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Town of Turbeville
September, 2013

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THE TOWN OF TURBEVILLE NEEDS YOUR HELP! We are in need of several items that are listed in this newsletter. PLEASE help us make OUR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION a success by getting involved, we need everyone to participate in this activity. Please don’t wait, we need to get the items listed ASAP. Our celebration will begin in December with a Ribbon Cutting, Parade, Lighting of the Tree and a Tour of Homes. We have activities planned for each month up to August. Again I am asking everyone to help.

The committee for the ”100 Year Celebration” needs your help collecting pictures. The following are some pictures we would like to collect: (1) old pictures of the town, community, and families prior to 1914; (2) buildings/businesses in the town that are no longer there; (3) activities that have taken place in the community; (4) hurricane Hugo pictures; (5) snow storm of 1973; (6) veterans/ Servicemen of the community between 1914-present, preferably in uniform; (7) pictures of significant events associated with the school: (8) pictures of the old homes, (9) pictures associated with the farm/farming; and (10) pictures of churches and the children’s home. If you have any other pictures or newspaper clippings that you think may be of interest, we would appreciate them also. Please label all pictures with names, dates, and with as much information about them as you can. Also let us know if you need the back, or if it is a copy we can keep. If we need to return, we will get them back to you as soon as possible. Thanks for helping to make this Celebration a memorable event. Please call Town Hall and let us know if you have some pictures or anything that might be helpful.

The committee for the “100 Year Celebration” needs Story Tellers. We would like to Video tape community members telling their favorite stories of events that happened during the first 100 years of the town. Please call Faye Atkinson at Town Hall to let us know if you are willing to tell your story. You can reach Mrs. Atkinson at 843-659-2781.

The next meeting for the 100th Anniversary will be held at Town Hall on Tuesday October 1, 2013 at 7:00 PM. If you did not sign up for the committee you are still welcome to attend this meeting.

The next meeting of Town Council will be held at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Town Hall. The public is encouraged to attend.

Town’s Recreation Program, and other information, Visit the Recreation page.

If anyone would like to post anything in the Newsletter or on the Town Website, please email your information to Mrs. Faye Atkinson at or you may bring your information to Town Hall. Any concerns or comments about the Website should be addressed to the Town Administrator, Rodney Johnson at Please let us know your thoughts or concerns.

Pine Grove United Methodist Church Women have a new cookbook, “Puddin” Swamp Revisited. The cost is $20.00 and can be purchased at Town Hall.

ORDINANCE: Final reading of Ordinance 2013-04, changes and additions to the Towns Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance of 1999 was tabled at the regular meeting of Town Council on August 13, 2013.

Rally for The Cure Golf Tournament at Shannon Greens Golf Course. Contact Renny Buddin at 803-460-7155 for more information.

September 28, 2013 WALK FOR BRAIN HEALTH will be held in Manning. Registration is from 8AM to 9AM. The cost is $10.00, contact Margaret Robertson at 801-435-8289 or Carrie Anna Strange at 803-410-1795.

Nominations Needed! The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce is asking members to nominate outstanding individuals within Clarendon County for the following awards: 2013 Citizen of the Year, 2013 Business Person of the Year, and 2013 Alex and Cathy Harvin Ambassador of the Year. If you are a member please make your nominations and return them to the Chamber at 19 North Brooks Street, Manning SC 29102 by Oct. 25 2013.

Take time to clean out your medicine cabinet and take any old, unused or out-of-date prescriptions or over-the counter medications to the following location: Clarendon behavioral Health Services 14 N. Church Street, Manning Saturday, October 19, 2013 (only) 10am – 2 pm.

News From Community Pharmacy
Flu Shots Monday-Friday No appointment necessary
UPS drop off Shipping available
New $5 generic drug program for qualifying patients
Stop in and let their friendly staff help you with all your Pharmacy Needs

Next Screen on the Green is scheduled for October 26, 2013: “ Wreck It Ralph”


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