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MLK Memorial Peace Conference April 4

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Social Action Committee Inc. (MLK-SAC), Food Lion LLC and Citadel of Hope Christian Fellowship will present the ninth annual MLK Memorial Peace Conference at 2 p.m. April 4 at the Fairway Room at the Springs Golf Course, 1821 Springs Club Road.
The celebration will mark the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is “Remaining Hopeful through the Storm.”


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Program replaces Angel Food Ministries

Supreme Outreach Food Ministry starts in April

Because of the tough economy – with rising gas and grocery prices – one local church has made it a mission to make meals more affordable for struggling families in the Lancaster area.
New Horizon Community Church, in conjunction with food marketing company Supreme Sales and Marketing LLC of Braselton, Ga., has launched a new food box program offering groceries at a discount, as a helping hand for those in need.


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Join us Saturday for Family Fun Day

4-H Showcase

Come join us Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply Co., 593 S.C. Bypass East (the old Bi-lo) for a day of fun as we showcase the 4-H activities in Lancaster County at the fifth annual Family Fun Day. 


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Katie Stogner gets past jangled nerves

12-Week Fitness Challenge

Editor’s note: The Lancaster News is tracking the progress of Katie Stogner and Jeff Holden as they undertake the Island Sun Tanning and Fitness 12-week Challenge for 2012. Here are their first blogs. You can also follow their progress at stevelewisplan.com.


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Wildfires a major concern in South Carolina

By Greg Summers

The statewide late winter/early spring wildfire season is still about a month away but the S.C. Forestry Commission has launched a safety campaign so those planning to burn can take the appropriate steps.

The seasonal outlook for the next few months indicates an increasing potential for high wildfire activity for most of the Palmetto State.

Although it may not seem like it due to recent rainfall, precipitation amounts for this portion of the Piedmont are already about 1.2 inches below normal.


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Stephanie Smith/American Cancer Society

Register your Relay for Life team today

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Lancaster County gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. 


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Superstition comes to the forefront on Friday the 13th

Freaky phobia

By Greg Summers

If you feel like pulling the covers back up or staying home today, don’t worry.


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McDows serve as grand marshals for 'A Dream Come True' parade at Walt Disney World

It's not a very small world after all

By Greg Summers

Each year, more than 42.8 million guests step through the gates at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Fla.


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African Christians Fellowship International celebrates 25 years

Saying thanks at Thanksgiving

By Greg Summers

Thanks to cyberspace, cell phones, Twitter, and e-mail, reaching someone halfway around the world is almost instantaneous with very little face to face interaction.


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John Harry Hinson

2001 Veterans Day Tribute

Editor’s note – The Lancaster News recently asked readers on its Facebook page to share memories on family members who proudly served in the United States military. Here is Mickey R. Hinson Sr.‘s story on his dad, the late John Harry Hinson, who died Feb. 16, 2008, at the age of 92.


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