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  • 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.

  • Man charged with trafficking cocaine

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A loud car radio led to a Lancaster man being arrested on various drug and gun charges last weekend.
    Derrick Antonio McIlwain, 25, 304 Robinson Road, was arrested March 19 on several charges after Lancaster police officers stopped his car at the intersection of Hampton Road and Louise Street.

  • Hundreds of customers lose power

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A piece of bamboo left hundreds of Lancaster County homes and businesses without power for a few hours Monday afternoon.
    At about 12:30 p.m., a power surge cut service to 366 customers in the Lancaster area, said Duke Energy telephone representative Amanda Burris.

  • Chamber breakfast is Friday

    Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce

    It’s a new year for the U.S. Congress and the S.C. Legislature and both have begun considering significant statewide and national issues that will impact the Lancaster County business community in both the short- and long-term future.