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Manning man arrested in connection with fatal shooting

A 22-year-old Manning man died in a shooting that occurred early Friday morning, according to Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock. “Javon Smith died between 3:30 a.m. and 4 a.m.,” Mock …

Manning industry manufacturing kiosks to combat COVID spread

While the 2019 Novel Coronavirus has been wreaking havoc across the nation, companies have adjusted and reformatted to combat the pandemic. Some companies simply instated new social distancing and …

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Mattie Viola Strother Fry, 70, died Sunday, August 9, 2020, at her home.   Born August 14, 1949, in Sardis, she was a daughter of the late Alton Wallace Strother, Sr. and the late Mable …
Mark Lavern Matthews, 55, husband of Rosy Jackson Matthews, died Monday, August 10, 2020, at Prisma Health Richland.    Born December 14, 1964, in Lake City, he was a son of the late …
 Vivian Marie White Turner, 83, widow of Rev. Isom Bennie Turner, died Monday, August 10, 2020, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.   Born August 18, 1936, in Manning, …
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CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
Manning City Council votes unanimously to pass mandatory face mask ordinance
Manning City Council voted unanimously to require face masks when entering retail and foodservice establishments in city …
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DHEC announces four additional coronavirus cases in Clarendon
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 285 new cases of the novel coronavirus …
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Health News

MUSC to offer mobile COVID-19 testing at Weldon Auditorium 8/10/20

MUSC Health will hold COVID-19 mobile diagnostic testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at Weldon Auditorium. MUSC Health reminds the public of the following: - Individuals who have …
Local Events

Jeffrey Lampkin's Prayer, Plate, and Produce

Manning, SC and surrounding areas, meet tomorrow at 1 pm for Jeffrey Lampkin’s Prayer, Plates and Produce! They're giving away 7,500 pounds of produce and free meals from Jeffrey Lampkin's …
Agendas

Manning Planning Commission meeting 8/10/20

Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication concerning the above meeting should contact Epiphany Rose at (803) 435-8477 Ext. 5118, 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.
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The Manning Times Summer Sale!

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Local Sports

The Saints no-hit the Raiders

The Clarendon Hall Junior varsity baseball picked up a win over Jefferson Davis Academy by a final score of 15-0. Ian Ridgeway and Toby Ridgeway combined to pitch a no hitter for the victory. …

The Saints start their season off with a win

The Clarendon Hall varsity baseball team picked up a region win over Jefferson Davis by a score of 11-0. Hayden Griffin pitched a no hitter with 10 strikeouts to earn the win on the mound. …
JV Baseball

A baseball game with a football score

The Manning Monarchs JV baseball team ran off with the lead late in the game for the 14-11 victory over Crestwood Wednesday night. The game was tied at 11 with the Monarchs batting in the …
Wild Boar GNCC

The Hayes brothers make it two in a row

Round two of the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, concluded on Sunday, Mar 9, 2020. The Moose Racing Wild Boar race was located …
Sports

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity Takes the Game Over Wilson Hall In A Blow-Out Victory, 11-1

Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity had no trouble on offense today, winning big over Wilson Hall 11-1 Laurence Manning Academy Swampcats Varsity got things started in the first …
Obituaries
 Pauline Richburg Horton, 86, wife of William Everette “W.E.” Horton, Jr., and fondly called Gaga by her beloved grandchildren, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Lexington …
John William Green died Thursday, July 23, 2020.Mr. Green died peacefully of natural causes. Burial will be at the Pine Grove United MethodistCemetery, Turbeville, S.C. at a later date. Born in …
Henry Baker “Butch” Herlong, Sr., 80, died Monday, July 13, 2020, at his home.   Born January 10, 1940, in Sumter, he was a son of the late John Nathaniel Herlong, Sr. and the …
Edward Guy “Slick” Gibbons, 77, husband of Kay McFaddin Gibbons, died Saturday, July 18, 2020, at McLeod Health Clarendon.    Born December 11, 1942, in Kingstree, he was …
Opinion
I would like to sincerely thank the citizens of Manning for re-electing me as mayor.  You have responded in an overwhelming way, with my tally representing 75% of the votes casted.  …
Wow! The beach is covered with starfish. Don’t know the reason for this. There are hundreds, no thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of starfish washing up on the beach. If you think this is …
We often hear people say, “She made me so mad until I wanted to fight her”. It is a common thing, to blame others, when we get angry to the point of some type of action. We will avoid …
Just the other day I had to walk by a penny and not pick it up. That really hurt me. I had several things in my hands. After getting rid of everything, I didn’t get back to pick up the penny. …
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Ouzts

Emily Caroline Burress of Sumter and Robert Thomas Ouzts of Manning were united in marriage on Sunday, May 3, 2020, in a private ceremony. A celebration of marriage was held at 6 p.m. Saturday, July …

Camp Happy days seeks donations

Camp Happy Days is here again held annually the first week of July  and in need of donations of hats, t-shirts, sunscreen, toothpaste and other toiletries are sought. Cash donations are …
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Annual Summer Auction

AUCTION Friday, June 26, 2020 9 AM Greeleyville, SC

Embellish and Pure Romance Party

Ladies accessories for day and night Embellish and Pure Romance Thursday, June 11th 6:30 PM • Refreshments Provided
Announcement

A big happy birthday shoutout to Camie Barnes!

Congratulations Taj R. Blair

Manning High School Valedictorian.