Today's News

  • Absentee voting gets underway

    Absentee voting for the Nov. 4 General Election started Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Voter Registration and Elections Office on the lower level of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

  • Homeless coalition forms in Lancaster County

    A new coalition has been formed to help find a solution to help the homeless in Lancaster County, said Melanie Outlaw, executive director of the United Way of Lancaster County, who also serves as coalition chairwoman.

  • Trooper hurt in one-car crash

    A S.C. Highway Patrol trooper was injured in an accident on Waxhaw Highway (S.C. 75) Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, after being run off the side of the road by an oncoming vehicle.

  • Area tracks hosting sprint car racing this weekend


    Lancaster Super Speedway, which capped its points races last week with the final points races of the 2014 season, will not be racing Saturday night, Oct. 4.

    LSS, in its 60th season of dirt track racing, is taking off the weekend off.

  • Bailey’s Bruins weapon


    Lancaster High School football coach Bobby Collins is pleased with Dre Bailey’s play.

    He will be even happier when Bailey, an ace receiver-running back-kick return specialist, will return to the Bruins.

  • LHS sweeps Broome in region play


    The Lancaster Lady Bruins volleyball team, 10-5, 5-0, stayed unbeaten in Region III-AAA play, blanking Broome High School, 3-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the LHS gym.

    Lancaster downed the Lady Centurions, 26-24, 25-12 and 25-17.The Lancaster Lady Bruins had plenty of key contributors in their win over Broome.

  • Deadly stabbing suspect turns himself in

    The search for a man wanted in the late-night murder of a Lancaster man last weekend ended late Tuesday, Sept. 30, after he turned himself in to investigators.

    Carmen Martinez Mendez, 49, 1028 Sara Drive, is charged with murder, forgery and financial identity fraud enabling an unlawfully present alien to live or work in the United States, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release. 

  • Winn poised for success

    Several weeks ago, I submitted a column featuring two young ladies from Lancaster, Paige Duke and Julie Roberts. Both of these women tasted success and then faced adversity. The gist of the column was to show how both fought back and overcame the adversity.

  • Coming soon: Town of Van Wyck?

    A group of Van Wyck residents fed up with what they say is a lack of representation by Lancaster County government has begun an effort to incorporate their small Panhandle community.

  • End of course exam results mixed

    End of course exam passage rates for Lancaster County students improved significantly in two subject areas last school year, but slipped slightly in two others.