Clarendon Sun Briefs

Posted 7/27/18

Back to School Blast will be tonightMANNING — Destiny Church, 12135 SC Highway 260 in Manning, is hosting a Back to School Blast from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the church. The free event will …

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Clarendon Sun Briefs


Back to School Blast will be tonight

MANNING — Destiny Church, 12135 SC Highway 260 in Manning, is hosting a Back to School Blast from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. The free event will feature games, prizes, backpack giveaway, water slides, school supplies, hot dogs, George’s Funnel Cakes and snow cones.

Register for fall sports through Aug. 20

MANNING — The Clarendon County Recreation Department is offering fall sports registration from now until Aug. 20. CCRD is offering tackle football for ages 7-9 and 10-12; flag football for ages 4-7; soccer for ages 5-6, 7-10 and 11-14; girls’ volleyball for ages 5-8 and 9-12; and cheerleading for ages 7-9 and 10-12. Call the recreation department at (803) 473-3543 for additional information, including prices, registration times and locations.

Historic Taw Caw MB Church hosts revival

SUMMERTON — Historic Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, 1130 Granby Lane in Summerton, will host its annual revival at 7 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 3. Dr. William T. Johnson, pastor of the host church, will kick off the week’s revival with a message at 8 a.m. July 29. At 7 p.m. July 29, Pastor Gregory J. Jackson of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Bishopville will be the guest speaker. Dr. Isaac J. Holt Jr., pastor of Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, will be the guest speaker July 30 through Aug. 3.

VVA Annual LZ 960 Benefit Run coming up

MANNING — The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 960, in Manning is hosting a benefit run beginning at 11 a.m. on Aug. 4 at Lakevue Landing. The check-in will be held at 4 p.m. at Lakevue. The entry fee is $10 for all participants with cash prizes for the top three finishers. There will be six stops on the route, including Meare’s Marine (formerly J & J Marina), Taw Caw Campground and Marina, Goat Island Bait & Tackle-Restaurant & Lounge, Polly’s Landing Marina, Randolph’s Landing and Lakevue Landing. Entry forms are available from any chapter member, at any of the stops or by calling (803) 460-8551 or (803) 478-4300. Entry forms may be obtained after 9 a.m. the day of the event at Lakevue. Entry forms must have all six stamps to be eligible for the cash prizes. Participants without all six stamps will be eligible for door prizes and supper.

National Night Out will be Aug. 7

MANNING — Clarendon County law enforcement agencies are hosting National Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 7 at J.C. Britton Park, 3057 Raccoon Road in Manning. The countywide event focuses on “promoting neighborhood spirit and police-community partnership” as well as “Making Our Community.