.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Candidates square off at USCL forum

     As voters weigh their options this election season, a slew of candidates made their cases for why they’re the best person for the job during the Before You Vote – 2014 Candidate Forum on Tuesday night, Oct. 28. 

  • DHEC order targets Indian Land recycler

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control earlier this year issued a cease and desist order against an Indian Land recycler it sanctioned in 2012 for regulatory violations.

  • Remember to ‘fall back’ this weekend

    Sunday morning is the time change, when we fall back one hour and daylight saving time ends.

    Make sure to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night to avoid being one hour early for everything on Sunday.

    It’s also a great time to change smoke detector batteries and check to make sure the device is properly working, said Lancaster Fire Department Chief Chuck Small.

    “Change your clock and change your (smoke detector) battery,” Small said.

  • Get out your hiking boots, tour Nitrolee on Sunday

    On Sunday, Nov. 2, Katawba Valley Land Trust will sponsor a hike to the remains of the Southern Electro-Chemical Co. (the Nitrolee plant off  Catawba River Road (U.S. 21)  in Chester County.

  • United Way to renew BSES volunteer tutoring

    In an effort to help children develop better reading skills at an early age as they make the transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn,” the United Way of Lancaster County will continue its pilot program to bring volunteer reading tutors to Brooklyn Springs Elementary School.

  • Time for new probate judge

    The issues related to the Lancaster County Probate Court are ones which hit close to home in Lancaster County.

    While the incumbent has had years to lead the court, there are growing questions about how the court is really doing in serving the citizens of Lancaster County.

    The most important function of the court is to settle estates, helping families who have lost loved ones. But the records show these families are being let down by a staggering backlog of cases in the probate court.

  • Voters have a chance to make a difference on Nov. 4

    I just thought I would put in a good word for Sandy Estridge – our current probate judge who has presided for more than 20 years in that capacity.

    Prior to becoming the probate judge, Sandy was employed by Charlie Connelly as a tax expert.

    I have always been very pleased with her service on my personal taxes during tax season at that time, and I had numerous friends who were pleased as well.

    She and her staff do an outstanding job probating estates.

  • Politicians do the flip-flop before the general election

    Is this a new dance sensation or perhaps a term used in fishing as you watch a landed fish do its thing? Actually, based on your point of view, what I am going to say could be interpreted either way.

    In our current political season, we see an interesting, bi-annual shifting of positions taking place. Many hard-liner politicos start taking their respective stances, from which they will do battle for the retention of their exalted seats in Congress, but this year, as the mid-term elections approach, there is a different element that has poked its ugly head into the mix.

  • LHS shines in region CC meet

     

    The Lancaster High School cross country team competed in the Region III-AAA meet at South Pointe High School on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

    LHS coach Josh Pauling said he was pleased LHS  had 10 runners to post  new season bests.

  • Lady Bruins advance in volleyball playoffs

     

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins earned a second-round playoff win over Richland Northeast with a 3-1 victory on Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the LHS gym.

    LHS, 15-7, took an early 2-0 lead, but RNE rebounded 25-14 to make it, 2-1.