Clarendon briefs, Sept. 11, 2020: Golf tournament, fishing tournament and more


JCMC-Haven of Rest Golf Tournament to be held Saturday

MANNING - The Jordan Crossroads Ministries Center - Haven of Rest will hold its second-annual golf tournament fundraiser beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at The Players Course at Wyboo, 1560 Players Course Drive.

A hole-in-one contest will be held with the golfer who aces the hole receiving the keys to a 2020 Ford Ecosport SUV.

For more information on the tournament, call (803) 460-1120 or (803) 460-5572.

Carolinas Bass Challenge Fishing Tournament on Saturday

SUMMERTON - Anglers from across South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia will be heading to the Santee Cooper lakes on Saturday. The Marshall's Marine Carolinas Bass Challenge is hosting a one-day tournament at John C. Land III Fishing Facility, 4404 Greenall Road, on the shores of Potato Creek for amateur anglers.

There will be two anglers per team with a five-bass limit. Boats will take off early Saturday morning and weigh in at 3 p.m. at the landing.

All spectators need to wear masks, and social distancing should be observed.

Live results from the tournament will be posted on as well as

For more information on the tournament, please contact Tournament Director Brett Collins at

OverComers' Drive-Thru Celebration to be held Sept. 19

MANNING - The Clarendon County Sheriff's Office in partnership with Clarendon County Cancer OverComers is hosting the second-annual OverComers' Drive-Thru Celebration from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 19 at J.C. Britton Park, 3057 Raccoon Road.

Free take-out meals will be handed out while supplies last.

All participants are asked to wear masks and not to leave their vehicles.

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.

Get produce, plants at Manning Farmers Market on Saturdays

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.

Businesses can join Clarendon County Chamber 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.

Duckfest T-shirts are on sale

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.

Commemorative 2020 Striped Bass Festival merchandise 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.