LAMAR TOWN NEWS

Check in regularly for Latest Lamar Town News,  Notices & Special Announcements

Men’s Health Month

The Town of Lamar has proclaimed June as Men’s Health Month. Join us as we educate & encourage preventative health care & a healthy lifestyle for Men of our area.

Water Customers Amnesty Week

Attention Town of Lamar Water Customers!  There will be a three-day amnesty period for delinquent water bills. Receive a 20% decrease in outstanding bills.

SC Homeowner Rescue Program

SC homeowner rescue program is available for homeowners in the state of SC who have experienced hardships due to COVID-19.

Lamar’s Decobie Durant Drafted

Lamar’s Decobie Durant has been drafted to the Los Angeles Rams! Another LHS football star going Pro! We are so proud!

Public Service Announcements

Lamar Public Service Announcements for the residents of Lamar. Stay current with local news and special announcements. *Updated 5/6/22 for important message from Chief Scott.

Lamar Alumni Association Scholarship

The Lamar Alumni Association is now taking applications for the 2022 Scholarship. Essay, recommendations and requirements must be met.

Town of Lamar Business Licenses

The Town of Lamar is transitioning our current business license year to a new statewide standard license year of May 1 – April 30. Access application and information here.

Watershed Study

If you have flooding issues and live in Darlington County, let your voice be heard! Check out dates and times of meetings in your area.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April will be recognized by the Town of Lamar as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Together, we can make a difference to build inclusive, safe & respectful communities.

Lamar’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Lamar’s Sesquicentennial (150th) Anniversary events kick off in April! Events will be posted here.

Advertisement for Bids

The Town of Lamar is accepting bids for the construction of the Zion Road Pump Station Rehab/Upgrades. Sealed bids must be submitted to Tim Dargan, Town Administrator.

Lamar Great American Cleanup 2022

It’s the Great American Cleanup! Take pride in our town and help clean around your home or business!

COVID-19 Funds Available

COVID-19 funds are available to assist the residents of Lee and Darlington Counties with a portion of the mortgage, rent, or utilities (electricity, water, or gas) payments.

Lamar School Choice Week

January 23-29, 2021 has been proclaimed by our Mayor as Lamar School Choice Week. Join us as we raise awareness of the need for effective educational options!

In Memorium 2021

As 2021 has come to an end, we pause to give honor to the memory of those who walked among us, who led by example, and who shared their unconditional love in the Lamar Community. We honor our friends, family members and loved ones listed on this page.

COVID-19 Town News & Local Resources

You may find all the Lamar COVID-19 Town News, modified services & local resources for you to stay well!

Christmas on Main

Saturday, December 4th come out to the Christmas on Main event! Enjoy vendors, food, SANTA, a gingerbread house contest, and more from 1PM-4PM, followed by a Parade and Movie in the Park at dusk! Everyone is welcome to attend!

Thanksgiving Dinner Distributions

The Town of Lamar and the Lamar Police Department will distribute Thanksgiving Dinners on November 25. We are asking local churches submit names of church family members who would be blessed by the giveaway.

Former Lamar Citizen A Reality Star

DeQuincey Walker competes to be the next CBS reality show “Tough As Nails” champ. Watch him compete weekly!

Lamar Fall Events

The Town of Lamar has events for the whole family in October! Community building, Movie Nights & Fun at the Library for all. The Town will observe Halloween on October 30 from 4p-7p. Come down to N. Railroad Ave for a Trunk or Treat!

Adult Education at Spaulding Elementary

Darlington County School District is now holding evening classes at the old Spaulding Elementary School in Lamar. Evening classes are being held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30.

Open Mic Community Conversations

Share your thoughts and ideas about your community programs and solutions. Date, Time & Location for the event to be determined. Are you interested in participating?

Duke Energy Utility Assistance

With rising summer temps threatening to cause even more financial hardship for those struggling to pay their energy bills, Duke Energy is connecting those customers with available assistance.

Health & Wellness Day in Lamar

Begin the Lamar Health & Wellness Day with a Walking Warriors Fun Walk at 8 a.m., then enjoy a Live DJ, Treats, Health resources, COVID-19 Vaccinations, school supplies & more!

Lamar Youth Golf Camp

Lamar Youth Golf Camp will run July 5 to August 2 on Mondays. Sign your youth (ages 8-16) up now! Have fun and learn something new this summer at the Rec Fields!

Unclaimed Stimulus Checks

While most everyone has seen their stimulus checks for the latest round, there are some that have not been claimed. If you believe that you have a stimulus check that you have not received, you may bring a photo ID to the Lamar Post Office to be verified and receive your check.

SC Stay Plus Program

SC STAY PLUS PROGRAM The SC Stay Plus Program is open and accepting applications for housing assistance, related to COVID-19 financial instability. It provides payments directly to landlords and utility companies on behalf of affected renters.

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Are you age 55 and older? Update your job skills and earn a wage through the Senior Community Service Employment Program.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The EBB program helps provide discounts on eligible households’ internet bills. Learn more now to see how you can enroll & receive up to $50 per month towards your home internet service!

Lamar Presents Text MyGov

Text MyGov is a new service we are providing to everyone as a way to receive Town Alerts, communicate with Town Hall, report issues and find answers quickly.