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 July.
If you drink, that’s your business. If you want to be sober, that’s our business. A.A. (843) 697-3321.
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 Andre Williams or Police Chaplain the Rev. Harold Jackson. Williams and Jackson can be reached at (843) 355-5435. You also can come by the police department and leave your name, phone number, and address.
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 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 Salters/Lane Community Action Committee has temporarily suspended their monthly Bingo sessions on the first Thursday of every month because of the COVID-19 mandates. For more information call (843) 496-9694 or (803) 397-1859.
The Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. is participating in the Summer Food Service Program now through Friday, July 31. The Summer Food Service Program is designed to bridge the gap between when children are in school and when schools are closed by continuing to provide nutritious meals and snacks to children. Meals will be provided to all children ages 18 and younger without charge. For more information, please contact Carolyn Williams at (843) 234-4100, ext. 229.
50th Anniversary Parade
The Black River United Way will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a parade on August 6, beginning at Murrells Inlet at 10 a.m. and ending in Greeleyville with a cake cutting at the Pearl Whack Park. For more information email blackriveruw.org.
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.
The Kingstree/Hemingway Magistrate office will have new office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Curb your Appetite Kid & Community Outreach will have a day of community feeding on July 25, at the W.M. Anderson Primary School, 500 Lexington Ave., Kingstree, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is invited. For more information call (843) 767-8855. Masks must be worn and it’s a drive-thru event; however, you may walk up to the event to receive services. Social distancing is required.
Book List Contest
Calling all children and teens in grades third to 12th! The Williamsburg County Library in Kingstree is now offering a Book List Contest. Come to the library and choose from a list of books for your grade level. Once you have read the book of your choice, come back to the library and answer six questions about the book. If you get four of the questions right your name will be placed in a drawing to win a prize. For more information, please contact Children’s Librarian Kim Matthews at (843) 355-9486.
The mission statement of the Felician Center seeks to be a transforming presence through compassionate ministry, educational services and loving care. Most recently, a very generous couple from New York sent a “one-time major gift to help the work of the Felician Center.” It has been decided to use this gift to establish a BDGP Scholarship Assistance Fund of $500 per semester. The criteria of eligibility is as follows:
1. Any former students that attended the Felician Center since 1992 now attending a college or university may apply.
2. A proof of a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the last semester of the college/university needs to be presented.
3. A personal interview with Sister Susanne, Director, can be arranged starting July 15, 2020.
For more information contact, Sister Susanne at (843) 354-9415.