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The South Carolina Department of Administration (Admin) announces two new SC CARES Act grant programs - the Minority and Small Business Relief Grant Program and the Nonprofit Relief Grant Program. These programs will award grant funds to small and minority businesses and nonprofit organizations to reimburse qualifying expenditures for providing services or for revenue loss due to COVID-19. Click here for more information and to apply.

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The digital October's edition of Diversity Works Magazine

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Darlington County Community Action Agency has several programs available to help those in need during these difficult financial times. Click here to download the flyers. 843-332-1155

Darlington named No. 8 in the Top Cities with Fit Lifestyles in South Carolina

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Domestic violence advocacy groups spread awareness on how COVID-19 has impacted victims

Last DDRA Members Breakfast of 2020! 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Taki's Diner, 609 Pearl St. Free for members and $5 for others. Members meet to network, make suggestions, and find out about upcoming events. **Masks and social distancing required**

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The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce presents Fright Fest on Saturday, Oct. 31, in downtown Darlington from 2 to 7:30 p.m. with fireworks capping the evening. Carnival rides, food trucks, DJ, arts & crafts, Bingo, prizes, Trick-or-Treat alley, costume contests, cake walk, car show, and performance by Soul Sister Dance Team. Info: 843-393-2641

111220 Taste of Christmas

The Darlington Fire Department presents a Taste of Christmas on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 216 S. Main St. Tickets are $10 each. If you would like to sponsor or cook for the event, please contact Captain Perry Kelly at 843-229-5788. All proceeds go to the Children's Christmas Fund which provides toys to children in need.

The Annual Turkey Giveaway will be held Tuesday, November 24, on the Public Square beginning at 6 o'clock in the morning. To donate, please make checks payable to The Lord Cares, and mail to Eads Chiropractic, 208 Cashua St., Darlington, SC 29532.

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Online self-help tool after sexual assault and intimate partner violence. A new research study at MUSC is available. Payment provided. All online. Call or text Dr. Christine Hahn at 843-518-2875 or click for online screener here.




The American Legion Hartsville Post 53 will hold a Spaghetti Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at Post 53, 105 Society Avenue, Hartsville. Take-out or delivery 5+ plates. Plates are $8 and include dinner of spaghetti and green beans by Jamie Beasley with dessert by the Post 53 Auxiliary. Info: John Benjamin 843-409-0897

The City of Darlington Historic Landmarks Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at City Hall, 400 Pearl St., Darlington.

The Board of Directors of Darlington County Water & Sewer Authority will meet in the conference room at 131 Industrial Way, Darlington, at 5 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. Remaining dates for 2020 are Oct. 19, Nov. 16, and Dec. 21.

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Come support Our Sacred Space Yoga Teacher Trainees as they teach their first official yoga class in the community at 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 26 at Joslin Education Center, 1520 Carolina Ave., Hartsville. We ask that your give constructive feedback to help them refine their teaching skills. A slower paced, alignment-based yoga class geared toward a beginner student, but suitable for intermediate students who want to refine their yoga practice. Classic yoga poses will be presented with emphasis on correct alignment and precise actions in the body. All levels, especially beginners, welcomed. Cost: $5 *Preregistration required. Email: oursacredspaceyoga@gmail.com

Monday Night is Spaghetti Night at Joe's Grill, 306 Russell St., Darlington. Served with salad, bread, and tea for $8.95.

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Pickle Ball at Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington, will be held at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets weekly at 8 p.m. Monday nights at Trinity United Methodist Church in Darlington. Use the Orange Street entrance. Info: 843-395-6897

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Pace Makers, a faith-based community walking program, meets twice a week from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.  on Tuesdays and Fridays at Byerly Park in Hartsville. The purpose of this group is to build community through diversity. Info: Anna Grace Hubbs, Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County, 843-398-0060 or AnnaGrace.Hubbs@fmcdc.org

Temple Free Will Baptist Church's Don Squires will hold a weekly Bible Study and fellowship every Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. at Taki's Diner, 609 Pearl St., Darlington. Come at 8:30 a.m. for Dutch breakfast.

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Learn how to curl your hair like a pro through easy techniques taught by our Indigo Experts at noon Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Indigo Salon and Day Spa, 208 W. Home Ave., Hartsville. Tickets for this event are only $20 and include lunch along with a $20 Gift Card. To reserve your spot and purchase your ticket, call us at (843)332-3542. Deadline to register is Oct. 19.

The Rotary Club of Hartsville meets at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Pam's Restaurant, 1009 W. Bobo Newsome Hwy., Hartsville.

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, DHEC will be holding a Children & Youth Flu Clinic from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Darlington office, 305 Russell St. All attendees ages 2 and older should wear masks. Please bring your insurance or Medicaid card. Info: 855-472-3432


Joe's Grill celebrates Wing Night with 50-cent wings for supper on Tuesday nights at 306 Russell St., Darlington. Dine-in only.

Wing specials, Drink Specials and Karaoke Every Tuesday Night at the Darlington Moose Lodge, 1056 N. Governor Williams Hwy., Darlington.

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Darlington Country Club will continue to have Tuesday Family Night dinner from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 125 Country Club Road. Now our Members can bring the kids out for a fun filled night while they enjoy a quite dinner. 843-393-2196. 

Pickle Ball at Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington, will be held at 7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

Hartsville Parks and Recreation adult co-ed kickball league will play at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 20-Nov.17, at Byerly Park. Teams are 8-12 players, 50/50 male/female, and all players 18 and older. Info: Chuck Mullen 843-339-2878 or Charles.mullen@hartsvillesc.gov.




St. Matthew's Church will hold a Virtual Men's Bible Study at 7 a.m. on Wednesdays and a Virtual Women's Bible Study at 12 Noon on Wednesdays.

Sunrise Rotary Club of Hartsville meets every other Wednesday at 7:30 am at Hampton Inn & Suites of Hartsville, 203 E. Carolina Ave. The Rotary Club of Hartsville is a part of District 7770 of the Eastern South Carolina. (843) 229-2729 or hartsvillesunriserotary@gmail.com

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, DHEC will be holding a Children & Youth Flu Clinic from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Darlington office, 305 Russell St. All attendees ages 2 and older should wear masks. Please bring your insurance or Medicaid card. Info: 855-472-3432

City of Darlington Beautification Board meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Harmon Baldwin Recreation Center, 300 Sanders St., Darlington.

Wednesday Night Dogfight begins each week at 5:30 p.m. at Darlington Country Club. Register at the Pro Shop by 5 o'clock. Food provided.


Enjoy Wine Down Wednesdays at Chianti's Wings & Things, 124 Cashua St., Darlington, from 4 to 9 p.m. with wine and wing specials.

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Join Shug's Steakhouse for a fun night of drinks, food, and BINGO at 5 p.m. Oct. 21, 2404 Kelleytown Road, Hartsville. Each BINGO card will cost $1.00. There is no limit on how many cards you purchase. There will be tons of prizes to give away from Shug's T-shirts, Hats, and Shug's gift cards! The money collected will be donated to Carolina Kids, a local charity helping children receive school supplies, backpacks, and weekend food bags.

St. Matthew's Church will hold Virtual Church at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

St. Matthew's Church will hold a Foundation Class at 6:15 p.m. virtually and at The Purple Fish, 110 E. Hampton St. (Mask required)

Our Sacred Space Yoga will hold a Mindfulness Toward Racial Awareness event from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Pavilion at Joslin Education Center, 1520 Carolina Ave., Hartsville, and via Facebook live. Part four (and final) of this series will cover the material and practices from Chapter 3 and epilogue of the book, Skills In Action. We highly recommend that you purchase the book, but it is not necessary to participate in this event.

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The Rotary Club of Darlington meets at noon on Thursdays at the Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road.

On Thursday, Oct. 22, DHEC will be holding a Children & Youth Flu Clinic from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hartsville office, 130 E. Camden St. All attendees ages 2 and older should wear masks. Please bring your insurance or Medicaid card. Info: 855-472-3432

Pee Dee Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #25 holds meetings on Oct. 22 and the fourth Thursday evening of each month at Darlington Country Club. A variety of topics are explored by respected guest speakers, which have included National President Chuck Canterbury. Our Meet-and-Greet Social begins one-half hour prior to the meeting, at 7 p.m.


Enjoy classic Shrimp-N-Grits (or pork chip and grits) on Thursday nights at Joe's Grill, 306 Russell St., Darlington.


TRIVIA'S BACK! Fahrenheit 225 will have Trivia & Rock Bingo Night on Thursdays beginning at 7 p.m. Pick up to-go orders at 26 Public Square, Darlington. Call in take-out orders at (843) 944-0321.

Al-Anon, a fellowship of adult relatives and friends of alcoholics for mutual support, will meet at 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Hartsville AA Hut, 310 S. McFarland St. Info: 843-992-2981



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Pace Makers, a faith-based community walking program, meets twice a week from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.  on Tuesdays and Fridays at Byerly Park in Hartsville. The purpose of this group is to build community through diversity. Info: Anna Grace Hubbs, Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County, 843-398-0060 or AnnaGrace.Hubbs@fmcdc.org

Free boxes of food will be given out during a drive-thru event every Friday through Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at Lamar Town Hall, 117 W. Main St. Boxes include 32 pounds of produce, dairy, and meat. No income requirements. Face masks and social distancing required. Sponsored by Save the Children, Lee County First Steps, Darlington County First Steps, Town of Lamar, and Lamar Ebenezer Charge of UMC.

Don't leave town for a nice dinner! You can enjoy a steak dinner every Friday night at Joe's Grill, 306 Russell St., Darlington.

Little Rusty plans to perform for the first time since the pandemic shutdown at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Darlington Moose Lodge, 1065 N. Governor Williams Hwy., Darlington.

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Dress in your Halloween best and grab the microphone. It's our annual costume karaoke party at Vintage, 109 E. College Ave., Hartsville. Tell all the ghost and ghouls about this spooky night! Tunes by Layla Warren and friends.

Each Friday, Excel Gymnastics and Tumble Academy will be having Fun Gym from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the academy, 102 Lamar St., Hartsville. Games, prizes, fun and more. Cost is $15. Pizza and drinks can be added for an additional $2.50. Open to the public. For ages 3 and up. Info: (843)-917-0022




Sign up. Lace up. And say "YES" to your health! Join the 2020 Pee Dee Heart Walk Digital Experience at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at www.peedeeheartwalk.org. Walkers from across the region will step out in their communities and come together online to celebrate the mission of the AHA. Together, we will make the world a healthier place, but we can't do it alone. We need you! Start a team or register to walk at www.peedeeheartwalk.org to receive more information and walk materials.

The Darlington Soup Kitchen is open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday mornings at 586 W. West Broad St.

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Guided meditation & mindfulness practice for all ages at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. No experience necessary. Ongoing weekly. $5 recommended donation. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. All proceeds go towards furthering mindfulness practice in the community. This is an outdoor event. Please bring a chair. If you don't have one, we will have some available. We will be socially distanced. You may wish to bring bug spray. When you arrive, please find a seat quietly and bring your awareness to your breath. We will begin with a guided mindfulness meditation, followed by a walking meditation and reading from the book, Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child by Thich Nhat Hanh. A book is not required. *Provided by Hartsville Mindfulness Community.

CareSouth Carolina will hold Drive Thru Style Trick or Treating from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, October 24, at the Coach TB Thomas Sports Center, 701 W. Washington St., Hartsville. Limited to the first 500. Children must be in the car to receive a candy bag. Enter from the Byerly Park Russell Road Entrance and follow the road back to the sports center.

Join Hartsville Church of God for a Baby Shower celebrating three women in our Church family who have had or are having their sweet babies in 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at the church, 704 Lakeview Blvd., Hartsville. There will be a diaper/wipes/gift card type shower for Kayla Remaley, Tiffany Winburn, and Brandi Camacho.

Learn and receive strategies on how to apply for state grants to diversify funding streams during the 2020 SC Economic Summit from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Full Life Victory Center, 405 E. Bobo Newsom Hwy., Hartsville. Pastors, Leaders of nonprofits and faith-based initiatives, Entrepreneurs , Members of youth and civic organizations should attend. Tickets

The Darlington Moose Lodge Annual Turkey Shoot returns Saturdays at 3 o'clock at the lodge, 1065 N. Governor Williams Hwy., Darlington. Huge Prizes, New Range Master, Food and Drink Specials every Saturday! Sponsored by Darlington Gun Works, Piggly Wiggly, Wingz & Ale, Southland Gun Works, Mayflower Seafood Restaurant, and Fahrenheit 225. Come by for a chance to win Turkeys, Gift Cards, TVs, Steaks and more! 843-393-2311



Central Baptist Church holds its Fall Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the church, 512 Spring St., Darlington.

102520 Movie Night

Movie Night and Trunk or Treat sponsored by the Terrence F. Carraway Foundation at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at Virgil Wells Stadium on Magnolia Street. Free. Bring your own chairs, blankets, bug spray, and snacks. Call 843-398-4030 to reserve a spot. Social distancing and masks required.

St. Matthew's Church will hold a morning service at 8 a.m. on Sundays. Virtual Church Service and In-Church Service will be held at 11 a.m. Sundays at the church, 210 S. Main St., Darlington. Please call the Parish Office at 843-393-4112 to reserve a spot.  

Drive-In Worship Service at 10 a.m. Sundays at Trinity United Methodist Church, 126 Pearl St. This service is for those who do not feel comfortable coming into church building but still want to be in the same place on Sunday Mornings! All are welcome!

Parking Lot Church in the grassy area behind the ball field at 10:30 a.m. at Mechanicsville Baptist Church. There will be ushers directing you where to park your vehicle. Once parked, please tune your radio to 102.5FM. All are welcome.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Lamar will hold services at 11 a.m. in person or online. Masks required in person. (843) 332-1188.

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Lee Street First Church of God brings the Word of God to you. Connect via Facebook Live or Zoom 646-558-86-56 ext. 222 777 7676. Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Tuesday midday prayer at noon. Wednesday Bible Study at 6 p.m. Prayer Hotline 1-888-409-8880. INFO: 843-393-2672

The Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County will hold parenting classes from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sundays through Nov. 15 at The Purple Fish, 104 W. Hampton St., Darlington. Light refreshments provided. To attend, call 843-393-2773 or email annagrace.hubbs@fmcdc.org

Children's Activities begin at 5 p.m. Sundays with Kids for Christ at the Kid Central Building then share the love of God with them through teaching and songs from 6 to 7 p.m. for Children's Musical Practice at Central Baptist Church, 512 Spring St., Darlington.



102620 Prayer

Prayer gathering at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the Terrence Carraway Memorial Park on Southern Pines Street in Darlington. All are welcome.

Darlington Republican Breakfast will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at Taki's Diner, 609 Pearl St., Darlington. The SCGOP victory organization welcomes all Republicans to join us for breakfast, rallying with the Republican Candidates and early voting.


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Fido Fixers will come to Hartsville on October 28. Please visit the website for a full list of services and prices - and to schedule appointments.

St. Luke United Methodist Church will hold a drive-through Trunk or Treat from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the church, 302 Dunlap Dr., Hartsville. Dress your children up and bring them by to see the creatively decorated trunks displayed by members of St. Luke UMC. For your safety, you must stay in your vehicle at all times. All candy will be prepared and distributed by masked and gloved volunteers. If you are interested in decorating a trunk, please call the church office. Each vehicle and volunteer will practice social distancing. Due to COVID19, the church will purchase all candy. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please let Brittany Douglas know. (843) 383-5169

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Mechanicsville Baptist Church will hold its Trunk-or-Treat & Harvest Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Road, Darlington. All are invited to join this free event.

The SC Manufacturing Conference & Expo, the state's most significant manufacturing event of the year, is going virtual!  The two-day conference will stream on from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 29 and 30. Free.

Mechanicsville Baptist Church hold its Weekend Homecoming Celebration under the tent with a screening of the movie "I Still Believe" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at the church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Road, Darlington.

Join Shiftin' Gears at Darlington Moose Lodge, 1056 N. Governor Williams Hwy., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, for a scary fun Halloween party.

Mechanicsville Baptist Church hold its Weekend Homecoming Celebration under the tent at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Road, Darlington. Join us for dinner and great entertainment/music from "Burning Bridges" Our meal will be provided to you for donation only! All donations received will help towards upgrading our Playground for our Children's Ministry and Community!

The Darlington Housing Authority presents a Movie on the Lawn at 324 Bacote St., from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Popcorn, soda, pizza, and Halloween candy. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to sit and enjoy. Free.

Mike's Corner Bar & Grill holds the Nightmare on Timmonsville Highway Halloween Party & Costume Contest on Saturday, Oct. 31, at the bar, 1288 Timmonsville Hwy., Darlington.

Mechanicsville Baptist Church concludes its Weekend Celebration under the tent at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the church, 2364 Cashua Ferry Road, Darlington. Special Music from Stan Thompson & Friends with sermon by Pastor Tim Anderson (Former Pastor 1991-1995) celebrating 100 Years of Missions and Ministry in Our Chapel.


CareSouth Carolina's new Virtual Substance Use Disorder group introduction will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. If interested in attending contact Kirsten Forinash, Community Health Educator/ Prevention specialist, at Kirsten.forinash@caresouth-carolina.com or 843-731-4853 or Daniel Myers, MAT/SUD Program Director, at Daniel.myers@caresouth-carolina.com or 843-624-1891

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Streetcar Shootout VI will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at Darlington Dragway, 2056 E Bobo Newsom Hwy, Hartsville. Classes along with Test and Tune. Kids 12 and under FREE. Spectator $20. Test and tune driver $30. Each class entry $50-$100. (843) 383-0008

Down South Sugar Co. will hold a Christmas Shopping Expo from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning, Nov. 10, at the shop, 205 N. Fifth St., Hartsville.

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The American Legion Post 13 will have a Veterans Day Celebration on the Public Square at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 11, in Darlington.

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Big Jake Promotions Bear Fest Under the Lights Nov. 13-14 at Darlington Dragway, 2056 E. Bobo Newsom Hwy., Hartsville.

Down South Sugar Co. will hold a Christmas Shopping Expo from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays beginning, Nov. 15, at the shop, 205 N. Fifth St., Hartsville.

111620 Food drive

Help donate to those in hunger as The Women's League of Hartsville will be collecting casseroles, canned food and non-perishable items to help those in need. Drop off times will be 9 a.m. to noon and again from 2 to 3 p.m. at Rubicon Family Counseling Center, 510 E. Carolina Ave., Hartsville. Donations must be in non-returnable packaging.

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Palmetto Cruisers presents Cruisers for Cops Car Truck & Bike Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Palmetto Auto Auction, 832 S. Governor Williams Hwy., Darlington. Trophies to the Top 50 entries, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and more. All proceeds go to City of Florence Police Department, Florence County Sheriff's Department, City of Darlington Police Department, and Darlington County Sheriff's Department. Registration: $25. Info: Davy McClary 843-421-1946, Mike Hill 843-992-3497, or Tom Fuller 843-355-6767

112220 Lights of Love

Each year, the Lights of Love program at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is truly a labor of love for the hospital Auxiliary. This program provides a wonderful opportunity for us to welcome the holiday season, while honoring and remembering those who have meant the most to us. Acknowledgement cards will be mailed to commemorate the honor, and all names will be published on the Carolina Pines website and social media. All funds raised through the efforts of the Auxiliary, including this beautiful event, will be used to fund scholarships for students wishing to pursue a degree in the medical field. Due to COVID-19 precautions, this year's event is being held virtually at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, November 22, via Facebook live on the Carolina Pines Facebook page. Lights will be on sale through Wednesday, Nov. 18. Each light is $10 and can be purchased by calling (843) 339-4563 or by filling out the form on the website HERE. If you wish to purchase more than one light, simply click "add attendee." Please put your information in the required fields. Once your purchase is complete, someone will contact you to obtain information on the individual(s) you wish to honor.

The 29th Annual Turkey Trot will be held at 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at the Hartsville YMCA. Packet pickup Sunday, Nov. 22, through Wednesday, Nov. 25, and from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Nov. 26. Info: www.YMCApd.org.

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The Darlington Fireman Christmas Toy fund will have Tickets available soon for a Pull behind custom grill with front burner and 30 lb. propane tank included. The grill will be built by Wiggins Metal Works. Tickets will be $5 each. The drawing will be held December 5th and the grill will be available for viewing at the Taste of Christmas.

Join the Women's League of Hartsville for a Christmas Party at Black Creek Bistro from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Black Creek Bistro, 110 W. Pinewood Ave., Hartsville. Bring an ornament to exchange and enjoy delicious appetizers and a specialty drink. Members only event.



Click here for a list of what businesses are operating and at what capacity. Please send information to info@buildupdarlington.org or text 843-992-1561 to update a listing. We will continue to update this link, www.buildupdarlington.org/covid19, as we get information.

  • Darlington County Courthouse will be restricted to appointment only to maintain social distancing requirements. Call 843-398-4100
  • City of Darlington Offices will be restricted to appointment only to maintain social distancing requirements. Call 843-398-4000
  • Palmetto Disaster Recovery Offices are opened in Marion and Conway with limitations. To apply, applicants must contact one of these two offices to schedule an appointment. For residents of Darlington County, applicants would need to contact the Marion Office at 803-609-1164 or 843-731-3550.
  • Looking for employment? Keep SC Works Pee Dee in mind. Currently open by appointment. Email scworkspeedee@eckerd.org or call (843) 407-9679 for the Florence office or call (843) 309-9817 for the Hartsville office.




For general information about COVID-19, the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are trusted sources of information. We encourage you to visit their websites for the most current and correct information.

  • World Health Organization
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control

DHEC Careline 855-472-3432: Get answers to common questions about the Corona Virus from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

If you are sick, MUSC Health offers a Virtual Visit to determine if you should leave home to seek medical attention if you think you may have been exposed to the Corona Virus. Use promo code "COVID19" at this link.




While City Offices will be restricted to staff and appointments until further notice, individuals are encouraged to do all business by phone or email during this event. City staff will be available by phone and email, and essential services will not be interrupted. You can find updates here.

All City offices are restricted to essential personnel only.

You may call the following numbers with service-related issues

  • Emergencies, call 911
  • Business Licenses - 843-398-4000 ext. 101
  • Permits - 843-398-4029
  • Water/Sewer, Normal Business Hours,  - 843-398-4040
  • Water/Sewer, After 5 p.m.,  -  843-758-1127
  • Fire, Non-emergency - 843-398-4013
  • Police, Non-emergency - 843-398-4026
  • Municipal Court - 843-398-4004
  • Streets & Sanitation - 843-398-4035
  • Media Inquiries - 843-992-1561

You may still pay your utility bill or traffic citation online here. City staff will disinfect public areas more frequently and have hand sanitizer available in public buildings. Garbage, recycling, and yard debris collection will remain on regular schedule.

CITY COURT RESUMES. Municipal Court will be held twice a day on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at City Hall, 400 Pearl St., Darlington.

Due to COVID-19, the following rules will be in place:

  • Only 25 defendants in the courtroom at a time.
  • Everyone will be required to wear a face mask before entering.
  • Social distancing will be enforced.


Download the DDRA Membership Application here. Download a Map Location Form for your business. Return to info@buildupdarlington.org or DDRA, P.O. Pox 57, Darlington, SC 29540.

To have your event listed on our websites, please email info@buildupdarlington.org or call 843-398-4000 x 103 by the week prior to your event.

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Established in 1956, family owned, Thad Weinberg's Sausage makes our sausage using our family recipe. We sell pork products as well as process wild game at 1014 Pearl St. In Darlington. (843) 393-2544

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If you know someone facing eviction and they need assistance, South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) may be able to help. The CDC has halted evictions due to CVOID-19 concerns through Dec. 31, 2020. Call toll-free 888-346-5592 or by apply online HERE.