Today's Features

  • ordan Leigh Boone and Justin Follett Hinson were married Sept. 13, 2014 at The Ivy Place by Scott Robinson.
    The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Laura Boone of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Sylvia Hegler and the late Lambert Hegler, Angie and Dewey Small, Gerald McInnis and Jerry and Annie Grace Boone, all of Lancaster. She is a 2009 graduate of Buford High School and received an associate’s degree in science in 2013 from the University of South Carolina Lancaster. She works for ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union.

  • Tiffany Brooke Garris and Harold Dale Conrad Jr. were married July 12, 2014, at River Hills Country Club in Lake Wylie by Alvin Boyd.
    The bride is the daughter of Larry and Annette Garris of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Mary Garris of Lancaster. She is a 2012 graduate of Lancaster High School. She is a clerical worker at Garris Jewelers Inc.

  • Mr. and Mrs. William Lester Bowers of Heath Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Madison Bowers, to Bob Cook, both of Kershaw.
    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 20, 2015, in Aiken.
    Miss Bowers is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Lee Crenshaw of Heath Springs and the late Mr. and Mrs. Manley Brice Bowers Sr. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and is a special education teacher with the Lancaster County School District.

  • Tony Plyler of Augusta, Ga., and Ruthie Walters of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Hope Plyler, to Jeffrey Samuel Chandler, both of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 3, 2015, at Glenwood Heights Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    Miss Plyler is a 1996 graduate of Lancaster High School and received a degree in health science from York Technical College in 2001. She is studying applied science in accounting at York Tech and works in accounting for Innova Disc Golf.

  • Audrey Criminger and Devin Allman were married at 4 p.m. April 12, 2014, at Rosewood on Country Club by the Rev. Richard Sears of Charlotte.

  • Jillian Marie Ringhausen and Andrew Timothy Stroud were married April 12, 2014, at The Big Apple in historic Columbia by the Rev. Heather Rogers and Joyce Kennington, grandmother of the groom.

  • In June 2007, the Kingdom Heirs introduced Andy Stringfield as their new pianist.

    These days, they introduce him as their new baritone.

    No, the multi-talented 29-year-old  musician hasn’t given up on the 52 white keys and 36 black keys.

    He’s wearing two hats these days for the ambassadors of Southern gospel music.

  • For some, the “Big Three” is a reference to automakers Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. 

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    cording to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a dream is defined as a visionary creation of the imagination. Every person has a different dream or a hope for a miracle to take place. I have a dream that special needs students will not only be accepted, but valued in society.

  • The Christmas spirit will be contagious at two Van Wyck events this weekend.
    Grand marshal Clarence Witherspoon will lead the annual Christmas parade at noon Saturday, Dec. 13, and a candle-lighting worship event will take participants through four churches at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14.
    The Van Wyck Community Development Club hosts the two events during the second weekend in December, appealing to those who enjoy holiday tradition and the charm of a small community.