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 April.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints - The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the month of April.
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 email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seniors Patrol - The Kingstree Police Department is offering a seniors patrol wellness check. Any elderly, ill or bedridden resident 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.
Yard Sale - The Pilot Club of Kingstree will have a yard sale on Saturday, May 5, in the parking lot of the First Citizens Bank on Longstreet Street beginning at 7:30 a.m.
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 Col-lege (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 in Lane invite any senior citizen to join them each 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 Services, located at 500 North Academy Street, Kingstree, (843) 355-5533, will hold child find screenings each month.
Applications - 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. Applications are due by March 31. More information can be found at www.thecelebratefreedomfoundation.org.
Training - Williamsburg County needs child advocates. Free training for the Williamsburg Guardian ad Litem Program will be held Monday, May 7, at 9 a.m.
Call (843) 354-3291 or visit the website at www.williamsburg.scgal.org for more information.
Rabies Clinic - The Environmental Health Division of SC-DHEC is again asking for your help in promoting the annual spring rabies clinics. These are very important, and affordable, public health events since a current rabies vaccination for every domestic pet is required by state law. Vaccination fee may vary by clinic location, please call 915-8833 if you have any questions. Locations for the clinic: Animal Hospital of Kingstree, 201 N.Williamsburg City Hwy., Thursday, April 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dogs must be on leash and cats ferrets must be in box or carrier.
Grief Meeting - Tidelands Community Hospice in cooperation with Williamsburg Funeral Home will sponsor a six part grief support workshop for those in Kingstree and surrounding communities who have lost a loved one and are grieving their loss.
The meetings will be held at Williamsburg Funeral Home (322 E. Main St.) on successive Thursday mornings from April 19 through May 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., A light lunch will follow. There is no charge for this event. For more information, please contact Tideland Community Hospice at (888) 922-3410.
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 provides relief for family members from the constant caring and provider roles of a loved one. They provide you with the relief of knowing that your loved one are getting the best of quality care. The free day pass will give you or your loved one the opportunity to come and visit the center of your choice. Join in with their daily activities, eat breakfast, have lunch, and stay for a snack. Contact one of the two centers for more information: Andrews at (843) 221-5848 or Kingstree at (843) 355-2333.
Support Group - The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet the third Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Williamsburg Technical College, Classroom # 226. Participants may park in the front or back visitor’s 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.
Dementia Dialogues - Vital Aging of Williamsburg County will sponsor a Dementia Dialogues Educational Series. No cost to participate. Recommended for anyone who interacts with or cares for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.
Five sessions will be held April 30 and May 7, 14, 21, at 2 p.m. and last approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Class size limited. Instructor will be Nancy Adams, RN, MSN. Contact (843) 822-5133 with questions and to pre-register.
Weapons Permit Class - A concealed weapon permit class will be held at the Kingstree Police Department located at 401 N. Longstreet St., Kingstree on May 12, at 8 a.m.
Must have weapon and holster with 50 rounds of ammunition for qualification. Any questions notify Sgt. Marc K. Whitfield at (843) 355-5435.
Meeting - AARP Williamsburg County Chapter 3560 monthly meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25, at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Williamsburg County Recreation Complex at 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree.
For more information call Mrs. Chambers at 426-4601.
KUMC Yard Sale - Kingstree United Methodist Church will have a yard sale on Saturday, May 5, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. The church is located at 510 N. Longstreet St., Kingstree.
Exhibition - C. Williams Rush Gallery Of African-American Arts & Culture, 200 Hampton Ave., Kingstree, will have “Quilts Made by South Carolinians” through April 30, Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reception on Sunday, April 22, at 5 p.m. to meet and interact with the quilters.