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  • Man attacked with construction tool

    Deputies are searching for a man who allegedly attacked a coworker with a metal construction tool during a fight earlier this month.

    The victim, a 45-year-old Charlotte man, was bleeding from a head wound when deputies found him at a construction site in the Bailes Ridge subdivision at 5:40 p.m. Feb. 7, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

    The construction site is just off Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) in Indian Land. 

  • Collins to lead Bruins

     Bobby Collins, who has built a Charlotte area high school football program from scratch, has been given the task of rebuilding the Lancaster High School football program.

    Collins, 33, comes to Lancaster High after building the Class AAAA Hough Huskies’ football program into a winner.

    Collins, hired as the first head football coach at Hough High in 2010, steadily built a winner at the Cornelius, N.C., high school. In four seasons leading the Huskies, Collins posted a 25-20 record, including a 19-5 mark and two playoff bids in the last two seasons.

  • BMS teacher suspended for misconduct

    Lancaster County School District officials placed a Buford Middle School teacher on administrative leave Thursday, Feb. 20, pending an investigation of allegations she had improper communications with students.

  • Police say little on man’s death

    Though the Lancaster Police Department has released only limited information about the shooting death of a man Tuesday night, Feb. 18, the coroner’s office has confirmed the man’s name and cause of death.

  • Community cookin’ for a cause

    Every year, stories about the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s annual Soul Food Cook-Off & Fundraiser include a menu of mouth-watering southern home cookin’.

  • Candidates announce bids for solicitor, County Council

    One month before the March 16 open filing date for partisan local elections, at least four candidates already have announced intentions to seek public office – three for Sixth Circuit Solicitor and one for Lancaster County Council.

  • Man throws gun during downtown police chase

    A Lancaster man was arrested earlier this month after he led police on an early-morning chase through downtown Lancaster and was seen tossing a pistol.

  • Coroner identifies victim in shooting death

    Though the Lancaster Police Department has released only limited information about the shooting death of a man Tuesday night, Feb. 18, the coroner’s office has confirmed the man’s name and cause of death.

  • Buford Battlefield cleanup changed

    Part of this weeks’s scheduled community cleanup of the Buford Battlefield by the Friends of the Buford Massacre has been postponed. While the cleanup is still going on today and Thursday, Feb. 20, it was scheduled to run through Saturday, Feb. 22. The remainder of the cleanup will be held at a later date. For details, call (803) 548-7871.

  • Man shot and killed at West Meeting Street home

    Though the Lancaster Police Department has not released any information about a man’s death Tuesday night, Feb. 18, the coroner’s office is confirming that he died from unnatural causes.
    Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris said Wednesday morning that a male victim had been found dead near a Lancaster house.
    “I know the police went out to Meeting Street and found one deceased person by a house. I think we know what he died from, but we won’t know for sure until the autopsy results are back later today,” Morris said. “I can say, his death wasn’t natural.”