To 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
Town Council Meetings are being held via Facebook Live until further notice.  You may watch here on our Lamar Facebook page.

As always, you may contact Town Hall for questions or assistance, Monday & Tuesday 9 a.m. – 3 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.

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

Town of Lamar Mask Ordinance

At the March Council Meeting, Council voted to extend the Mask Ordinance, with an expiration date of May 10. Face coverings will remain required in retail and foodservice establishments.

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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.



›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.
HOURS: Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


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)


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 @  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.