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Today's Features

  • Thomas E. Sr. and Mary L. Jackson Cunningham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 2, 2013, with a dinner at Logan’s Road House given by their children.
    The Cunninghams were married Oct. 24, 1963, in Heath Springs.
    The couple has four children, Thomas E. Cunningham Jr. and his wife, Ann, Juanita Richardson, Angela Huger and her husband, Joseph, and the late David L. Cunningham. They have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Michele Roberts
    For Carolina Gateway
    INDIAN LAND – An Indian Land family has made a bike ride for charity a family tradition, with three generations riding together in the annual Bike MS: PGA Tour 150K Cycle to the Shore bike ride, held Sept. 28-29 in Florida.
    Ricky Montgomery, 44, has participated in the ride six times.
    His father, David Montgomery, 74, has ridden in the event for 15 years.

  • Staff Reports
    Two Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies traveled to Albuquerque, N.M., to compete in the National Police Shooting Championships Sept. 13-17.
    The NPSC is an annual event held in Albuquerque and features about 300 law enforcement officers from all over the country and several from foreign countries. The NPSC is comprised of a multitude of different shooting events. Competitors choose which events they participate in.

  • Chris McGinn
    For The Lancaster News
    “We are in an ever-deepening child-rearing crisis, and we need to wake up!” parenting expert John Rosemond told parents at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church on Sept. 22.
    The church invited Rosemond to deliver his “Parenting with Love and Leadership from Tots to Teens,” a three-hour seminar on his common-sense approach to child-rearing. About 40 parents attended the event  in the church sanctuary.

  • Ten years ago, Starbucks introduced its Pumpkin Spiced Latte. The mix of Starbucks’ signature espresso, milk, whipped cream and a mysterious pumpkin spice syrup was surprisingly good.
    The drink has now become a fall staple for many coffee drinkers. It was different, and maybe that’s what made it so popular.
    Now, however, a trip down the grocery store aisles in late October reveals food companies have gone “pumpkin spice crazy.”

  • Ongoing
    Haunted Junkyard

    Mahaffey’s Used Cars and Parts, 1475 N. Rocky River Road, will hold its sixth annual haunted junk yard 7-11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 31.
    There will also be hot dogs, nachos, drinks and T-shirts. Cost is $5 and all proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts. For details, call (803) 416-6729 or (803) 285-1057.

  • Ongoing
    Pumpkin patch

    Antioch Baptist Church, 3052 Taxahaw Road, will hold its fourth annual Pumpkin Patch Ministry Outreach from  2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, Tuesday, Oct. 29, and Thursday, Oct. 31. The patch is closed Sunday and Wednesday.
    Proceeds benefit the OYHC! campaign. For details, call (803) 285-3922 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Seven years ago, Tom and Hope Davis chose Lancaster as their new home. Relocating here from Virginia, they headed south to be closer to their children who live in Belmont, N.C., and at the time, a little further away in Florida.  While home searching, they found the perfect house at 4060 Flint Drive in the Shiloh Commons neighborhood.  

  • This is a Halloween tale, especially for my friend, Bill, in Kershaw. Bill has difficulty seeing these days, but can still picture it in his mind. I’m sure someone will read it to him.

    It was the last of October and the wind was whistling along Chesterfield Avenue.

    Aunt Bess told me that the cold air must have been blowing in from some icy place far away.

  • Members of Lancaster County EMS, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department and the city of Lancaster Fire Department are coming together for a night of fun and comedy to raise money for the Disabled American Veterans Chapter in Lancaster.

    The “Tribute To Veterans – A Variety and Comedy Show” will take place on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Bundy Auditorium at University of South Carolina Lancaster.