Today's News

  • County stars in N-S games

    A trio of county players will be involved in the North-South All-Star soccer matches at the College of Charleston Soccer Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

    The county trio includes Lancaster High School’s Ashley Cauthen, Andrew Jackson High’s Leah Kennington and Indian Land’s Jonathan Rowe.

  • Lancaster Tigers win over Chester

    The Lancaster Tigers swim team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 325-211 win over the Chester Waves on Tuesday at the Lancaster County pool.

    Charlee Brooke Henry, Lauren Spencer and Jonah Faile each had four firsts to pace the Tigers.

  • Post 31 team remains unbeaten

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team remained the lone unbeaten team in American Legion League V play, taking a 6-2 win over Fort Mill Post 34 on Wednesday night.

    Lancaster, 5-0, built a 4-0 lead through seven innings before Fort Mill answered with two runs in the eighth inning.

  • Little League crowns champs

    The 2012 Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Little League baseball program featured 25 teams throughout the county this season. The leagues were coach pitch, ages 7-8; minors, 9-10; and majors, 11-12.

  • Dirt Diamonds defend title

    The Dirt Diamonds 14-under softball team opened the season May 11 with a second-place finish, 5-2 record, in the WFC spring World Series in Sumter.

  • Busy burglary suspect charged again

    A month after being released on bond in connection with multiple thefts from a UPS trailer, a Lancaster man was arrested twice in four days for another string of burglaries.

    Timothy Eric Shrader, 29, 2726 Rolling Hills Road, was first arrested June 8 and charged with receiving stolen goods $2,000 or less, said Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Matt Shaw.

  • City Council passes first reading of budget

    More financial support for Hope on the Hill and the Olde Presbyterian Church has been built into the city of Lancaster’s 2012-13 budget.

    The inclusion came during a discussion of the budget at City Council’s meeting Tuesday, June 12.

    Councilwoman Sara Eddins began the talks by listing some of her concerns with the initial draft of the budget. City support for Hope on the Hill and the historic church highlighted Eddin’s budget punch list.

  • TLN advertising staff wins 20 awards

    The Lancaster News and Pageland Progressive Journal advertising staff won 20 S.C. Press Association awards this year. 

    The awards were distributed at the 30th Annual PALMY Awards and Advertising Summit on June 7 in Columbia. 

    Susan Rowell, The Lancaster News publisher, said she was proud of the awards and those who won.

  • Friday Morning Read: Morton made lasting impression on elections, county government

    Eighty-seven-year-old George Morton died Tuesday.

    Don’t let the significance of the day – June 12 – slip past.

    The man who served on the Lancaster County Election Commission for more than four decades – including many years as its chairman – died on a day when voters were casting ballots.

    “What about that?” said Hazel Taylor, who worked with Morton for more than 20 of the 32 years she worked at the Lancaster County Voter Registration and Election Office.

  • New district lines for city of Lancaster?

    The city of Lancaster’s district lines could look different next year.

    Wayne Gilbert of the S.C. Budget and Control Board spoke at City Council’s meeting Tuesday, June 12, about redistricting and the options available to the city.

    Gilbert, who works in the Budget and Control Board’s office of research and statistics, shared data that’s based on 2010 Census numbers.