• Nancy Moore Vinson

    Nancy Moore Vinson

     ROCK HILL – Nancy Lee Moore Vinson, 72, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.

     The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel with the Rev. Arnie McManus officiating. Entombment will be in Lancaster Memorial Park.

    A native of Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Vinson was a daughter of the late James Carroll Moore and the late Bonnie Stegall Moore. She was a homemaker.

  • Alice Stevens Huggins, 90

    Alice Stevens Huggins, 90

    KERSHAW – Alice Stevens Huggins, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

    She was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Capell Stevens. 

    Survivors include a daughter, Frances H. Adams; four sons, Marion Huggins, Edward Huggins and Charles E. Huggins Sr., all of Kershaw and Fred M. Huggins Jr. of Westville; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. 

  • Governor appoints two to County Commission for Higher Education

    University of South Carolina Lancaster
    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley recently appointed Jerry Williams and Mary Barry to the Lancaster County Commission for Higher Education.
    They join a board of seven community leaders, including Lisa Bridges, Bruce Brumfield, Charles Bundy, Larry Durham, Rosa Sansbury and two ex-officio members, Lancaster County School District Superintendent Gene Moore and University of South Carolina Lancaster Dean John Catalano.

  • Alcohol petition names to be certified

    Reece Murphy
    A petition for a referendum to allow Sunday alcohol sales at Lancaster County restaurants is now in the hands of local election officials.
    Petition organizer Elissa Boyet announced Wednesday the group behind the effort wrapped up the first phase of the drive and submitted the petition to local election officials for certification.
    Boyet made the announcement during a press conference at Kilburnie, the Inn at Craig Farm.

  • Report details murder

    Christopher Sardelli
    ROCK HILL – The moments immediately following a fatal shooting Sunday in Rock Hill involving three Lancaster men were detailed in a police report released this week.
    Rock Hill police officers reported being flagged down by a woman frantically waving her arms outside the Rock Hill Motel early Sunday morning, according to a Rock Hill Police Department incident report. Police responded to the motel about a report of a shooting.

  • Weekend Events aplenty

    Jesef Williams
    There are several events on tap this weekend if you're looking for fun and a little fellowship.
    Promotions group See Lancaster SC is hosting the final installment in its downtown summer outdoor movie series.
    Saturday's feature film will be “The Blind Side,” which stars Sandra Bullock. The 2009 award-winning movie chronicles the life of an impoverished child who was adopted and later went on to achieve stardom in the NFL.

  • Foster Review Care board wins state honor

    MaryBeth Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    The local Foster Care Review Board was recently named the State Foster Care Review Board of the Year for 2010. Its members were honored at a luncheon Aug. 11 at Charley’s Cafe.
    The regional board, which covers Lancaster, Chester and Fairfield counties, was chosen out of 42 boards across the state.
    “It was not a hard decision this year,” said Beth Green, program director for the Children’s Foster Care Review Board. “They continuously go above and beyond.”

  • Flags to be flown at half staff on Sept. 11

    The Governor requests that the flags be flown at half-staff, from sunup to sundown, on Sunday,

    Sept. 11, 2011, for Patriot Day, in honor of the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.


  • Three men charged in murder

    Three Lancaster men remain behind bars this week after Rock Hill police arrested them Sunday in connection with a shooting death at a motel.
    Glen Sergio Brace, 23, Markevious Dimitri Cousar, 19, and Devontae Darryl Wright, 18, all of Lancaster, were arrested early Sunday morning, shortly after a man was shot to death at the Rock Hill Motel, said Rock Hill Police Lt. Brad Redfearn.

  • Never forget

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service
    FORT LAWN – James “Rob” Moorhead wouldn’t have missed this ride for anything. Emergency responders always stick together.
    On Aug. 30, a group of 40 bicyclists in the middle of a 1,600-mile ride stopped at the Wagon Wheel in Fort Lawn for water and snacks. The group left Naples, Fla., on Aug. 20 and plan to arrive in New York City on Sept. 10.