continue their dominating performance which has seen the offense …
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Looking to stop their recent slide, Scott’s Branch traveled to Cross in hopes of their second win of the season. Unfortunately, a slow start on offense and two first quarter touchdowns saw …
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With a name like “Be Pro, Be Proud SC” you are sure to grab the attention of the community. That is exactly what Governor McMaster hopes to do with his new initiative to focus on …
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On August 27th Jamie Cutter and his dog Diva were in town on business. “I have had Diva for 12 years, I take her everywhere I go.” said Cutter. Cutter, who works in real estate and the …
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Bow-Wow! What a week Matteo has had! He and his handler, Scott Danback, logged training hours, community service hours, and even won a statewide contest for Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services …
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If anyone has information regarding the recent shooting at Manning Garden Apartments, please call the Manning Police Department at 803-435-8859 or the Manning Police Department anonymous Tip Line at …
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Come out to Brooks Street to participate in the City of Manning's End of Summer Concert! It will be held on September 15, starting at 6PM.  There will be food vendors. Bring your own seating …
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Join Seacoast Church, with guest speakers, for a blessing of the harvest on September 26 at 5:30 PM. If you have any questions that aren't answered on the flyer, call 803-518-2123.
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CLARENDON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT  BOARD OF TRUSTEES Monday, September 12, 2022 - 5:30pm Manning High School Lecture Hall AGENDA  1. Call to Order 2. Establishment of …
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Matteo is a 7-month-old, German Shephard who loves to play with his sister, Minka, in his down time. His favorite treats are Pupperoni Meat Sticks and he unwinds from a long day of training by …
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It’s the time of year again to paint the county of Claren- don gold to raise awareness in order to cure childhood cancer. To kick off the fund- raising efforts on Thursday, September 15th, …
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When Jocelyn Walk- er talks about Summerton, South Carolina, the pride in her voice rings clear. Walk- er has spent most of her free time working on several philanthropic projects in the Summerton …
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WHAT: Community forum event to meet with local families and students, educators, and voters on challenges in their local schools, discuss policy priorities and Ellis’ vision for public …
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We are having a Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival on November 5th, 2022. All proceeds will directly benefit the animals at the shelter. We are planning to have various vendors, food trucks, and live …
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Manning High School just became one of the very first high schools in the country to utilize a new sterilization technology. The technology is UVC disinfection lighting systems, and they are silent, …
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I keep reading with interest the articles that are being written in our local newspapers in reference to the salary of the Superintendent of the Clarendon County School District. Before this …
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On August 28, 2022, Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a domesticated dog being shot the night before at Red’s Bar and Grill at 6322 MW Rickenbaker Rd in the …
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A car crash took place on August 30, 2022 leading to the death of Ashley Nicole McIntosh of Summerton. The crash occured on 2858 MW Rickenbaker Road. It was a head-on collision and the SCHP are still …
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State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman shared the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. Rose Wilder, Superintendent of Williamsburg County School District. "This is a great …
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Lutheran Services Carolinas is actively recruiting individuals and families for therapeutic foster care in the Upstate of South Carolina. Every month LSC has to turn away 70 to 80 children because …
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Obituaries
Christopher J. Patterson
Mr. Christopher Jerome “Chris” Patterson, 58, husband of Donna Winchester Patterson, died Wednesday, August 17, 2022, as a result of an automobile accident near Kingstree.    …
Nancy "Dale" McLeod Barrett
Nancy “Dale" McLeod Barrett, 69, wife of Benjamin “Benny” Barrett, died Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of the Pee Dee in Florence. Born December …
Virginia Louise Richburg "Peggy" Humphrey
Virginia Louise Richburg “Peggy” Humphrey, 86, widow of Johnson Benjamin Humphrey, died Saturday, August 6, 2022 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence.  Born December 5, 1935, in …
Education
College of Charleston Announces President's List and Dean's List for Spring 2022
The following local students have been named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President's List and Dean's List:Riley Walker of Manning, SC, (29102) was named to the President's List. Walker …
Parking Information for Manning High Graduation - June 4, 2022
Manning High School’s graduation will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 8:00am in Ramsey Stadium at Manning High School.  There will be designated parking spaces for the 2022 graduates, …
CSD2 Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda - March 15
BOARD OF TRUSTEES CLARENDON SCHOOL DISTRICT TWO Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 5:30pm Manning High School Lecture Hall The Mission of Clarendon School District Two is Educating …
Opinion
A truck drivers approach to the economy
I would like to start with two comments. First; the reason you have not heard from me in awhile has to do with some illness in my family. For those of you that know me and my family know that our …
Hidden Hero’s
For my September installment of “Life in the Palmetto State”, I was going to write about a nemesis that Hunters, Gardeners, and Landscapers fight this time every year; ground bees going …