The Columbia County Health Department will hold a back-to-school immunization walk-in clinic from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each weekday through Monday at all three health department clinics. For information, call the Evans clinic at (706) 868-3330, the Appling clinic at (706) 541-1318 or the Euchee Creek clinic at (706) 556-3727.
- Grovetown Masonic Lodge 730 is holding a school supply drive, with a collection box at Grovetown City Hall.
- United We Care, in Grovetown, will give out school supplies from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. For information, call (706) 854-8852.
St. John United Methodist Church's summer lake ministry is held each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. through Aug. 30 at the church's Thurmond Lake site near Modoc, S.C., with nondenominational services led by area ministers and lay leaders. Visitors may drive to the church's camp off Furys Ferry Road or come by boat.
Gardening at Lunch series
The Columbia County Extension Service Gardening at Lunch series continues at noon today with a program on drought and deer-tolerant plants. Future programs include composting, Sept. 2. For information, call (706) 868-3413.
Betty English, University of Georgia Extension Service family and consumer science agent, will hold a discussion on Living with Diabetes at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Enon Baptist Church, 4678 Washington Road, Evans. Call (706) 860-8565.
Church of the Holy Comforter, 473 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, will hold the annual Blessing of the Backpacks in the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. Participants are asked to bring school supplies for donation to needy students. Call (706) 210-1133.
A story in the Sunday edition of The Columbia County News-Times incorrectly listed a former Columbia County school board member as deceased. Leon Zeigler is alive and resides in Martinez. The News-Times regrets the error.
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