Today's News

  • LACH gets its own look

    The Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless (LACH) has a new logo that was garnered by an appeal on social media, said Melanie Outlaw, LACH chairwoman.

  • IL precincts to improve our voting process

    Last year, Lancaster County was named the fastest growing county in South Carolina. One of the challenges growth brings is keeping up with the increasing number of voters so voting in elections is simple, easy and fast.

    To help keep up with these changes, a bi-partisan effort by our county’s legislators has created new precincts and voting locations for Lancaster County voters, for which they should be congratulated.

  • Council should hang its head in shame

    Being in animal rescue is not an easy thing to do. Not easy on the pocketbook, or on your emotions. Seeing what we see day in and day out takes its toll on all of us.

    Add in seeing healthy, sweet adoptable pets being euthanized at our county shelter, mainly due to lack of room, is heart breaking when it can so easily be fixed.

  • Special Materials team wins annual LCEDC golf tourney


    The Special Materials Company team captured first place in the Lancaster County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) annual Industry Appreciation golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club.

  • Post 31 nets runner-up



    The Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball team wrapped up the runner-up spot in League V without throwing a pitch for a split Thursday, July 2.

  • Sharks splash to home win over Camden


    The Lancaster County swim team Sharks completed an unbeaten regular season with a 434-122 win over Camden at the Lancaster County pool on Saturday, June 27.

    Charlie Brooke Henry, Samuel Page and Tamra Tipton led the LCST with four firsts each in the meet.

  • Tunnell concerned with audit

    As the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. gears up for its July board of directors meeting, the issue of an independent audit of the LCEDC’s books will be front and center, though one official has some serious concerns.

  • Paving repairs start Tuesday

    A road construction project from Woodland Drive to Meeting Street begins Tuesday, July 7, that will affect local traffic throughout the month of July.

    Kim Lineberger, owner of LCI Lineberger Construction Inc., said she wanted to make community residents aware of the traffic delays, which will be prompted by her construction crews.

    “It is a complete reconstruction that begins on Woodland Drive at McDonald’s (restaurant) and goes to the hospital (Springs Memorial) on Meeting Street,” she said.

  • It’s the law: Changing agendas is a no-no

    The S.C. General Assembly passed Act 70 which went into effect June 8 and prohibits council governments from adding to a meeting agenda once it is officially posted 24 hours prior to the meeting time.

    Act 70 relates to provisions in the S.C. Freedom of Information Act concerning required notice for public meetings and agendas for scheduled and special meetings. Government bodies must provide the time and manner for posting meeting agendas and notices, specify meeting contents and provide for the manner in which these agendas subsequently may be amended.

  • Despite setbacks, Crolley’s virtues defined him

    Twenty years ago – June 30, 1995 – we lost a hero, someone whose call to serve inspires goodness even still. Dr. Donald L. Crolley, former superintendent of Lancaster schools, lived in challenging times. But “Dr. C” was a remarkable soul, who saw in those challenges the countless invitations to do good.