Today's News

  • Stradford-Green Engagement

    John and Dr. Charmaine Stradford of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, LaShawn Nicole Stradford of Odenton, Md., to Bryan Green of Rockledge, Fla.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 15, 2015, in New Orleans, La.

  • Roller-Young Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jones Thomas, III, announce the engagement of their daughter, April
    Marie Roller, all of Bennettsville, to Tyler Manning Young of Mt. Pleasant.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Aug. 30, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Bennettsville.
    Miss Roller is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James West Coxe of Shallotte, N.C. She is a graduate of the Marlboro Academy, Dillon Christian School and Horry-Georgetown Technical College. She is an R.N. unit manager with The Rehab Center at
    Morrell in Hartsville.

  • Newton-Graffam Engagement

    David and Cindy Newton announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Denise Newton, to Caleb James Graffam, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2014, at Rosewood on Country Club.
    Miss Newton is the granddaughter of Olin and Brenda Newton, Lucinda Ross, all of Lancaster, and Bill and Gloria Ross of Richburg. She is a 2007 graduate of Buford High School and received a diploma in health science from York Technical College in 2010. She is a dental assistant at Heath Springs Dental Associates.

  • Ethics reform bill makes final stretch

    The string of headlines on ethics issues over the past six years means the time has come to strengthen our laws. Recently, the House put the finishing touches on a bi-partisan Ethics Reform Act that passed 110-0. A true recounting of this issue would take many pages, so here are a few of the major reforms our Ethics Reform Act fixes:



  • Is S.C. Legislature a ‘den of thieves?’

    Exactly 40 years ago this summer, a brash 36-year-old reformer running for governor called the state Senate “a den of thieves.” A majority of Democratic voters agreed with him, and Charles D. “Pug” Ravenel won the primary to become the Democratic Party’s nominee.

  • Man dies after jumping from car

    A Lancaster man, with outstanding warrants in York County and wanted by S.C. Probation, Pardon and Parole Services, died from injuries Wednesday, June 25, after jumping from a speeding vehicle that a S.C. State trooper was trying to stop on Riverside Road.

  • ‘Project L’ is Duracell

    Monday night, June 23, Lancaster County Council approved third reading of a Fee in Lieu of Tax (FILOT) agreement for the corporate project formerly known as “Project L” – a five-year $69 million capital investment project at Lancaster’s Procter & Gamble Duracell battery plant.

  • Officials discuss frozen LCEDC funding

    It may be warm outside, but the temperature has grown cold when it comes to local officials deciding what to do with funding for the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. 

  • State money impacts local school budget

    Lancaster County school board members unanimously approved the school district’s 2014-15 operating and debt services budget at its Tuesday, June 24 meeting.

  • Haley names McFadden as SCDNR board chair

    What began as grandmotherly advice to make the world a better place has led to a statewide role for Fort Lawn native Glenn McFadden.