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Today's Features

  • Week Ahead

    Casting call

    Auditions for The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County’s “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got the Will” will are 6 to 8 p.m. July 25-26 at the Barr Street Auditorium, 612 E. Meeting St. 

    Roles are available for three males and five females ages 18 and older. Be prepared for a cold read. For character ages and descriptions, visit www.facebook.com/theatreatcplc.

  • Week Ahead

    Youth events

    Faith, Hope & Victory Christian Church, 202 S. Gregory St., will have a G-Force youth service during the 11 a.m. worship service today. 

    There will also be a G-Force back-to-school community block party from 6 to 10 p.m. July 30 featuring games and giveaways. Youth ministries are invited to attend. For details or questions about how to get involved, call Minister Aaron Massey at (803) 804-2435.

  • - Oak Hill Baptist Church, 6437 Oak Hill Church Road, will kick off VBS with water games and ice cream at 6 p.m. today. VBS is 6 to 8:30 p.m. today through July 28. The theme is “Cave Quest.” All ages are welcome.

    - Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 4357 Kershaw Camden Highway, Heath Springs, will have VBS from 6 to 8 p.m. today through July 28. The theme is “Submerged: The Dive Begins: Finding Truth Below the Surface.”

  • Development review committee to meet 

    The Lancaster County Development Review Committee meeting is 9 a.m. July 26 in the Lancaster County Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St.

    Library board to meet July 26

    The Lancaster County Library Board meeting is 6:30 p.m. July 26 in the Caroliniana Room of the Lancaster Library, 313 S. White St. 

    Dixon to address IL Democrats

  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Brown announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Brown, all of Fort Lawn, to Cody Thompson of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 1, 2016, in Lancaster.

  • Mr. and Mrs. James Daryl Roney announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Lauren Roney, to Justin Devin Arant, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. July 29, 2016, at Carnes Lake.

    Miss Roney is the granddaughter of Bill and Sherry Outen, the late Bronna Ackerman and the late George and Frances Roney. She is a 2009 graduate of Lancaster High School and a graduate of York Technical College. She is a medical office assistant at New Day Family Medicine.

  • Richard Wagner of Colorado and Bridgett Miller of Spartanburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Carmisha Ne’Shel Miller, to Jared Larnel White, both of Spartanburg.

    The wedding is planned for Sept. 17, 2016, at Foster Grove Baptist Church in Chesnee.

  • Willie L. and Gussenia D. Haggins announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheneek L. Haggins, to Willie B. Jackson, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 13, 2016, at First Washington Baptist Church.

  • Floyd “Billy” Foster Sr. and Rachel White Foster celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2, 2016.

    The couple celebrated with a drop-in reception at the Lynwood Drive Church of God fellowship hall.

    They were married July 2, 1966, in Lancaster.

  • Sun City Carolina Lakes resident Ann Spitzer had heard the World War I poem “In Flanders Fields” before, but never knew the special connection it had to her family.

    In a diary entry dated May 2, 1915, Maj. John McCrae writes that Lt. Alexis Helmer, with the Canadian Field Artillery’s 2nd Battery, was killed in Flanders (Belgium), and the photo he kept of his fiancee was buried with him, a hole right through it from the bomb that took his life.