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Haselden Drive closed

A tree has fallen across Haselden Drive, off Hwy 260 in Manning. Please plan to take an alternate route.
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Coroner identifies young woman killed in drive-by shooting near Salters

A female teenager from Manning was shot fatally earlier in September in a drive-by shooting on Manning Highway in the Salters area. Several people were injured in the shooting, according to the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s office. The deceased was Armony Lamb, 19, Williamsburg County Coroner Ivori Henryhand said Wednesday.
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Manning remembers a town staple

Almost every morning driving in or out of the city of Manning on the side of 260, you are sure to see the smiling face of George Douglas Nelson, Jr, more affectionately known to the citizens of Manning as “The Shrimp Man.”. George started dating the love of his...

Star-studded play comes to Manning

A new play will be coming to Manning at the Weldon Auditorium November 12 at 7PM. Sutton Glory Ministries Productions presents, A Love Story, a play about love, choices, relationships, and family. A woman is in love with the wrong man, and her family and friends are trying to make her see he is not the right person for her. Will she come to realize that her real love has been there the whole time?

Clarendon County Emergency Management flood warning

FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7:15 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...A portion of central South Carolina, including the. following areas, Bamberg, Calhoun, Clarendon, Lee, Orangeburg and. Sumter. * WHEN...Until 7:15 PM EDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage...
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Deidra Epps crowned queen at Kingstree’s homecoming

Senior Deidra Epps was crowned the queen on Sept. 23 at halftime of Kingstree High School’s stirring 22-18 victory over Lamar. How did she plan to celebrate? A trip to Disney World?. “I’m going to watch the rest of the game,” she said, “and then I’m going to go...

Local woman gets a kidney

The following is a story from The Manning Times on April 11th, 2013, followed by an update on Mary Ashley Barbot. At age 10, some little girls want a new doll. Mary Ashley is in third grade, but at the moment she is home-bound and unable to attend her school. Though Mary Ashley knows she is sick, her mother isn’t sure if she really grasps the sensitivity of the situation.

Sumter Co. Sheriff asks people to avoid unnecessary travel during storm

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis is asking that people avoid unnecessary travel as Hurricane Ian’s impact is felt through the region. Dennis said emergency personnel are already responding to calls for downed trees, power lines and inoperable traffic lights. The sheriff’s office says it will...

Summerton, September 30 High School 🏈 Game Notice

The Calhoun Falls Charter High School football team will have a game with Scott's Branch High School on September 30, 2022, 16:30:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p{margin:24px 0;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-size:16px;line-height:26px;letter-spacing:-.24px;color:#333}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon{background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child{border-bottom:none}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item{padding-bottom:32px;border-bottom:1px solid #f9f9f9}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card{padding:24px;border:1px solid #f2f2f2;border-radius:8px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams{display:flex;margin-bottom:26px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team{display:flex;flex-direction:column;flex:1;justify-content:flex-start;align-items:center}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs{width:40px;height:97px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo{width:120px;height:120px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name{margin-top:11px;color:#333;font-weight:600;font-size:16px;line-height:19px;text-align:center;letter-spacing:-.31px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item{margin-left:-8px;margin-top:8px;display:flex;align-items:center;font-weight:400;font-size:14px;line-height:20px;letter-spacing:-.15px;color:#888}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon{margin-right:4px;width:12px;height:12px;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}

Suspect arrested in Sumter after bomb threats

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter Police Department said a man is facing charges related to several bomb threats in the city. Antwan Cleveland Alexander, 24, of Bethune was taken into custody Wednesday. He is charged with six counts of making a bomb threat. Police said several of the threats took place this month and at least one was made a year ago.

Coroner identifies man shot in Sumter deputy-involved shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker announced the identity of a man shot Monday during a deputy-involved incident. Raymond Twork, II, 42, of Rembert, was pronounced dead at the scene on Leslie Dr. SLED was requested to investigate after reports of an armed man being shot during an encounter with a deputy from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Power outages due to Hurricane Ian experienced in the state

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)—More than 180,000 customers are without power across South Carolina. According to, the majority of those outages are near the coast as Hurricane Ian moves across the state. Here in the Midlands the site reports more than 7,000 outages with the majority in Sumter and Clarendon...

Aynor drops region opener to Manning

MANNING | Coming off a tough loss to Conway and a short week of preparation, Aynor dropped its region opener to Manning 26-16 Wednesday. Manning struck first and led Aynor 8-0 after the first quarter. But the Blue Jackets responded early in the second with a touchdown from Gavin Kirby...

New WGE building will be safer

In about two years, your child could be learning in a brand new, much deserved facility. Walker Gamble Elementary is getting a brand new building, and in a more secure location. One thing that is planned to remain the same, however, is the name. The school is named after the...

Government offices closure notice

Clarendon County Government offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Setpember 30 due to the threat of severe weather conditions associated with Hurricane Ian. Law enforcement and other essential services will be uninterrupted. Clarendon County Administration will continue to monitor weather updates. For more details or further information, updates will be...

Salem Road closure

A tree has fallen across Salem Road, at the end of McIntosh Road in New Zion. The road has been closed until the tree can be removed.

Clarendon County employees recognized at statewide conference

CLARENDON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Director of Clarendon County Detention Center Colonel Shelton L. Hughes, Jr. and Major Thomasenia McBride were both recognized by the SC Jail Administrator’s Association at its annual conference. They were recognized as ‘jail administrator of the year’ and ‘supervisor of the year’ at the...