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Today's Features

  • Week Ahead

    Area blood drives

    American Red Cross

    u June 15, 1-5:30 p.m., Bojangles, 8327 Collins Road, Indian Land. 

    Oneblood

    - June 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Walnut Creek Clubhouse, 1026 Crawford Drive, Lancaster. 

    - June 18, 2:30-7:30 p.m., RedStone 14, 9650 RedStone Drive, Indian Land. 

    Edgewater Charity Car Show

  • Week Ahead

    Fashion show and afternoon brunch 

    The Cedar Creek AME Zion Church Stewardess Board will host a fashion show and afternoon brunch 3-6 p.m. June 15 at Heath Springs Community Center, 672 Hart St., Heath Springs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 14 and under, and may be purchased at the door. All proceeds benefit the stewardess board. For details, call (803) 577-5331 or (803) 320-7441. 

  • LCCoA board of directors meets June 17

    The Board of Directors of the Lancaster County Council on Aging will meet at 3:30 p.m. June 17 at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. 

    Call Sally at (803) 285-6956, ext. 23, to let her know if you will not be able to attend. 

    Board of Zoning Appeals meets

    The City of Lancaster Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 17 in council chambers at City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. 

  • Lancaster Children’s Home Dice Run

    The second-annual Lancaster Children’s Home Dice Run is June 15. Signup starts at 10 a.m. at Cooters in Lancaster, with kickstands up at 12:15 p.m. and last bike in at 5 p.m. 

    Registration is $20 per bike and $30 for couples, and includes a barbecue plate. 

    The event will include a live auction, silent auction and live music, with T-shirts available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Lancaster Children’s Home. For details, call (803) 328-9792. 

  • Camille Doloughty
    Carolina News & Reporter
    Clad in band T-shirts from Metallica, Queen and Prince, music enthusiasts and collectors sifted through crates of records and listened to live music at the Vinyl Revival Tour record show this month in hopes of finding their perfect record.
    Vinyl, long-playing records known as LPs, was introduced as a music listening medium in the late 1940s. This once-dated form has undergone a resurgence because of events like the recent gathering at the Social Grill in Irmo.

  • Denyse Clark
    For The Lancaster News
    The Indian Land community now has an official Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) chapter. 
    Pastor Michael Davis, Indian Land FCA staff member and a special education teacher at Indian Land Elementary School, said the FCA gets students together to develop leadership skills and also help them to go out and get disciples for Christ.
    Despite its name, the organization is not just limited to student athletes. All students are welcome to join the group.

  • Preston Robertson and Ruth Ann Gainey Robertson celebrate their 50th anniversary today. Preston and Ann were married Sept. 21, 1968. 

    The Robertsons have two sons, Jeff Stewart and his wife, Bobbie Jo, of Pawley’s Island, and Scott Robertson and his wife, Sherry, of Lancaster; two grandchildren, Ashley and Christopher; one great-grandchild, Carson; and another one due in November. 

    They still love each other just as much as they did when they said, “I do,” and are so proud of their children and grandchildren. 

  • Jackie and Kay Hinson Vincent celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 10, 2018. 

    They were married Aug. 10, 1968, in Kershaw. 

    A party was given in their honor by their sons and family members, and they celebrated with their family and siblings for a week at Edisto Beach. 

    The Vincents have two sons, Daniel Vincent and his wife, Kendra, of Westminster, and Patrick Vincent and his wife, Jana, of Kershaw; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thorne announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylen Nicole Thorne, to Gabriel Neal Glover, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 2018, at The Bottle Factory in Monroe, N.C.

    Miss Thorne is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Baxley of Lancaster and Ms. Betty Thorne of Great Falls. She is a 2013 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2018 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor of science in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Lexington Medical Center.

  • Jill Elizabeth Hammond of Rock Hill and Benjamin Paul Davenport of Charlotte were married July 17, 2018, in Rock Hill.

    The bride is the daughter of Paul and Doris Hammond of Lancaster. 

    The groom is the son of Alison McCall of Greenville, and Neal and Cheri Davenport of Charlotte.