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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 March.

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.

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 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.

Yoga

Regular yoga class for beginners and chair yoga classes 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. Please make your reservation for a class at least a day ahead of time by calling Evelyn Cloy at (843) 870-5876, use the phone, text. 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.

Lake City Community Theatre

The Lake City Community Theatre will present “Dearly Beloved” on Thursday, March 21, Friday, March 22, and Saturday March 23, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m. at the Blanding Street Auditorium, 125 S. Blanding Street in Lake City. This is a hilarious Texas Style comedy written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten.  Jan Lingle who has been in plays and directed plays both in Lake City and Florence will be the director for “Dearly Beloved.” Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students under the age of 18. Tickets will go on sale at The Greater Lake City Chamber of Commerce (843) 374-8611  from March 11 to March 22, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and one hour before each performance.

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.”

Volunteers Needed

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.

Intervention Help

With the opiate crisis running rampant, families are looking for ways to help those they love who need treatment. Getting them into treatment becomes even harder if their loved one is not willing. This is when intervention can become key. To learn more about successful interventions, please visit, https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101.html.

Concert

From cruise ship show rooms to galas, electric violinist Stephen and Jeff Neil deliver a high-energy dynamic show you do not want to miss! Their unique blend of classical training and modern technology allows the duo to create cutting-edge arrangements of music from different time periods of cultures from around the world. Returning to Lake City after performing at Artsfields in 2018, they will be at Moore Farms Botanical Gardens, 100 New Zion Rd., on Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. with a dessert reception. For more information call (843) 374-8611.

Addiction Screenings

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals, 1-800-431-1754.

Free Tax Services

Free tax filing services and FAFSA applications will be held February 1 to April 18 on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Kingdom International Management, 640 Broad St., Sumter from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information call (803) 883-5483.

Family Reunion

Easler Reunion will be held April 7, at Mt. Vernon Methodist Church in Greeleyville. Join them for church and lunch, please bring lots of relatives and extended members. There will be barbecue and lots of other food and lots of fun. For more information call Rose G. Easler at (843) 426-2471 or Jean E. Brown at (843) 355-6083.

Pageant Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the title of Miss Teen South Carolina International 2019, an official preliminary to the Miss Teen International Pageant that will be held at the Clay Center in Charleston, West Virginia. The dates are July 22 to July 27, www.thedclaycenter.org. The young woman selected as Miss Teen South Carolina International 2019 will serve as an ambassador for South Carolina and receive an official crown and sash. Miss Teen International 2019 will receive prizes and college scholarship money. There is no swimsuit competition. Competitions will include private interview, 40 percent; fitness wear, 20 percent; fashion wear, 20 percent; and evening gown, 20 percent. Each state delegate will receive a four year renewable scholarship of $17,500 to Hollins University, www.hollins.edu. Young women between the ages of 13 to 18 that are interested in applying should call Mary Richardson/national director at (540) 989-5992 or email the director at director@missteeninternational.us.

Free Tax Preparation

Free tax prep from certified tax preparers will be held Mondays at the Greeleyville Library from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. by appointment only; Tuesdays at the Hemingway Library from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. by appointment only; and Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at the Kingstree Library, Mondays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., walk-ins allowed. For more information call Lillie McGill at (843) 355-9486 or email lilliemcgill@ymail.com.

Aerobics

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.

Meeting

The Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Board of Directors meeting will be held Tuesday, March 26, at the Waccamaw EOC, Inc., 1261 Hwy. 501 E., Suite B, Conway, at 7 p.m.

Yard Sale

Wyboo Plantation Community Yard Sale will be held Saturday, March 30, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the parking lot at the Wyboo Plantation Community Center, 100 Recreation Dr., Manning. The yard sale is sponsored by WPWC.  All proceeds will go toward P.E.O. scholarships.

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 April 13, May 18, June 22, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meeting

The Williamsburg County Library Board of Trustees will have a board meeting on Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. at the Williamsburg County Library. The library is located at 215 N. Jackson St., Kingstree.