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  • Woman attacked in IL Walmart parking lot

    A Fort Mill woman is recovering from her injuries after a minor car accident quickly turned into a group assault inside the parking lot of Indian Land’s Walmart late Thursday, March 6.

    Deputies were called to the store parking lot, at 10048 Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521), just after 10 p.m. about a report of a car accident and an assault, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • Coyote Ugly

    Doris Starnes thought someone had maliciously destroyed her yard but when she called law enforcement to report the incident, she learned it wasn’t intentional vandalism at all, but a rabbit on the run trying to outsmart a predator.

    Starnes, who lives on Hough Road (off Camp Creek Road), said she was astonished by what she saw Thursday, Jan. 27.

    “It was around 4 p.m., and I see all this pipe we had put in for drainage last year pulled up,” she said. 

  • USCL to close physical therapy clinic

    University of South Carolina Lancaster has announced it will close its Dr. W.L. McDow Physical Therapy Clinic next month though work to save the university’s other health services programs is ongoing.

    USCL’s physical therapy clinic, in operation since 2002, is one of three remaining health services programs at USCL, along with the university’s cardiopulmonary and cancer rehabilitation clinics.

  • Lady Vols fall short in state title quest

    COLUMBIA – The Lady Bishops of Bishop England High School went on a 15-0 run to cap the first quarter of the Class AA girls basketball state title game on Saturday, March 8, at the Colonial Life Arena to top the Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers 59-26.

    The score was 10-7 midway the first period, but the B-E run, along with a cold-shooting Andrew Jackson team, which only managed three points in the second quarter, gave BEHS a 39-10 halftime advantage the Lady Vols could not overcome.

  • County chooses possible LCEDC site

    Now that the tours are over and the numbers have been crunched, a county committee has made a final decision on  where to relocate the offices of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. 

    County officials revealed the news Thursday, March 6, that a three-member LCEDC relocation committee had chosen a former medical complex as its suggestion for housing the county’s economic development operations. 

  • LCWSD receives a $912,000 federal grant

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lancaster County Water and Sewer District has received a $912,000 grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). 

  • Vick will not seek re-election

    With the opening of election filing less than two weeks away, S.C. Rep. Ted Vick (D-53) has announced his name will not be on the ballot in 2014.

  • Yow to seek House seat again

    CHERAW – Richie Yow believes in never giving up.

  • Ash Wednesday

    Devout Christians attended services across the world March 5 for Ash Wednesday, the Christian holy day that signifies the beginning of Lent.

  • Authorities respond to multiple assaults in one-week span

    Authorities had their hands full investigating a bevy of assault incidents during a one-week stretch late last month.