Soapstone ending monthly fish frys

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — A longstanding fundraiser that offers diners delicious food and stunning views will come to an end next month.

Monthly fish fry meals headed up by Mable Owens Clarke have been used to support Soapstone Baptist Church, a church founded by freed slaves in the Liberia community of northern Pickens County.

Last week, Clarke announced that the September and October events will be the last two fish frys.

“For 22 years, Soapstone Baptist Church has held a monthly fish fry for the community and folks who journeyed from far

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