• Jordan-Lowery Wedding

    Lindsey Reneé Jordan and Michael Eugene Lowery Jr. were married at 3 p.m. March 9, 2013, at Pleasant Dale Baptist Church in Lancaster by Dr. James Hilton.
    The bride is the daughter of Rocky and Leigh Jordan of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Jackie and Betty Jordan of Lancaster.
    The groom is the son of Mike and Sharon Lowery of Lancaster. He is the grandson of Louie and Ann Lowery, DeeDee Newton and Glenda Arant, all of Lancaster.

  • Watts-Murphy Wedding

    Amy Lynn Watts and TJ Murphy were married at 7:13 p.m. July 13, 2013, in Shelby, N.C., by the Rev. Dennis Creedon.
    The bride is the daughter of Randy and Mindy Watts of Lancaster and Bass and Denise Murray of Shelby. She is a graduate of Cleveland Community College and works for Carolinas Healthcare System.
    The groom is the son of Bill and Suzette Murphy of Lancaster and Mike and Patti Johnson of Frederick, Colo. He is a police academy graduate and works in law enforcement.
    The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Randy Watts and Denise Murray.

  • Blythe-McManus Wedding

    Megan Danielle Blythe and Thomas Matthew McManus were married at 4 p.m. July 13, 2013, at Rosewood on Country Club by the Rev. Troy Leach, great-uncle of the bride.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee Smith III of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Charles R. Helms of Pineville, N.C., and the late Brenda T. Helms, of Billie L Smith of Waxhaw and the late Harold L. Smith Jr. and of Mary Catherine Blythe of Waxhaw and the late Robert Blythe.

  • Deas-Wilson Wedding

    Jennifer Hope Deas and John David Wilson Jr. were married at 2 p.m. May 4, 2013, at Union Baptist Church by the Rev. Jackie Jenkins.

  • Hunt-Smith Wedding

    Jacqueline Marie Hunt and NaBarrett Cherard Smith were married Sept. 8, 2012, at Cape Fear Botanical Garden in Fayetteville, N.C.
    The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Carolyn Quenga of Raeford, N.C. She is the granddaughter of Unellear Rogers of Raeford, N.C., and the late Gene Rogers. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with concentration in health care from Methodist University.

  • Mobley-Chavous Wedding

    Tracey Alicia Mobley and Brent Jackson Chavous were married at 3:30 p.m. May 25, 2013, at Saint Paul A.M.E. Church by the Rev. Kenny Rose of Untied Bibleway Church of Lancaster and Minister Cory Mobley Sr. of True Vision Church in San Antonio, Texas.

  • McManus-Stroud Engagement

    Phil and Donna McManus announce the engagement of their daughter, Bre McManus, to Sean Stroud, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for Sept. 7, 2013 at Rosewood on Country Club.
    Miss McManus is the granddaughter of Don and Nancy Alford, Elvia Dorsey, all of Lancaster, and the late Jack McManus. She is a 2009 graduate of Buford High School and received a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from the University of South Carolina Lancaster in 2013. She works for First Palmetto Bank as a teller.

  • Waldrop-Houck Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. George Waldrop Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Leigh Waldrop, to Matthew David Houck, both of Columbia.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. September 28, 2013, in Columbia.

  • Powell-Messer Engagement

    Sheree R. Powell announces the engagement of her daughter, Sammi Jo Powell, to Eric Messer, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Aug. 4, 2013, at Carnes Lake.
    Miss Powell is the daughter of the late Harold “Butch” Powell. She is the granddaughter of the late James “Stumpy” Rowell, the late Kathy W. McMinn and the late Sylvia Powell. She is a 2005 graduate of Buford High School. She is a homemaker and is studying accounting at Kaplain University.

  • Estridges celebrate 50 years

    Jack and Evelyn Laney Estridge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2013.
    They were married June 23, 1963 in Monroe.
    The couple has two children, Susan Estridge O’Neal and her husband, Tony, and Lisa Estridge Lucas. They have four grandchildren.
    Jack retired from Springs Industries and Evelyn is a housewife.