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Today's News

  • Noble column: S.C. Democrats applaud O’Malley

    Democrats in South Carolina are not a group that is easily impressed, but recently former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley really impressed them, as in a standing-ovation impressed.
    All the national pundits and so-called experts who are saying that Hillary Clinton has it all wrapped up should take note, because it just ain’t so – at least not in South Carolina.

  • Yow column: S.C. House passes bill to fix roads

    On April 15, the S.C. House passed a bill, H. 3579, by an overwhelming vote of 87-20.
    It is designed to address the poor condition of our roads, which is arguably the most pressing problem our state as a whole faces. S.C. House members understand the seriousness of the problem and the House Ways and Means Committee members have worked overtime to create a bill that will, for the first time in decades, get us back on track.
    Care has been taken to reduce the income tax so that, for the average citizen, this will be a revenue-neutral event.

  • Cultural Arts Center gets restored window, fixtures in time for concert

    Local performing arts patrons who attend the Vivian Major Robinson spring concert Sunday, April 26, should notice some recent restoration improvements and additions at the Cultural Arts Center on West Gay Street.

  • No more Sunday beer, wine to go?

    The S.C. Department of Revenue (SCDOR) has sent letters to local businesses with on-premise beer and wine permits warning they are not allowed to sell alcohol to go on Sundays under the county’s Sunday alcohol sales referendum.

    Approved by voters during the 2012 general election, Lancaster County’s “Local Option Permit” (LOP) referendum was intended to allow local restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays for consumption by customers on-premise only.

  • Sparks fly at annual LCEDC meeting

    Though it’s meant to highlight the business successes of Lancaster County, complete with guest speakers and shiny awards, the annual Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. luncheon instead turned into a full inquiry by local officials on Tuesday, April 21.

  • City to seek cultural district designation from S.C. Arts Commission

    Cherry Doster, marketing and development manager for See Lancaster SC, said the Red Rose City may soon have another reason for people to visit – a state-recognized downtown cultural district.

  • Heath Springs council discusses road names

    HEATH SPRINGS – When it comes to the issue of fixing duplicate and similar street names in the interest of public safety, Mayor Ann Taylor said she fully understands the inportance of it.

  • Lancaster Super Speedway hosts six divisions Saturday

     

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to action Saturday, April 25 as the LSS hosts six divisions of racing at the half-mile oval.

  • Vols blank Jackets booters

     

    Andrew Jackson posted a 3-0 Region IV-AA soccer win over county rival Buford High School on Tuesday, April 21 at BHS.

    The first half was a defensive struggle with neither team able to score.

  • AJ Lady Vols notch softball title

     

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team captured its fourth consecutive Region IV-AA title, downing North Central, 11-1 at the AJ field Wednesday, April 22.

    The 19-6 Lady Vols scored one in the third after Morgan Hendrix doubled and scored as Kinsley Adams singled to left.