Today's News

  • McCoy addresses police report issue

    A candidate for the state House District 44 seat responded Tuesday about a dispute he’s having over a payment for vehicle repairs.
    Republican candidate Rob McCoy, who is hoping to unseat Democratic incumbent Jimmy Neal, discussed a dispute over repairs he’s having with Lancaster’s Koss Motor Sports.
    The Lancaster News has received several anonymous calls over the last week about the dispute and a police report that was filed on the incident.

  • Saturday is night for trick and treats

    Trick-or-treaters usually have just one thing on their mind – which doors to knock on.
    But with Halloween falling on a Sunday this year, trick-or-treaters and their parents are wondering when they should collect their candy. Should they go Sunday or Saturday?
    Both the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office and the Lancaster Police Department said Saturday is the official day for trick or treating.

  • Mayoral candidates headline last forum

    Attracting business to the city of Lancaster, supporting economic development and changing Lancaster to a college town were hot-button topics on Monday evening.
    The four candidates running for mayor of Lancaster discussed those issues and more as they appeared at the Before You Vote 2010 Candidate Forum at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.
    Incumbent Joe Shaw, Donnie Birchfield, City Councilwoman Linda Blackmon-Brace and Mary Helen Yarborough are the mayoral candidates.

  • Downtown preps for arts draw

    The Lancaster County Council of the Arts annual Dark Arts Draw and adult costume contest is this Friday at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster.
    The costume contest has three categories:  Best Dressed Man, Best Dressed Woman and Best Dressed Couple.
    The event starts at 5:30 p.m., with live music provided by jazz guitarist Ken Blinko. An exhibit featuring the “dark art” of various local and regional artists will be on display, and refreshments will be served.

  • Warm pound cake trumps fireworks

    If my daughter, Betty Jo, goes trick-or-treating on Saturday, her first stop will be the homes along Buford Circle, where homeowners like Robert Sistare and Diane Gaskin will greet them with sweet treats of every size and flavor.

  • Tri-County honors Warriors

    Four Indian Land High School football players earned top honors at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday.

  • Foursome posts two-shot win in Rub of the Green tourney

    Play in the annual Lancaster Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament featured tight play at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

    The winning foursome of Jay Rainey, Sonny Rushing, Pierce Horton and Bucy Baker teamed for a 48.7 to take a two-shot win.

  • Lady Vols, Warriors advance in playoffs

    Fifth-ranked Andrew Jackson was a solid winner to advance to second-round play in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs on Monday afternoon.

    The 14-6 Lady Volunteers, the Conference IV-AA regular-season champions, rolled to a 3-0 win over Strom Thurmond High School in the AJ gym.

  • Teams seek wins for bids



    Week 10 of the Lancaster County prep football season finds wins key for teams as the regular-season winds to a close.

  • UDC presents book to library

    The Lancaster Chapter of the United Daughters of Confederacy has presented a 12-volume set of “Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-1865 through World War I,” to the Del Webb Library in Indian Land.
    The 12-volume set was compiled by the UDC from diaries, journals, newspaper articles dating as far back as 1896 and personal interviews of South Carolina soldiers and their family members. They were published in 1986 as an educational resource.