Johnté Shaheed Holliday

Posted by | February 8, 2014 4:35 pm

Johnté Shaheed Holliday, 18, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning.

Born April 8, 1995, in Manning, he was a son of John Holliday and LaSharon Lawson Thomas.

The family will receive friends at the home of his grandparents, John and Sarah Holliday, 1255 Mahoney Road in Pinewood.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Angel Lynn Rogers Demery

Posted by | February 8, 2014 4:32 pm

Angel Lynn Rogers Demery, 52, wife of Wayne Demery, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Carolinas Hospital System, Florence.

Born June 29, 1961, she was a daughter of Thomas Ollie Rogers and Jeannett Albergotti Rogers.

The family will receive friends at the home of her mother-in-law, Ida Demery, 7091 Black River Road in New Zion.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.

Clarendon native elected to Family Court bench in Greenville

Posted by | February 8, 2014 2:26 pm


The South Carolina General Assembly has elected a Clarendon County native to the bench for Family Court in the 13th Judicial Circuit.

Tarita A. Dunbar, now a resident of Greenville and a graduate of Manning High School, received 96 votes to challenger Katherine Hall Tiffany’s 72 to win her bit for Seat 5 in the 13th Circuit.

“I was happy to see another African-American elected to the circuit court,” said Sen. Kevin Johnson, D-Manning. “Dunbar is from Clarendon County, and she and I are both graduates of Manning High School. She will do a great job in her role as … Read the rest

‘LOVE NOTES’ at Manning High School

Posted by | February 8, 2014 12:27 pm

The Manning High School band and chorus will present “Love Notes,” featuring the MHS Jazz Ensemble from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $15 per person, and include a spaghetti dinner and the show. For more information, call (803) 473-4417.

Varsity Saints winless at Colleton Prep

Posted by | February 8, 2014 10:58 am

clarendonhallThe Clarendon Hall Varsity Saints couldn’t pick up wins against Colleton Prep in Walterboro on Friday night. The Lady Saints lost 80-84, led by Delaney Peeler, who scored 11 points and put up eight rebounds. Shannon Corbett and Emily Brunson added nine points each. Brunson also collected seven rebounds. The Lady Saints finished their regular season with an overall record of 8-11 and a region record of 3-5.

The Clarendon Hall Varsity boys lost 59-40. They were led by Dustin Way, who scored 15 points. Daniel Pappas collected 11 rebounds. The Saints finished their season with an 0-21 record and … Read the rest

JV Saints pick up win, loss at Walterboro

Posted by | February 7, 2014 10:39 pm

clarendonhallThe Clarendon Hall JV boys picked up another region win on Friday, defeating Colleton Preparatory School by 40-23. The Saints were led by Matthew Corbett, who scored 10 points and made 10 rebounds. John Lewis, Will Corbett and Al Hobbs added nine points each. The JV boys finish their season with a 13-7 record and a region record of 6-2.

The Junior Varsity girls could not pick up a win against Colleton Prep in Walterboro on Friday, losing 26-14. The Saints were led by Mallory McIntosh, who scored seven points. Sy6dney Wells collected eight rebounds. The JV lady Saints finish … Read the rest

LMA Varsity teams defeat Florence Christian

Posted by | February 7, 2014 9:15 pm

lma_shieldBoth the Laurence Manning Academy varsity teams came out strong against Florence Christian on Friday night to bring a win back home to Manning.

The girls won 59-31. Perrin Jackson scored 18, Emily McElveen scored 14 and Courtney Beatson scored 12.

The boys’ team won 52-46, with Shakei Green scoring 18 points for LMA.


Jason T. Green

Posted by | February 7, 2014 9:07 pm

Jason Thomas Green, 31, formerly of Turbeville, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home after a brief illness.

He was a son of Herbert Vere Green and the late Laurette Parker Green. Green was a graduate of Hudgens Academy, graduated cum laude from  Wofford College with a bachelor of arts in finance and received his juris  doctor from the Charleston School of Law. He was also a member of South Carolina Bar and the Charleston County Bar Association and a member of Turbeville Southern  Methodist Church.

Surviving besides his father are three brothers, Ty Green of Durham, N.C.,  Bryan … Read the rest

Stokes gives board, public update on CMH’s fiscal health

Posted by | February 7, 2014 4:55 pm

JOE PERRY / TIMES Richard Stokes, chief executive officer of Clarendon Health System, spoke at length Thursday night at the hospital about future plans, a pending loan application, the system's image in the community, and how his team will move forward.

Richard Stokes, chief executive officer of Clarendon Health System, spoke at length Thursday night at the hospital about future plans, a pending loan application, the system’s image in the community, and how his team will move forward.

Clarendon Health System CEO Richard Stokes parried with members of the community Thursday night at a board of trustees meeting following his hourlong Power Point presentation about the past, present and future of the county’s hospital.
The primary concern of the folks asking questions was the hospital’s fiscal health, its pending application for a $14.5 million USDA loan, how … Read the rest

Manning Baptist Temple revival

Posted by | February 7, 2014 12:01 pm

Manning Baptist Temple, 1375 A.M. Nash Road in Manning, will hold revival services from Sunday through Tuesday with Evangelist Michah Bracket preaching. Services will begin 10 a.m. Sunday with Sunday school, followed at 11 a.m. with morning worship and 1:30 p.m. with afternoon services. Services will be 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Lorraine Paylor-Conyers

Posted by | February 7, 2014 9:38 am

ROSLYN, N.Y. — Lorraine Paylor-Conyers, 69, wife of Henry Conyers, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn.

Born June 28, 1944, in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Epsie Malloy Sampson. She attended schools in the New York City Public School System. She received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from John Jay College. She was employed as a narcotics correctional officer at New York State Narcotics Addition Control Commission.

Later, she was employed by the New York State Department Correctional Service as a correctional officer and was the first black … Read the rest

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist annual program

Posted by | February 6, 2014 8:55 pm

The Missionary Ministry of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 4319 Rowe Drive in Summerton, will celebrate its 4th Annual Program at 2 p.m. Sunday, with Minister Beatrice Mouzon, associate minister of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Manning, speaking. Dinner, set around a theme of “A Taste of the Ole South,” will be served following the service. Host pastor is the Rev. David Lawson.

Miss Clarendon asks for ‘Pennies for a Purpose’

Posted by | February 6, 2014 8:39 pm

hannah_madisonMiss Clarendon 2014 Hannah Henshaw, right, and Miss Clarendon Princess Madison Sexton, dropped off a Pennies for a Purpose jar at The Manning Times on Thursday afternoon. The ladies are collecting the pennies for the Children’s Miracle Network, which is part of Henshaw’s platform for the Miss South Carolina Pageant. Please come by the office at 230 E. Boyce St. in Manning and support these outstanding young women.



Posted by | February 6, 2014 8:36 pm

Mildred-AllenSUMTER – Mildred Tebrugge Allen, 88, of Morningside of Sumter, formerly of Bluffs, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at Covenant Place.

Born Aug. 4, 1925, in Petersburg, Ill., she was a daughter of William and Marie Becker Tebrugee. She married John W. Allen on Sept. 6, 1947; he preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Mindy (David) Popovich of Manning; a granddaughter, Elizabeth (Chad) Dietrich of Columbia; a sister, Elsie (Harold) Juhl of Tallula, Ill., two brothers, William Tebrugge of Lincoln, Ill. and Lawrence Tebrugge of Springfield, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Mary Ella Allen and Ann Blane of Petersburg, … Read the rest

Summerton man shot, killed during robbery

Posted by | February 6, 2014 4:29 pm

Crime_scene1An 18-year-old man died early Thursday morning after two men attempted to rob him and his 29-year-old uncle, according to the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office.

Johnte Shaheed Holliday of 6509 Furse Road in Summerton was pronounced dead at Clarendon Memorial Hospital about 2:56 a.m. Thursday. Holliday’s uncle told deputies that his nephew let in two men he thought to be his uncle’s acquaintances shortly after 12 a.m. He said the men then demanded money, took a shotgun valued at $200 and began shooting after hitting the older man in the head.

Check back with as updates become available.… Read the rest

Summerton man, 18, dead from shooting

Posted by | February 6, 2014 2:33 pm

Crime-ReportsSheriff Randy Garrett told WIS-TV in Columbia earlier that 18-year-old Johnte Shaheed Holliday was shot and killed just before 12 a.m. Thursday at his uncle’s home in Summerton. Two men invited into the home allegedly shot Holliday, who was staying there.

Check back with as details are updated.


St. Matthias Parenting Wall

Posted by | February 6, 2014 11:15 am

St. Matthias Episcopal Church and its Montessori Pre-school will present a “Parenting Wall” from 5:30-8 p.m. Mondays throughout February at 9 N. Dukes St. in Summerton.

These sessions are designed “to help good parents become great parents,” according to the church. Christine Donovan, a certified parent coach from Charleston, will lead the workshops. Cost per family is $125, and dinner and childcare are provided. For more information, call Sandy at (803) 485-2504.

Shimmy Mob to host ‘Gypsy Spirit’

Posted by | February 6, 2014 10:32 am

SHIMMY_MOB_LOGOShimmy Mob of Sumter invites you to experience “Gypsy Spirit” from 2-5 p.m. March 22 at the USC Sumter Nettles Building, 200 Miller Road in Sumter. This free, cultural dance event will showcase the talents of Habibi of Manning, guest belly dance troupes, local dance schools and groups, and other performing artists. Vendors and area organizations will be represented. Come dressed in your gypsy finery and enter the costume contest! Purchase a drawing ticket or two for goods and services donated by our sponsors. All drawing proceeds and monetary donations will go to support the abused women and children’s shelter … Read the rest


Posted by | February 6, 2014 7:35 am

valentines-dayThe Women’s Ministry of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church will present “A Night Under the Stars,” a Valentines Day Gala, from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 15 at the center, 1126 Grandy Lane in Summerton. For more information, call Karen Johnson at (803) 840-3482 or Rosalind Huggins at (803) 410-9699.


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