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  • Lancaster police release photo of Walgreens suspect

    The Lancaster Police Department released a surveillance photograph Friday, Sept. 6,  of the man they say robbed the Walgreens pharmacy last week.

    A white man described as 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall and weighing 120 to 150 pounds, robbed the store at 1101 S.C. 9 Bypass West, just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, police said. He was wearing a burgundy University of South Carolina hooded sweatshirt and black shorts.

  • Important life-saving lesson

    The Lancaster Fire Department isn’t looking for sponsors’ names to paint on the side of its fire engines, but it does have two spots available for an aspiring young artist.

  • Editorial staff wins nine LCNI awards

    Throughout its history of community service, the lobby, hallway and newsroom of The Lancaster News and Carolina Gateway office on North White Street have become lined with awards plaques, service awards and certificates of appreciation from charitable agencies.

  • Indian Land

    Two Indian Land men were arrested late last month following an assault that left a Waxhaw, N.C., man bloodied and bruised. 

    Tully Allen Tillman, 26, and Tyler Tillman, 24, both of 10434 Tillman Steen Road, were each charged Aug. 24 with third degree assault and battery by a mob.

    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, deputies responded to an assault call in the 10000 block of Tillman Steen Road about 8 p.m. that day. 

  • Setting an example

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center thanked three of its most supportive community partners Thursday, Sept. 5 by naming galleries in their honor.

    The honorees for the event included a corporation, a municipality and an individual: Duke Energy, the city of Lancaster and museum benefactor and community altruist Lindsay Pettus.

  • Police release photo of Walgreens robbery suspect

    The Lancaster Police Department released a surveillance photograph Friday, Sept. 6,  of the man they say robbed the Walgreens pharmacy last week.

  • Wake-up Call

    With drugs, gangs and violent crime an ever-present problem for many young people in Lancaster County, Sheriff Barry Faile believes the time has come for an innovative wake-up call. 

  • Walgreens pharmacy robbed Wednesday

    Detectives are hoping multiple eyewitness accounts and surveillance footage will help them track down a man wanted in the armed robbery of Walgreens on Wednesday, Sept. 4. 

  • Plantation Road home a total loss after early-morning fire

    Fire officials say two people were fortunate to escape with only minor injuries after a fire tore though their home during the early morning hours Thursday, Sept. 5. 

  • State concussion law now requires local plan

    The Lancaster County School District is expected to begin developing a series of district-wide athletic concussion guidelines in the wake of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s approval of a state athletic concussion bill last month.