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 September.
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.
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. He can be reached at (843) 355-5435.
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.
The Kingstree/Hemingway Magistrate office will have new office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
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 Learning Center Reopens
Registrations for the free Learning Center at 908 Thorne Avenue will begin in August. This is a homework and enrichment program during the school year.
Proceeding with caution due to the ongoing pandemic, the hours of operation will be limited.
Tuesdays only for children in Kdg., Gr. 1, Gr. 2 from 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursdays only for children in Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Spaces are limited so first come, first serve.
Williamsburg County needs a Red Cross Disaster Action Team (DAT) and Biomedical (BDA) Volunteers. Call (843) 655-4176 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Salters-n-Lane CAO' Masquerade Ball fundraiser, Come Hide with Us, casino style event will be held Friday, October 29, from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the BCF Annex, 1956 Thurgood Hwy., Kingstree. The proceeds will benefit the disabled. For more information all (843) 496-9694.
Waccamaw E. O. C., Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start Program is currently accepting applications for children six weeks to four years old and expectant mothers.
Please call your local center or apply online today! You may call Chavis Head Start/Early Head Start Center (Hemingway), (843) 558-7307 and Lane Head Start Center (Lane), (843) 387-5893 or email www.weoc.org.
The Town of Lane Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings will be on Fridays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lane Community Center. If you think you have a drinking problem there is help without judgment.
Since the outbreak of Covid 19 in the US, both addiction and alcohol use are on the rise. Alcohol sales showed a tremendous increase as online alcohol sales skyrocketed. While short term alcohol abuse can have its own serious consequences, regular, heavy use of alcohol can result in long term damage to the body. Learn more about alcohol addiction and what can be done by visiting: https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/signs-that-alcohol-use-is-getting-dangerous.html
Narconon can help you take steps to help those suffering from alcoholism. Call today for free screenings or referrals, 1-800-431-1754.
SCADS Sickle Cell Walk DRIVE-IN will be held Saturday, September 25, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 8:30 a.m. registration, at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 253 Coleman Road, Greeleyville.
The guest speaker will be Senator Mia S. McLeod, Candidate for South Carolina Governor.
For more information email or call Deloris Parson-Hugee email@example.com or (803) 609-9580.
Noon Day Prayer
Sickle Cell Anemia Disease Society (SCADS) Virtual Noon Day Prayer will be held September 8, September 15, September 22, and September 29.
Please join them and their inspirational speakers as they pray a prayer of faith for healing. The Virtual Conference number is (602) 580-9645, access # 1031757.
For more information call the Rev. Chris Matthews at (843) 372-8056.
The Beating Out ALL Cancer Walk/ Rally will be held Saturday, October 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 375 Nelson Blvd., Kingstree. The rally will be held immediately upon return from the walk.
Vendors are needed, please call (843) 356-3374.
COVID-19 protocol will be practice and face mask required.
Child Find Search
Williamsburg County School District is reaching families of children with special needs. If you have a child with a diagnosed disability or if you suspect that your child may have a disability, you may request a Child Find Screening by contacting Williamsburg County School District Office of Special Services at 843-355-5533 between the hours of 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday- Friday. Regularly scheduled Child Find Clinics are on the second Friday of every month in room 30 at W.M. Anderson Primary School located at 500 Lexington Ave, Kingstree, SC 29556. Please contact Ms. Patricia Sabb at 843-355-1016.
Surrogate Parent Recruitment
Williamsburg County School District is recruiting individuals to serve as surrogate parents for children with disabilities enrolled in an agency who are Wards of the State or otherwise without adults to represent them in educational planning. If you are willing to serve as a surrogate parent, please contact Office of Special Services at (843) 355-5571 to receive an application packet.
Vital Aging Meeting
Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. will hold its regular monthly Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, September 15, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person and virtually via Zoom. For more information to join this meeting, please call (843) 354-5496.