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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.