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COVID-19: CareSouth Carolina County Updates

By March 25, 2020Health

Chesterfield County

County Offices:

Chesterfield County Government offices will remain open and operational, continuing to provide essential services. However, in an effort to minimize the threat of spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, the county is strongly urging the public to handle business with the County online or by phone where possible. The public is asked to call those departments directly for information and coordination. Those contact numbers can be found at: http://www.chesterfieldcountysc.com/_fileUploads/files/Press%20Release.pdf

Chesterfield Town Hall:

Chesterfield Town Council Election for Districts 2, 4, & 6 have been postponed. The date will be announced at a later time.

Cheraw Town Hall:

The Cheraw Town Council and Mayor Andrew R. Ingram decided to suspend, until further notice, all non-essential services and activities in the Town of Cheraw. This suspends immediately all Recreation Department activities such as sports, dance, karate, gymnastics, arts, etc.  This also impacts reserved events at the Cheraw Community Center and the Theatre on the Green.  These facilities will be closed to the public until further notice.

All parks will remain open for individual use only.  No organized activities in Cheraw’s parks are allowed.  Further, Opening Day Ceremony at Arrowhead Park and Cheraw Spring Festival are canceled. The Town will continue to be fully staffed, providing our Citizens the day to day services as usual.

Town Hall will remain open but the doors will be locked.  If you need to make a payment we encourage you to use mail, pay online, or use the dropbox.  Staff will be on site to handle the day to day activities such as new service requests, business licenses, and permits.  Please call Town Hall at 843-537-7283 if you have any questions.

Chambers of Commerce:

The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce is working on gathering information for a cohesive list of the county businesses & their policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask that you share this information and encourage everyone to shop and eat local when possible. If your business has any information to add, please contact us via Facebook messenger, email your information to chesterfieldscchamber@gmail.com or contact Sarra at 843-910-7369. We will constantly edit this post as changes are needed or we receive new information.

Grocery Stores:

Piggly Wiggly (Chesterfield): Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

Walmart Supercenter (Cheraw): Open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. every day; The Auto Care Center has been closed until further notice.

 

Darlington County

County Offices:

Darlington County government and facilities will have modified operational procedures and processes. The intent of these changes include: meeting the needs of the citizens and visitors of Darlington County, protecting the health and safety of the citizens and visitors of Darlington County, protecting the health and safety of the employees of Darlington County, and protecting the ability of Darlington County to maintain continuity of government operations and services.

During this modified operational period, Darlington County has setup a public information line to address questions and concerns from citizens about these operation changes. The number is 843-398-4469. It will operate Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Media inquiries should be directed to Molly Odom at (843) 398-4450 ext. 1102.

A list of operational facilities, departments and services can be found at: http://www.darcosc.com/alert_detail.php

Hartsville City Hall:

City Hall will be closed to the public.

Water Bills may be paid: Over the Phone: 843-383-3015; By drop box located in the alcove at City Hall, 100 E. Carolina Avenue, checks or money order only; By Mail: P.O. Drawer 2497, Hartsville, SC 29551, checks or money order only; Online at: https://hartsvillesc.csibillpay.com/Account/Login.aspx; Automatic Bank Draft: https://www.hartsvillesc.gov/government/forms/utilities-bank-draft-payment-application/; SPC Credit Union, 204 N. Fifth Street, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Customers must have their bill and pay the full amount due with cash or personal check only. Drive thru option is available.

Any additional business with the Finance Department may be taken care of by calling 843.383.3015 or emailing finance@hartsvillesc.gov.

All other services and contact information for Hartsville City Hall can be found at https://www.hartsvillesc.gov/news/city-of-hartsville-announces-modified-operations/.

Society Hill Town Hall

The Town Hall will be closed to the public. For more information, call the public information line at is 843-398-4469.

Chambers of Commerce

The Greater Darlington Chamber of Commerce is working to promote curbside pick-up and supporting local business across Darlington County at this time. The chamber is constantly updating its Facebook page.

The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce is offering updates through its Facebook page and online at http://www.hartsvillechamber.org/news/.

Grocery Stores:

Walmart Supercenter (Hartsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. every day; Every Tuesday until April 28, Walmart will host an hour-long shopping event for seniors aged 60 and older from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.; The Auto Care Center has been closed until further notice.

Piggly Wiggly (Hartsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.

IGA (Hartsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

IGA Food Center (Hartsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.

BI-LO (Hartsville): Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

Family Dollar (Society Hill): Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

 

Dillon County

County Offices:

Until further notice, the Dillon City/County Building is closed to the public. The following offices can be reached by phone or email: Treasure (843-774-1416); Tax Assessor (843-774-1412); Auditor (843-774-1418), Probate Judge (843-774-1423); Veterans Affairs (843-774-1427); Economic Development (843-774-1402), Coroner (843-774-1444).

All payments and submissions can be done online or by phone. All telephone and processing fees are being waived at this time. If this is not possible, citizens can utilize the Drop Box at the Fifth Avenue entrance.

City of Dillon Hall

City Hall will be closed to the public.

Water Bills may be paid over the phone with credit/debit cards only 843-774-0040 ext 1022; By drop box located on the side of City Hall, 401 W. Main Street, checks or money orders only; By Mail: P.O. Drawer 431, Dillon, SC 29536, checks or money orders only; For new service or to discontinue service, contact 843-774-0040 ext 1022.

Local Hospitality payments and Local Accommodations Tax payments mail to PO Drawer 431, Dillon, SC; Any additional business with the Finance Department may be taken care of by calling 843-774-0040 ext 1018.

All other services and contact information for Hartsville City Hall can be found at https://www.cityofdillonsc.us/2020/03/23/city-of-dillon-announces-modified-operations/

Lake View Town Hall

The Lake View Town Hall and Lake View Police Department are closed to the public. Please contact Town Hall by calling 843-759-2861. Payment of fines and bond forfeitures can be made by mailing a cashier’s check or money order to the Lake View Municipal Court, PO Box 824, Lake View, SC 29563 or online at www.lakeviewpmts.com or by calling 1-877-794-1145.

 

Grocery Stores:

Food Lion (Dillon): Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.

Walmart Supercenter (Dillon): Open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. every day; The Auto Care Center has been closed until further notice.

KJ Market’s IGA (Dillon): Open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.

Marvin’s Grocer (Dillon):

IGA (Latta): Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

Family Dollar (Latta): Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

Dollar General (Latta): Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.

 

Lee County

County Offices:

Lee county has made a number of adjustments to county operations to protect both citizens and employees from potential exposure to the virus and hopefully limit the spread in our community. A number of county departments and offices have suspended services and programs. Some county and state offices have either limited access or stopped entry completely to various government buildings.

The county encourages everyone to call the office or department with which you may have business prior to visiting in person and see what options for taking care of your needs are available instead of visiting in person. The county has established a hotline for questions from the public regarding county services or other information related to this emergency. Please call 803-484-5921 and information will be provided or your question will be taken and a response provided as soon as the answer is determined. The hotline will operate Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm.

Bishopville City Hall:

All City of Bishopville facilities, excluding the Bishopville Police Department, will be closed to public access. City services will continue and city offices will be accessible by telephone Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During this time, the City of Bishopville would like for all water/sewage/garbage customers to pay their bills by leaving the payments in the dropbox. Th City will continue trash pick-up as usual, other sanitation services will operate on a modified schedule. City Hall may be reached at 803-484-5948. For more information, please visit http://cityofbishopvillesc.com/covid-19.html

Chambers of Commerce:

The Lee County Chamber of Commerce continues to update its website at https://www.leecountychambersc.com/ and can be reached at 803-483-2800.

Grocery Stores:

Food Lion (Bishopville): Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.

Piggly Wiggly (Bishopville): Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

Family Dollar (Bishopville): Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.

 

Marlboro County

County Offices:

Marlboro County Government offices, including the Courthouse offices, are currently open. Protective measures have been taken to distance people where possible and additional cleaning procedures have been put in place. The public is encouraged to use online services or call by telephone where possible. The issuing of marriage licenses will be suspended until April 1. This decision will be re-evaluated after that time. Staff will continue to receive documents for filing; however, opening estates with staff’s assistance will be limited.

Public Safety departments (Sheriff, EMS, Detention Center and Fire) have equipment and procedures to deal with the current situation. The leaders of these functions have met and will continue to meet regularly to adjust procedures as recommended or mandated by health officials.

Stay informed: Please monitor this page, Marlboro County Emergency Management Facebook page, HeraldAdvocate.com and FB page for further updates.

Citizens are encouraged to sign-up for CodeRed. This system allows 911 and Emergency Management to send messages to citizens should that be necessary in this situation or any situation like a hurricane.

https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BFB7CC4C6C0A

Bennettsville City Hall:

  • Closed to the public
  • Utility payments can be made online at www.bennettsvillesc.com, over the phone using the automated system by dialing 843.479.9001 and selecting option 1, drop box at city hall located next to the drive thru window, and drive thru window at city hall
  • The city will not suspend or disconnect essential services for non-payment during the State of Emergency, although all customers are strongly encouraged to pay to prevent overwhelming past due balances
  • Business license renewals should be paid by mail, applications for new businesses are available online at www.bennettsvillesc.com, by telephone 843.479.9001 extension 317, or email michelle.hodges@bennettsvillesc.com
  • Human Resource activities will be handled by phone at 843.479.9001 extension 323 or tammy.king@bennettsvillesc.com
  • Planning and Zoning operations will be conducted as usual. Transactions will be handled by phone at 843.479.9001 extension 304 and the complete building permit application process may be conducted online at www.bennettsvillesc.com.

For more information, please visit http://bennettsvillesc.com/.

McColl Town Hall:

The Town Hall will be closed to the public. For more information, visit https://marlborocounty.sc.gov/contact.

Chambers of Commerce:

The Marlboro County Chamber of Commerce regularly updates its Facebook page and can be reached at (843) 535-8184.

Grocery Stores:

Carls IGA (Bennettsville): Open from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.

Food Lion (Bennettsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.

Walmart Supercenter (Bennettsville): Open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. every day; The Auto Center is closed until further notice.

Wylie’s IGA (McColl): Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.