Today's Features

  • Haley Anne Snipes and Samuel Edgar Steele were married at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in the garden of the Magnolia Room in Rock Hill, by the groom’s father, the Rev. John Dale Steele.

    The bride is the daughter of William Thomas Snipes and Sharon Harper Snipes of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Jacqueline Snipes and Charles Edward Snipes and the late Sally Ann Harper and late Bart Harper, all of Lancaster. 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bethea Burnside announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Catherine Burnside to Jeffrey Wilton “Wil” Riggins Jr., all of Columbia.

    The wedding is planned for July, 2018 in Columbia.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Ricky D. Horton of Heath Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Chris V. Davis of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Alice Davis of Lancaster to Christopher Ryan Bayne of Lugoff.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Second Baptist Church.

  • Jessica Lee Metzler and Michael Dillon Garris, both of Lancaster, were married at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at Fellowship Bible Church of Lancaster, by Dr. Huey A. Mills and the Rev. Jesse Adams.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Janet Metzler. She is the granddaughter of Vic and Linda Metzler and Julius and Joyce Bowers. 

  • Rebecca Anne Harrison of Lancaster and Anthony Michael Pikos of Tarpon Springs, Fla., were married at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at The Greek Orthodox Church of The Holy Trinity in Charleston by Father Aristotle Damaskos.

  • Mr. and Mrs. William Carey Page announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlyn Michelle Page, all of Chapin, to Joshua Adam Woods of Jacksonville, N.C.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Irmo.

  • Sammy and Billie Mackey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23, 2017.

    A party was given in their honor by their children, Debbie Hamby and her husband, Larry, of Laurens and Chuck Mackey and his wife, Linda, of Lancaster, on Dec. 2, 2017, at Taylors Grove Baptist Church of Lancaster.

  • The Red Rose City was rocking to smooth reggae last weekend, as more than 40 people streamed into Chastain’s Studio Lofts on Main Street to hear Lancaster’s five-man band Sugarshine.

    The roots reggae ensemble are lifelong friends and range in age from 27 to 44. The members have played in various bands together through the years. But this combination seems a bit magical to them.

    “We knew we had something special,” said Stuart Parsons, 41, keyboard player. 

  • Former Lancaster High star basketball player Ron Trapps has returned to Lancaster after earning two college degrees to give back to the community where he was raised.

    Trapps, 24, is Palmetto Citizens Against Sexual Assault’s new Engaging Men Project coordinator.

    The result of a three-year, $346,680 federal grant, the Engaging Men Project aims to educate young men on sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. The grant will fund training, forums and annual men’s conferences.

  • Donna and Jeff Moree of Heath Springs and Mikey Keye of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Autumn Elizabeth Keye, to Daniel Dale Stewart, both of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in Waxhaw, N.C.