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Today's News

  • Wright has right stuff

     

    Looks can be deceiving.

    A first glance at Lancaster High School senior running back K.D. Wright might not give the notion of one of the area’s top runners.

  • LSS to salute 2014 points champs Saturday at track

     

    Lancaster Super  Speedway officials will  will celebrate the end of 2014 Lancaster Speedway Season with the annual LSS points award celebration on Saturday. Nov. 1. The event will be held in the infield at the speedway in victory lane. Drivers are invited to bring their cars to take pictures in the LSS victory lane.

  • Probate judge states her case for re-election

    I am honored and humbled to be running for re-election for probate judge of Lancaster County.

    I have spent the last two decades working tirelessly to serve the people of this county with honesty and integrity, and most importantly, with compassion.

    I have spent the majority of my adult life in Lancaster County; serving the people of this county is my passion.

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

    Nov. 4 is the day we can do something about our country, and our local government – Election Day. Now normally a midterm election is ignored by many voters. But because of the direction our country is going, this election is extremely important.

    If you don’t take the time to exercise your right then you need not complain. You had your chance to speak out and you chose not to.

  • I have the experience to make a difference

    With more than 12 years in the criminal courts of South Carolina, I have been in the trenches daily and seen what works.

  • I have a realistic plan for solicitor’s office

    As your current assistant solicitor, I have seen the problems and issues facing our community first hand, and I have developed a plan to address them.

    Many people comment on what goes on in the solicitors office, but they are on the outside looking in. I am on the inside and I see it every day. I have a plan to make the solicitor’s office more efficient and more effective.

    I bring something to the table that many legal professionals don’t have and that’s real world experience.

  • Man charged with forgery, conspiracy

     Agents with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division arrested a Lancaster man this week following an investigation into forged lien documents of a vehicle. 

    Ronald Lewis Truesdale, 43, was arrested Oct. 27 on charges of forgery, value of $10,000 or more, banking/federally chartered or insured financial institution crime, and conspiracy, according to a SLED press release. 

  • Voters to choose fate of local sales tax

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Voters will have the chance to weigh in on three ballot questions when they head to the polls this year, with topics ranging from a local 1-percent sales tax to state issues such as the definition of raffles and the election process for the state’s adjutant general.

  • Haile Gold Mine issued EPA permit

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    KERSHAW – On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Charleston announced the issue of its Record of Decision and final permit for Haile Gold Mine to reactivate the existing gold mine, expand the area for open pit mining and construct associated facilities.

    Kershaw Town Administrator Tony Starnes said this is great news for the town.

  • Kershaw man dies during fishing trip

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    A Lancaster County deputy coroner is calling the death of a man found in a local pond “a medical condition,” not a drowning. 

    The body of Gerald Deaton, 77, of 2558 Beckham Lane, was found Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6201 Parker Drive in Kershaw in a 12-foot aluminum boat, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome.