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Law enforcement career fair

A law enforcement career fair is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 20 at the American Legion, 524 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill. 

Attendees interested in a career in law enforcement and detention can connect with local and state agencies and meet with service member and family care representatives in employment, VA benefits, behavioral health, ID cards, ESGR, family assistance, health and wellness, financial and legal guidance and education. 

For details, call (803) 288-2635 or (803) 299-2781 or visit SCGuard.com.

Housing Authority board meets Sept. 20

The Housing Authority of Lancaster Board meeting is 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Dr. James A. Boykin Boardroom, 3502 Caroline Courts, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-7214.

IL fire district board to meet

The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meeting is 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road.

Community relations commission meets

The Lancaster County Community Relations Commission meeting is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

County council meets Sept. 25

The Lancaster County Council meeting is 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

Library board to meet Sept. 26

The Lancaster County Library Board of Trustees meeting is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Caroliniana Room of the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster.

City council meets Sept. 26

Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Lancaster City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St.

Lancaster County Republicans meet

The Lancaster County Republican Party meeting is 7 p.m. Sept. 28, at the office of Mike Williams Builders, 1351 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend.

Conservation board to meet

The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation Board of Commissioners has rescheduled its meeting for 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at its office, 1771 Highway 521 Bypass South.

County planning commission meets

The Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting is 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

Brooklyn crime watch meets

The Brooklyn Community Crime Watch meets at 6 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at Glorious Resurrection of Life Praise and Worship Ministries, 289 Brooklyn Ave., Lancaster.

County fire commission meets

The Lancaster County Fire Commission meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place.

Democratic party to meet Oct. 5

The Lancaster County Democratic Party meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster. Dr. David Keely will make a presentation on single-payer healthcare.

For details, visit www.lascdemocrats.org or email county chair Keith Grey at keithgreysr@gmail.com. All are welcome.

County council meets Oct. 9

The Lancaster County Council meeting is 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

I&R committee meets Oct. 10

The Lancaster County Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meeting is 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

Public safety committee meets

The Lancaster County Public Safety Committee meeting is 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Council Conference Room in the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

Admin committee meets Oct. 10

The Lancaster County Administration Committee meeting is 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in council chambers at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

Historical Commission meets

The Lancaster County Historical Commission meeting is 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the historic courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.

Joint recreation commission meets

The Lancaster County Joint Recreation Commission meeting is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

City council meets

Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in Lancaster City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St.

County Health commission meets

The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meeting is 11:45 a.m. Oct. 11 at the Lancaster Council on Aging, 309 S. Plantation Road.

Board of zoning appeals meets

The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting is 6 p.m. Oct. 12 in Council Chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

Kershaw Town Council meets

The Kershaw Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Kershaw Town Hall, 113 S. Hampton St., Kershaw.

County school board to meet

The Lancaster County school board meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the district office, 300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. For details or to sign up in advance to speak during open session, call (803) 286-6972.

County planning commission meets

The Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

PV fire district board meets

The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 9370 Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land.

IL fire district board to meet

The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road.

Community relations commission meets

The Lancaster County Community Relations Commission meeting is 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

City council meets

Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 in Lancaster City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St.

Environmental group seeks volunteers

An environmental organization is looking for local participation and volunteers to reconnect with nature. For details, email kayakcatawba@yahoo.com.

CCA offers help with energy bills

The Lancaster County Office of Carolina Community Actions Inc. is taking applications to help low-income families with home energy bills and other programs and services. 

Family households must be income-eligible and provide supporting documents to qualify.

Apply from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 101 Wylie St., Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-2034.

Senior rental help available

The Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging administers an emergency rental assistance program for seniors funded through the S.C. Finance and Development Authority. The program provides short-term help to low-income seniors ages 60 and older. It provides money for rent, which will be sent to the property owner or landlord. For details, call Pam Grant at (800) 868-9095 or e-mail grantp@aging.sc.gov.

Reading Pals seeks volunteers

United Way of Lancaster County Education Initiative, in collaboration with the Lancaster County School District, is looking for volunteers to visit Brooklyn Springs Elementary School at least one hour every week to help children acquire better reading skills and read on grade level. 

Those interested must complete a school volunteer application at www.lancastercsd.com and attend orientation for volunteer tutoring with United Way of Lancaster County. For details, call (803) 283-8923.


 

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