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  • House sprayed with bullets

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Officers are searching for whoever shot several bullets into a Lancaster house early Wednesday morning.
    Lancaster police officers responded to a house in the 200 block of Thomas Lane on March 23 about reports of shots fired inside the home.
    According to a Lancaster Police Department incident report, when officers arrived at 5:32 a.m. they found the front door of the home had been forced open.
    The officers found several bullet holes and casings as they searched the home, the report said.

  • Haile Gold Mine holds open house in Kershaw

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – Safe mining practices, hundreds of jobs and a commitment to Lancaster County for many years to come.
    Those were some of the pledges heard Tuesday evening, as officials with Haile Gold Mine Inc. answered questions from the public during an open-house event at the Andrew Jackson Recreation Center in Kershaw.

  • Beach Bash & Boogie set for April 8

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     Come dance the night away at what has become an annual event to benefit local children.
    Lancaster County First Steps is gearing up for its 2011 Beach Bash & Boogie, which will be held April 8 at The Artisans Center at 119 S. Main St. in downtown Lancaster.

  • S.C. 160 resurfacing to begin next week

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The S.C. Department of Transportation is set to begin roadwork on one of Indian Land’s busiest roads next week.
    Lancaster County resident construction engineer Ken Wilson said S.C. DOT crews will begin repaving a half-mile stretch of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) on Sunday, March 27.
    The project is expected to take about a week to complete, Wilson said, with most work scheduled at night, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • S.C. 160 resurfacing to begin next week

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The S.C. Department of Transportation is set to begin roadwork on one of Indian Land’s busiest roads next week.
    Lancaster County resident construction engineer Ken Wilson said S.C. DOT crews will begin repaving a half-mile stretch of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) on Sunday, March 27.
    The project is expected to take about a week to complete, Wilson said, with most work scheduled at night, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • Rico set to move

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     Heath Springs Town Council is on board with an agreement involving sports novelty company Rico Industries Inc., which is setting up shop in the town’s industrial park.
    Council voted unanimously on March 15 to give Lancaster County permission to include the Heath Springs Industrial Park as part of a multi-county agreement with Chester County.
    The agreement says when property tax revenue is collected on properties in a multi-county industrial park, the revenues will be split.

  • Mulvaney defends his medical plan

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    As debate continues about President Barack Obama’s federal health care act, staunch opponent U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney is defending his acceptance of federal medical coverage for himself and his family.

  • Fundraiser to benefit earthquake survivors

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A group of Lancaster residents is holding a fundraiser to help earthquake and tsunami survivors in Sendai, Japan, the hometown of 22-year-old Discovery Charter School intern Miyu Sasaki.
    A rising senior at Nihon University majoring in international culture, Sasaki has been teaching Japanese language and culture at Discovery School since February.

  • Two die in weekend accidents

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An Indian Land woman and a Lancaster man both died after two separate car accidents last weekend.
    Daphne Harrison, 28, of Indian Land, died March 18 after her car struck a tree. Harrison was driving south on Interstate 77, about three miles from Rock Hill, when the accident happened at about 8:45 p.m. Friday.
    Harrison was driving a 1998 Ford along the highway when she ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol.

  • S.C. 160 resurfacing to begin next week

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The S.C. Department of Transportation is set to begin roadwork on one of Indian Land’s busiest roads next week.
    Lancaster County resident construction engineer Ken Wilson said S.C. DOT crews will begin repaving a half-mile stretch of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) on Sunday, March 27.
    The project is expected to take about a week to complete, Wilson said, with most work scheduled at night, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.