Monthly Archives: March 2019

Say hello to Miss Teen Striped Bass 2019 Ansley Caroline Wright

Posted on March 31, 2019 7:07 pm by Submitted by Reader

Ansley Caroline Wright was crowned Miss Teen Striped Bass Festival 2019 on Saturday at Weldon Auditorium.

Henry Gibbons

Posted on March 31, 2019 5:05 pm by Samuels Funeral Home LLC

LAKE CITY – Henry Gibbons, 54, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.
Born Feb. 19, 1965, in Washington, D.C., he was a son of the late Joe Nathan Graham Sr and Dorothy Mae Nelson Graham..
The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Minnie Graham White, 2690 Old St. John Church Road in Lynchburg.
Services will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Manning Rotary receives podium from CCTC students

Posted on March 31, 2019 4:04 pm by Submitted by Reader

Central Carolina Technical College carpentry class students presented a beautiful wooden podium to the Manning Rotary Club last week. Class instructor is Mike Griffin. The guest speaker included American Cancer Society Mission Delivery Program Manager Sharon E. Johnson.

Suspect in student’s death declines to show for bond court

Posted on March 31, 2019 3:03 pm by Staff Reports

A 24-year-old New Zion man charged in Columbia in the kidnapping and death of a 21-year old University of South Carolina student will remain in jail for at least 45 days.
Bond was continued for Nathaniel David Rowland after the suspect declined to show for court Sunday afternoon and waived his rights to the hearing. Rowland is charged with one count of murder and one count of kidnapping, accused of taking Samantha Josephson, 21, of New Jersey from the Five Points area of Columbia early Friday morning and later dumping her body about 70 miles southeast in a wooded area … Read the rest

Say hello to Miss Striped Bass Festival 2019 Katherine Grace Bryant

Posted on March 31, 2019 11:11 am by Submitted by Reader

Katherine Grace Bryant was bamed Miss Striped Bass Festival 2019 on Saturday at Weldon Auditorium.

Posted on March 31, 2019 6:06 am by Robert Joseph Baker

Posted on March 31, 2019 5:05 am by Staff

Today in History: March 31

Posted on March 31, 2019 12:12 am by Staff Reports

307 – After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Maximian.
627 – Battle of the Trench: Muhammad undergoes a 14-day siege at Medina (Saudi Arabia) by Meccan forces under Abu Sufyan.
1146 – Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade.
1492 – Queen Isabella of Castile issues the Alhambra Decree, ordering her 150,000 Jewish and Muslim subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion.
1561 – The city of San Cristóbal, Táchira is … Read the rest

Missing student’s body found in New Zion

Posted on March 30, 2019 7:07 pm by Johnny Weeks

The search for a University of South Carolina student missing since early Friday morning came to an end in Clarendon County.
Authorities said that a group of hunters found the body of Samantha Josephson, 21, a New Jersey political science major with plans to attend law school in the fall.  She was found at 1:30 pm Saturday on Black Bottom Road, a secluded dirt road near the town of New Zion.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that I write these words this morning,” said USC President Harris Pastides. “Our prayers are with the family and friends of Samantha … Read the rest

Swampcats shut out Florence Christian

Posted on March 30, 2019 4:04 pm by Robert Joseph Baker

Andrew Boyd threw a shutout to lead LMA Varsity past Florence Christian 10-0 on Friday.
LMA tallied five runs in the sixth inning. LMA batters contributing to the big inning included Boyd, Gabe Harris, and Brewer Brunson, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Boyd was on the hill for LMA. He surrendered zero runs on two hits over seven innings, striking out 16 and walking zero.
Preston Miles toed the rubber for Florence Christian. He surrendered seven runs on six hits over five and two-thirds innings, striking out seven. Justin Gibbs and Cole Procik entered the game from the … Read the rest

LMA JV Swampcats defeat Florence Christian

Posted on March 30, 2019 12:12 pm by Russ Jordan

An eight-run second inning led the Laurence Manning Academy junior varsity baseball team to an 11-1 victory on Friday. LMA JV ‘s big inning was driven by walks by Cam Branham and Austin Geddings, a single by Jackson Campbell, by Henry Black, and a double by Mickey Jordan.
LMA JV got things started in the first inning. LMA JV scored one run when Keaton Wildes singled.
LMA JV notched eight runs in the second inning. Branham, Geddings, Black, Jordan, and Campbell each had RBIs in the big inning.
Campbell toed the rubber for LMA JV . He allowed two hits … Read the rest

Today in History: March 30

Posted on March 30, 2019 12:12 am by Staff Reports

598 – Balkan Campaign: The Avars lift the siege at the Byzantine stronghold of Tomis. Their leader Bayan I retreats north of the Danube River after the Avaro-Slavic hordes are decimated by the plague.
1282 – The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
1296 – Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
1815 – Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Proclamation which would later inspire Italian unification.
1818 – Physicist Augustin Fresnel reads a memoir on optical rotation to the French Academy of Sciences, reporting … Read the rest

Posted on March 29, 2019 8:08 pm by Submitted

Jordan promoted to Captain

Posted on March 29, 2019 4:04 pm by Johnny Weeks


Clarendon County Fire Dept recently promoted Joshua Jordan to the rank of Captain. Jordan began his fire department career with the county fire department Sept. 23, 2008 and was assigned to Station 2 in Turbeville.  December 15, 2008,  Jordan became a career firefighter and went to work fulltime for the county. Jordan is also a volunteer with Manning City Fire Dept.

” Since I was a kid, I have always wanted to be a firefighter.  I can remember riding with my dad when he was a volunteer firefighter for the county” Jordan said.  “I would sit in the truck … Read the rest

Clarendon Job Fair coming to F.E. DuBose campus

Posted on March 29, 2019 1:01 pm by Johnny Weeks

Clarendon County Job Fair at the F. E. DuBose Career Center is on Thursday, April 4th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Over 40 companies and organizations will be represented.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is CANCELLED.

Posted on March 29, 2019 11:11 am by Johnny Weeks

The Flashlight Easter Egg hunt scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled. This is due to inclement weather forecasted.

Manning Live Weekly News Brief for March 29

Posted on March 29, 2019 7:07 am by Manning Live

Today’s Weather: Friday, March 29

Posted on March 29, 2019 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Posted on March 29, 2019 5:05 am by Staff Reports

Today in History: March 29

Posted on March 29, 2019 12:12 am by Staff Reports

502 – King Gundobad issues a new legal code (Lex Burgundionum) at Lyon that makes Gallo-Romans and Burgundians subject to the same laws.
845 – Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
1430 – The Ottoman Empire under Murad II captures Thessalonica from the Republic of Venice.
1461 – Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton: Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.
1500 – Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after … Read the rest


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