Clarendon Sun briefs: Friday, Oct. 23, 2020


DHEC free COVID-19 drive-through clinic set for Saturday at Weldon Auditorium

MANNING - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting a free drive-through mobile COVID-19 testing event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Weldon Auditorium, 7 Maple St.

If you are under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must be on site with you.

Prescreening is not required.

EPRM Manning Chapter of the DAR will hold next meeting on Oct. 27

MANNING - The Elizabeth Peyre Richardson Manning Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to become a part of the organization. The next meeting will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Breedin Room, 312 Pine St.

For more information, contact Rosemary at (803) 505-2651 or MaryAnne at (803) 481-7573.

Junior Chamber hosting Clarendon Cup golf tournament on Saturday

MANNING - The Junior Chamber of the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first Clarendon Cup golf tournament tomorrow at Shannon Greens Golf Club, 1435 Davenport Drive.

The 4-man Captain's Choice tournament offers cash for first-, second- and third-place finishes.

The entry fee of $75 per man or $300 per team includes a round of golf, tee gift, football watch party, Beaufort stew and beverages. The field is limited to 24 teams, and each team must have a combined handicap of 30.

To enter the field or for more information, call Nelson Gibbons at (803) 460-7799 or J. T. Duke at (803) 460-2391.

All proceeds from the Clarendon Cup will be donated back into the Clarendon County community.

Storytime at the Harvin Clarendon County Library is held each Wednesday on Facebook

MANNING - The Harvin Clarendon County Library, 215 N. Brooks St., will host Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday on Facebook live.

For more information, please call the library at (803) 435-8633.

The library is also open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. WiFi is also available in the library's parking lot between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

18th-annual Francis Marion Symposium explores the Revolutionary War on Oct. 23-24

MANNING - The 18th-annual Francis Marion Symposium will be held Friday-Saturday, Oct. 23-24, at the F.E. DuBose Campus of Central Carolina Technical College, 3351 Sumter Highway.

The symposium explores the Revolutionary War in the South and the life, campaigns and battles fought by Gen. Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox.

For more information on the event, please call (803) 478-2645 or log onto