Clarendon briefs: Friday, Oct. 15, 2021


Solid Waste and Recycling event on Oct. 16

MANNING - Clarendon County will host a Solid Waste and Shredding Event from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at 411 Sunset Drive. SHRED-WITH-US will also be on site.

Accepted items include TVs with screens intact, monitors, video display devices, all intact computers, CPUs, keyboards, printers, CD/DVD players, game consoles, small handheld electronics, cellphones, stereo tuners, radios, speakers, microwaves, vacuum cleaners and more.

Items that will not be accepted include refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, mercury-containing devices (thermometers, fire alarms), hazardous waste chemicals, light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, biowaste and more.

This event is for Clarendon County residents only. No business e-waste or business shredding. For more information, call (803) 435-9384.

Trick-or-Treating to be held Oct. 30 in Clarendon

CLARENDON COUNTY - Trick-or-treaters will get their sugar rush a day earlier this year, as Clarendon County's four municipalities will celebrate Halloween on Oct. 30.

Trick-or-treaters are asked to: be home by 8 p.m.; do not accept unwrapped treats; all children should be accompanied by an adult; and please maintain social distancing.

Vaccination clinic Set for Oct. 16

MANNING - To follow up from the vaccination clinic on Sept. 11, the City of Manning in partnership with HopeHealth, the Department of Health and Environmental Control and Emory University on Atlanta, will hold a vaccine clinic for initial dose, second dose or booster (for qualified recipients) from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Manning Fire Department's bay area, 38 W. Boyce St.

Manning Mayor Julia Nelson said that due to the assistance of Manning's hometown daughter, Brittany Prince, who facilitated Emory University's financial donation, a $25 gift certificate will be offered to the first 100 individuals that receive a vaccination of their choice: Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson.

Free masks will also be available to those receiving vaccinations.

This event is open to the public regardless of where you live.

Council of Garden Clubs host "Color Magic in the Garden" on Oct. 20

MANNING - The Manning Council of Garden Clubs is hosting "Color Magic in the Garden" at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Weldon Auditorium, 7 Maple St.

The guest speaker for the event is Bryce Lane, a garden enthusiast, nationally renowned lecturer and retired professor from the Department of Horticulture at North Carolina State University.

The event is free and open to the public. COVID protocols will be followed.

Francis Marion Symposium set for Oct. 22 and 23

MANNING - Calling all history buffs. You are invited to the 19th Francis Marion Symposium beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 22 at the F.E. Dubose Career Center on the campus of Central Carolina Technical Collage,

The two-day event that concludes on Oct. 23 explores the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign.

Register online at Tickets include two tickets to the Oct. 22 dinner theater.

14th Annual A Second Chance Animal Shelter Charity Golf Classic to be held Oct. 23

MANNING - The 14th annual A Second Chance Animal Shelter's Charity Golf Classic will be held on Oct. 23 at Players Course at Wyboo, 1560 Players Course Drive.

Registration will be held at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

The cost of the tournament will be $35 per person for Players Course members and $50 per person for non-members with payment to accompany the entry form. The tournament package will include greens fee and cart, continental breakfast, lunch and prizes.

The tournament will be four-man Captain's Choice with a 10-point handicap system.

For additional information, call Herb Whetsell at (843) 509-3737 or Mike Stegmoyer at (803) 460-0878.