Clarendon Briefs: Aug. 28, 2020


Manning Farmers Market is open each Saturday until noon

MANNING - The Manning Farmers Market at the corner of West Boyce and North Church streets is open from 8 a.m. until noon each Saturday. For more information, please call Carrie Trebil at (803) 435-8477.

Locally grown vegetables, fruit and plants are usually available.

CCSO sponsors food giveaway on Sept. 14 at police department

MANNING - The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring a Harvest Hope Food Bank food giveaway from 10 a.m. until on Sept. 14 at the Summerton Police Department, 2 S. Cantey St.

Due to COVID-19, the CCSO is asking everyone to wear a mask and please remain inside their vehicles when driving through the event.

Businesses can join Chamber's 'Going Green' campaign

MANNING - The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce is promoting businesses throughout the county through its "Going Green for Prosperity and Growth" campaign.

To be a part of the campaign, contact the Chamber at (803) 435-4405 or email and a Chamber staff or board member will drop off a sign to display in the window of your business and a green bow. A photo will be taken of you with your sign and posted on social media.

Summerton Duckfest T-shirts available at several locations

SUMMERTON - The T-shirts for 2020 Summerton Duckfest are on sale.

Short-sleeve T-shirts in sizes small to extra large are $15 each. Short-sleeve T-shirts in sizes 2X and larger are $18 each. Long-sleeve T-shirts are $25.

The T-shirts can be purchased at Summerton Drugs, Ginger's Flower Shop and Summerton Hardware.

OverComers' Drive-Thru Celebration will have free meals

MANNING - The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office in partnership with Clarendon County Cancer OverComers is hosting the second-annual OverComers' Drive-Thru Celebration.

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the annual event from an actual walk to a drive-through event with participants remaining in their vehicles. Free take-out meals will be handed out while supplies last.

Walk T-shirts and hats are on sale. Contact Sgt. Annett Smith to purchase your shirt or hat or to donate toward the celebration at (803) 460-9376 or (803) 435-4414.

The proceeds from the sale of the T-shirts and hats will go to the Clarendon County Cancer OverComers' organization.

2020 Striped Bass Festival merchandise is on sale

MANNING - Commemorative 2020 Striped Bass Festival T-shirts and hats are on sale at the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce. To order your shirt, call (803) 435-4405. Curbside pickup is available.

Choose from charcoal or blue shirts. T-shirts in sizes youth XS-Adult XL are $15 each. T-shirts in sizes 2XL to 5XL are $20 each. Hats are $15 each.