Virginia Maybank Prioleau and Randall Patrick Boland, both of Columbia, S.C., proudly announce their engagement.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stoudenmire (Jan) of Lone Star, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Barbara Elizabeth “Barkley” Stoudenmire to Ryan Thornbrew McNair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McNair (Janice) of Gable, South Carolina.

Lori Anna Varnadoe and Christopher Lee Davis , both of Columbia, S.C., proudly announce their engagement.

Mr. and Mrs. Dale (Crystal) Murphy of North, S.C. proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Hallie Lynn Murphy, born at Lexington Medical Center on December 26th, 2018. She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and was 19 inches in length. Hallie is welcomed home by her big sister: Harper Ann - age 2.

The Orangeburg Assembly held its annual Debutante Ball on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 at the Orangeburg Country Club. Prior to the ball, a reception was held in the ballroom. Members and guests were greeted at the door by Mrs. John Francis Brailsford, III, first vice-president and Mr. Brailsford…

The Thalian Club of Orangeburg, which was founded in 1929, presented three daughters, one niece, three sons and one nephew at its annual Debutante Ball on Dec. 21, 2018. Mr. Joshua Keith Ridley, president of Thalian Club, and Mrs. Ridley, along with mothers and aunts of the 2018 debutantes, …

The Coterie Club of St. Matthews, which was founded in 1956, held its Holiday Debutante Ball on Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Orangeburg Country Club. Members and guests were greeted in the ballroom by Mrs. Thomas Percy Culclasure Jr., president of the Coterie Club, and her husband, along with t…

Jessica Paige Zeigler and Daniel Cameron Potts were united in marriage at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Branchville United Methodist Church.

Alexis Briana Baltzegar and David Austin Cope were united in marriage at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Buck Ridge Plantation.

The Orangeburg Junior Cotillion held its Fall Dance, Saturday, Oct. 27, at The Orangeburg Country Club. The girls were received by Mrs. Brian Michael Cooper, president; Mrs. Thomas David Ardis, vice-president; Mrs. Daniel Harvey Garrick Jr., secretary and Ms. Mary Shannon, treasurer. Music w…

Tiffany Renee Ferguson and Taylor McKelden Kirkland were united in marriage at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Holly Oak Farms in St. Matthews, S.C.

This truly describes the love shared between Mr. Lawrence and Mrs. Birdie Berry. Recently, they celebrated 67 yrs. of being married. Through this union, they had 12 children, (4 of whom are deceased), 16 grands, and 31 great grands. To know Birdie and Bee as they are affectionately known is …

Kimberly Layne Blewer and Zachary Ryan Baltzegar were united in marriage at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Cottontop in Norway, S.C.

Lydia Kemmerlin and Orry Nathaniel Courtney were united in marriage at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Charleston S.C.

Caroline Dorothy Ott of Rowesville, S.C. and Travis Dalton Baccene of Chapin, S.C., were united in marriage on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at the Orangeburg Country Club in Orangeburg, S.C.

Mr. and Mrs. Odell (Helen) Johnson celebrated their 76th anniversary on September 17th, 2018. They started dating at age fourteen and have four children, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. They have lived in St. Matthews, South Carolina, since 1981.

Doctor Sallie Elizabeth Clark and Scott William Giblin were united in marriage at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, LA.

Rebecca Lasley Shirer of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and Justin Daniel Gooding of Charleston, S.C. were united in marriage at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Charleston, S.C. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverends Robert Marshall Blalock and Joseph Boyd Douglas.

Laura Nicole Andrews and Samuel Homer Watford, III, were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Orangeburg, S.C.

Allison Morgan Bird and Marlon Rayborn Penick, Jr., were united in marriage at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg in Orangeburg, S.C.

Mr. and Mrs. David (Betty Bell) Glivens of Cameron, S.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a 7 day cruise to San Juan, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and Grand Turk. The couple was married on June 15, 1968, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Miss Magan Renée Hughes and Mr. William Cody Perian were united in marriage on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The ceremony was held at Buckridge Plantation in Neeses, SC. The Rev. Ja Cooke officiated the 6:00 p.m. nuptials.

Drs. Don & Bessie Powell celebrated a 50th Wedding Anniversary and Vow Renewal hosted by their children Debra Powell, Brannon Powell, Minita Clark, and Joi Wade. Don & Bessie met in grammar school in Birmingham, AL and were married in Cleveland, Ohio on June 8, 1968 at Messiah Baptis…