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 June.
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.
Regular yoga class for beginners are held at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall. The classes require no experience with yoga, but if you have experience with yoga you’ll feel right at home. More challenging postures and sequences are offered depending on the situation and who is attending. Classes tend to be about an hour long. Please make your reservation for a class at least a day ahead of time by calling Evelyn Cloy, instructor at (843) 870-5876, use the phone or text. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings. Additional classes maybe available during any week, so call about this. You may want to attend more than one weekly class. Classes are located at 305 Hampton Ave., Kingstree, please use the door at the hall that does not face Hampton Ave. find it on the left of the building.
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.”
The Town of Kingstree Parks and Recreation will have aerobics every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call Toma’yia Green at (843) 355-7789.
Seniors and disabled adults in your community are homebound and need your help getting to doctor 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.
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.
Narconon New Life Retreat would like to remind families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Methamphetamines and opioids are on the rise in both rural and city areas. Learn the signs and protect your loved ones from drug abuse and addiction. The amount of deaths caused by Methamphetamines has almost tripled since 2014. To learn more, visit: https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/the-other-drug-epidemic.html
Library Book Sales
Williamsburg Friends of the Library will be having book sales each month throughout 2019 at the library in the Genealogy & South Carolina section. There will be a good selection of gently used books for all ages with great prices. Ask at the library how you can join Friends of the Library to share ideas to accomplish its goals. Applications are available. Check the FB page for more information on events held at the library. Sale dates are July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
United Community Foundation announces its Annual Basketball Camp and Cheerleading/Dance Camp to be held this summer, July 11 to July 13, at the Williamsburg County Recreation Center and E-911 Gymnasium, 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree. Details and registration available at ucfcamp2019.eventbrite.com. For more information send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (843) 245-7202.
The Kingstree/Hemingway Magistrate office will have new office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The Total Woman will present Stepping Out Stunning 2019 Fashion & Talent Showcases. There is a model call open to women 18 and older, all shades and sizes are welcomed. This is your chance to model, display your talent, or serve on the event committee for the 2019 TTW Fashion Show Series. For more information please call Joan D. Hampton, CEO The Total Woman Teaching Series at (803) 775-0171 or email her at email@example.com. Donations support the TTW Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV) Awareness Outreach.
Williamsburg County Chapter #5360 AARP will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 26, at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Williamsburg County Recreation Department, 2084 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree. If you are a member of the National AARP Organization, you are invited to join the local chapter. For more information, please contact Jane B. McBride, president at (843) 354-7693.
Georgetown County Fair Housing Initiative will have a Juneteenth Festival on June 29, at 6 p.m. at the Carroll Ashmore Campbell Marine Complex, 101 River Walk Dr., Georgetown. Live entertainment, the “Touch Band & Show” will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Call (843) 359-0732 or (843) 442-7929.
The Williamsburg County School District will hold a budget workshop on Wednesday, June 26, at 5 p.m., in the Professional Development Room located at 500 N. Academy Street, Kingstree. The public is invited to attend.
Kingstree Chapter Sons of Allen will have its youth retreat on June 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Recreation Complex of Kingstree. Boys and young men ages 10 to 18 are invited to attend. The registration fee is $10 and registration cut-off date is June 15. For more information contact Joseph Pendergrass at (843) 356-0509 or Cleveland Darby at (843) 356-4192.
Invitation to Boeing visit
Parents, youth groups and community members are invited to come out to welcome Boeing to the rural area of Williamsburg County. The event will be held Saturday, July 13, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Greater St. Mark AME Church (Life Center), 1297 Old Georgetown Rd., Hemingway. Refreshments will be served. Boeing to have speakers and will provide an interactive STEM based hands-on presentation to include the DreamLearners paper airplane teambuilding exercise, model display airplanes, STEM based handout and giveaway items. Participants in the paper airplane teambuilding exercise with flight competitions will compete for special prizes. Also, come out to get information about job opportunities and how Boeing can pay for your education while in high school (internship) or while employed at Boeing. This event is sponsored by T.W.L.U.M. Teens Project, Greater St. Mark AME Church Youth Department, and Friendship UM Church Youth Department. For more information call Tyron Wilson at (843) 933-0281, firstname.lastname@example.org.