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Today's News

  • Crafting a new vibe downtown

    A new place to gather is coming to Lancaster’s Main Street in the shadow of the Historic Courthouse. The Craft Stand, aiming to open by Aug. 1, will offer retail craft beer in bottles as well as 24 local craft beers on tap.

    The Craft Stand will occupy a storefront at 105 South Main that has been vacant for four years.

  • Grace Place, one of the nonprofits that Give Local Lancaster will help

    A safe haven in the middle of a rough neighborhood. An escape where kids can learn and thrive in a safe, uplifting environment. 

    That’s what Carol Lee and Kathy Harden envisioned four years ago when they began Grace Place, an after-school program on Brooklyn Avenue that provides the youth of Lancaster with free tutoring and healthy after-school snacks. 

  • Lancaster man arrested in drug-trafficking case

    A Lancaster man was arrested at his home Friday on drug-trafficking charges, and 13 pounds of marijuana was seized.

    Jonathan Ryan Hardin, 25, of 1869 Shelton St., was charged with trafficking marijuana more than 10 but less than 100 pounds.

    In a joint operation between the U.S. Postal Service and drug agents and investigators of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was obtained for Hardin’s home, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

  • S.C. resident has 1st case of Zika

    COLUMBIA – The first case of travel-associated Zika virus infection has been confirmed in an S.C. resident, the state  Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Friday.

    The case involves a person who recently traveled to a country with active transmission of the Zika virus.

  • Lancaster man dies from crash injuries

    Joshua Lloyd, the Lancaster man severely injured in Wednesday's fiery three-car wreck on S.C. 5, has died.

    The Lancaster County Coroner's Office confirmed Friday that Lloyd died from his injuries Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where he was airlifted shortly after the wreck.

  • Hinson – Beckham Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David Allan Hinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Elizabeth Hinson, all of Kershaw, to John Tyler Beckham of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 24, 2016, at the Wickliffe House in Charleston.

  • Robertson – Wisnewski

    Marty and Susan Robertson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooks Robertson, to Evan Wisnewski, all of Columbia. 

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. May 7, 2016, at the Corley Mills House in Lexington.

    Miss Robertson is the granddaughter of Nancy and William Mackey of Heath Springs and the late Grady and Betty Robertson. She is a 2013 graduate of Irmo High School and attends the University of South Carolina Honors College.

  • Burnham – Stalnaker Engagement

    Gregg and Annette Gause announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Jordan Burnham, all of Lancaster, to Daniel Marsh Stalnaker of Myrtle Beach.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 7, 2016, at Litchfield Plantation in Pawleys Island.

  • Roberts Engagement

    Dean and Pamela Roberts announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Roberts, to Cody Roberts, all of Kershaw.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. June 11, 2016, at Sand Hill Baptist Church, Kershaw.

    Miss Roberts is the granddaughter of Paul and the late Betty Connell and Alice and the late Elmer Roberts, all of Kershaw.

  • LHS captures two region track titles

    Lancaster High School posted two Region III-AAA track titles at the region meet at Broome High School on April 27-28.
    Zariah Watts, a LHS freshman, ran a 1:00.48 to win the 400 meters.
    The boys 4 x 400 meters relay won the region title with a 3:30.49. The team included junior Nigel McCullom, sophomores Fred Thompson and Dontavius Blair along with freshman Kendrick Thompson. The team alternates are Richard Sowell and Desmond Stowers.