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Man shot in Kershaw

By Chris Sardelli

A Heath Springs man flagged down a deputy after being shot in the leg Tuesday morning.
While on patrol along Fork Hill Road in Kershaw at 9:48 a.m., a Lancaster County sheriff's deputy noticed a man waving his arms on the side of the road. The deputy turned his car around to speak with the 27-year-old Heath Springs resident, according to a sheriff's office incident report.


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Armed robber strikes convenience store

By Chris Sardelli

Grainy footage from a security camera shows an armed robber stealing money from a Lancaster convenience store Saturday morning. 


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Motorcycle hits utility pole in Sun City

IL man dies in wreck

By Chris Sardelli

An Indian Land man died Friday night after his motorcycle struck a utility pole in his neighborhood. 

Marcel Muller, 69, died from blunt force injuries due to the motorcycle accident, said Investigator Bryant with the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner’s office. 

The accident happened April 8 about 7:05 p.m. as the man was traveling north on Sun City Boulevard, said Trooper Billy Elder with the S.C. Highway Patrol. 


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Storm damages homes, vehicles

Hail of a Storm

By Reece Murphy

A series of thunderstorms Saturday evening dropped golf ball-sized hail and larger in parts of Lancaster County and produced lightning that killed a family pet.


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Blackmon-Brace asked for hearing on commissioner 

Commission: Crimminger legal resident of Lancaster

By Jesef Williams

For years, Rick Crimminger has guided the group that determines whether a resident is a legal voter in Lancaster County. 

But this week, the tables were turned. 

Crimminger, chairman of the Lancaster County Voter Registration and Election Commission, appeared at a formal hearing Tuesday afternoon in which the commission discussed his residency status. 

It unanimously ruled that he “meets the legal requirements to be a qualified elector in Lancaster County.” 


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UW to host bike show

By Jesef Williams

You’re invited to come show off your bike at an event that will raise money for several local charities.
United Way of Lancaster County is revving up for its first-ever Ride United Motorcycle Show, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the Lancaster County Fairgrounds.
Proceeds will go toward its 2010-11 campaign goal of $400,000. About 88 percent has been raised so far.


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Blackmon-Brace asked for hearing

Commission: Crimminger legal resident of Lancaster

By Jesef Williams

For years, Rick Crimminger has guided the group that determines whether a resident is a legal voter in Lancaster County.
But this week, the tables were turned.
Crimminger, chairman of the Lancaster County Voter Registration and Election Commission, appeared at a formal hearing Tuesday afternoon in which the commission discussed his residency status.
It unanimously ruled that he “meets the legal requirements to be a qualified elector (voter) in Lancaster County.”


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Former senator gets 77.1 percent of vote

Gregory wins District 16 Senate seat

By Reece Murphy

Greg Gregory is heading back to familiar stomping grounds after winning his bid Tuesday to represent Lancaster and York counties in Columbia as the state senator for District 16.
Gregory, a Republican from Lancaster, was one of three candidates vying for the District 16 seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a seat Gregory held from 1992 to 2008.
Running largely on his prior experience, Gregory won by a landslide with 4,146 votes, a whopping 77.1 percent of the total vote.


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IL Man dies in motorcycle wreck

Christopher Sardelli
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An Indian Land man died Friday night after his motorcycle struck a utility pole near a neighborhood.
Marcel Muller, 69, died from blunt force injuries due to a motorcycle accident, said Investigator Bryant with the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner's office.
The accident happened April 8 about 7:05 p.m. as the man was traveling north on Sun City Boulevard, said Trooper Billy Elder with the S.C. Highway Patrol.


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Armed robber strikes convenience store


Christopher Sardelli
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Grainy footage from a security camera shows an armed robber stealing money from a Lancaster convenience store Saturday morning.
Lancaster police officers are searching for the man who stole an unknown amount of money from the Westgate Exxon convenience store, at 1101 West Meeting St., on April 9.


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