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It's Official 10-3-18

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A weekly listing of area government and political news and events

Planning Commission to meet Oct. 4
The Lancaster County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. Oct. 4, in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. This is the group’s monthly workshop to discuss the agenda for its meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 16. For details, call (803) 285-6005.


Fire commission meets Oct. 4

The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.


County Democratic Party meets Oct. 4

The Lancaster County Democratic Party meets at 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Lancaster County Library conference room at 313 S. White St., Lancaster. Guest speaker is Constance Anastopoulo, candidate for S.C. attorney general. The public is welcome.
For details, contact Keith T. Grey Sr. at keithgreysr@gmail.com or (803) 227-3364, or visit www.LancasterDemocrats.com, www.Facebook.com/LancasterSCDems or www.Twitter.com/LancasterSCDems.

LSWCD closed for Columbus Day
The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District and USDA-NRCS Office will be closed Oct. 8 for Columbus Day. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Oct. 9.

County Council meets Oct. 8
Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
To see the meeting agenda, visit www.mylancastersc.org. Under the government tab, choose agenda, minutes and ordinances. For details, call (803) 285-1565.


Republican clubs joint meeting Oct. 8

The Indian Land Republican Women will join the Sun City Carolina Lakes Republican Club at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Rebound Behavioral Health, 134 E. Rebound Road, Lancaster. Speakers will be Congressman Ralph Norman and S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson. For details, contact Michelle Simonetti at michelle@compassionatesc.com.


Historical board meets Oct. 9

The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Lancaster County Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.

Recreation Advisory Board meets Oct. 9
The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department Advisory Board  meets at 6:300 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Springdale Recreation Department, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803)285-5545.


Council committees to meet next week

Lancaster County Council committees meet as follows in the council conference room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster, as follows:  
• Infrastructure and Regulation Committee, 3 p.m. Oct. 9
• Public Safety Committee, 5 p.m. Oct. 9
• Administration Committee, 6 p.m. Oct. 11

Nuclear station siren test Oct. 10
The outdoor warning sirens around the Catawba Nuclear Station will be tested about 11:50 a.m. Oct. 10. All 89 sirens within 10 miles of the station will be tested for three minutes to make sure each siren works properly. This test is performed once each quarter.
No public action is required. Hearing a siren does not mean to evacuate.
In an emergency, sirens are sounded as a signal for residents to tune to a local radio or TV station that would carry an emergency-alerting message. County officials use these stations to provide information to the public. If sirens are heard and residents are unsure if it is a test or an emergency, they should tune to their local radio or TV station.
For more information about the sirens, visit www.duke-energy.com/NuclearEP.

Health commission meets Oct. 10
The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meets at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 10 at Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

PV fire district board meets
The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 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 meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.

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

Recover property from sheriff’s office
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office advertises found property on its website, www.lacoso.net. A list of the property, which has been recovered by deputies and placed into evidence for safekeeping, can be seen in the news section of the sheriff’s office website.
Rightful owners can contact the evidence and property unit at (803) 313-2102 to describe the item and claim ownership. The sheriff’s office is allowed by state law to dispose of the property after a 90-day period, after exhausting all reasonable efforts to find the legal owner.

To add your government or political group’s events to this listing, send it to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; email it to cgnews@thelancasternews.com or fax it to (803) 283-8969.