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  • Kershaw man, 60, dies in accident

    A 60-year-old Kershaw man died Monday evening, Feb. 24, after he was injured in a two-vehicle accident along S.C. 903.

  • Judge denies Crolley’s bond

     The mood was tense in Lancaster County Courtroom B on Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, where a bond hearing was held for Tanner Crolley, charged in the Dec. 30, 2013, shooting death of his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend Sierra Landry.

    Landry’s parents, Robert and Jessica Landry, were flanked by family and friends who earlier had marched peacefully in front of the courthouse with signs that read, “Deny His Bond!” and “Don’t Let Him Walk Away to Kill Another Day.”

  • Loan dispute leads to machete attack

    An Indian Land man is recovering from minor injuries after another man slashed his hand with a machete on Feb. 17.

    A sheriff’s office investigator received a call from a 911 dispatcher at 11:10 a.m. that day about a man who had been attacked by a machete-wielding man, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

    The attack happened outside a home in the 9800 block of Kohut Road in Indian Land.

  • 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.