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Local News

  • S.C. is red, white and blue, through and through

    South Carolina and its citizens loves America, apparently more than any other state in the nation. 

  • Three year old in critical condition after being found inside hot car

    A three-year-old boy remains in critical condition Thursday, July 3, from suffering a heat stroke after being found in a vehicle, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff's Office press release.

  • TLN to add Parade Magazine

    The Lancaster News welcomes Parade, the most widely read magazine in America, to its Sunday newspaper beginning July 6. 

    Parade has been a staple in American households since 1941, bringing relevant and insightful coverage of popular A-list celebrities, health, food, investigative reporting and inspirational features to 59 million readers each week. 

  • Fun for the Fourth

    Lots of red, white and blue booming and sparkling fun is in store throughout Lancaster County and the surrounding area as Independence Day celebrations take place on Thursday, July 3; Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5.

  • Walnut Creek thrives, an eyesore no more

    What once was the beleaguered Edenmoor neighborhood, plagued with potholes, massive erosion and treacherous pits, has been completely transformed into a thriving community, developers told county officials about Walnut Creek earlier this month. 

  • 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.