Clarendon Sun briefs: Sept. 7, 2018


Clarendon County Job Fair is on Thursday

MANNING - Central Carolina Technical College is hosting a Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the F.E. DuBose Career campus, 3351 Sumter Highway. This is a great opportunity to meet with notable companies that make a significant impact on the Clarendon County workforce and many of South Carolina's largest employers. Recruiters from Central Carolina Technical College will also be available. For additional information, call (803) 473-2531, extension 611 or 617, or email or

Farm to Table Supper tickets now on sale

MANNING - Main Street Manning will host Farm to Table from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the courtyard at Land, Parker and Welch Law Firm, 29 S. Mill St. The dinner will feature dozens of delicious dishes made from locally grown produce and Margaret Holmes' canned veggies.

Ticket holders will feast on tomato/watermelon gazpacho, muscadine sangria, squab, beef from the Cattleman's Association, pork from Cactus Family Farms, corn pudding, Johnny Mac peas and beans, eggplant Parmesan, rice with okra and tomatoes, Italian flat green beans and the Southern staples of cornbread and biscuits. Tickets are $25 each with only a limited number of tickets still available. Tickets can be purchased at Land, Parker and Welch Law Firm and Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce, 19 N. Brooks St.

Public invited to revival 'Time for Awakening'

MANNING - The New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2833 Alex Harvin Highway, is hosting "Time for Awakening" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, Sept. 16-19. The featured speaker for the revival will be John Black. The revival is being sponsored by New Covenant and Emmanuel Baptist churches. Dinner will be served in the New Covenant Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 and Sept. 17. Everyone is invited to attend.

Taste of Clarendon will be on Oct. 4

MANNING - Mark your calendars now for Clarendon County Taste of Clarendon, which will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the National Guard Armory, 2883 Raccoon Road. For tickets, contact Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce at (803) 435-4405.

Scarecrows on Main needs volunteer groups

MANNING - Main Street Manning is inviting individuals, families, clubs, church groups, civic organizations and businesses to participate in Scarecrows on Main. Groups will create scarecrows or fall decorations on lamp posts throughout downtown Manning. The decorations will be on display for the entire month of October. All the groups will need are their materials and creativity. Interested groups must register by Sept. 28. Applications are available at Manning City Hall, 29 W. Boyce St.

Sponsor a table for Think Pink banquet

MANNING - The 2018 Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Manning Junior High School gymnasium, 1101 W.L. Hamilton Road. A limited number of sponsorship tables and individual tickets are still available. For more information, call Clarendon County Sheriff's Office DFC Annett Smith at (803) 435-4414 or (803) 460-6679 or email her at

DuckFest will be held on 2 Saturdays

SUMMERTON - The Duck Capital of South Carolina, Summerton, will be hosting DuckFest on Oct. 6 and Oct. 13. On Oct. 6, the festival will feature the DuckFest Fall Open Bass Tournament and The Duck Cup Sporting Clays Tournament. On Oct. 13, a 5K Color Run and Fun Duck Run will be held along with a Meat Calling Contest, a cook-off, a concert and lots more. For information on vendor space and sponsorships, call (803) 410-1067 or visit

'Hotel Transylvania 2' will be shown for free

MANNING - The movie "Hotel Transylvania 2" will be shown once the sun sets on Oct. 12 at Church Street Park at the corner of Church and Rigby streets. Admission is free. Please bring a blanket or chair. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at the Manning Fire Department's Training Room.

Inaugural Teacher's Ball will benefit students

MANNING - The 1865 Reading Academy is presenting the Inaugural Teacher's Ball at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 at The Matrix Center, 4648 Kingstree Highway. Advance tickets for the ball are $50 per couple and $30 for individual tickets. Proceeds from the ball will go toward school supplies for teachers and the 1865 Reading Academy. The attire for the evening will be formal.

For more information, contact Sharmane Anderson at (803) 566-9690 or email her at

Trick or Treat on Main Street on Oct. 27

MANNING - Main Street Manning is hosting Trick or Treat on Main Street from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 in the downtown Manning area. Businesses and groups are encouraged to participate in the carnival-style trick-or-treat event by setting up tents, tables and booths with candy or other giveaways. Small carnival-style games are encouraged but not required. Anyone interested in participating is asked to contact Carrie Trebil at (803) 435-8477, extension 5132.

Save the date for Holiday Open House

MANNING - Manning's Holiday Open House will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 4. For more information, contact Carrie Trebil at (803) 435-8477 extension 5132 or email her at