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Today's News

  • McIntyre-Harris Engagement

    Charles and Sophia Harris of Heath Springs announce the engagement of their son, LaCharles Harris of Sumter, to Susan McIntyre of Columbia.
    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. April 4, 2015, at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
    Miss McIntyre is the daughter of Carolyn McIntyre of Spartanburg and the late James McIntyre. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is a manager at Walgreen’s.
    Mr. Harris received a bachelor’s degree in music education and works as a music teacher.

  • Rogers column: Let the sun shine in

    It’s Sunshine Week in South Carolina and the nation.
    It is a time to recognize and encourage open government and letting the sun shine in on public documents and meetings.
    You may not know there are problems with transparency in government in our state, but there are, despite our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

  • Plyler column: Just simply believe God

    I am writing to say a few things concerning the article on page 11 of the March 6 paper that asked, “Where are you going?” (Editor’s note: The article was part of a sponsored religious message, not a story.)
    The person who wrote the article, Christopher Simon, seems to be very uninformed about the word of God.
    Yes, Mr. Simon, we can know with certainty and announce that we are going to heaven. That is, if we believe God’s word.

  • An apology to our readers

    Due to an honest-to-goodness snafu, three pages in today's, March 13, edition of The Lancaster News are incorrect. 

  • Our view: Champion Lady Bruins produced perfect finish

    A No. 1 ranking is a challenge to attain, and even tougher to keep.
    As it turned out, the Lancaster High School Lady Bruins earned their top ranking in early January and kept it the rest of the way for a state crown.
    The final record was a brilliant 27-0 mark, capped by the LHS girls’ exciting 44-42 win over Lakewood High School of Sumter County.
    Lancaster, in its first year of competition in Class AAA, made it most memorable with the school’s first state championship in girls basketball since the 1958-59 season.

  • Bulk of $8 million will build new library in Lancaster

    INDIAN LAND – Lancaster County Library Director Rita Vogel spoke to Indian Land Action Council members about the library system’s plans for how it will spend its portion of the county’s upcoming capital project sales tax revenue.

  • More LCEDC issues come to forefront

    County officials continue to shine a light on the workings and structure of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp., following several concerns raised during two meetings earlier this week.

  • Lancaster County Council denies severance payment

    There are more questions than answers about a vote county officials made earlier this week following an executive session about a confidential personnel matter.

  • Coming soon to Indian Land: Multiplex theater

    Although it’s not yet time to line up to buy popcorn, by fall 2016, Indian Land residents will be able to go to the movies without leaving the area. 

  • City council waives residency requirement

    During an August 2014 Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan update meeting, Bryan Tuttle, executive vice president/co-owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial, The Tuttle Company, said about Lancaster folks, “If you plan right, you have an end goal and manage how they shop, live and work.”