Today's News

  • Fox-Wilkinson Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. William August Fox III of Matthews, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Marie Fox of Charlotte, to James Heilig Wilkinson IV of Concord, N.C.
    The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. August 3, 2013, at Saint Gabriel Catholic Church in Charlotte.

  • Cooke-Honeycutt Engagement

    Tara H. Cooke of Indian Land and Ronno Cooke of Morganton, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Cooke of Indian Land, to Matthew Honeycutt of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. May 18, 2013, at Rosewood on Country Club in Lancaster.
    Miss Cooke is a 2008 graduate of Indian Land High School and works as a pharmacy technician.
    Mr. Honeycutt is the son of Karen Honeycutt of Lancaster and the late Mike Honeycutt. He is a 2010 high school graduate and works as a welder.

  • Patterson-Pressley Engagement

    Trey and Jean Patterson of Fort Mill announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia Patterson, to Otis Pressley of Indian Land.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 28, 2013, at Philadelphia United Methodist Church in Fort Mill.
    Miss Patterson is a graduate of Fort Mill High School and received an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from York Technical College.
    She works as a dental hygienist at Shiland Dentistry in Rock Hill.
    Mr. Pressley is the son of Mike and Vivian Pressley of Indian Land.

  • McCowan-Pardue Engagement

    Donald and Donna McCowan of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Bree McCowan, to Nickolas Hutchinson Pardue, both of Heath Springs.
    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. May 18, 2013 at Lakeside Pavillion in Lake Wateree.
    Miss McCowan is the granddaughter of Evelyn McCowan Hunter and the late Thomas Wilton McCowan and of the late Julian Edward and Inez Carolyn Mills. She is a 2003 graduate of Lancaster High School and works as a stylist at Smartstyle.

  • Coming Events

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    Rabies clinic

    Faulkner Animal Hospital will host a rabies clinic at several locations from 6 to 8 p.m. The clinic will offer rabies shots ($5), distemper/parvo shot ($16), bordetella or kennel cough ($16) each for dogs, and four-way feline distemper ($16), FIV-feline ($16) and FELV-feline ($16) each for cats. For details, call (803) 286-8131.

  • Florence County man dies in wreck

    A 27-year-old Florence County man died early Saturday morning in a single- vehicle accident on Golf Course Road, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. 

    The man, whose name was not released, was driving north about 2 a.m. in his 2005 Jeep Cherokee when he veered off the left side of the road, overcorrected and drove off the right side of the road, where the vehicle flipped and hit a tree, according to the highway patrol.

  • Longtime girls coach leaving ILHS

    Tamara Jacobus, who molded Indian Land High School’s volleyball and girls basketball teams into state powers, is leaving the Lancaster County Class AA school.
    Jacobus, a McBee native, is moving to Class AAAA Clover High School, where she will coach the Lady Blue Eagles’ volleyball team and teach math in the school’s freshman academy. Her assistant coach will be former Indian Land volleyball and basketball star Jean Marie Harris.
    Jacobus said the move came after making “one of the toughest decisions” in her life.

  • Tips for the perfect summer lawn

    The extreme heat and drought last year was hard on lawns and gardens. 

    “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,” gardening expert Melinda Myers said.
    Myers recommends following a few simple steps to improve lawns this season:

  • Quartet returns to Lancaster Sunday

    An acclaimed New York City trombone quartet, The Guidonian Hand, is returning to Lancaster.

    This performance will be the 19th Vivian Major Robinson Classical Concert, sponsored by the Lancaster County Council of the Arts. The purpose of the concert series is to promote appreciation for – and enjoyment of – classical music in a variety of styles.

  • Legacy of Blessings

    Lots of people enjoy cooking, but few people have their cooking become a community phenomenon that lasts for more than half a century.

    86-year-old Ruth McGriff has been cooking for others for at least 60 years, learning the skill when she was just a girl of 13. Now she celebrates becoming a first-time author with the release of “Ruth McGriff: Legacy of Blessings” cookbook.