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Today's News

  • City services at the touch of a smartphone app

    Need to pay your Lancaster utility bill, report a mammoth pothole, apply for a city job or scope out festival details?
    There’s now an app for that.
    City IT director Jarvis Driggers presented the Red Rose City’s new mobile app at Tuesday’s city council meeting.
    “This is a living and breathing app,” Driggers said. “This app’s going to change. It’s going to change daily, weekly and monthly, and it’s going to change to the events and what’s going on in the city at the time.”

  • 3-vehicle wreck kills woman, 69

    A three-vehicle wreck on S.C. 9 in eastern Lancaster County killed a Pageland woman, injured a Kershaw woman and closed the highway for at least four hours Wednesday.
    Norma Jean Plyler Moree, 69, of Pageland died in the accident, which occurred near Earnhardt Lane about 4 miles east of Buford Crossroads, according to S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller.
    Miller said Moree was following a tractor trailer west on S.C. 9 at 10:24 a.m. in a 2011 Toyota Camry when Heather Marie Rollings, 23, of Kershaw crossed the center line in a 2002 GMC pickup traveling east.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Andy and Ennie Roberts reunion

    The Andy and Ennie Roberts reunion is 1 p.m. today at Rich Hill Baptist Church, 1557 E. Doc Garris Road, Heath Springs. Bring a well-filled basket and drink. Utensils and paper products are provided.

    Penegar reunion

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Biker Sunday

    New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2393 New Hope Road, Heath Springs, will hold Biker Sunday at 10 a.m. today. They will meet at 9 a.m. at Lancaster Square (Food Lion parking lot) on North Main Street, and kick up the stands at 9:30 a.m.

    Elgin Baptist homecoming

  • News Briefs

    American Legion Post 250 sign up

    The American Legion Post 250 extends the new post charter sign up period by 60 days. Dues are $40 and pays through 2017. For details, contact Post Adjutant William Chick at littlechick@msn.com or (803) 422-9486.

    Meet and greet

    Join Lancaster County Council from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., for a drop-in to meet Lancaster County Economic Development Director Jamie Gilbert. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Column: Case studies on S.C.’s 3 fundamental faults

    Nothing is more infuriating than seeing another news story about the arrogance, incompetence or corruption that characterizes politics as usual in South Carolina. There were three such stories in only the last few weeks.
    What’s most infuriating is that none of this needs to happen and there are a few simple solutions that could prevent many of these problems or fix them once they occur.

  • Nation Ford routs Warriors

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • Braves use fast start to down Jackets

    CHERAW – The Buford Yellow Jackets hit the road Friday night for a Region IV-AA clash with the fourth-ranked Cheraw Braves.
    Buford tried to keep pace with the 5-1 Braves, but in the end Cheraw deflected the hard-charging Jackets and secured a 55-30 home win.
    Cheraw quickly flexed their muscle and scored on their first four possessions. The Braves seemed in control with 8:58 left in the second quarter with a 28-0 lead.
    The reeling Jackets were determined to get back in the game before the half.

  • Vols charge to sack Eagles, 20-13

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins ignite, rip Demons

    The Lancaster Bruins got back on track in a big way, clawing Lugoff-Elgin, 32-6 at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
    The 3-2 Bruins built a 12-0 halftime edge and broke open the game in the second half to roll to the 26-point win over the Class AAAA Demons in Lancaster’s final non-region game.
    “Coming off a pair of losses, I thought our guys came out and played with a purpose,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said of the Bruins, who snapped a two-game skid. “I like the way we responded. We were productive on both sides of the ball.