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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 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.”