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Upcoming Events/April 28

April CC

Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Lane, Greeleyville, and Kingstree Police Departments and the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of April.

A.A. Meetings

If you drink, that’s your business. If you want to be sober, that’s our business. A.A.  (843) 697-3321.

Special Needs Support

If you are a parent or guardian with a child or children with special needs and may be interested in becoming a part of a parent-to-parent support group, please contact Tommy and Michelle Russell at (843) 373-0912 or (843) 356-5714 or pillaroutreach@ yahoo.com.

Seniors Patrol

The Kingstree Police Department is offering a seniors patrol wellness check. Any elderly, ill or bedridden residents of the Town of Kingstree who would like for the police department to contact them on a regular basis should call Police Chaplain the Rev. Harold Jackson. Jackson can be reached at (843) 355-5435.

Volunteers Needed

Seniors and disabled adults in your community are homebound and need your help getting to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, social activities, religious services, and more. Help them live with the quality of life they deserve at a time when they need it most. You can make a difference! For more information please call (843) 436-2110.

Schedule Change

The Kingstree/Hemingway Magistrate office will have new office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Unveiling Ceremony

The Tomlinson Alumni Monument and Brick Project is on view at the Tomlinson site at 701 Tomlinson Street, Kingstree. The Unveiling Ceremony for the Monument, along with the revealing of a Tomlinson Historical Marker, are tentatively scheduled for July 3.  It will begin at 2 p.m., followed by a lively park celebration on the site. For further information, please contact either Rebecca Fulton at (843) 382-5755; Gladys Laurie at (843) 372-8942; Sam Gray at (843) 244-0782; or Theophilus Segres at (843) 230-2074.  

Sup Chat Schedule

Please mark you calendars to listen to and or comment on the Supervisor’s chat, also known as the “SUP CHAT.” This schedule runs from January through July, 2021, with reservations to change depending on circumstances.   Tune in via Facebook on Tiffany Wright’s page.  All meetings are on the fourth Monday of each month and will start at 6 p.m.

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Log on, listen, enjoy and be informed. #wearewilliamsburg!

Addiction Screenings

Did you know benzodiazepines are involved in one fifth of all overdose related deaths? That’s over 13,000 deaths this year alone. You might consider it “safe,” but this little blue pill packs more than enough punch to earn a spot as one of the most dangerous drugs in the world. If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse, take the first step towards overcoming addiction. Call today for free screenings or referrals 1-800-431-1754. For more information visit: https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/five-shocking-facts-about-xanax.html.

Free Drug Education

Narconon provides free drug education materials covering a wide range of topics.  Please call today for your free drug education materials at 1-800-431-1754.

Felician Center College Assistance

The Felician Center is offering a second round of funding to anyone who previously attended the Felician Center After School Program. The monies provided by the BDGP Scholarship Fund are available to assist with expenses for the present semester 2021 at any college/university. Contact Sister Susanne at (843) 354-9415 to apply.

Volunteers Needed

Williamsburg County needs a Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) and Biomedical (BDA) Volunteers. Call (843) 655-4176 or email herdie.mathews@redcross.org for more information.

Black Scenic River Management Plan available

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) in partnership with local citizens serving on the Black Scenic River Advisory Council have recently completed the Black Scenic River Management Plan. This plan is now available to the public. A limited number of hard copies are available at Kingstree Town Hall, the USDA Service Center for Williamsburg Soil and Water Conservation and the Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber.

Pee Dee Coalition

April is Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault awareness Month. This year’s theme “Know More” focuses on sharing ways to address and prevent these issues. Virtual events will be available on their Facebook page at (15) Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault | Facebook and their YouTube page at Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault - YouTube.

Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Board of Directors will be held on April 27, at 7 p.m. at Chavis Head Start/Early Head Start located at 2811 S. State Hwy 41-51, Hemingway,. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.

Keep Williamsburg Beautiful

“Be a Good Example” Keep Wiliamsburg Beautiful began on Earth Day, April 22, and will run through Wednesday, April 28. All civic groups, municipalities, school groups, county districts, and churches are urged to be visible and involved during this important week. Call Sarah at the Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber at (843) 355-6431 for supplies and to report number of bags of trash and volunteers.

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