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Today's Features

  • Do you remember the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctors away?” 

    Well, studies in science laboratories across the world have proven this very well-known slogan could very well be true. 

    One apple contains a very large number of phytochemicals known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and asthma. 

    Also, adding an apple into your diet could also help lower your risk for diabetes. 

  •  From release

    The annual S.C. Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale is Oct. 4-5 at the gardens on the Clemson University campus. The staff has assembled an extensive collection of unique and seldom-offered plant species that will thrive under local growing conditions.

  •  Sherry Archie

    For The Lancaster News

    wning a house on a corner lot sometimes creates a landscaping challenge for a homeowner.  Lewie and Robin Pitts of 1329 Somerset Drive stepped up to that challenge, creating a beautiful view from all three easily-visible sides of their yard.

    Janesta Williams of Green Gardeners Garden Club and Cecile Flanders of the Lancaster Garden Club enjoyed the view so much they selected the Pitts as the winners of the September Yard of the Month. 

  •  From release

    Have you been faced with adversity, and challenge? How did you find your way through it? Each day, children are faced with challenges and struggles. One group in particular, is children who have been physically or sexually abused. 

    Annually, in April, efforts are made nationally to raise awareness of the abuse of children. 

  • Lindsay Shea Couch and Dallas Grayson Glover were married at 5:30 p.m. June 22, 2013 at Second Baptist Church in Lancaster by the Rev. Dr. Brian Gene Saxon.

  • Caroline Ashley Hammond and Brian McGill Burton were married at noon April 27, 2013, at The Quarry at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, N.C., by Dr. Bert Welch.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hammond of Lancaster. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and of Clemson University.
    The groom is the son of Mr. And Mrs. Michael Burton of East Grand Rapids, Mich. He is a graduate of East Grand Rapids High School and Berklee College of Music in Boston.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Bruce and Susan Findlay of Shelby announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Findlay, to Samuel Kerr, both of Charlotte.
    The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. January 4, 2014, at the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge.
    Miss Findlay is the granddaughter of Donald and Carol Findlay of Dunellon, Fla. She is a 2000 graduate of Shelby High School and a 2004 graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in biological sciences. She is a physical therapist assistant.

  • Cynthia Crenshaw announces the engagement of her daughter, Brooke Crenshaw, to A.J. Gamble, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for June 2014.
    Miss Crenshaw is the daughter of the late Sam Crenshaw. She is the granddaughter of Frank and Martha Schwartz Henderson and Maude and Pervis Crenshaw. She is a 2010 high school graduate and works in admissions at Springs Memorial Hospital.

  • Mr. and Mrs. William H. Carraway celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
    They were married Sept. 7, 1963, in Lancaster.
    Mrs. Carraway is the former Linda Mangum, daughter of the late Clarence and Esther Mangum of Monroe. Linda retired from the Monroe Family Medical Center in Monroe. Bill retired from Springs Industries in Lancaster.
    They have two children, Lisa Clawson and her husband, Sammy, and Mike Carraway and his wife, Heather, all of Waxhaw, N.C.

  •  Michele Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    The sixth annual “Lancaster Cooks: Look Who’s Cooking,” an evening that brings together good food with a great cause, is Sept. 24.

    The event was started by chairperson Evelyn Springs, whose 11-year-old grandson with autism was the driving force behind her desire to get involved with programs that raise money for autism research.