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.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Lane, Greeleyville, and Kingstree Police Departments will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of June.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of June.
Support - If you are a parent or guard-ian 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 email them at 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 Chief Robert Ford. Chief Ford can be reached at 355-5435 or come by the police department and leave your name, phone number, and address.
Memory Dish - Hospice Care of South Carolina's Grief Support Group, known as the "Memory Dish" is held the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Technical College (Administrative Office Building Conference Room). The Memory Dish is conducted by Chaplain Willis Broughton. The contact number for this group is (843) 213-8507.
Program - Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Weight Program will meet on Thursdays at 9:15 a.m. at Ina Miles Store. For more information contact Lillie Jean at (843) 355-3002 or Ann at (843) 382-9696.
Senior Bingo - The senior citizens of Lane invite any senior citizen to join them every first and third Tuesday at Lane Recreation Center on Broomstraw Rd. for “Senior Bingo.”
Weight Watchers - Weight Watchers 2012 meetings will be held at the First Baptist Church of Kingstree. Classes are on Thursdays at 5 p.m.
Screenings - Williamsburg County School District Office of Special Ser-vices, located at 500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, (843) 355-5533, will hold child find screenings each month.
Summer Camp - The Celebrate Freedom Foundation is pleased to announce it is accepting student applications to its SOaR Aviation Aerospace Summer Camp. The camp is open to all sophomore and junior high school students in the state of South Carolina.
The camp will be held at the University of South Carolina on July 15 to July 20, free of charge. Only 50 applicants will be accepted. More information can be found at www.thecelebratefreedomfoundation.org.
Volunteers - Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault is a non-profit volunteer organizations dedicated to the reduction of rape, family violence and child abuse and to the needs of its victims. Pee Dee Coalition needs your support as a volunteer. The next training class is scheduled for June, 23, 25 and 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 25, at the Kingstree Town Hall at 401 North Longstreet St. For additional information, please contact County Coordinator Freda Cox at (843) 354-6481.
Camp - Camp Wildwood of South Carolina opens for 2012 registration. Wildwood is an outdoor environmental camp for 10th through 12th grade students and is in session June 17 to June 23, at Kings Mountain State Park. Daily activities, conducted by professional resource staff members include instruction in fisheries, forestry, firearm safety, orienteering, first aid, soils and wildlife. For more information, call Camp Coordinator Dan DuPre at (803) 609-1072 or email email@example.com and check the Wildwood website at http://www.dnr.sc.gov/campww/about.html.
Free Day Pass - RuthLouis Adult Health Day Care Centers are licensed adult daycare centers where you or your loved ones will be cared for and supervised by professional RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. The centers are Alzheimer's certified. Call today to take advantage of this free day pass with two locations serving the community.
Applications - Mary’s Little Lamb Learning Center will be accepting applications for state-funded (free) 4K program for 2012-2013 Academic School Year. For more information call (843) 382-3417.
Meeting - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree.
Class Reunion - The Kingstree Senior High School class of 1982 will be having its 30th class reunion July 5 through July 8. For more information you may contact Audrey Fleming at (843) 355-7801; Cherry Bogan Porchea at (843) 372-1900; or Larrie Scott at (843) 372-5784.
Support Group - The Alzheimer’s Associa-tion Caregiver Support Group will meet the third Friday of each month from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library, Main Library’s Meeting Room in Kingstree. Participants may park in the library parking lot. Contact person for this group is Nancy Adams (843)-822-5133. The support group is free and open to the public. All family members and friends are invited to attend.
Reunion - The Tomlinson High School Class of 1966 announces a “Black & Gold” celebration which will take place on Friday, June 22, beginning at 8:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Recreation Department, located on 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy. 527 E., Kingstree. Tomlinsonians, friends and neighbors may call Ruth George at (843) 354-7830, or Virginia Hardy at (843) 382-5917.
Bingo - Hey Williamsburg County, Bingo is here!! Where? At the J. Miller Family Entertainment Center located at 2919 Hwy. 521 (Old B.J.Gordon Building). Grand opening is Thursday, July 12, at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Salters and Lane Community Action, Inc. sponsors the event to benefit the academically underprivileged children and emergency assistance.
Banquet - Williamsburg County (Cub/Boy) Scouts would like to announce that it will be having its “Blue & Gold” Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 26, at the Williamsburg County School Districts Annex Cafeteria at 500 Academy Street, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
They will have a special “Order of the Arrow” ceremony that evening, as well.
For more information, please call (843) 382-5912.
Meeting - Vital Aging of Williamsburg County, Inc. will hold its monthly board of directors meeting on Wednesday, June 20, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Kingstree Wellness Center at 912 4th Avenue, Kingstree. Please call (843) 354-5496 for any questions.
Meeting - Williamsburg County DSN Board will be having their monthly board meeting on Wednesday, June 20, at 4 p.m. at Williamsburg County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, 61 Greenlee St., Kingstree.
Meeting - AARP Williamsburg County Chapter 5360 monthly meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27, at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Williamsburg County Recreation Complex at 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree.
For more information contact Mrs. Chambers at 426-4601.
Reunion - Williamsburg Academy Alumni Reunion all graduating classes will be held Saturday, June 23, at Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort from 5 p.m. until.
Please contact Denise Fenters at (843) 598-4970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting - A regular scheduled Waccamaw EOC, Inc. Board of Directors meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. at the Georgetown CSBG Office, 1837 North Fraser, Georgetown. The public is welcome to attend.
Upgrade - The Town of Kingstree Water and Sewer upgrade is underway. During the next two weeks, temporary water service interruptions will be required in the following areas: Anderson St., Warsaw Rd., S. Academy, Tomlinson St., Hwy. 377, Main St., Lexington Ave., Nelson Blvd., Thorne Ave., Wilkerson St., Mill St., Kelly St., Ashton Ave., Short St., and Third Ave.
Art Collection - “The African American Art Collection of Cassandra Williams Rush” will be displayed from June 5 to July 31, at C. Williams Rush Gallery Of African-American Arts & Culture, 200 Hampton Avenue, Kingstree. Artwork previously exhibited at Francis Marion University and other works of art by notable artists will be featured Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please call for group and other appointment times, (803) 397-1859. School groups are encouraged to attend all of the educational exhibits, $5 per person with children under six years, $1.
Grand Opening - The Saint Clare Clothing Closet in the Felician Center at 1000 Thorne Avenue will have its grand opening on Monday, July 2, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, July 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. There will be the $2 BAG SALES and many brand new clothes, school supplies, shoes and more. New hours for the clothing closet will be set in the near future.