Court backlogs, questions about bond and concerns about repeat offenders are the issues dominating this year’s Sixth Circuit Solicitor race, as Democratic candidate William Frick faces off against Republican challenger Randy Newman Jr.
Rebekah Phillips and Ryan Watson were married at 5 p.m. Dec. 28, 2013, at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church by the Rev. Dale Myers.
The bride is the daughter of Maurice and Zoe Phillips. She is the granddaughter of the late Ralph and Idell Dunn and of the late Sammie Lee and Lillian Phillips. She is a graduate of Winthrop University and works for the Chesterfield County School District.
In preparation for writing the last column on the best football for the decade of the 1950s, I asked Jimmy Horton to assemble as many players from the 1957 Heath Springs High School football team as possible.
I wanted them to tell me their story firsthand concerning the last game that Coach R.L. Abstance coached against Springfield for the the state championship.
The race to fill the soon-to-be-empty seat of South Carolina Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais is among the most watched in the state this year.
Not only will the winner replace one of the most polarizing state school superintendents in recent memory, Zais’ elected successor will also oversee initiatives begun under his watch, most notably the reworking of the state’s curriculum and its accountability system.
The Lancaster County Council of the Arts is sponsoring Night of the Living Arts –ARToberfest, its annual adult fall arts crawl, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at downtown Lancaster businesses and galleries.