Local News

  • 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. 

  • Carolinas Literacy Network to shut down

    Carolinas Literacy Network, a local nonprofit tasked with helping promote literacy in Lancaster and surrounding counties, is closing its doors within the next two months due to lack of funding.

  • Dad’s chow line surprise

    An orderly stroll turned into a full sprint as 6-year-old Jaidyn Thrower rounded the corner into North Elementary School’s cafeteria on Monday morning, March 3.