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Lancaster NAACP elections

The Lancaster unit of NAACP will host an election for officers and executive members from noon – 4 p.m. Nov. 11 at The Living Word Church, 117 S. Market St. Only NAACP members are eligible to vote. For details, call (803) 283-3863.

Kershaw leaf collection

The Town of Kershaw Street Department will begin leaf collection Nov. 12. Leaf collection is scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through early spring. No limbs or other debris should be mixed in with the leaves. Leaves must not be placed in any roadway or near any storm drain. Leaves should be placed between the sidewalk and the curb. 

LSWCD office closed for Veteran’s Day

The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District Office will be closed Nov. 12 for Veteran’s Day. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Nov. 13.  

County council meets Nov. 12

Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 in council chambers at the County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. The agenda is posted in the lobby of the County Administration Building and on the county website.

I&R committee meets Nov. 13

The Lancaster County Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meeting is 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

First Steps board meeting

The Lancaster County First Steps November 2018 board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in room 101 of the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building at USC Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive.

Historical commission meets

The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St.

LCWSD board meets

The Lancaster County Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the LCWSD Administrative Business Office Conference Center, 1400 Pageland Highway, Lancaster. 

City council meets 

Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lancaster City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St.

County school board to meet

The Lancaster County School District board meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the district office, 300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. For details or to sign up to speak during open session, call (803) 286-6972.

LSWCD board meets Nov. 13

The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Commissioners will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the district office located at 1771 Highway 521 Bypass South, Lancaster. The public is invited. 

IL fire district board meets

The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.

Historical Commission seeks school photos

The Lancaster County Historical Commission is seeking photographs of community schools located in the county from the turn of the century to the end of World War II. Photos may be dropped off at the Lancaster County Historical Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The photos may be picked up during these hours the following week.

Pro Se Divorce Clinic Nov. 15

South Carolina Legal Services will host a Pro Se Divorce Clinic at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St. This instructional clinic is for persons who have been separated from their spouse for over one year and who are seeking a divorce on the grounds of one-year continuous separation only. You must know where your spouse resides in order to participate in this clinic. Pre-registration is required. To register or for details, call (803) 327-9001 or (800) 922-3853. 

Admin committee meets Nov. 15

The Lancaster County Administration Committee meeting is 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in the council conference room at the county Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

Community relations commission meets

The Lancaster County Community Relations Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Marine Corps League Lodge, 347 Brooklyn Ave., Lancaster.

UW seeks funding partnerships

United Way of Lancaster County is seeking funding partnerships with nonprofit organizations and agencies that operate programs with positive measurable results relating to education, income or health and safety. Applications may be submitted online at www.uwaylcsc.org. Eligibility standards and applications may also be obtained by e-mailing exec.director@uwaylcsc.org or by calling (803) 283-8923. The deadline for applications is noon Nov. 16.

Kershaw Town Council meets 

The Kershaw Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Kershaw Town Hall, 113 S. Hampton St., Kershaw.

Kershaw Town Council meets 

The Kershaw Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Kershaw Town Hall, 113 S. Hampton St., Kershaw.

Planning commission meets

The Lancaster County Planning Commission’s next meeting is 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

HS Town Council meets 

The Heath Springs Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Town Hall, 103 Duncan St., Heath Springs.

PV fire district board meets

The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 9370 Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land.

Public safety meeting Nov. 26

The next Lancaster County Public Safety Committee meeting is 4 p.m. Nov. 26 in the conference room of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

Board of zoning appeals meets Dec. 4

The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 4 in the County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

Planning commission work session

The Lancaster County Planning Commission’s next work session is 5 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

Fire commission meets Dec. 6

The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster. 

Health commission meets

The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meets at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 12 at the Primetime for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

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.

 

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