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

Christmas on Main

Saturday, December 2nd come out to the Christmas on Main event! Enjoy vendors, food, SANTA, and more from 1PM-5PM, followed by a Parade at 5:30! We are now accepting vendor and parade applications. Click here for more details!

Public Service Announcements

8/2/23: “Egging a house,” vandalism and “Doorbell Ditching” are crimes! Chief Scott provides details on these acts and shares an image of a bicycle involved in recent doorbell ditching schemes.

Lamar Awarded Duke Energy Grant

We are thrilled to announce that the Town of Lamar has been awarded a $5,000 emergency preparedness grant from the Duke Energy Foundation!

Sewer Lines Smoke Test

June 26 – June 29, 2023. Residents, please contact us if anyone in the home experiences respiratory problems or is immobile, prior to testing.

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.

SC Homeowner Rescue Program

SC Homeowner Rescue Program is available for homeowners in SC who have experienced hardships due to COVID-19, and are in need of financial assistance. This program will close April 20, 2023.

Town of Lamar Business Licenses

Attention Businesses: Business License letters will be mailed the week of March 27, 2023. The Business License Tax Year begins May 1st.

Driver Suspension Eligibility Week

Driver Suspension Eligibility Week for our state is March 6-10, 2023. Drivers with certain suspensions may be able to reduce or clear their suspension.

For Sale at Town Hall

Souvenir booklets from the Salute to Sports event are still available at Town Hall for purchase. You can also stop by Town Hall for your Commemorative Lamar Sesquicentennial Ornament!

Reporting Wastewater Odors

In an effort to serve you better, we have created a place where you can report wastewater odors to the Lamar Public Works Department.

Anonymous Tips

The Town of Lamar Police Department works hard to keep you safe.
We understand it may be hard sometimes to give information to the authorities when you feel threatened, uncomfortable or unsure.
As always, you may contact our anonymous tip line to report information to the Police Department.
For those times where you want to completely remain anonymous, we have created this portal where you may anonymously submit tips.

Town of Lamar Jobs

Discover current job opportunities working for the Town of Lamar! Current open position with the Town: Public Works Department Laborer, Police Officers

Toiletries Drive

Genesis Healthcare is collecting toiletries for Healthcare for the Homeless Day. To donate, you may drop off at one of the many Genesis locations in our area, including Lamar Family Care on West Main Street. Last day to drop off is July 25!

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.

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!

Lamar Alumni Association Scholarship

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

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.

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!

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?