Today's News

  • Five arrested during meth sweep

    Five people were arrested and several endangered children found as Lancaster County Drug Task Force agents found three meth labs during a three-day stretch last week.

  • Crawford-Dix Engagement

    Beth and George Crawford announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Crawford, all of Lancaster, to Jonathan Dix of Heath Springs.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. July 26, 2014, at St. Luke United Methodist Church.

  • Bizzell-Horne Engagement

    Ashley Bizzell of Rock Hill and Matt Bizzell of Moravian Falls, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Leigh Bizzell of Rock Hill, to Cheyne Wriston Horne of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Spring Hill Baptist Church with a reception to follow in the Yancey Lou Hall at Home Place Bed and Breakfast.

  • Underdown-Cantwell Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Steven Charles Underdown announce the engagement of their daughter, Christiana Lynn Underdown, all of Hickory, N.C., to Walter Joseph Cantwell of Mt. Pleasant.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. April 25, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Hickory.

  • Mauney-Dean Wedding

    Jordan Lee Mauney and the Rev. Dustin Drake Dean were married Feb. 1, 2014, at Temple Baptist Church in Gaffney by the Rev. Court Greene of Shelby.
    The bride is the daughter of Ken and Karen Mauney of Boiling Springs. She is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Becky Hudson of Lancaster and Jack and Betty Mauney of Shelby. She is the great granddaughter of Nadine Ghent and the late Cecil Ghent and the late Henry and Birdie Hudson. She is a graduate of Spartanburg Community College and currently a senior at Liberty University Online Studies.

  • Riding on the wind

    Kayland Hagwood

    Special to The Lancaster News

    Jimmy Wood knows what he loves about sailing.

    “The sound of the waves, the feel of the wind and the smile on my wife’s face.”

    And Wood – the acting commodore of Lake Wateree Sail Club – wants other people to experience those things and understand why the Lake Wateree Sail Club is a great place to share experiences.

  • God commends the faithful

    The Bible declares that God is faithful, meaning that he is firm, reliable, steadfast, sure, dependable, and trustworthy. The Hebrew word for faithful is “aman,” from which we derive our English word “Amen.”

  • Time for new leadership in South Carolina

    As our college students head home for summer vacation, they face an overwhelming burden of debt due to Gov. Nikki Haley’s budget cuts.

    Her budget cuts have forced South Carolina’s colleges to have the highest tuition in the Southeast. Haley talks about building our economy, but refuses to allow money in the budget to build a foundation for an affordable higher education system.

  • Witte assists vet in honor of her father

    Barbara Witte

    Special to The

    Lancaster News

    When I learned about the Southwest Florida Honor Flight, I quickly contacted Don Vecoli, founder and organizer.

    He and his staff organize the trips for World War II veterans and volunteers to visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., two or three times per year.

  • Fire damages home while owners away

     Christopher Sardelli


    A Lancaster home was severely damaged June 13 after a fire tore through the building while the homeowners were away. 

    Several deputies and firefighters responded to the fire at 1:33 a.m. June 13 at 916 Crescent Drive, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.