Today's News

  • Man dies after dragged by car

    A Lancaster man was killed Sunday morning, April 13, after he was struck by a car and dragged several feet into a field.

  • On the right track

    Lancaster & Chester (L&C) Railroad Senior Vice President Steve Gedney was recently recognized  by the S.C. Department of Commerce (SCDOC).

  • Lloyd’s Convenience Store on Pageland Highway robbed again

    For the second time in just three months, a Lancaster convenience store was robbed early Saturday morning, April 12. 

  • Council mulls major change in convenience center schedules

    As the search drags on for finding suitable land to construct a new Indian Land convenience center, county officials discussed Monday, April 14, a proposed plan to fund upgrades to Kershaw’s site instead. 

  • Lancers drop three to Stingers


    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster baseball team capped its weekend series with Florence-Darlington Tech, dropping two games to the Stingers on Sunday, April 13.

    USCL is 30-15, including a 14-7 region mark.

  • Aldridge returns for LSS win


    Veteran driver Robbie Aldridge made a triuphant return to victory lane to capture the Pro Street main event at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, April 12.

    The Pro Street front row featured Andrew Baker and Andy Hodges.

  • AJ, BHS split in tourney


    Buford and Andrew Jackson split games in their first two days of play in the Sandlapper Invitational prep baseball tournament.

    The Jackets rallied for an 11-10 win over Brookland-Cayce of Columbia in first-round play Saturday, April 12, but then dropped a 9-1 loss to Pelion at Pelion High School on Monday, April 14.

  • Six trials of Christ

    The Bible records six trials of Jesus before his crucifixion. The first three were before Jewish religious authorities, and the last three were before Roman authorities.

    After his betrayal, Jesus was led away to Annas, a former high priest. Annas questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching, and allowed a nearby temple officer to strike Jesus in the face.

  • More housing = more traffic

    I couldn’t agree more with what Jane Tanner wrote in her April 2 guest column, “IL growth boom worrisome.” I think we have a lot to be nervous about with all the new homes being built in town.

    The total number of units Ms. Tanner listed in her column adds up to 2,428. If each of those homes brings two vehicles to the area, we’re looking at almost 5,000 more cars on our already crowded roads in the next year or two.

  • DHEC to issue ozone forecast

     COLUMBIA – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is now issuing daily forecasts for ground-level ozone.

    “During the warmer months, ozone is our state’s most widespread air quality concern,” said Myra C. Reece, chief of DHEC’s Bureau of Air Quality. 

    High ozone concentrations occur when the air is stagnant with sources such as cars, trucks and lawn equipment, contributing to more than half of the ozone levels.