Welcome to The Town of Lamar!

TOWN OF LAMAR MASK ORDINANCETo help reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Town Hall will remain closed to the public until further notice.
Essential services will not be interrupted, however no meetings will be held.  We will continue to update the town with latest news via our website.
The Lamar Police Department is closed to the public, however regular patrol and response to calls will not be affected.  You may reach the Police Department by calling 843-326-5555 and after-hours for non-emergency calls at 843-398-4920

For all after-hours water and sewer issues, please call Mike McDonald at 843-639-1503.

With Town Hall closed to the public, we want to remind you of the payment options for utilities:

  • Mail to Town Hall (P.O. Box 267 Lamar, SC 29069)  Make your check or money order payable to “Town of Lamar”
  • Use the drop box at Town Hall
  • Call 843-968-3192 for phone payments
  • Visit our NEW online payment system @ www.nbspay.net/lamarsc  Click here for more information.

*Are you delinquent on your utility bills?  Contact DCCAA @ 843-917-8249 for assistance.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:  If your water is disconnected for non-payment, all trash receptacles will be removed from your premises until past due bills are brought current.

We encourage everyone to take standard precautions to stop the spread of illness:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water
  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • Cover your cough & dispose of tissues properly

Cancellations/Restrictions:
›All  Lamar Town meetings are cancelled until further notice.
›All County recreation activities are cancelled until further notice.

*THE LAMAR LIBRARY IS OPEN. FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED*
M-Th 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. ; Fri 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ; Sat 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

LOCAL MERCHANTS COVID-19 HOURS:
Piggly Wiggly 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily
Family Dollar 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday thru Saturday,   9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday
Dollar General 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday through Sunday

LOCAL RESTAURANT COVID-19 HOURS:
Main Street Restaurant – Call-in orders only: Mon – Wed 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. &  Thur – Sat 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Bernard’s – Call-in orders only Monday through Friday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. *Grill closes at 4:15 p.m.
New Dragon – Call in orders only Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 

**NEW PHARMACY IN TOWN!  Lamar Pharmacy located inside Piggly Wiggly
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  (843) 326-5231
Drive-Thru & Indoor Drop-Box
Immunizations, Auto Refills, Medicare Part D

 

RESOURCES
If you are sick, MUSC Health is offering virtual consultations to determine if medical attention is needed. Use code COVID19 at this link.
The SC DHEC Care Line is available daily from 8 a.m – 6 p.m. for common questions: 855-472-3432
You may monitor updates via the CDC here and SC DHEC here.
TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS
You may visit our Town of Lamar Facebook page to view Town Council meetings until further notice.

TOWN OF LAMAR
You may access a Town of Lamar Job Application here.  All completed applications must be submitted to Town Hall.  (P.O. Box 267 Lamar, SC 29069)  Call Town Clerk for any questions.

1.2

square miles

Darlington

county

1890

year of town charter

989

population

Upcoming Events

Neighborhood Watch Meeting

March 4, 2021 6:30 pm

Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Join Chief Scott and Captains at the Library. Presentation on self-reliance & disaster preparedness. Please attend!

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COVID-19 Testing in Lamar

March 8, 2021 9:00 am

COVID-19 Testing in Lamar

FREE Testing at the Lamar Library! Visit our calendar for more upcoming testing dates.

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Council Meeting

March 8, 2021 6:15 pm

Council Meeting

Council meets the second Monday of every month at 6:15 p.m. virtually via Facebook until further notice.

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Latest Lamar News

Safe Fox Valentine’s Day

Safe Fox Valentine’s Day

Over the weekend The Town of Lamar and The Lamar Police Department extended a small gesture of love to the warm-hearted women in our Safe Fox Program.

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Football Camp & Softball Signups

Football Camp & Softball Signups

Let’s get active! The Recreation Department is taking registrations for Little League Softball & bring your youth to the FREE Youth Football Camp at Lamar Park on Feb 27!

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Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance in effect January 4, 2021 with an end date of March 4, 2021. Face coverings are required in retail and foodservice establishments. Please read for full ordinance and exemptions.

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