Today's News

  • Hensley-Price Engagement

    Barry and Shelia Hensley announce the engagement of their daughter, April Hensley, all of Lancaster, to Dennis Price II of Vale, N.C.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 13, 2014, at Center Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Waxhaw.
    Miss Hensley is a 2011 graduate of Indian Land High School and works for Krispy Kreme.
    Mr. Price is the son of Shawn and Amanda Price of Lawndale, N.C. He is the grandson of Ray and Shelia Johnson of Vale. He is a 2011 graduate of Burns High School and is a volunteer firefighter.

  • Couch-Glover Engagement

    Ralph Edwin Couch of Heath Springs and Mika Herring Couch of Lancaster, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Shea Couch of Lancaster, to Dallas Grayson Glover of Charlotte.
    A June wedding is planned at Second Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    Miss Couch is the granddaughter of Daisy Sims Couch of Heath Springs and the late Ralph Elliott Couch and Valda Byrd Herring of Lancaster and the late Maxie Donald Herring.

  • Small-Walters Engagement

    Anne Heath Small and Philip Edward Small announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Anne Small, all of Lancaster, to Richard Turner Walters of Charleston.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in Lancaster.

  • Foster-Taylor Engagement

    Billy and Rachel Foster announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Marie Foster, all of Lancaster, to the Rev. Robbie W. Taylor of Mount Croghan.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. March 23, 2013, at Lynwood Drive Church of God.
    Miss Foster is the granddaughter of the late Floyd Foster, the late Grace Railey Mackey and the late Rev. and Mrs. Jim White. She is the mother of Hannah and Timothy Varnadore. She is a 1990 graduate of Lancaster High School.

  • Half-staff flags honor Inez Baker

    Flags across the state will be flown at half-staff on Monday, March 18, 2013, in honor of Inez Baker. Baker, a Cayce resident and 26-year Army veteran, was killed in an attack on a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on March 8.

  • Make homes adaptable for seniors

    It’s no secret that the majority of us will need some kind of assistance as we age. Imagine returning home from the hospital for recovery after being treated for a stroke. With limited mobility, you may find that the world you have become so accustomed to over the years now has many new obstacles to overcome.

  • Holding on to Hope: Apparent HIV cure encouraging for highly infected South Carolina

    News of a Mississippi newborn supposedly cured of an HIV infection has HIV advocates and researchers in South Carolina hopeful as well as skeptical.

    The potential for the cure to change the standard of care for those infected would be especially welcome here in the South, where the highest death rate due to HIV occurs.

  • City license proposal on hold

    Dean Faile wanted Lancaster City Council to think about perception.

    He listed a few notable politicians and celebrities, and asked council members to marinate on the first thoughts that come to mind. President Barack Obama, former Sen. Jim DeMint and Tiger Woods were among the names.

    Faile, president of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, then asked council to think about the city of Lancaster’s perception. He said community pride is in the forefront.

  • Lancaster man charged with racketeering

    A multi-state racketeering investigation into an illegal internet casino operation resulted in the arrest of a Lancaster man and eight others across South Carolina on Tuesday, March 12.

    Leonard Doyle Lucas, 57, 490 Shoreline Drive, was arrested March 1 on multiple charges related to the investigation of a Florida-based non-profit corporation called Allied Veterans of the World Inc. and Affiliates, according to a S.C. Law Enforcement Division press release.

  • Woman faces drunk driving, child endangerment charges after chase

    A Lancaster woman remains behind bars on DUI and child endangerment charges, almost a week after authorities noticed her car swerving along a county road.

    Candice Lynn Crawford, 25, 324 Elm St., was arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 9, and charged with child endangerment, driving under the influence and failure to stop for blue lights and sirens, said Lancaster County Sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw. Authorities say Crawford had three young children in the car with her when she was stopped.