Today's Features

  • Week Ahead

    Area blood drives

    American Red Cross

    ◆ July 24, 2-6 p.m., St. Luke United Methodist Church, 126 Providence Road, Lancaster.

    ◆ Aug. 5, 2:30-7 p.m., White Springs Baptist Church, 1249 Grace Ave., Lancaster.

    ◆ Aug. 9, 2-6:30 p.m., Church of Good Shepherd, 1005 University Drive, Lancaster. 


    ◆ July 27, 4-7 p.m., RedStone 14, 9650 RedStone Drive, Indian Land.

  • Week Ahead

    Red Hill Baptist VBS July 24-26

    Red Hill Baptist Church, 2020 Red Hill Road, Lancaster, will host Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. July 24-26. 

    Yard sale at Lynwood Drive Church of God

  • LSWCD operation committee meets

    The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District’s Operation Committee will meet at 10 a.m. July 25 at the district office, 1771 Highway 521 Bypass South, Lancaster. 

    Van Wyck Town Council work session

    The Town of Van Wyck will hold a work session at 7 p.m. July 29 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck. 

    Library board meets July 30

  • Christmas in July

    The Craft Stand, 134 S. Main Street, Lancaster, will host a Christmas in July party at 5 p.m. July 24. The Cousins Maine Lobster food truck will be on site.

    Balsam Grove monthly concert

    Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, hosts bluegrass band Balsam Grove in concert at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. The show is free, but donations toward utilities and the use of the center are appreciated. The next show is July 25.

  • 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.