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  • Man charged with child neglect after chase

    CHESTER – A Lancaster man faces multiple charges after he allegedly chased another car from Lancaster County into Chester County with five children in his vehicle.

  • Guilty plea, revamp domestic violence law, nets 3-year sen

    Earlier this month, a Lancaster man was sentenced to three years in prison under South Carolina’s new get-tough domestic violence law.

  • USCL awarded $250,000 grant for TRiO program

    For first-generation college students, those first days on campus can be fraught with tension, stress or confusion, though a recently renewed grant will see University of South Carolina  Lancaster students will have all the help they can get. 

  • County jobless rate rises slightly

    Unemployment rates rose slightly throughout the tri-county area in June, but overall the Palmetto state’s employment level continued to improve as nearly 2,100 people found work, according to data released this week from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).

  • Who’s in charge at Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department?

    INDIAN LAND – The question of who’s in charge at a fire department usually has a simple answer – the fire chief.

  • Despite sporadic rain, county in Stage 1 drought

    While parts of the region saw sporadic rainfall, including some heavy showers Monday, July 20, it’s doing little to recharge rivers and lakes and help crops burning up in the fields from a lack of rain.

  • Richburg FD answers 12 calls July 10-13

    Brian Garner

    Landmark News Services

    RICHBURG – The emergency responders of the Richburg Fire Department were kept busy the weekend of July 10-12, answering calls including fires at a collision between a motorcycle and a car and a structure fire.

    The professional manner in which the firefighters responded left Richburg Fire Chief John Agee feeling proud of his crew, he said.

    “I’m really proud of everyone at the fire station,” Agee said. “I love every one of them.”

  • Harried July 4 call for officer

    Nancy Persons

    Landmark News Services

    GREAT FALLS – The July 4 holiday quickly turned unnerving for a Great Falls Police officer when he was dispatched to an assault call on Seaboard Street.

    Great Falls Police Chief Steven Rice said Maj. Scott Case was dispatched after a juvenile called 911 and said he was inside a house where his mother had been assaulted.

    Upon arrival, Case saw the suspect running out of the door and into the yard, wearing minimal clothing, upper body armor and carrying what appeared to be an assault rifle.

  • Council supports Richburg Fire Department for grant

    Brian Garner

    Landmark News Services

    RICHBURG – Chester County Council voted to support the Richburg Fire Department’s application for a $50,000 USDA grant to aid the department in preparing for the future.

    Richburg Fire Chief John Agee appeared before council at its recent meeting and asked for its support as the department applies for the grant.

  • Local Habitat breaks ground on 15th house

    Habitat for Humanity of Lancaster County

    Habitat for Humanity of Lancaster County broke ground on its 15th home at 1123 Ten Oaks Drive on July 14. For the local Habitat, which is celebrating its 25th year, this is the first home to be built outside of the city limits. Wells Fargo’s donation made the groundbreaking a reality.

    This is the first four-bedroom home and the first home built to handicap (ADA) standards. It is also the first home to be built in almost 20 years using the Habitat model, instead of a partnership.