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Taste of Christmas: DUE TO HURRICANE ETA, the Darlington Fire Department's Taste of Christmas was rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 216 S. Main St. Tickets are $10 each. Info: Captain Perry Kelly at 843-229-5788. All proceeds go to the Children's Christmas Fund which provides toys to children in need.

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Darlington County School District families may request to switch to virtual or face-to-face learning modes (or vice-versa) during the district's transfer window through 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30. You must apply to do so. Students will be notified in January if their transfer was approved. Any changes will take effect at the beginning of the second semester, which is Jan. 29 for high schools and Feb. 5 for elementary and middle schools. Families who do not wish to change their child's learning mode do not need to take any action. Info: 843-398-5100


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.


FDTC's Corporate and Workforce Development Division can provide beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of Excel training for your workers. Instruction is available face to face at any FDTC location, onsite at your organization, or through virtual delivery. Contact FDTC Corporate and Workforce Development at 843-413-2715 or CERegistration@fdtc.edu, to schedule a class, or for more details. Ask how to get funds to help offset your training costs!

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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

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 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.



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. 18 at Lamar Library, 103 E. Main St., Lamar. Testing provided by CareSouth Carolina.

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

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.

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)

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Men's Club 67th Annual Bar-B-Q Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 18 at Lydia Community Center, 5069 Indian Branch Road, Lamar. Take out only. BBQ cooked on wood with the signature sauce recipe used the last 67 years.  Proceeds go to community outreach. Info: Jerry Lane 843-858-8831

SC Women in Leadership Book Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, via Zoom. South Carolina author Claudia Smith Brinson will walk us through some of the stories gathered over 20 years and heard through more than 150 voices. These intimate stories - some chilling, some heartbreaking and some inspiring - shine a light on the progress achieved by nonviolent civil rights activists - through her new book, Stories of Struggle: The Clash Over Civil Rights in South Carolina. The volume includes stories of lesser-known civil rights leaders and individuals dedicated to making better lives for their children, despite their activism resulting in physical abuse, punishment, loss of livelihood, and families torn apart. This event is FREE, but please RSVP. Use the code JBRINSON to receive 20% off through HFS Books on either the hard or digital copy.



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Celebrate Women-owned Businesses during Facebook's Women's Small Business Summit at 9 a.m. Nov. 19. Free digital training classes, expert advice, and panel discussions all to inspire, uplift and help female-owned businesses thrive. Sign Up at fb.com/WomensBizSummit


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. 19 and every other Thursday at Darlington Country Club, 125 Country Club Road, Darlington. Speaker: TBA

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.

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Black Creek Medical Consultants partners with The Blood Connection from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 19 for a blood drive at 149 E. Carolina Ave., Hartsville. All donors will receive a $20 VISA card! Make your appointment today

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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.

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

Pee Dee Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #25 will hold its meeting on Nov. 19 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.

Join downtown Hartsville to kick-off the Holiday season at the Downtown Holiday Open House & Centennial Tree Lighting on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at this celebratory event hosted by the City of Hartsville in partnership with Main Street Hartsville. Start the holiday celebration off early Downtown for a fun and safe night. At 6 p.m., Mayor Mel Pennington will kick the night off at the annual lighting of the Centennial Christmas Tree. Indulge in extended shopping hours and holiday specials at Main Street Hartsville businesses during Downtown Holiday Open House. Our friend Santa Claus will be outside this year for you to pass along your Christmas wishes. A chance of real snow and a guest appearance by Mrs. Claus make this magical holiday tradition one that you won't want to miss. Santa Claus will be waiting on the sidewalk near the Mantissa Hotel, 130 E. Carolina Ave., for photos. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced throughout the entire event. Masks will be required before entering any store or restaurant in accordance with the City of Hartsville's mask ordinance.

Join Black Creek Arts Council and area artists on November 19, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. to begin your holiday shopping at 116 W. College Ave. Hartsville. Original Artwork should be on the top of everyone's list! Free admission. Everyone will enter via the front doors and exit via the back doors. Masks are required to enter.



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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

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.

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

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.

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Car Chix heads to Darlington Dragway for Bear Fest Nov. 20-21! Come out for a great weekend of racing and be sure to come visit us in vendor row! More info: http://www.racedarlingtondragway.com/

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



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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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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

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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Leaders Rising Introductory Training: Digital Networking Masterclass from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Gain clarity on how to align having a kingdom mandate and making money while getting over the guilt of charging fees as a Christian business owner.



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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: https://leestreetfirstcog.org/ or 843-393-2672


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.

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

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The Lights of Love program at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center is being held virtually at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, November 22, via Facebook live on the Carolina Pines Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/carolinapinesrmc. 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 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.

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.



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.


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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.


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.

Shiftin' Gears, an exciting, innovative, party cover duet, brings the full, powerful band experience to the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at Darlington Moose Lodge, 1056 N. Governor Williams Hwy., Darlington. From country to beach to Motown and rock and roll, Christi and Jim will bring you all your favorites.

Masters Chaos Draft will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 at Multiverse Gifts & Games, 329 S. Fifth St., Hartsville. Pack per round win. Entry: $60. 16 spots available. (843) 917-0753

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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The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the Grand Opening of Bethea Retirement Community's new Skilled Care and Rehabilitation Center at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at 157 Home Avenue, Darlington. Join us for a sneak peek at this ultra-modern facility.

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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.


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 Please email us for float rental pricing Please remit payment to: DFRS Christmas Parade 107 S. Sycamore St Darlington, SC 29532. Vendor applications for the festival. For questions please contact: 843-616-2629 dfrs1956@gmail.com

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.

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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 the church, 311 Pearl Street, Darlington. Info: 843-393-4851

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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 p.m. 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.

The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce will hold the Mayor's Masquerade Ball on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. More details to come.



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. 



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: 

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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.




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.


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.


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 at https://sclegal.org/.