Today's News

  • Covington development gets first nod from council

    County officials gave a first nod last month to plans for a large residential development in the Panhandle which could ultimately feature a mix of single-family and age-restricted homes.

  • Churches need armed congregants

    A faith group in my town recently held a worship event with about 350 plus people in attendance. They expected people from several states and foreign countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, United Kingdom and Canada. The International group came together in celebration of their Christian faith to worship and recognize academic achievement.

  • Harrell pays the Probation Agency with campaign funds

    Eight days after pleading guilty to misspending $93,958 from his campaign account, ex-S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell paid $3,517 from the account to the state probation department, campaign records show – money which the agency says was credited toward his court-ordered restitution.

  • Gun control: The answer is no

    “I’ve had to make statements like this too many times,” President Barack Obama said after the recent shootings at a church in Charleston. “Once again, innocent people were killed in part because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a gun.”

    Hillary Clinton, front-runner for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, chimed in as well.

  • P-31 leads series 2-1

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Post 31 leads the best of 5 American Legion Baseball Playoffs, 2 games to 1, after a hard fought road victory at Walhalla Post 124 Tuesday, June 7.

    Lancaster rallied late to take the one run win, 6-5.

    Post 31, 10-9, opened the first round of playoffs at home Monday night, June 6, splitting a double header.

    Walhalla won the opening game 4-2 and Lancaster bounced back to take the second game 6-1.

    In game three, Lancaster took command early and jumped out to a 3-0 lead.

  • Ozone, AA stars open state play

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars are set to open state tournament play.

    The Ozone stars, ages 11-12, completed an impressive 3-0 run in the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament with a 15-3 win over the Lewisville stars on Friday, June 19 at Ronnie Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex.

    The championship game actually began Thursday, June 18, but was stopped by a late-afternoon thunderstorm with the Lancaster stars holding a 4-1 lead on the Chester County team.

  • Lancaster Angels stars set for state field

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Dixie Softball Angels all-stars are set to continue their postseason diamond run in the state tournament.

    The Lancaster Angels stars, age 10-under, notched two do-or-die wins over Jefferson to take the district championship June 24.

    Lancaster, in the title round, opened play with an impressive 19-4 win over Jefferson to force a second game for the championship.

  • Limited Late Models return to LSS July 11

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Super Speedway is back in racing action Saturday, July 11. Headlining the racing action will be the return of the Limited Late Models.

    Limited Late Models have been one of the most popular divisions at Lancaster for years. The Speedway staff is excited to have them back.

    Earlier this year, Timbo Mangum captured the only Limited Late Model win at LSS in dominating fashion.

  • Council considers IL apartments development

    To meet the needs of Indian Land’s growing population, an Ohio-based developer has set its sights on creating a new apartment development in the Panhandle.

  • SCDOT closes Neill Road bridge over Cane Creek

    A sagging and dilapidated bridge over Cane Creek will be closed indefinitely as S.C. Department of Transportation engineers work to completely replace the aging structure.