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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Dwight and Susan Lowery announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Lowery, all of Heath Springs, to Eric Gaston of Fort Lawn.
    The wedding is planned for 1 p.m. Dec. 7, 2013, at Fort Lawn Baptist Church.
    Miss Lowery is the granddaughter of the late John and Shorty Dorman. She is a 2008 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School and received a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2013. She is a registered nurse at Springs Memorial Hospital.

  • Jessie J. Shannon of Lancaster and the Rev. Dr. Clyde Cauthen of Charleston announce their engagement.
    The wedding is planned for 1 p.m. Dec. 21, 2013, in Charleston.

  • 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.