Today's Features

  • Douglas and Annette Deese announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Megan Deese, to Richard Bryan Jenkins Jr., all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at The Little Ocean Events.

    Miss Deese is the granddaughter of Grady and Judy Deese of Lancaster and the late Mary Hayes. She is a 2013 graduate of Buford High School and a 2016 graduate of York Technical College with an associate’s degree in applied science. She is a certified dental assistant at Bridgehampton Dental.

  • From release

    Had pioneering submariners on the Hunley released the vessel’s keel blocks, the crew might have survived their first Civil War mission. 

    On Feb. 17, 1864, the Hunley became the world’s first successful combat submarine, sinking the U.S.S. Housatonic. 

    Historical records indicate the submarine’s crew signaled to shore they were on the way back home, but instead they vanished without a trace. 

  • Performers brought some toe-tapping good times to USC Lancaster Saturday night for Habitat for Humanity of Lancaster County’s sixth-annual Bluegrass, Barbecue and Building fundraiser. 

    The BBB event raised over $15,000, topping the amount raised last year, said Nita Brown, executive director of the local Habitat chapter. 

  • Greg and Nancy Brasington of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Caroline Brasington, to Steven Andrew Snodgrass, both of Lake Wylie. 

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Sept. 22 in Fort Mill. 

    Miss Brasington is the granddaughter of Buck and Doris Brasington and John and Mary Martin.  

    Mr. Snodgrass is the son of Cheryl Snodgrass and the late George Snodgrass of Steele Creek. He is the grandson of Reuben and Clara Chapman and Deloris and Cary Elliott. 

  • Bryan and Karen Faile of Kershaw announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordyn West Faile, to Austin Rutledge Duncan, both of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Baker Conference Center in Kershaw.  

  • Chuck and Vickie Abernethy of Midland, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Johnson, to Rodney Houghtaling, both of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Lancaster.

    Mr. Houghtaling is the son of Steve Houghtaling of Lancaster and Steve and Rhonda Ebersole of Heath Springs. 

  • Donna McManus Langley of Lancaster and David Alexander Moree of Kershaw were married at 4 p.m. June 2, 2018, at the Andrew Jackson State Park Chapel by the Rev. Randy Mellichamp.

    The bride is the daughter of Phil and Joyce Forbis and Vernon and Martha McManus, all of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of the late Ira and Margaret McManus and the late Donald and Lillian Branner. She works for the town of Heath Springs.

  • Hello everyone! My name is Allister and I want everyone to congratulate my mom, Kanesha Haile, on marrying the coolest, most incredible dad in the world, Vaitui Petelo! 

    Kanesha is the daughter of Melvenia Miles and Roy Haile of Lancaster. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and is currently a mental health technician at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health in Charleston. 

    Vaitui is the son of Saipeti and Tenisio Petelo of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently the head chef at ICE Services, Inc., in Alaska. 

  • 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.