The McCormick County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Jan. 28, virtually, beginning at 5:30 p.m. To join the meeting online, go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join927000141. You can also dial in using your phone: United States: +1 (571) 317-3112. Access Code: 927-000-141. On the agenda will be the election of two new board members; state of Chamber address and award recognitions. Speakers include Chantal Fryer, Deputy Director for Business Services, South Carolina Department of Commerce and Clarke Stearns, Sheriff, McCormick County. A drawing for two $50 gift cards will be done from the members attending the meeting online.
The Lower Long Cane A.R.P. Church in Troy will mark the 261st Anniversary of the Long Cane Massacre at 3 p.m. on Jan. 31. Guest speaker will be Eric Williams of Greenwood. Williams is a Ret. Star Fort Ranger and an artist. He will also unveil his painting of the massacre site. For more information contact Jenny Kelly at 864-379-2753.