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Today's News

  • One person injured in drive-by shooting

    Authorities are searching for a suspect involved in a Wednesday morning drive-by shooting. 

    The Lancaster Police Department is investigating the incident, which happened  

    about 10:11 a.m. on Hazel Street near the Dunlap Street intersection. 

    Officers and emergency workers responded to a home in the 800 block of Dunlap Street and found the victim, who had been shot, according to a LPD press release. 

    The victim is a 33-year-old Lancaster man, said Lancaster Police Department Capt. Paul Smith.

  • New monument is for all Lancaster County veterans

    Charles Ussery is vice president of the Heath Springs Veterans Monument Committee  

    Veterans Remembered is written in support of the veterans monument being built for all veterans of Lancaster County in hopes that it will stimulate readers to remember those veterans who touched their lives and provide support to the Veterans Monument Project.

  • Down the rabbit hole

    You might have thought a Cinderella ball was taking place in downtown Lancaster last Saturday night. 

    Guests decked out in evening attire stepped out of their cars as valets in red jackets buzzed back and forth from the Artisans Center to nearby parking lots.

  • Davis makes campaign stop here

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    John Davis of Grand Junction, Colo., said God told him to run for president of the United States last year — so that’s exactly what he’s doing.
    Davis, who owns a home-building company in Grand Junction and is running as a conservative Republican, stopped at Bojangle’s in Lancaster this morning as part of his “Votercade Across America,” a quest to get his name and message out to the country by visiting every county in the nation.

  • Stevens Park to get walking trails

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     KERSHAW – Residents who visit Stevens Park in Kershaw will soon be able to take advantage of two new walking trails.
    Volunteers with the Kershaw Community Park Council began cutting the trails on Saturday. Group member Beverly Timmons had discussed those plans at last week’s Town Council meeting.
    She said the walking trails will enhance the park.

  • County approves strategic plan

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    After months of planning and discussion with county employees and officials, Lancaster County Council adopted its first-ever strategic plan last week.
    Deputy County Administrator Jeff Naftal presented the updated strategic plan to council at its Feb. 22 meeting, which Council unanimously approved.  

  • First Soul Food Cook-off a success

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    All it took was one step through the doors of the University of South Carolina at Lancaster’s Starr Hall Student Center Feb. 24 to kick the ol’ saliva glands into high gear.
    Inside, a kaleidoscope of smells filled the air, drifting up from tables adorned with all manner of down-home cooking: shrimp and grits, chicken creole, broccoli casserole, collard greens, cornbread and peach cobbler.

  • Hospital limits patient visits

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Springs Memorial Hospital has issued flu season visitation restrictions.
    The hospital implemented the temporary restrictions in response to a surge in influenza cases, according to a press release sent out Feb. 24.
    As part of the restrictions:
    u Hand sanitization is required at all times by staff and visitors.
    u Children under the age of 18 and anyone with flu-like illness are asked not to visit.
    u Masks are available to any patients or visitors presenting flu-like symptoms.

  • Raiders halt Warriors' hopes

     

       

    As dusk fell outside the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville late Saturday afternoon, inside the massive arena Indian Land Warriors’ bright basketball season flickered to a tough close.

  • Lady Bruins battle Lady Warriors for Cyclone Cup

     

       

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