Today's Features

  • Week Ahead
    Exploring the Greenway guided hike
    Anne Springs Close Greenway will hold an Exploring the Greenway guided hike at 10 a.m. July 21 starting at the Rush Pavillion, 2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill. Led by an S.C. master naturalist, the hike will cover about 2 miles and take about 90 minutes. No registration is required. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
    ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ performance
  • City council meets
    Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. July 24 in Lancaster City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St.
    County democrats to meet
    The Lancaster County Democratic Party meeting is 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Lancaster County Library Conference Room, 313 S. Main St. 
    Fire commission meets Aug. 2
    The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster. 
  • Week Ahead

    Trinity PH yard sale July 21

    Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1824 Airport Road, Lancaster, will hold a yard sale at 8 a.m. July 21 in the church fellowship hall. Sausage and coffee will also be available. Proceeds benefit church ministries and events.

    Leadership Conference 2018

    Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will conclude the “Leading while Bleeding” leadership conference July 21. 

  • Dale and Fran Vincent of Heath Springs announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Elyse Vincent to Prentiss Jacob Pentecost, both of Rock Hill.

    The wedding is planned for April 28, 2019 in Lancaster.

    Miss Vincent is the granddaughter of Bernadine C. King of Lancaster and the late James C. King Jr., and the late Benjamin and Corrie Vincent, of Kershaw. She is a 2014 graduate of the University of South Carolina. She is a S.C. DHEC environmental health manager for the Division of Food Protection.

  • Douglas Garland and Esther Lee Wolfe Horton celebrated their 60th anniversary on April 6, 2018. 

    A reception was given in their honor on April 15, 2018, by their children, Ricky Horton and his wife, Ann, Chet Horton and his wife, Ami, and Jill Horton Lowe and her husband, David. 

    The Hortons were married April 6, 1958, in Kershaw. 

    They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

    Douglas retired from National Linen Service in Columbia.

    Esther retired from Kendall-Bethune and Lancaster County.

  • Christopher Harper Burns and Brenda Cauthen Burns celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on May 10, 2018. 

    They have one son, Christopher Tyron Burns, and a Goddaughter, Tina Catoe Ross, both of Camden. 

    They had brunch at Camden Waffle House on Highway 521, their favorite place to eat.

  • Flashlights hate me.
    I was reminded of that about 8 p.m. April 15 when I called Duke Energy in an effort to find out what time our power would be restored. Yes, the late afternoon storm socked the Antioch community with a haymaker. We lost the lights about 3:30 p.m. that day.
    “Sir, our utility crews are still assessing damage in your area,” the courteous customer rep said. “That’s all the information I have at this time.”

  • Floyd L. White II and Gloria White are celebrating their 60th anniversary Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

    They were married April 25, 1958, at Fort Rucker in Alabama.

    The Whites have three children, Donna White Bailey and her husband, Dennis, of Lancaster, Floyd White III and his wife, Bonnie, of Laurel, N.J., and Berry White and his wife, Cindy, of Glendale, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.

    He is a retired coach and science teacher and she is a retired plant manager.

  • Henry L. Curry announces the engagement of his daughter, Yokoco Douglas, to James Clyburn, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Lancaster.
    Miss Douglas is the daughter of the late Debra D. Douglas and the granddaughter of the late Mary C. and Joe L. Douglas of Great Falls and the late Jessie Curry and Elmer Manning.
  • Joyce and Phil Forbis and Vernon and Martha McManus, all of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Donna McManus Langley, of Heath Springs to David Alexander Moree of Kershaw.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Chapel at Andrew Jackson State Park.

    Ms. Langley is the granddaughter of the late Ira and Margaret McManus of Lancaster and the late Donald and Lillian Branner of Charlotte. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School. She is the municipal clerk for the Town of Heath Springs.