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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 May.

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.

Volunteers Needed

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.

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.

Community Bingo

The Salters/Lane Community Action Committee will temporarily suspend 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.

Schedule Change

The Kingstree/Hemingway Magistrate office will have new office hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

In-Person Absentee Voting

Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the required social distancing, the In-Person-Absentee Voting Precinct has moved to the Alex Chatman Auditorium at 147 West Main St., Kingstree. In-person absentee voting will be held from May 4 through June 8, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Addiction Screening

Fentanyl has been making headlines recently, this is because the incredibly potent chemical has been contributing to the increase in overdose deaths across America. Most people however do not know much about the chemical. For instance many don’t know that one of the things that makes fentanyl so dangerous is the fact that it can be absorbed into the system through skin contact. Meaning getting it on your skin could cause a potentially fatal overdose. To learn more about Fentanyl visit https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-fentanyl.html. Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals 1-800-431-1754.

Black River Cleanup

Kingstree Lions, Black River Beauties, S.C. Waterfowl Association, Black Scenic River Advisory Council and other volunteers will sponsor the fifth annual Kingstree Lions Club Black River Cleanup on Saturday, May 30, at 8:30 a.m. at the Gilland Park, 698 Singleton Ave., Kingstree, please bring your kayaks, canoes, johnboats, trucks, and trailers. Food and refreshments will be served after the cleanup. For more information, please email Dr. Louis Drucker at dmdranch@ftc-i.net or him at (843) 382-7260.

Meeting by Call

The monthly meeting of the Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Board of Directors will be held May 26, at 5 p.m. by conference call due to the COVID-19. If you are interested in participating, please contact the Conway Administrative Office at (843) 234-4100.