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Today's Features

  • Week Ahead
    Shag lessons with Patty Blackmon
    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will sponsor shag lessons with dance instructor Patty Blackmon in Indian Land and Lancaster each week. 
    Beginner’s classes in Indian Land are 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays through April 22, at Indian Land Recreation Department, 8286 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. 
  • Easter Fun
    Easter egg hunts
    - Haile Gold Mine Church, 7980 Haile Gold Mine Road, Kershaw, will hold an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 20.
    - Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will hold an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 20.
  • City, county holiday closures

    Lancaster city and county offices will be closed April 22 in observance of the Easter holiday. Both offices will resume normal business hours April 23. Emergency services, such as fire, police and EMS, will operate normal hours through the holidays.

    City council meets April 23

    Lancaster City Council will meet at 7 p.m. April 23 in council chambers at City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St., Lancaster.

    Republican Party convention

  • 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. 

  • The Rev. and Mrs. Charles Phillips of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Phillips, to Wylie Simpson, both of Rock Hill.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Sept. 8, 2018, at Simpsonville United Methodist Church.

    Miss Phillips is a 2015 graduate of Winthrop University with a master’s degree in English. She is a communications coordinator at York Technical College.