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Today's Features

  • Roy and Robyn B. Small and W. Keith and Jennifer O. Jaillette announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Carol Jaillette, to Brandon Neil Couch, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. April 12, 2014, at First United Methodist Church.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Grier of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Grier, to James. W. “Ren” Henderson III, both of Prosperity.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. July 4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
    Miss Grier is the granddaughter of the late T.R. and Helen Grier, and the late James and Janis Eaton.

  • Lynn and Vickie Brecht announce the engagement of their daughter, Misty Lynn Brecht, to Stephen Bart Miles, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. April 5, 2014, at HomePlace Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster.
    Miss Brecht is the granddaughter of Dianne Catoe and the late Roy Charles Catoe, Susan Boyd and Nada Funderburk, all of Lancaster.
    She is a 2008 graduate of New Covenant Christian School and a 2013 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor’s degree in interior design. She works as an interior designer.

  • Robert and Cheryl Riggs of Lancaster and Michell and Rob Gay of Greensboro, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Nicole Riggs, to Caleb Harrison Ebanks, both of Heath Springs.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. June 28, 2014, at Coker Ranch.
    Miss Riggs is the granddaughter of Robert and Terry Riggs of Lancaster, and Jane Rosen of Beaufort, N.C. She is a 2012 graduate of Lancaster High School and is studying business management and graphic arts at the University of South Carolina. She works at Taco Bell.

  • Danny and Evie Christopher announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Christopher, to Jonathan Phillips, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. May 10, 2014, at Temple Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    Miss Christopher is a 2009 graduate of Lancaster High School and received a degree in dental assisting in 2013. She works as an orthodontist assistant.

  • Thomas and Betty Todd Arant celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22, 2014, with a luncheon at Jomars given by Wanda Wells and Jessie Hoffman.
    They were married Feb. 20, 1954, at First A.R.P. Church in Lancaster.
    The couple has two children, Wanda Wells and her husband, David, and Jessie Hoffman and her husband, T.R. They have four grandchildren, Brook Biery, Katie Montgomery, Garrett Hoffman and Grant Hoffman.
    Tom and Betty both retired from Grace Bleachery.

  • Kaisha Young

    For The Lancaster News

    One girl is popular and comes from an affluent family. One girl is reserved and comes from a middle class family.

    Both give no indications that anything’s wrong, even though they are both harboring heinous secrets.

    Both are victims of teen dating violence.

    School district youth/peer counselors Deborah Boulware and Sarah Woodring know this tale all too well after hearing it time and time again.

  • Kaisha Young

    For The Lancaster News

    One girl is popular and comes from an affluent family. One girl is reserved and comes from a middle class family.

    Both give no indications that anything’s wrong, even though they are both harboring heinous secrets.

    Both are victims of teen dating violence.

    School district youth/peer counselors Deborah Boulware and Sarah Woodring know this tale all too well after hearing it time and time again.

  • Lockey Boyd Powers and Adam Michael Plyler were married at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Columbia by the Rev. John Fletcher Montgomery.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hendricks Powers of Columbia. She is a graduate of Presbyterian College with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She works for Richland County School District 1.

  • Rebecca Diane Ussery and Paul Everette Cagle were married Nov. 2, 2013, at T&S Farm in Leesville.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Ussery of Kershaw. She is the granddaughter of the late Thurston and Mary Ussery and of the late Waddell and Sara Cauthen. She is a 1997 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School and received a bachelor’s degree in physical education from the University of South Carolina in 2005. She works at Carolina Springs Middle School in Lexington.