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 Depart-ment 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 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 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.
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 resour-ce staff members include instruction in fisheries, forest-ry, firearm safety, orienteering, first aid, soils and wildlife.
For more information, call Camp Coordinator Dan DuPre at (803) 609-1072 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
Meeting - The Housing Authority of Kingstree will meet every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree.
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 16, 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.
Vacation Reading Club - Come one! Come all! The Williamsburg County Library is inviting all children ages infant to 12 to sign up for the Vacation Reading Club. The theme this year is Dream Big Read. Sign up will begin on June 6, until the end of June. Read 10 hours and earn your certificate and prize. The library staff will be explaining what the Vacation Reading Club is, how to earn prizes and the different types of programs we will be having. The library staff will also answer any questions that you may have. On Wednesday, June 13, the library staff will be showing a movie at 11 a.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Hemingway Branch and at 3 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library – Kingstree.
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.
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 - The Williamsburg Home-Town Chamber will offer a short program on tax incentives for income producing historic buildings at 4:30 p.m. on June 19, at the chamber office. Dan Elswick with the State Historic Preservation Office will be the speaker. Anyone interested can attend. For more information, call the chamber at 355-6431.
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 - The regular meeting of The Waccamaw Center or Mental Health Governing Board is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, at 7 p.m .at the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health, 164 Waccamaw Medical Park Drive, Conway. For information please call Mrs. Gawith at (843) 347-5060, extension 226.
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.
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 6pm to 9pm. The Salters and Lane Community Action Inc. Proceeds sponsor the event to benefit the Academically under-privileged children and emergency assistance.
Reunion - The Tomlinson High School Class of 1966 announces a “Black & Gold” celebration which will take place on Friday, June 22 beginning at 8:30pm 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
Summer Reading - WCSD will be distributing summer reading packets to students on next week at the following locations: Summer reading packets will be distributed June 11-14, 2012. 12:30-5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012. D.P. Cooper Elementary School, Greeleyville Elementary School, C.E. Murray High School. 12:30-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Hemingway Elementary School, Hemingway M.B. Lee Middle School, Hemingway High School 12:30-5:00 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2012. W.M. Anderson Primary School. Williamsburg County Magnet School of the Arts, Kenneth Gardner Elementary School, Kingstree Middle School, Kingstree Senior High School
Yard Sale - Corrie House Garments of Grace Ministries of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, located at the end of Sandy Bay Rd., will have an indoor yard sale every Saturday from 8 a.m.