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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 October.

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.

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.”

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 October 19, November 16, and December 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

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.

Intervention

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.

Night of Song

Ruth McCormack McDaniel is coming back to Lake City for, “A Night of Song” drawing from her background of Classical, Musical Theatre and more. There will be a smorgasbord of music to sample on Thursday, November 14, at the Lake City Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Equally at home as singer, pianist, performer, or director, she has spent as much time on the stage or in front of the orchestra.

She is happy to welcome special guest Mack McDougal on this program.

WCDSN Meeting

Williamsburg County Dis-abilities and Special Needs Board will hold board meetings every fourth Wednesday of the month at 12 p.m. at 61 Greenlee Street, Kingstree.  The public is welcomed to attend.

Permission to be included on the agenda should be submitted to Clara Faye Dozier at (843) 355-5481 extension 1022 or email requests to fdozier@wcdsnb.org.

Community Bingo

Community Bingo will be held Thursdays, at “The Old Royal Dry  Cleaners” aka “The Black History Museum” by Cassandra Rush, 200 Hampton Ave., Kingstree. Light refreshment served with paid admission.

Pink Power Walk

The Annual Pink Power Walk 2019 for Cancer Awareness is scheduled for October 26 at 8:00 a.m. at the Kingstree Train Depot at 143 E. Main Street. A fee of $10 includes a t-shirt.

To preregister, contact Lynette Nelson at (843) 610-2896 or (843) 372-9699 or Joann Hugee at (843) 356-3950.

Aerobics Classes

The Total Woman will have free low impact aerobic classes every Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Kingstree Housing Development Corporation, 1022 Lexington Ave., Kingstree. Women 18+ are welcome to participate.

For more information call Joan Dunmore Hampton, certified aerobics instructor, at (803) 775-0171 or email her at Info@JoanDHampton.com or JoanDHampton.com.

This is a service of The Total Woman Teaching Series,  women’s empowerment networking event for gifted, entrepreneurial, and faith driven women.

Free Clinic

Mercy Medicine Free Clinic, a non-narcotic, medical/dental facility, will have representatives at the Felician Center, 908 Thorne Ave., Kingstree, on Tuesday, October 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The applications for new patients include residents of Williamsburg County, ages 18 to 64, currently have no insurance, or not eligible for insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid.

The information needed for current patients to recertify, please bring all that apply to you. This information applies to new applicants and current patients needing to recertify:

•Driver’s license/state issued picture ID

•Social security card

•Green card/proof of US citizenship

•A piece of official mail with your current physical address (to be used as proof of residency, so P.O. Box mail will not be accepted)

  •Proof of all household income for everyone in the home

(Ex: check stubs for the past six (6) pay periods or bank statements showing direct deposit amounts, retirement and social security award letters, child support/AFDC food stamp printout)

•Copy of most recent 1040/tax return

•Medicaid letter of action

Sister Act Auditions

Auditions for Sister Act will be held at the Blanding Street Auditorium, 125 S. Blanding St. on Sunday November 3, at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. All persons age 16 and older are welcome to audition and all materials will be furnished.

 FTC and The Lake City Community Theatre will present the musical comedy Sister Act Thursday through Sunday, March 12 to March 15, 2020.

Tickets will be $25 for adults and $15 for students up to age 18.

Quilt Show at Library

The Williamsburg Friends of the Library will be hosting the Vital Aging Wellness Center Quilters as they present a Quilt Show showcasing the quilts that they have made on October 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m

They will share their inspiration for their designs and the process to make a quilt. Mark your calendar and come join them to show support of their quilting skills.  

The public is invited and there is no cost.

Meeting

The meeting of the Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Board of Directors will be held Tuesday, October 29, at 7 p.m. at the Choppee Head Start Center Board Room, 8055 Choppee Rd., Conway.

Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Waccamaw Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. Board of Directors will be held on October 22, at 7 p.m. at Choppee Head Start, 8055 Choppee Road, Georgetown. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.