Today's Features

  • This Sunday, Dec. 8, the Lancaster Garden Club will sponsor its annual Tour of Homes.

    The tour begins at  2 p.m. and is part of the Red Rose Holiday Tour taking place this weekend, Dec. 6-8.

    Now in its 27th year, the tour will feature three Forest Hills homes and one downtown location, all decorated for the holiday season.

  • Misty Lynn Hargett and Jonathon Ross Doster were married Oct. 26, 2013, at the home of Brian and Stacie Davis in Catawba.
    The bride is the daughter of Robin Hargett of Lancaster and J.R. Hargett of Kershaw. She is the granddaughter of Jeannie B. Gardner of Lancaster, Richard W. Gardner of Catawba, N.C., Suzanne Hargett of Lancaster and the late Lloyd Hargett. She is a 2004 graduate of Buford High School and a 2010 graduate of York Technical College. She works in management at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Rock Hill.

  • Devin Cole Waldrop and Joey Heyward Williams were married at 4 p.m. Oct. 12, 2013 and Whippoorwill Hill by Pastor Janet Knight.
    The bride is the daughter of Angie Waldrop and Steve and Faynette Waldrop, all of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Roy and Jean Harris of Burnsville, N.C., Pamela McManus of Lancaster, Betty Waldrop of Hickory, N.C., and the late William Waldrop Sr. She is a 2010 graduate of Lancaster High School and works for Founders Federal Credit Union.

  • R. Joseph and Alison B. Barnes of Houston announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Nicole Barnes, to Colby Lee Ebert, both of Greenville.
    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. May 24, 2014, at Grace Church Downtown in Greenville.

  • Clete and Sandi Jolly of Clover announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Jolly of Lancaster, to Christopher Lee Satterfield of Fort Lawn.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. July 5, 2014, at Christian Assembly Worship Center.
    Miss Jolly is the granddaughter of Buddy and Barbara Hopkins and of the late Clarence and Beverly Jolly. She is a 2002 graduate of Westminster Catawba Christian School and a 2006 graduate of Columbia International University. She works for Neebo as a site manager.

  • Donna G. Hartley of Lancaster and Asa J. McKittrick of Kershaw announce their engagement.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Dec. 1 atop a float during the Kershaw Christmas Parade.
    Miss Hartley is the executive director of KARE.
    Mr. McKittrick is the son of Dan McKittrick of Robbins, N.C., and works at McKittrick Timber, LLC.
    They are the parents of Karah Hartley, Garrett Hartley, Grace McKittrick and Molly McKittrick.

  • Add a little holiday sparkle to your landscape for you and your guests to enjoy. No matter the weather outside, a few decorative touches can greatly increase the beauty and enjoyment of your winter landscape.

    Try one, two or all eight of these tips to improve your landscape’s winter appeal.

  • About five years ago, Mark and Sharon Rallings decided to overhaul the landscaping in their 30-year-old yard at 2124 Robert H Kirk Road. 

    They added a front porch large enough to accommodate rocking chairs and a bench, re-established their flower beds, reshaped their sidewalk and revamped their patio where a gold fish pond once existed. 

  • How can the holiday season be here already? Wasn’t it just New Year’s and we were making resolutions for the year? (Which reminds me, I still need to work on a few of mine).
    I know each year I typically make the same dishes for my Thanksgiving dinner. And why not? They are family traditions and wonderful.
    But this year, I’m thinking about trying some of the recipes you have shared that are part of your Thanksgiving traditions.

  • Kathy Ann Gill Clyburn and Charles Thomas Brace were married June 14, 2013.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Johnson and Viola Gill. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry and Carrie Jackson. She is a retired pharmaceutical technician.
    The groom is the son of Mrs. Maggie Brace of Great Falls and the late C.T. Brace. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam and Matilla Barber. He is a graduate of Great Falls High School and attended Benedict College. He works for Cox’s Harley Davidson in Rock Hill.