Today's Features

  • David Kellin, a Kershaw transplant originally from Crandon Wis., is probably best known for his private practice at Kershaw Counseling as a 22-year trauma-focused counselor for sexually-abused youth.

    Others might recognize his name as the professional photographer at Sara’s Dad’s Photography or a freelance photographer whose works appear in several publications.

    Even still, his personal fan club of barbecue aficionados know him for “DK’s worst BBQ in South Carolina,” he chuckled and said.

  • North Corner AME Zion Church has been a cornerstone in Lancaster County for 148 years.  

    The congregation celebrated its anniversary Sunday, Nov. 3, with a special service including a guest choir and proclamations from the city and county. It’s the first time the church has recognized the event. 

    When former slaves organized the church in 1865, its first services were held in an old shop near Waxhaw Presbyterian Church. 

  • A group of Dabney family members from across the state met in late October to preview plans for a new book, “The Dabneys of South Carolina,” to be published in early 2014.

    The event was hosted by Doris Faye Vinson at her home in Camden. 

  •  Amanda Harris

    For The Lancaster News

    Handmade jewelry, woodcraft and much more will line the tables as local vendors provide the perfect opportunity for residents to get a head start on their Christmas shopping while supporting a good cause.

    The Lancaster Woman’s Club Mistletoe Market is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Covenant Baptist Church,165 Craig Manor Road.

  • What began as a recreational sport has turned into a profession sport for Indian Land resident Ricky Wysocki.

    Wysocki, 20, is now ranked No. 2 in the world by the Professional Disc Golf Association.

    Disc golf is a popular sport that replaces a golf ball with a Frisbee and a hole in the ground with a chain basket on a post.

    Otherwise, the same rules apply as in golf.
    Wysocki recently participated in the U.S. Disc Golf Championship, held
    Oct. 2-5 at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

    He tied for 24th out of 60 competitors in the open flight, with scores of 62, 67, 62 and 65.

  • Rex and Lori Johnson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime-Leigh Johnson, to Austin “Jerel” Bailey, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Dec. 7, 2013, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Lancaster.

  • Gayle Anntoinette Gordon and Layton Lorenzo Frasier were married Sept. 14, 2013 at Rosewood on Country Club by Dr. Lavilla Brevard.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie J. Gordon Sr. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and received a bachelor’s degree in music from Winthrop College. She works for Humana Insurance Company.
    The groom is the son of Claude Frasier of Lancaster and the late Florien Frasier. He is a graduate of Lancaster High School and works for the City of Lancaster.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. Plyler announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Maree Plyler, to Michael Jay Hinson, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 2013, at Unity ARP Church.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Honeycutt announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Tegan Honeycutt, all of Lancaster, to Brian Giacobone of Beech Island.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Nov. 16, 2013, at the Fairway Room at Lancaster Golf Club.

  • 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.