A suspect who was wearing handcuffs escaped from the Lancaster County Detention Center on Pageland Highway about 3:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. Deputies have set up a perimeter and are searching the surrounding woods for the black man, who was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. Check back later for details. The S.C. Department of Social Services and Lancaster Convalescent Center have been placed on lockdown.
With a large architectural drawing spread out before them, a team of county officials began exploring options on Aug. 21 for renovating a former surgical office to accommodate the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. and Veterans Affairs offices.
A crowd of more than 100 people interested in the education of students from kindergarten to post graduate studies gathered at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bradley Arts and Sciences Building on Tuesday, Aug. 26, for the State of Education Breakfast sponsored by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce.