MLK Day events set

Published 10:44 pm Friday, January 16, 2015

There are several area events planned Sunday and Monday to celebrate the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Sunday, Bethel A.M.E. Church will hold a tribute at 2:30 p.m. including a panel discussion, “Living the Dream in the 21st Century.” Performances will be by First Unity Missionary Baptist Church Praise Team.

In Opp, a citywide march traditionally is held at 10:15 a.m. on Monday, beginning at the Opp Police Department. The group will march to Hardin Street.

On Monday, Florala events begin at 11 a.m. at the Carver Community Center, Councilwoman Hazel Lee said.

At 6 p.m., St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual tribute with guest speaker the Rev. Bobby Harris.