MLK celebrations planned Monday

By MARK ROGERS,

Schools and government offices will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the annual parade will roll at 1 p.m.

“We’ll be lining up beginning at noon in the Citizens Bank parking lot off Main Street,” the Rev. R.T. McGowan, president of the local chapter of the NAACP, said. “Each year we’ve had a good turnout.”



CHS musical cast announced

By MARK ROGERS,

Columbia High School’s musical rehearsals are under way as “The Little Mermaid” comes to life. The show will be March 1 and March 2 in the Crystelle Ford Auditorium.

The cast is rehearsing Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of each week, and more rehearsals will be held as the production dates move closer.


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