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11/09/2020

Weekly Update City of Darlington

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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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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.

Welcoming Customers This Holiday Season and Beyond, a webinar courtesy of American Express, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. Join us to hear from businesses like yours on how they've pivoted to provide customers with optimal experiences that keep them coming back. Register HERE.

This discussion with four savvy small businesses will:

  • Highlight the importance of having an innovative and customer-first mindset
  • Provide inspiration on how you can optimize your customers' experiences
  • Give tips on how to prepare your business this holiday season and beyond

November 2020

  • National Aviation History Month
  • National Family Caregivers Month

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Get ready to #ShopDarlington and enter for a chance to win one of three $100 CASH prizes!

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Today

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Christmas Auction at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at So-Lina Auction, 2085 Lamar Hwy., Darlington. Reserve your 4' x 8' table by calling 843-393-7631. Some folks save up their Christmas decorations all year getting ready for this auction and there are some really nice consignments scheduled.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9 at CareSouth Carolina, 737 S. Main St., Society Hill. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

The Knitting & Crochet Club of Lamar will meet at 4 p.m. on Mondays at the Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Info: 843-326-5524

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

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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Tuesday

Darlington City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at City Hall, 400 Pearl St., with staff, council, and media present. For public hearing items, the public will be allowed to submit comments in advance in writing as well as appear before council individually. While waiting to appear before Council, individuals will be asked to wait outside socially distanced from others. Masks are recommended.  Public access will be accomplished by live-video stream. Darlington City Council meetings will be live-streamed on the City's Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/DarlingtonSC, and posted within 48 hours to the City's YouTube Channel for viewing at a later date. Citizens' comments are accepted in writing via email to the Planning Department at rock@cityofdarlington.com or mailed to the City of Darlington Planning, 400 Pearl St., Darlington, SC 29532. Written comments must include your contact information and received by noon on Monday, Nov. 10.

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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.

PEACE (Promoting Equity Among Communities Effectively) Training Kick-off Meeting will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Registration Link.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Free Medical Clinic of Darlington County, 103 Grove St., Darlington. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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

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Pizza & Pen Pals, Sending Hope & Love to the Elderly will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 10 and the second Tuesday of the month at Northwood Family Worship Center Fellowship Hall, 1100 E. McIver Road, Darlington. Pizza, drinks, and pen pal info provided. RSVP to Teressa Wright 843-731-5586

The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce presents Business Power Hours at 8 a.m. on Nov. 10 and the second Tuesday of every month at 214 N. Fifth St., Hartsville. These monthly roundtable sessions give community leaders and business professionals an opportunity to explore best practices for tackling day-to-day issues and steps to achieving long-term goals. Cost: Free for members and $20 for non-members $20 per session.

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.

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. 

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.

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 through 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.

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Wednesday

Veterans Day Observed November 11 - County Offices, the Solid Waste Collections Sites, and the Landfill will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. All Solid Waste Collection Sites will reopen on Thursday, Nov. 12.

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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.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at Coker College in Hartsville. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

Senior Movie Mornings will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11 and the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Info: 843-326-5524

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Darlington County Fire District will hold a Chicken Bog Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at headquarters, 137 N. Center Road, Hartsville. Plates are $8 and include chicken bog by Oliver Segars, green beans, pickles, and bread. Take-out or delivery of 10+ plates. All proceeds provide Christmas gifts for needy children of Darlington County.

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

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at Coker College in Hartsville. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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.

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

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)

 

Thursday

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Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at Mended Heart Ministries, 1486 Harry Byrd Hwy., Darlington. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

111220 Blood Dive

The Blood Connection will hold a Blood Drive to benefit Teresa Moore from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12 at Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington.

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The Inaugural Sporting Clays Classic benefiting CareFIRST Carolina Foundation will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at Moree's Sportsman Preserve, 1217 Moree Road, Society Hill. Registration at 9 a.m. with shooting stations open from 10 a.m. to noon followed by lunch. Entry fees: $255 for a 3-person team (limited to 25 teams), $100 for individuals, and $25 for non-shooters. Bring your own shells or purchase for $8 per box of 25. Info: Mark Sobiski 843-339-1920

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

Darlington Kiwanis Club will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 and every other Thursday at Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington. Speaker: Darlington Fire Department Capt. Perry Kelly

Adult Craft Classes will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 and the second Thursday of the month at the Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Info: 843-326-5524

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

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

 

Friday

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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 COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

The Lamar Beautification Committee will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Nov. 13 and the second Friday of every month at Town Hall, 117 Main St. Come support the Town of Lamar's efforts for a clean and beautiful town. 843-326-5551

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.

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

111320 BearFest

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

 

Saturday

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Pee Dee Antique Bottle Club will hold a Bottle Show at So-Lina Auction Building, 2085 Lamar Highway, Darlington from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Free admission. 40 Vendor tables available. Set-up at 8 a.m. Cost: $25. Make checks payable to Clarence Criswell, 400 Criswell Ave., Lamar, SC 29069, or Paypal to clarence@criswell.net. Info: Club President Marty Martin 843-601-4565, VP Lee Criswell 843-230-5801, or Treasurer Clarence Criswell 843-326-5061.

111420 Community Outreach

Faith Plus Ministry Community Outreach will be held Nov. 14 and every second Saturday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., to help those that are in need of food, clothing and household goods. Event begins at 1 p.m. Hosted by Kingdom of Gods Children at 811 N. Governor Williams Highway, Darlington. Everyone in the surrounding Darlington County are All welcome to attend. Food and Refreshments will be served. If anyone has any barely used clothing and household items they will like to donate, please contact Sis Laura Byrd (843) 420-9150 for more detail and information.

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

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

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Darlington Country Club will hold Trivia Night beginning at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the club.

 

Sunday

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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!

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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.

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.

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.

Free Parenting Classes will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sundays through Nov. 15 at The Purple Fish, 104 W. Hampton St., Darlington. Light refreshments provided. For questions, call Serenity Counseling at 843-393-2773.

Prayer on the Square will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 15 and on the third Sunday of each month. Come together for fellowship and spiritual uplifting. Open to all.

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.

 

Monday

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at CareSouth Carolina, 737 S. Main St., Society Hill. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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Fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) Class November 16-20. The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM), in partnership with the Energy Office, will hold its fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) course November 16-20 virtually. This 4-day workshop provides energy managers with a thorough overview of the many factors that affect commercial energy consumption as well as a foundation for identifying energy-saving investment opportunities. REGISTER HERE

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. Nov. 16 at Rubicon Family Counseling Center, 510 E. Carolina Ave., Hartsville. Donations must be in non-returnable packaging.

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 Nov. 16 and Dec. 21.

 

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Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at Coker College in Hartsville. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, also known as Lydia's Nest, will hold a free Diaper Giveaway and Resource Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Matthews United Methodist Church Apostolic, 102 Sallie St., Darlington. The event will feature giveaways of diapers, wipes and more; food boxes, health screenings and nutrition classes. For more information, call (843) 483-4060 or (843) 483-4063; e-mail lydiasnest@yahoo.com; or go to lydiasnest.wixsite.com/helpcenter.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18 at Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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Adsorbed Natural Gas Vehicles: What are they and how can they fit into your fleet? November 18,from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Join PCF, NGVAmerica, and Ingevity to learn about natural gas as a transportation fuel and ANG vehicles -- how to operate/maintain them and how refueling works! REGISTER HERE

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at Mended Heart Ministries, 1486 Harry Byrd Hwy., Darlington. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

SC Works, New Spring Church, and the Florence Career Center will hold a Tailgate Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the New Spring Church Parking Lot, 1100 N. Cashua St., Florence.

National Rural Health Day - Evidence Academy: Activation for Activism Keynote from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19. Registration Link.

Evidence Academy - Roundtable: Leveraging Human Capital for Sustainable Action from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Registration Link.

111920 Paint Sip

Darlington Country Club Paint & Sip will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington. Special Member price $30 includes paint and instruction. Guests will pay an additional $10 nonmember fee.

Trinity United Methodist Church presents a Holiday Food Bazaar from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the church parking lot on Orange Street. Proceeds benefit local missions.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at Coker College in Hartsville. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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Anointed Outreach Ministries, Warming Hearts Ministries and Rosenwald Elementary Middle School has partner with Women of Purpose to help bridge the gap in our communities. On Nov. 21 at A.W. "Man" Stanley Gym in Darlington we will host a drive thru Thanksgiving meal for all, and nonperishable food boxes with toiletry items for each family. See flyer for more details. Volunteers and Donations are welcome.

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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

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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 our website at https://www.cprmc.com/event/33. 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.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 24 at Coker College in Hartsville. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 25 at CareSouth Carolina, 737 S. Main St., Society Hill. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

City of Darlington offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash will not be collected on Thursday. Collection will resume Friday and continue on Saturday.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule - County Offices will be closed November 26 - 27, 2020, in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. The Landfill and Solid Waste Collection Centers will close at 1 p.m. on November 25, and close all day on Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday.

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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Free COVID Testing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 30 at Darlington Library, 204 N. Main St., Darlington. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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Darlington Country Club Christmas Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington. If you are interested in being a vendor, please use this link to fill out a registration form or email us at events@darlingtoncountryclub.com

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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.

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The Darlington Rescue Squad Christmas Parade & Festival will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, followed by the Darlington Kiwanis Club Tree Lighting. Prices: $25 per vehicle. Golf carts are free. Email for float rental pricing Please remit payment to: DFRS Christmas Parade, 107 S. Sycamore St Darlington, SC 29532. For questions, contact 843-616-2629 or dfrs1956@gmail.com. Download vendor application for the Christmas Festival on the Square here.

Darlington County Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Courthouse Annex/EMS Building, 1625 Harry Byrd Highway, Darlington. Darlington County Council Meeting Room Restricted To Darlington County Council Members And Required Staff Until Further Notice - Due to the COVID-19 threat, public and media access will be accomplished by live video stream. Darlington County Council meetings will be live-streamed on Darlington County Council Live Meetings Facebook page and archived on Darlington County website at www.darcosc.com.

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.

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Darlington Presbyterian Church plans two public events to celebrate the season. The Christmas Festival of Lessons & Carols will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 13. A Live Nativity Drive Thru will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20. All activities will be at teh church, 311 Pearl Street, Darlington. Info: 843-393-4851 or dpchopeingod.org.

On Sunday, December 13, the Long Bluff Historical Society, along with the Town of Society Hill invite you to celebrate Christmas in the Park, This event will be held in the park adjacent to the Society Hill Town Hall at 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be provided by the Long Bluff Historical Society. If you would like to provide something special feel free to bring it as well.

City of Darlington offices will be closed Thursday, Friday, and Monday, Dec. 24-28, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Trash will NOT be collected on Dec. 25 due to the Christmas holiday. Collection will resume on Saturday.

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BUSINESS OPERATIONS & CAPACITY

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.
  • 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
  • How to Apply for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2: USDA's Farm Service Agency offers multiple options for producers to apply for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2). Whether you choose to apply online or work with your local FSA staff to complete your application, USDA has options that best meet your business needs. FSA will accept CFAP 2 applications through December 11. Learn more at farmers.gov/cfap or call 877-508-8364 to speak directly with a USDA employee ready to offer assistance.
  • 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.

 

GENERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION

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The Census Bureau has launched a new tool - the COVID-19 Data Hub - designed to help guide the nation as it begins recovery efforts from the sweeping COVID-19 pandemic by providing economic and demographic data.

More Resources and Recent Releases: 

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.

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.

 

CITY SERVICES

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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.

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.

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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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The digital October's edition of Diversity Works Magazine. Click HERE to view the new October 2020 edition

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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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