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Today's News

  • Mulvaney shares view on budget

    Beverly Lane Lorenz

    For The Lancaster

    INDIAN LAND  – As part of his “Spending, Debt, and Deficits” tour of the state, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C. 5, held a town hall meeting at the pavilion in Sun City Carolina Lakes on Wednesday morning, June 8.  

  • Man shot 4 times at club

    Authorities and crime scene investigators combed the Midway area Thursday night for whoever shot a man outside a local club. 

    A 19-year-old Heath Springs man was shot at about 9 p.m. outside of Big Momma’s club, located at 1016 Old Landsford Road, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release. 

    Sheriff’s deputies found the victim lying almost directly in front of the club’s front door.

  • Nine graduate from CCA

    Nine seniors received their high school diplomas during commencement June 3 at Carolina Christian Academy.

    The private school’s gym floor was filled with proud parents, family, friends and a 102-year-old great-grandmother. 

    Sadie Sweatt proudly watched and smiled as her great-grandson, James Thorne Noland, cross the stage with his diploma in hand.

    School Administrator Dr. Huey Mills, praised the class of 2011, saying there is so much Christ-likeness in the graduating class.

  • Officers: Teen stabs another teen

    A teenage girl was arrested last week in connection with the stabbing of another teen. 

    Dericka Frazier, 17, 2116 Florence Circle, was arrested May 30 by Lancaster police officers and charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. The arrest happened only days after Frazier reportedly stabbed a 17-year-old girl in the arm, said Lancaster Police Capt. Paul Smith. 

    Lancaster police officers learned of the incident after responding to Springs Memorial Hospital 

  • Are we headed for nuclear abyss or human survival?

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his quest for Iran to get nuclear weapons remains a news worthy item. What does that mean for America and Israel? It can only come down to one thing – eventual war.
    Since the recent collapse of the Egyptian government, radical Islam on both ends now controls the Suez Canal. Iranian warships are passing through the canal into the Mediterranean Sea next to Israel’s coast.
    Egypt, now under military control, is permanently opened to the Gaza Strip. This is a major security breach with Israel.

  • Tigers top Makos for first pool win

     

       

    The Tigers downed the Makos, 267-255 at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.

  • Trio with area links set to join prep coaches hall of fame

     

       

    Eight coaches, including three with Lancaster County connections, will be inducted into the S.C. Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the SCACA’s 19th annual awards banquet on July 24 at the Carolina First Center in Greenville.

  • Juniors seek to rebound

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team will seek to rebound as it swings back into action Wednesday night against Rock Hill.

    The juniors saw their League V win streak halted at seven Thursday night in Union where Post 22 topped the Lancaster team, 3-2.

  • Kenny Helms Memorial race set June 18

     

       

    Lancaster Motor Speedway hosts the Kenny Helms Memorial race on Saturday night at the half-mile dirt oval. The winner earns a $2,000 check.

  • More tax hikes on table

    Concerns from various county groups about funding cuts have Lancaster County Council reconsidering its proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, even though that could mean potential tax hikes for local residents.