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Life Changes

  • Engagement: Snipes, Steele to marry in October

    Haley Anne Snipes and Samuel Edgar Steele, both of Lancaster, announce their engagement.      
    The wedding is planned for Oct. 21, 2017, at the Magnolia Room in Rock Hill. 
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of William Thomas Snipes and Sharon Harper Snipes. She is the granddaughter of Jacqueline Snipes and Charles Edward Snipes and the late Sally Ann Harper and Bart Harper, all of Lancaster.

  • Births May 2017

    Remington Grace Hayden
    Remington Grace Hayden, the daughter of Reco Hayden and Courtney Thomas of Lancaster,  was born May 20, 2017, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
    Maternal grandparents are Jamie and Lisa Harmon of Belmont, N.C. Paternal grandparents are Faye and Sylvester Hayden of Van Wyck.

  • Fischer, Mackey wed in June

    Karen Denise Fischer of Lancaster and Nathan Lee Mackey of Charlotte were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Sherwood Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Rusty McAlister. Music was provided by pianist Kathy Weiss and organist Bob Hickling.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Fischer and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roland D. Gruber, all of Round O, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Fischer Sr. 

  • December 2016 Births

    Josie Caroline Engel
    Josie Caroline Engel, the daughter of Colby and Brandy Engel of Indian Land, was born Dec. 2, 2016, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Kathy Mosteller of Lancaster. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Retha Engel of Hendersonville, N.C.
     

  • November 2016 Births

    Paisley Mae Linder

    Paisley Mae Linder, the daughter of Joshua Linder and Tamara Joyner of Van Wyck, was born Nov. 28, 2016, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
    Maternal grandparents are Michael White and Elizabeth White of Fort Mill. Paternal grandmother is Ann Eddington of York.  

  • Faile and Threatt plan June wedding

    Bailey Adair Faile and Joseph Samuel Threatt, both of Lancaster, announce their engagement.
    Their wedding is planned for June 10, 2017, at First Baptist Church.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Buddy and Donna Faile of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Williford and Peggy Faile and William and Judy Roberts, all of Lancaster.
    She is a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School, and a 2015 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.

  • September 2016 Births

    Aurora Nicole Gibson
    Aurora Nicole Gibson, the daughter of Corey and Chantay Gibson of Rock Hill, was born Sept. 13, 2016, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. Maternal grandmother is Theresa Donaway of Silver Spring, Md. Paternal grandparents are Don and Pat Gibson of Indian Land.
    Zackary James Carson

  • August 2016 Births

    Amelia Rose Crook
    Amelia Rose Crook, the daughter of Chris Crook and Sydney Gowitzka of Indian Land, was born Aug. 25, 2016, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Sharon Gowitzka of Indian Land. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Teresa Crook of Indian Land.

  • Ruppenthals celebrate 60 years

    Surrounded by family and friends, Fred and Joyce Ruppenthal joyfully celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 26 at the Lodge in Sun City Carolina Lakes, where the happy couple lives.
    The couple was married on Aug. 18, 1956, in First Baptist Church in Garner, N.C.  
    Joyce recalled the beginning of their love story.  
    “We met at a dance at the YWCA. We were dancing and another girl tapped me on the shoulder, asking to cut in. I just told her that I was not finished with him yet!”

  • Alford-Herron wed June 12

    Jane Gorley Alford of Fort Mill and Kenneth Taylor Herron of Waxhaw, N.C., were married June 12, 2016, at Andrew Jackson State Park in Lancaster County.
    The bride is the daughter of Marlene Gorley of Lubbock, Texas, and the late Thomas Gorley. She is the granddaughter of the late Lucille and Richard Miller and the late Doris and Francis Gorley. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1980 and Winthrop University in 2001. She is the editor of Carolina Gateway newspaper and special publications editor for The Lancaster News.