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Areas in Manning and surrounding areas experiencing flooding

Caution is advised in all areas of Clarendon County after a Flash Flood warning was released by the National Weather Service. Currently, a few roads between Manning and Sumter have flooded, as …

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The Clarendon County Voter Registration and Election office staff, along with the Clarendon County Voter Registration and Elections Board is pleased to announce the grant award of a $102,373.00 from …
When:  September 26, 2020   Time: 12:00 Noon   Location: Clarendon School District One  12 South Church Street Summerton, South Carolina …
Pigskin Pick'Em is ready to roll for this weekend!   Head down to the link below and make your picks!   https://themanningtimes.upickem.net/?contestid=657618#contest/questions
In the early days of the pandemic, Duke Energy took swift action to help customers knowing the financial burdens that would result for many due to the health crisis. We suspended electric service …
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DHEC Provides New Guidelines for Limited Outdoor Visitation at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

Today, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is providing new guidelines for limited outdoor visitation at nursing homes and community residential care facilities, …

LOCAL NEWS
This morning, Pastor Allan Glass spoke to students at Laurence Manning Academy. The students were gathered around the flag pole on LMA's campus for the "See You At The Pole" program.  Photos …
Mark your calendars with the new date for the 2020 Christmas Open House! This year the shopping extravagance will take place in downtown Manning on Sunday, Nov 8, beginning at …
Beginning Monday, September 28, 2020 through December 2020, Clarendon School District Two is offering free meals for all children ages 18 and under. Any child, whether enrolled in the district or …
Due to delays in equipment deliveries and building renovation, The Holy Donut Shoppe has changed their dedication date to Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 3:00pm. They will be open for business …
Billie Drive near the Home Branch area of Clarendon County is completely closed on both sides due to flooding. Please proceed with extreme caution if you are driving near this area. 
The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is looking for Angela Reyes (DOB 12/4/1975). Reyes was last seen at the Loves Truck Stop in the Summerton Area of Clarendon County on 9/6/2020. Reyes was wearing …
Today, U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D- S.C.), introduced legislation to honor and commemorate the historic sites that contributed to the 1954 landmark …
City officials recieved around 50 boxes of vegetables to provide to the public. They are located at the Council on Aging, 206 S. Church Street, Manning.  Boxes are limited and are going …
Obituaries
Carolyn Louise Musch Obertacz
Carolyn Louise Musch Obertacz, 83, wife of Teddy Jozef Obertacz, died Saturday, September 19, 2020, at McLeod Hospice House. Born …
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Murray Jasper Jackson III
Murray Jasper Jackson III, 67, husband of Lydia Ann Hodge Jackson, died Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at his home.   Born …
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Margie Elizabeth Lyles Morris
Margie Elizabeth Lyles Morris, 82, widow of William Lee “Billy” Morris, died Sunday, September 13, 2020, at her …
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Betty McElveen Cockerill
Betty McElveen Cockerill, 85, widow of William Marion Cockerill, Sr., died Saturday, September 5, 2020, at McLeod Regional Medical …
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Kathy Johnson DuBose
Kathy Johnson DuBose, 66, wife of Dr. James Daulton DuBose, died Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at McLeod Regional Medical …
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Opinion
Norsworthy's Corner

Last Minute

We had an unusual Uncle, to say the least, everyone in the family considered him a real recluse. He was a substantial man in stature. He was not known to attend church or any other social events. He …
From the Mayor

Letter to the Editor: Thank You Manning

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.  …
Opinions

Starfish Galore

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 …
Opinions

Your Emotions Are Not Controlled, Without Your Permission

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 …
Opinion

Editorial: Pennies from Heaven

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. …