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Manning High's Coach Thames announces retirement
Mar 13, 2014 • Sumter ItemManning High School's John Franklin Thames, the man who has the most victories in the history of South Carolina girls high school basketball, has announced his resignation after 46 years as the school's girls head coach. Thames, who has been employed ... More
Manning coaching legend retires
Mar 14, 2014 • Sumter ItemThames, who has the most victories in the history of South Carolina high school girls basketball, said he has always asked the Lord to let him know a year before his employer when it was time for his coaching career to end. After 46 years in charge of ... More
Who is John Moses Ragin?
Mar 2, 2014 • Daily PressPatsy comes from a big family in Manning, S.C., a town of 4,000 just east of Interstate 95 where everyone knows everyone else. Like many in ... During lunch on school days, John and Kelvin sat under the shaded bus port at Manning High School. The boys ... More
Midlands students honored for excellence and achievement
Feb 22, 2014 • WISManning High School senior Regina James said she appreciates the honor. "For all my hard work and dedication that I put forth, that someone actually noticed," said James, who is in the ROTC and Beta Club. For 29 years, the Columbia Urban League has ... More
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