Today's News

  • Tax info for newcomers to county

    Are you a new resident moving in the county? It’s important to make sure you have your tax information current with Lancaster County to avoid late payment penalties or tickets. If you’re one of our county’s newest neighbors, here are some things you need to know:

  • Remembering Lt. Lucas, a big-hearted Vietnam vet

    First Lt. Gene Lucas, “Luke” as we called him, was an outstanding officer who cared deeply about the well-being of those within his command. He was the executive officer of an automatic weapons battery in Vietnam (1968-69), where I became a platoon leader.
    Lt. Lucas contacted me one day from Dong Tam and informed me I needed to go to battalion headquarters to complete some paperwork. He told me he would come by my platoon headquarters in Tan An, pick me up, and we would ride together to Long Binh, north of Saigon.

  • Johnson-Bailey Engagement

    Rex and Lori Johnson announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaime-Leigh Johnson, to Austin “Jerel” Bailey, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Dec. 7, 2013, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Lancaster.

  • Gordon-Frasier Wedding

    Gayle Anntoinette Gordon and Layton Lorenzo Frasier were married Sept. 14, 2013 at Rosewood on Country Club by Dr. Lavilla Brevard.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie J. Gordon Sr. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and received a bachelor’s degree in music from Winthrop College. She works for Humana Insurance Company.
    The groom is the son of Claude Frasier of Lancaster and the late Florien Frasier. He is a graduate of Lancaster High School and works for the City of Lancaster.

  • Hinson-Plyler Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. Plyler announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Maree Plyler, to Michael Jay Hinson, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 2013, at Unity ARP Church.

  • Honeycutt-Giacobone Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Honeycutt announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Tegan Honeycutt, all of Lancaster, to Brian Giacobone of Beech Island.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Nov. 16, 2013, at the Fairway Room at Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Cunninghams celebrate 50 years

    Thomas E. Sr. and Mary L. Jackson Cunningham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 2, 2013, with a dinner at Logan’s Road House given by their children.
    The Cunninghams were married Oct. 24, 1963, in Heath Springs.
    The couple has four children, Thomas E. Cunningham Jr. and his wife, Ann, Juanita Richardson, Angela Huger and her husband, Joseph, and the late David L. Cunningham. They have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Fast-starting Bishops dash Lady Vols state title hopes


    LEXINGTON – Andrew Jackson gave it a shot, but Bishop England had too much firepower.

    The B-E Lady Bishops swept to their 14th straight Class AA state volleyball championship, downing Upstate champion Andrew Jackson, 3-0 at White Knoll High School on Saturday, Nov. 9.

    The 39-7 Lady Bishops also extended their national record for state crowns, posting No. 24.

  • "If I can, you can."

    Clay Dyer started fishing at age 5 and became a professional angler at the age of 15. He’s fished in more than 200 bass tournaments and won about 20 of them. He enjoys driving his bass boat at full throttle and has a great love for football, serving as assistant football coach for Hamilton High School in Alabama. 

  • Unexpected fall color

    In the last 60-plus years, Nancy Adams has picked more than her share of tomatoes.