Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 18, 2014 11:16 am
Posted by Staff Reports | August 18, 2014 9:49 am
The most likely chance for showers and thunderstorms comes after 3 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
Right now there’s a 30 percent chance of precipitation under sunny skies with temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s. Today’s high is 93, with winds out of the southwest at 7 to 13 mph. Tonight’s low is around 74 degrees.
The NWS has also issued a hazardous weather outlook for east central Georgia and central South Carolina to include Clarendon County, as forecasts call for moderate instability and abundant moisture later today … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 18, 2014 9:45 am
The 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo is still more than a month away, but The Manning Times is looking for your recollections now for an upcoming special edition. What do you remember about the night of the storm, or of the aftermath? How long were you without electricity? What did you do to cope and survive? Please send them, your pictures, along with your full name and area in Clarendon County, to email@example.com as soon as you can. We can’t wait to hear from you!
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 18, 2014 7:31 am
The Players Course at Wyboo will host the Patriot Day Golf Tournament Aug. 30, with check-in at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost is $40 per person, but if you are an active duty member of the military, have served in the military or are the spouse of a military member, the cost is $25. Non-golfers may also participate by making a donation to the foundation at its website FoldsofHonor.org. For more information, call Tommy Wallace at (803) 478-2500 or Joe McNeil and (803) 460-7978.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 18, 2014 5:29 am
Clarendon County native Spencer Gainey was named to the summer full-time Dean’s List at Central Carolina Technical College. Central Carolina’s Dean’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 8:02 pm
Minnie Lee Jackson Brisbone was born June 1, 1953, to the late James Henry Jackson Sr. and Ethel Davis Jackson in Clarendon County. She departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Calvin Brisbone.
“Sista,” as she was affectionately called, was kind, loving and a true child of God. She was a member of Union Baptist Church where she served with various ministries.
Minnie leaves to cherish her precious memories her husband, Calvin Brisbone; one daughter, Calandra Brisbone; one sister, Mary Ann (Willie) Session; six brothers, Ervin (Queen) Jackson, Frank … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 7:46 pm
Posted by Staff Reports | August 17, 2014 3:16 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 12:36 pm
Capt. Robert McCullough said the body of a man missing since about 7 p.m. Friday was found about 11 a.m. Sunday.
Clarendon County Coroner Hayes F. Samuels said Jeffery Brandon Brigman’s body will be sent for an autopsy. The likely cause of death is drowning. Brigman was reported missing by his family after going under the waters of Lake Marion near the dam at Randolph’s Landing.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 12:14 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 9:19 am
Twenty-one Clarendon County natives were named to the Central Carolina Technical College Part-Time Summer President’s List. The Part-Time President’s List recognizes students were enrolled in six to 11 credit hours and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the term. Those named included Jerimy D. Baker, Thomas L. Epley, Amanda K. Etheredge, James Goodman, Timothy M. Hughes, Michael A. Johnson, Quenton M. Jones, Joshua C. Jordan, Dency L. McFaddin, Alicia N. McLeod, John T. Murray, Faithe E. Oliver, Veronica L. Ragin, Sarah L. Singleton, Kim J. Sinkler, Paulesha J. Strachan, John B. Thompson, Bonnie S. Tice, Edith Y. Weaver, Melissa … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 5:54 am
MONCKS CORNER – This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry to two Clarendon County educators, as part of the 29th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis, S.C.
“I gained so much from this experience,” said Debbie Lee, a language arts and social studies teacher at East Clarendon Middle/High School. “I did not know that there were so many aspects of Santee Cooper. Not only is Santee Cooper involved in the creation of energy, but … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 17, 2014 3:11 am
Jason M. Harrington of Clarendon County was named to the Central Carolina Technical College Summer President’s List. The President’s List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the term.
Posted by Staff Reports | August 16, 2014 11:38 pm
The Clarendon County chapter of the South Carolina Waterfowl Association grossed over $35,000 Saturday night during its annual conservation dinner and auction at The Cypress Center. With raffles, a seafood dinner and an auction, the packed house was a testament to the community’s desire to support wildlife conservation and preserve waterfowl habitats.
Director of Chapter Development Mac Bagnal praised the efforts of the 63 sponsors, … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 16, 2014 8:32 pm
Capt. Robert McCullough of the state Department of Natural Resources just reported that dive teams and air rescue units have suspended the search for Jeffery Brandon Brigman for the night. He said they would begin searching again at first light.
Brigman has been missing since 7 p.m. Saturday after going under the waters of Lake Marion near Randolph’s Landing, as reported by his family to officials.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 16, 2014 7:41 pm
The state Department of Natural Resources is still searching for a man who went missing about 7 p.m. Friday night near the Lake Marion Dam at Randolph’s Landing in Clarendon County.
Jeffery Brandon Brigman of Florence was reported missing by his family after he went under the water while swimming. DNR has been at it all day with dive teams and air rescue.
Posted by Staff Reports | August 16, 2014 6:01 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 16, 2014 3:32 pm
TURBEVILLE – Thomas Sanford Robinson, 86, husband of the late Carolyn Graham Robinson, died Friday, August 15, 2014, at McLeod Hospice House.
Born March 23, 1928, in Turbeville, he was the son of the late James Columbus Robinson and Claudia Passmore Robinson Coker. He was a retired farmer and a member of Horse Branch Free Will Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Talbert Graham “Tab” Robinson (Wendy) of Effingham and Phillip Anthony Robinson (Kimberley) of Turbeville; three daughters, Elizabeth Robinson “Beth” Shrum (Randy) of Cape Girardeau, MO, Patsy Lynne Robinson Morris (Barry) of Turbeville and … Read the rest
Posted by Staff Reports | August 16, 2014 2:28 pm
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | August 16, 2014 2:04 pm
As dive teams with the state Department of Natural Resources continue to search Lake Marion today for a man who went missing about 7 p.m. Friday night, some details are coming out about the young man.
Capt. Robert McCullough has confirmed that the man is from Florence, and is a paramedic who also serves as a volunteer firefighter with Florence County. His name is being withheld.
McCullough said the man’s family reported him missing Friday night after he went swimming and never resurfaced. DNR is also utilizing a helicopter for aerial searches.