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 September.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday , September 17, Williamsburg Pharmacy will host the area’s first drive-thru Flu Fighter Clinic at their store in Kingstree. The clinic will be held on the following two Thursdays: September 17 and September 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and then again from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Patients will be able to receive flu vaccines from the safety of their vehicles. All they have to do is complete a consent form and provide any prescription insurance information prior to the shot. Masks are required when receiving the shot. For those that cannot make it to the drive-thru clinics, Williamsburg Pharmacy is administering vaccine shots at their pharmacy during business hours. Please call ahead when possible so that social distancing guidelines can be arranged. Additionally, employers or organizations with 10 or more participants can schedule on-site flu clinics. The address is 411 Thurgood Marshall Blvd. in Kingstree. For questions or more details please contact the pharmacy at (843) 355-3300.
Williamsburg Technical College will be hosting an Immunization Clinic on Monday, September 21, 2020, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am in Building A Room 226 for State Health plan participants. State Health plan participants may receive vaccinations which includes, but is not limited to, Flu, Shingles, TDAP, MMR, and Hepatitis to name a few, at no cost. Please contact Human Resources to schedule an appointment 843-355-4111 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Drive-Thru 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.
Sickle Cell Anemia
There will be a Noon Day Prayer for Sickle Cell Anemia, SCADS, every Wednesday in September at 12 noon, call (602) 580-9645 PIN 1031757.
The Williamsburg County Library Board of Trustees will have a board meeting on Tuesday, September 22, at 6 p.m. in the Williamsburg County Library, 215 N. Jackson St., Kingstree.