• Brasington-Gravitt Engagement

    Tony and Ruthann Brasington announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Blanche Brasington, all of Heath Springs, to Thomas Justin Gravitt of Kershaw.
    The wedding is planned for April 11, 2015.

  • Whitesells celebrate 64 years

    William Eli Whitesell III and Lynn R. Whitesell celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14, 2015, with a dinner given by their children. The couple married in Lancaster on Jan. 14, 1951.
    The couple has three children, William Eli Whitesell IV, Lark Whitesell Long and Lynn Whitesell. They have five grandchildren.
    William retired from an airline cockpit crew after 38 years.
    Lynn retired from being a registered nurse after 61 years.

  • Charles and Maggie Bowers celebrate 50 years

    Charles F. and Mechthild Diener Bowers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29, 2014, with a dinner given in their honor by their family. The couple married at the Lancaster County Courthouse on Dec. 29, 1964.
    The couple has two daughters, Caroline Bowers Hasty and her husband Glyn S. Hasty and Joan Bowers and Alan Johnson. They have three grandchildren, Gregory Sims, Georgie Hasty and Cara Hasty.

  • Boone-Hinson Wedding

    ordan Leigh Boone and Justin Follett Hinson were married Sept. 13, 2014 at The Ivy Place by Scott Robinson.
    The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Laura Boone of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Sylvia Hegler and the late Lambert Hegler, Angie and Dewey Small, Gerald McInnis and Jerry and Annie Grace Boone, all of Lancaster. She is a 2009 graduate of Buford High School and received an associate’s degree in science in 2013 from the University of South Carolina Lancaster. She works for ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union.

  • Garris-Conrad Wedding

    Tiffany Brooke Garris and Harold Dale Conrad Jr. were married July 12, 2014, at River Hills Country Club in Lake Wylie by Alvin Boyd.
    The bride is the daughter of Larry and Annette Garris of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Mary Garris of Lancaster. She is a 2012 graduate of Lancaster High School. She is a clerical worker at Garris Jewelers Inc.

  • Bowers-Cook Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. William Lester Bowers of Heath Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Madison Bowers, to Bob Cook, both of Kershaw.
    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 20, 2015, in Aiken.
    Miss Bowers is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Lee Crenshaw of Heath Springs and the late Mr. and Mrs. Manley Brice Bowers Sr. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and is a special education teacher with the Lancaster County School District.

  • Plyler-Chandler Engagement

    Tony Plyler of Augusta, Ga., and Ruthie Walters of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Hope Plyler, to Jeffrey Samuel Chandler, both of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 3, 2015, at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    Miss Plyler is a 1996 graduate of Lancaster High School and received a degree in health science from York Technical College in 2001. She is studying applied science in accounting at York Tech and works in accounting for Innova Disc Golf.

  • Criminger-Allman Wedding

    Audrey Criminger and Devin Allman were married at 4 p.m. April 12, 2014, at Rosewood on Country Club by the Rev. Richard Sears of Charlotte.

  • Ringhausen-Stroud Wedding

    Jillian Marie Ringhausen and Andrew Timothy Stroud were married April 12, 2014, at The Big Apple in historic Columbia by the Rev. Heather Rogers and Joyce Kennington, grandmother of the groom.

  • Cunningham-Hough Wedding

    Iva Rositta McDow Cunningham and Hazer Hough Jr. were married July 7, 2014, at Mount Carmel AME Zion Church by the Revs. Harold Jones and Lauressa McDow.
    The bride is a 1973 graduate of Lancaster High School. Sadie McDow stood as her honorary mother.
    The groom is a graduate of Mayo High School and earned a master’s degree from Southern Wesleyan University. Mary Ghee stood as his honorary mother.
    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Baraso Cunningham.
    Matron of honor was Mary Hazel of Lancaster, cousin of the bride.