Local Bahá’ís mark bicentennial of the birth of religion’s founder

Easley mayor Larry Bagwell signs a proclamation with William Black, left, and Dr. Jay and Shoaleh Young, right, of Easley, honoring Sunday, Oct. 22, as the bicentennial of the birth of Baha’u’llah, founder of the Baha’i Faith.

EASLEY — On Friday, Oct. 6, Easley mayor Larry Bagwell signed a proclamation for the Bahá’ís of Easley proclaiming Oct. 22 as the bicentennial of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith.

The Bahá’í Faith is the second most widespread religion in the world and the largest minority religion in the state of South Carolina.

Local plans underway include a Light of Unity Bicentennial Celebration, sponsored by the

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