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National Night Out events planned for North Charleston, Georgetown

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This year marks the 30th Annual National Night Out, an event designed to strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the public. This year marks the 30th Annual National Night Out, an event designed to strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the public.

Citizens and law enforcement agencies will gather on August 6 to take a bite out of crime.

This year marks the 30th Annual National Night Out, an event designed to strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the public.

Ten thousand communities and military bases worldwide will participate in the event. North Charleston and Georgetown are two of the participating cities.

The family-friendly events take place to heighten crime prevention awareness and generate support for anti-crime programs.

In North Charleston, a cookout and crime prevention education activities will start at 6 p.m. at the Pepperhill Community Center on Brandywine Road.

Similar events will occur at the same time in other North Charleston neighborhoods, including Forest Hills I, Charleston Farms, North Charleston Old Village, Woodlands, Coosaw Commons, and Indigo on the Ashley.

Citizens are asked to turn on their porch lights as a sign of unity against crime.

Georgetown County will also have a National Night Out event on August 6 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 209 S. Maple Street (the old Andrews High School) in Andrews, S.C.

Over 33 million people are expected to participate in National Night Out this year.

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