Adrienna Smith of Lancaster announces the engagement of her daughter, Amber Smith of Ladson, to Earl Phillips of Charleston.
The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Sept. 19, 2015, at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia.
Miss Smith is the daughter of the late Moses Smith Jr. She is the granddaughter of the late Moses Sr. and Earlene Smith and the late Herbert and Willie M. Harper. She is a 2003 graduate of Lancaster High School and received a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2008. She is a histotechnologist.
The Lancaster County school board approved first reading of a new Drug Free Workplace policy during its March 17 meeting.
Board members approved the policy at the request of Lancaster County School District Superintendent Dr. Gene Moore, making it possible for board members to potentially approve new controlled substance and alcohol testing regulations as early as next month.
One of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Centers (MVCs) is coming here. Veterans are invited to visit the University of South Carolina Lancaster, 476 Hubbard Drive, from noon to 3 p.m. April 22 to get a close look at the center, as well as the services it offers.
Earlier this month, a bevy of senior residents from the Parr Place Apartments, 205 South Catawba St., made an appeal before the Lancaster City Council for better handicapped parking and more convenient, overall parking where they reside.