Monthly Archives: February 2015

Happy Birthday: Jessie Jonathan Cave

Posted on February 25, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times wishes Jessie Jonathan Cave a very happy 20th birthday!


Schools on regular schedule tomorrow

Posted on February 25, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County schools will be open and on regular schedules Thursday. Any changes will be posted to manninglive.com in the morning.


County looking for volunteers to help with Veterans Van

Posted on February 25, 2015 8:08 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County is looking for a few good men and women to help drive a new van, which will be dedicated Friday for the purpose of driving veterans back and forth to the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia and the Ralph A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston.
Becky Bryan, who is with Vietnam Veterans of America, the Disabled Veterans Association and the Veterans Administration of Clarendon County, said the service will cost the veterans nothing. But volunteers are needed to help drive the van.
Manninglive.com will have more after the dedication on Friday. To volunteer, call (803) 435-2527 … Read the rest


Happy Birthday: Cassie Lucille Graham

Posted on February 25, 2015 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times wishes Cassie Lucille Graham a very happy birthday!


Thomas David Jr.

Posted on February 25, 2015 3:03 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

BALTIMORE, Md. – Thomas David Jr., widower of Edna Montgomery David, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Blue Point Nursing and Rehabilitation in Baltimore.
Born April 8, 1940, in the Camp Bob Cooper section of Summerton, he was a son of the late Thomas David Sr. and Annine Levy David.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.


Catherine “Ray” Scott

Posted on February 25, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Catherine “Ray” Scott, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at her home in Summerton.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1935, in Clarendon County.
The family will receive friends at the home, 1407 Brailsford Lane in Summerton.
Professional services are entrusted to Dyson’s Home for Funerals of Summerton.


Gavin Ard wins Cities Mean Business month contest

Posted on February 25, 2015 2:02 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Laurence Manning Academy second-grade student Gavin Ard was one of three winners chosen for the Main Street Manning Cities Mean Business contest last week. Gavin read his selection, a poem about what goes on at City Hall, during Monday night’s council meeting, and was greeted by Manning Mayor Julia Nelson. Manning Tourism Director Carrie Trebil said Gavin took a unique approach to the assignment, which asked children to write essays or poetry on several prompts, one of which included what goes on at City Hall. Gavin went around and interviewed folks working for the city. His piece is below.

What … Read the rest


Hospital gets clean audit

Posted on February 25, 2015 1:01 pm by Staff Reports

Clarendon Memorial Hospital was informed Tuesday night during its regular board meeting that it’s received a clean audit for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2014.
Representing Albany, Georgia based auditing firm Draffin & Tucker, LLP, was Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Jim Creamer, who briefed the board on the hospital’s financial outlook, recent history and future challenges.
“You’re going to see, as we go through this information, a lot of numbers that look significantly different in the past couple of years; they look that way for a reason,” he said. “Y’all have had a really … Read the rest


City claims no affiliation with water testing company

Posted on February 25, 2015 12:12 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

MANNING-SEALManning Mayor Julia Nelson has taken to Facebook today to warn city residents about a company leaving water bottle samples at various mailboxes throughout the city.
Main Street Manning posted that “several residents have found bottles from Environmental Progress Inc. at their homes.”
“This is an independent company that is not working with the city of Manning on any water quality projects,” the post stats. “The City of Manning does not endorse this company.”
According to a post about the company from an independent website, bottles are left and residents are asked to take samples of water, only to be … Read the rest


Abby Richburg takes runner-up at regional spelling bee

Posted on February 25, 2015 10:10 am by Robert Joseph Baker

abby richburgManning Junior High School sixth-grade student Abby Richburg was the runner-up Monday night at the Regional Spelling Bee held at Francis Marion University. Students from 39 schools went 17 rounds before a winner was named. Abby was second to a middle-schooler from Florence. The winner heads to Washington, D.C.

 


Happy Birthday: Arthur Moyd Sr.

Posted on February 25, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Patricia Moyd wishes Arthur Moyd Sr. a very happy birthday! Enjoy your day!
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30 percent chance of afternoon rain

Posted on February 25, 2015 8:08 am by Staff Reports

It’s currently 34 degrees with 94 percent humidity and calm winds, according to the National Weather Service.
The best chance of rain will be after 4 p.m. today; the high should be near 44.
Tonight’s forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of rain.
The low is around 33. Expect northeast winds ranging from 5 to 14 mph.


Man tells police Summerton man sending threatening texts

Posted on February 25, 2015 7:07 am by Robert Joseph Baker

A 30-year-old Manning man told police about 10 p.m. Feb. 11 that he has been received threatening texts from a 33-year-old Summerton man in relation to an incident that had nothing to do with the victim.
The victim showed police the texts from the man, one of which said “F— your punk a–, N—-,” and another that said, “I’m gonna knock the crooked eye of yrs str8 (sic). No gun cuz I’m a f—– man … “
The victim told police he does not know why he’s receiving the threats and that he hadn’t responded to any of them. Police … Read the rest


Today in History …

Posted on February 25, 2015 5:05 am by Robert Joseph Baker

1916 – The Germans capture Ford Douaumont during the Battle of Verdun.
1928 – Charles Jenkins Laboratories of Washington, D.C., becomes the first holder of a TV license from the Federal Radio Commission.
1945 – Turkey declares war on Germany during World War II.
1951 – The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Cutter names Kamler ‘Ambassador of the Year’

Posted on February 25, 2015 3:03 am by Robert Joseph Baker

ambassador of the yearClarendon County Development Board Chairman G.G. Cutter, who is also a member of the Manning Rotary Club, left, announced at Rotary’s meeting Feb. 18 at Manning Restaurant that Bicycle Corporation of America and Kent International CEO Arnold Kamler will be named the Ambassador of the Year this spring by Gov. Nikki Haley. Cutter said that each county development board is allowed to put forward a person for ambassador, and Clarendon’s has chosen Kamler.


Taste of Home Recipe of the Day

Posted on February 25, 2015 12:12 am by Robert Joseph Baker

The Manning Times is featuring one special recipe per day from our friends at Taste of Home until we host the Taste of Home Cooking School on March 12. Join us that day as celebrity chef Michelle Roberts provides great, easy and delicious recipes on the Weldon Auditorium stage. Craft, food and arts vendors will also be on hand. VIP admission is $35, while general admission is $12 before the event. We will have awesome door prizes like $2,500 cash from Prothro Chevrolet and an iPad mini from FTC.
Get your tickets at The Manning Times, the Chamber of Commerce … Read the rest


Clarendon 3: School on for Wednesday

Posted on February 24, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon School District 3 Superintendent Connie Dennis said tonight that school will be held Wednesday for all students in the district’s schools. She said she is continuing to monitor early morning weather conditions and will update manninglive.com with any changes or delays.


Jeffrey Keith Smith

Posted on February 24, 2015 9:09 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

CAMERON – Jeffrey Keith Smith, 45, died Sunday, February 22, 2015, at his home.

Born November 14, 1969, in Wilmington, DE, he was a son of Jerry Laraine Smith.

He is survived by his mother of Elloree; a brother, Lee Robinson (Jennifer) of Charleston; two sisters, Julia Sonne (Peter) of Cameron and Ann Hood (Barry) of St. Matthews; four nieces and nephews, Brianna, Justin, Ellie and Christian.

A memorial service for Jeffrey Keith Smith will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 8160 Old State Rd., Cameron.

The family will receive friends at … Read the rest


Clarendon 1: School on Wednesday

Posted on February 24, 2015 6:06 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon 1 Superintendent Rose Wilder said a few minutes ago that school is on Wednesday for students in Clarendon 1 schools. She said she is monitoring the weather closely and will let manninglive.com know any decisions about closure.


Vehicle fire on Interstate 95

Posted on February 24, 2015 5:05 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Clarendon County dispatchers are reporting a vehicle fire at the 131 mile-marker in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95. Traffic may be slower during this time.


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