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Today's Features

  • Week Ahead

    Out Here with Animals at Tractor Supply

    Lancaster Tractor Supply, 593 Lancaster Bypass East, Lancaster, will host an “Out Here with Animals” event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 24. The event will include animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and pet grooming and training. Participating local organizations include Paws in the Panhandle, Big Dog Rescue and PetSense. New toys, cleaning supplies, food and accessories will be collected for Lancaster rescues and shelters. 

  • Week Ahead

    BBQ benefit at Oak Ridge Baptist Aug. 24

    Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 603 Oak Ridge Church Road, Kershaw, will host a BBQ benefit for Pat and Danny Horton to help with medical expenses at 11 a.m. Aug. 24. Plates are $10 and include barbecue pork, hash and rice, green beans, slaw and dessert. 

    Unity ARP celebrates homecoming

  • Library hours at Barnett Building

    The Lancaster County Library is open at the Barnett Building, 128 Colonial Commons, Lancaster, while the main library is being renovated. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thurday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 

    County council meets Aug. 26

    Lancaster County Council will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 in council chambers at the County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. 

  • Pirate Day at The Museum of the Waxhaws

    The Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Highway, Waxhaw, N.C., will host its ninth annual Pirate Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24. 

    The event will include pirate re-enactors, mermaids, food, games, vendors and demonstrations of sword fights, cannon fire and bullwhips cracking. 

    Tickets are $6 and are available at museumofthewaxhaws.org or at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear pirate attire for the event, but dress-up is not required. For details, call (704) 843-1832.

  • 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.