Today's Features

  • Week Ahead

    Jewelry and accessories sale

    Jewelry and accessories will be sold for $5 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Springs Memorial Hospital lobby, 800 W. Meeting St. The event is sponsored by Springs Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and proceeds will benefit auxiliary projects. For details, call (803) 285-7371.

    Clinton Ave./Market St. dance

  • Week Ahead

    Alpha Life yard sale today

    Alpha Life Church of God of Prophecy, 1687 Alpha Road, will hold an indoor/outdoor yard sale from 3 to 7 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to noon April 30. Items include lighting, windows and household items.

    Clothes closet

    Pleasant Dale Baptist Church, 133 S. Potter Road, will hold a clothes closet 9 to 11 a.m. April 30. For details, call (803) 283-8377.

  • Committee of the Whole to meet

    The Lancaster County Council Committee of the Whole meeting is 4:30 p.m. April 28 in Lancaster County Council Chambers in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

    IL Democratic Club to meet

    The Indian Land Democratic Club meeting is 7 p.m. April 28 at Indian Land High School, 8063 River Road, Indian Land.For details, call Sheila Bickford at (803) 548-0351.

  • Dr. William Harris IV is a beloved husband, father, son and a podiatrist with Carolina Podiatry Group in Lancaster and Indian Land. Behind the persona of the soft-spoken bow-tie-wearing doctor beats the warm heart of a man of international good will.
    Only after being prompted by several of his patients did Dr. Harris agree to talk with me about his trip last year to Lagos, Nigeria, to train local health-care professionals.

  • Clemson University

    Late blight disease, the most destructive and infectious disease affecting tomatoes and Irish potatoes, has been reported this week on tomatoes in a home garden in Beaufort County.
    The diseased plants have been destroyed, but further spread of late blight to other areas of South Carolina is likely if the fungal-like pathogen arrived via spores blown up from Florida. To make matters worse, the cool, cloudy and wet weather in large parts of the state created ideal conditions for escalation.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Mike Criminger announce the engagement of their daughter, Chasity Hope Plyler, to Bradley Lewis Rollings, all of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. April 23, 2016, at Coker Ranch.

    Miss Plyler received her massage therapy license in 2007 and is a message therapist at Celanese Chiropractic.

  • Carter and Regina Dobson announce the engagement of their daughter, Addelyn Claire Dobson, to Matthew Timothy Martin, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for Oct. 15, 2016, in Monroe, N.C.

    Miss Dobson is the granddaughter of George and the late Charlene Dobson and Joe and the late Martha Sanders, all of Lancaster.

  • Jerry and Beth Ann Hilliard of Heath Springs and Leslie Rollins of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasimane Ann Hilliard of Heath Springs, to Robbie Dale Reed Jr. of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. April 9, 2016, at Victory Worship Center.

    Miss Hilliard is a 2013 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School. She is employed at Key Benefit Administrators of Fort Mill and Sally’s Beauty Supply of Lancaster.

  • Bertha Mae Dooley and Michael Woodson Sr., both of Lancaster, were married March 12, 2016, at Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Lancaster.

    The bride is the daughter of Christine and Bobbyben McIlwain of Lancaster.

    She is a 1973 graduate of Barr Street High School. She is retired.

    The groom is the son of the late James Frank and Margarette Woodson of Washington, D.C.

    He is a 1975 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C. He is retired.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Fischer Sr. announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Denise Fischer of Lancaster to Nathan Lee Mackey of Charlotte, N.C.

    Miss Fischer is a graduate of Colleton Preparatory Academy, Winthrop University, Furman University and the University of South Carolina. She is a teacher at Lancaster High School.

    Mr. Mackey is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Mackey of Heath Springs.