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Today's News

  • Kershaw Council hopes good fences make good neighbors

    Kershaw town officials have heard plenty of complaints from homeowners about swimmers traipsing through private property to get to the local pool.
    This was a hot topic of discussion during Kershaw Town Council’s meeting Monday, July 21.
    Mayor Wayne Rhodes said the complaints continue because swimmers are entering the gate from an area near the pool building to below the pool on private residential property.

  • Bank teller charged with embezzling

    A Lancaster woman was arrested in Rock Hill after she admitted to embezzling money from the two Wells Fargo branches where she worked as a teller.
    Rock Hill police arrested Candace Marie Adams, 23, of the 5800 block of Morrison Road, on July 16 for breach of trust.
    According to a Rock Hill Police Department report, Adams allegedly stole an estimated $18,247 between June 10 and July 16 from the Wells Fargo branches at 749 Cherry Road and 2691 Celanese Road.

  • Police seek help finding man who hit officers with car

    After multiple searches and pleas from police for information, a Lancaster man is still on the run, wanted for hitting two police officers with his car on July 6.
    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant said Thursday, July 24, investigators are still searching for leads in the whereabouts of Tyzhe Lashown Hough, 19, whose last known address was 5908 Henderson Road.
    “We still don’t know where he is,” Grant said. “But we’re still asking for the public’s help to find him. Getting the word out, that’ll be great.”

  • Woman hurt in bypass wreck

    A long line of cars and trucks stretched into the distance Wednesday afternoon, July 23, after a one-car accident injured a woman and snarled traffic along S.C. 9 Bypass.
    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. James Miller said the accident happened about 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of S.C. 9 Bypass and Grace Avenue, about two miles west of Lancaster.
    Miller said the driver, Tammy Stephens, 46, of Fort Lawn, was traveling east on the bypass in a 2005 Honda Element when the accident happened. He said she drove off the left side of the road and then overturned.

  • Closet Ministry offers free school clothes, backpacks

    The Closet Ministry of Second Baptist Church, 1426 Great Falls Highway, will hold its fifth annual Back-To-School Day of free clothing and bookbag giveaways from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
    Gently used items donated by the community will be available and book bags for children will be given away as long as supplies last, said event coordinator Catherine Horton.
    Registration begins at 9 a.m. and you do not need proof of income to participate, Horton said.

  • Speedway hosts Buddy Crook Memorial on Saturday night

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to racing Saturday night, July 26 for the Buddy Crook Memorial race.

    The LSS track was quiet last week when rain forced the track to cancel its July 19 slate.

  • AA stars third in Series

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars earned a third-place finish in the first-ever Dixie Youth AA World Series.

    The Lancaster stars, who earned the Series bid as the S.C. state champion, finished 5-3 in the tournament at Texarkana, Ark.

  • Juniors rebound to top Aiken, 7-5

     

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior Legion baseball team has had a penchant for the comeback win this season and the P-31 squad repeated the feat Tuesday afternoon, July 22 in the state tournament in Florence.

  • Thrills on wheels

     Drivers on Craig Farm Road in Lancaster County may have gotten a bit distracted on Saturday, July 12, by the row of shiny Mercedes-Benz automobiles parked neatly in front of Kilburnie, the Inn at Craig Farm.

  • West column: Our County Council needs to do its job

    Lancaster County Council asked us for help in deciding whether to keep the extra 1 cent sales tax and, if so, how to spend it. Wonderful idea and we did just that. Then they chose to turn all this information over to the tax commissioners to sift through and make a recommendation. That was great. Things were moving along smoothly.