Coming Up

  • IL library hosts programs
    The Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway, offers summer reading programs through July 31.
    The library holds children’s (ages 3 and up) programs at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Free tickets available at the circulation desk at 9 a.m. the day of the event. The next events are:
    • July 18 – ScienceTellers Interactive Science Storytellers
    • July 25 – Ice Cream Party Finale

  • Nuclear station siren test July 11
    Duke Energy and county officials will test sirens around Catawba Nuclear Station for three minutes about 11:50 a.m. July 11. No public action required.

  • Charlesboro to hold July 4th Parade
    The 39th annual Charlesboro July 4th Parade is 10:30 a.m. July 4 at Taxahaw Road from New Haven Baptist Church to Blackmon Cemetery near Highway 601. The pledge of allegiance and prayer at the church kick of the parade at 10:15 a.m. The parade lines up at the church on Taxahaw Road. To participate, safe vehicles must display an American flag. Floats for families, churches and groups are welcome. For details, call (843) 658-3555 or (803) 804-8837.

  • Marine Corps League meets June 26
    The Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. June 26 (the last Tuesday of each month) at 347 Brooklyn Ave., Lancaster, with a meal at 6 p.m. 
    Active-duty and former active-duty Marines, Fleet Marine Force corpsmen and Fleet Marine Force chaplains are eligible to join as regular members. Others may join as associate members. For details, call Jerry Holt at (973) 897-9251 or visit www.tinyurl.com/marineleague1169.


  • Greenway Guided Tour June 13
    Anne Springs Close Greenway will host a free Get to Know the Greenway guided tour at 9 a.m. June 13 at the Dairy Barn Entrance, 250 Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill. The van tour, led by the Greenway’s director, will leave the Greenway headquarters at 9 a.m. and lasts about an hour. No hiking required. Registration at www.ascgreenway.org is necessary due to limited van capacity.
    Greenway offers Campfire Cooking

  • Senior market vouchers available now
    Seniors vouchers for farmers’ market produce will be available at noon-4 p.m. June 7 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 8 at Lancaster Bowling Center, 1352 Reece Road, Lancaster. Low-income individuals age 60 or over may qualify to receive $25 coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers this summer. Proof of identity, income and residence required. For details, call HOPE in Lancaster Inc. at (803) 286-4673.
    Riverkeeper kayaking June 7

  • Senior health/fitness day May 30
    The Senior Network Coalition will hold the 2018 National Senior Health and Fitness Day from 7-10 a.m. May 30 at the Gregory Family YMCA, 512 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Meet U.S. House Rep. Ralph Norman from 8:30-9 a.m. Door prizes will be given to the first 300 guests and 40-plus vendors will offer senior information. Springs Memorial Hospital Lab will offer free lipid profile and glucose screens. They will also offer C-Reactive for $7, A1C for $12 and Vitamin D for $37, with no insurance or Medicare filing.

  • Battle of Buford’s defeat memorial service May 26
    Honor fallen Revolutionary War soldiers at the 238th anniversary of the battle of Buford’s defeat at a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. May 26 at the Buford battlefield. The battlefield is just south of the intersection of S.C. 9 and S.C. 522 (Rocky River Road).

  • Blood drive May 16
    IMPACT ONE Allstars, Zimmer Business Park, Building 8, 429 Marvin Road, Indian Land, will host a Community Blood Center of the Carolinas blood drive 2-5 p.m. May  16. To make an appointment, call (888) 59BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us/mobiledrives.
    Lunch and Learn May 18

  • BATTLE opioid epidemic public forum

    Lancaster County Coroner Karla Deese and Chainbreakers founder Delois Carpenter will host BATTLE (Bringing Awareness to the Local Epidemic), a public forum designed to bring awareness to the opioid epidemic in the county, at 6 p.m. May 9 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.