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Local News

  • FCA invites Creighton on mission trip

    Right now, Dalton Creighton knows that nothing is impossible with God.

  • Finally Friday reset for July 11

    The First Friday in Lancaster “Beach Night” summer concert featuring the Lakeside Drive Band was rained out Friday, June 27. The night of fun has been reset for July 11 in the field behind City Hall at Catawba and West Arch streets. For details, contact Caroline Hasty, events and promotions coordinator of See Lancaster SC, at (803) 289-1498 or chasty@lancastercitysc.com.

  • Police investigate possible burglary spree

    Could a recent rash of burglaries in the city of Lancaster be connected?

  • Fake money shows up in Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls Police responded to the Dollar General on Chester Avenue on June 10 for a shoplifting call but upon arrival, learned counterfeit money had been passed at the store.

  • Griffen new ILES assistant principal

     A Fort Mill fifth-grade teacher with family ties to Indian Land has been named assistant principal at Indian Land Elementary School. 

    Jad Griffen, a teacher at Fort Mill’s Pleasant Knoll Elementary, was pegged to fill the position vacated by former ILES Assistant Principal Steven Puckett, who was named principal of the Harrisburg Elementary School.

    Griffen’s first official day on the job is July 28.

  • Work at Harrisburg Elementary site at brisk pace

    INDIAN LAND – Harrisburg Elementary School project manager Jimmy Wilhide of Moseley Architects said after some concern about rain and other delays in the past two months, work on the school is moving at a brisk pace in anticipation of the August opening. 

    Wilhide said contractors would begin pouring asphalt at the school Wednesday June 25. 

    The project’s final stage inspection is scheduled for July 10, he said, with furniture move-in set to begin July 14. 

  • City’s home garbage service is in the red

     Lancaster City Council members and a city employee literally talked trash to each other during a meeting Tuesday, June 24. 

    Marty Cauthen, director of sanitation and maintenance operations, told the council the municipality will lose about $250,000 in its residential garbage operation unless steps are taken to modify services or increase fees for services.

    “We can’t continue to operate and lose this much money,” he said.

  • United Way exceeds campaign

     

    The United Way of Lancaster County celebrated its 2013-14 campaign finale Thursday, June 19, at The Coker Ranch.

    About 80 donors and volunteers attended the barbecue, where  United Way announced its 2013-14 pledge total and presented awards to its donors, businesses and volunteers in various categories.  

  • Tempers flare at special meeting

    There were more questions than answers at a special called meeting of Lancaster County Council on Friday, June 27, to discuss funding for Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. 

    Among the questions were why was Lancaster County rejected from the I-77 Alliance?

    Did a secret recording take place during an executive session of an Alliance meeting?

    Will the county reinstate the frozen LCEDC funds?

  • Man dies after jumping from car

    A Lancaster man, with outstanding warrants in York County and wanted by S.C. Probation, Pardon and Parole Services, died from injuries Wednesday, June 25, after jumping from a speeding vehicle that a S.C. State trooper was trying to stop on Riverside Road.