COVID-19 TOWN NEWS & LOCAL RESOURCES

Town Hall and the Police Department have re-opened to the public.  We encourage all visitors to practice safety precautions due to COVID-19.  All visitors must enter through the Police Department and check in at the Police Department window.
Council Meetings have also re-opened to the public, effective June 14, 2021.  You may continue to watch here on our Lamar Facebook page.
We will continue to update the town with latest news via our website.

As always, you may contact Town Hall for questions or assistance, Monday & Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. @ 843-326-5551. If calling during non-business hours, you may leave a message and someone will contact you as soon as possible.  You may also submit a contact form on our website.  Be sure to include details of your inquiry and a phone number where you may be reached.

It is recommended that those requesting new services or visiting Town Hall for business licenses or permits to make an appointment.  You may call Town Hall for appointments.

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

The Mask Ordinance for the Town of Lamar has expired. While wearing a mask is no longer required at Lamar establishments, we strongly “encourage” everyone to wear face protection and practice safety precautions.

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

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

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.

You may visit the Vax locator tool here to see locations accepting vaccination appointments.  You may register here.

*Lamar Family Pharmacy is offering Vaccinations.
*Lamar Family Care- Genesis is also offering Vaccinations.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN LAMAR

Oct 20
COVID-19 Vaccinations
9:00 am - 12:00 pmRead more
Oct 27
COVID-19 Vaccinations
9:00 am - 12:00 pmRead more
Oct 19
COVID-19 Testing in Lamar
9:00 am - 1:00 pmRead more
Oct 26
COVID-19 Testing in Lamar
9:00 am - 1:00 pmRead more

Additional CareSouth Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Events in our area:

October 5: Hartsville Soup Kitchen
October 5: 137 Shiver Pond Road – Rembert  *TESTING ONLY  (9AM-1030AM)
October 5: 51 Wilkerson Road – Bishopville *TESTING ONLY (11AM-1230PM)
October 6: Bethlehem UMC- Bishopville *TESTING ONLY
October 7: Dollar General – Lynchburg *TESTING ONLY
October 7: CareSouth Carolina – Hartsville
October 12:  CareSouth Carolina – Hartsville  *TESTING ONLY
October 12: Old Grammar School Park – Bishopville  *TESTING ONLY
October 13: Shell Station Main Street – Bishopville
October 13: CareSouth Carolina – Society Hill *TESTING ONLY
October 14: Mended Hearts Ministries – Darlington  *TESTING ONLY
October 19: Hartsville Soup Kitchen
October 20: Mt. Joy Missionary Bapt Church – Bishopville  *TESTING ONLY
October 21: Dollar General – Lynchburg *TESTING ONLY
October 21: CareSouth Carolina – Hartsville  *TESTING ONLY
October 26: CareSouth Carolina – Society Hill
October 27: Bethlehem UMC – Bishopville *TESTING ONLY
October 28: Dollar General – Lynchburg *TESTING ONLY
October 28: CareSouth Carolina – Hartsville  *TESTING ONLY

LAMAR CANCELLATIONS/RESTRICTIONS & MODIFIED SERVICES

CANCELLATIONS/RESTRICTIONS:

›All  Lamar Town Council Meetings are now open to the public, effective June 14, 2021.  We encourage safety precautions due to COVID-19.

The Lamar Library is Open.  Face coverings are REQUIRED.
HOURS: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

LOCAL MERCHANTS/RESTAURANT 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

Main Street Restaurant – Call-in orders only: Mon – Wed 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. &  Thur – Sat 10:30 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.
A Lil’ Tast’a Cajun : Tuesday-Thursday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. & Friday-Saturday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.  Sunday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  (Closed Mondays)

UTILITIES

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

You may now visit Town Hall to remit your utility payments, however 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 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.