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Today's News

  • Power to the people?

    Among the 60 people or so who attended Tuesday night’s public hearing on Duke Energy’s request for a rate increase, everyone agreed that nobody wants to see their electric bill go up.
    And that’s where the consensus ended.
    Sponsored by the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) at University of South Carolina Lancaster, the hearing was the second of four public hearings in Duke Energy’s Palmetto State coverage area.

  • Big day is finally here

     The time has finally arrived.
    After years of visions and plans, and months of construction, the Heath Springs Area Veterans Monument is ready to be dedicated.
    The dedication ceremony will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the monument site, the corner where the old water tower once stood, facing North Main Street in Heath Springs.
    The event is open to the public.
    “Everything has fallen into place,” said David Williams, president of the local association that spearheaded the effort.

  • UW of Lancaster seeks nonprofit partnerships

    United Way
    of Lancaster County
    The United Way of Lancaster County seeks funding partnerships with nonprofit organizations and agencies that operate programs with positive, measurable results on the following key community building issues:
    Education - assisting children, youth and adults reach their potential through education
    Income - helping families become financially stable and independent
    Health and safety - developing a healthy and safe community

  • Founders to return $10M to its members

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Members of Founders Federal Credit Union will have a little extra money in their accounts for the holiday season.
    Founders is once again sharing its extra earnings with those who borrow from and save with the Lancaster-based financial institution. And this time around, Founders is returning $10 million – the largest dividend distribution in the credit union’s history.
    The official announcement came today.

  • Palmetto Champions honor Williams

     

       

    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Shaq Williams has garnered a statewide football honor.

  • Elder’s primary performer in LHS Bruins’ secondary

     

       

    When Lancaster High School senior safety Shaq Elder looks at the Bruins’ 6-5 season, he has two views.

  • Juniors top seniors in BHS powder puff football game

    The Buford juniors captured the annual Buford High School powder puff football game with an exciting 12-6 win over the seniors.

    Carley Bailey hit Alicia Wright on a 20-yard pass to give the juniors a 12-6 overtime win.

  • Lancaster High B-team blanks Clover

     

       

    The Lancaster B-team football squad capped its season with a 22-0 win over Clover B-team on Thursday night at Clover High School.

    Lancaster led 8-0 at the half and added two second-half scores.

  • Carter found guilty of murder

    The family of 3-year-old Jaylen Jackson sat quietly as the jury filed back into the courtroom Thursday afternoon.
    After a tense morning, filled with descriptions of the day the toddler was shot and killed after being caught in the crossfire of a gunfight last year, her family waited anxiously for a verdict in the first of two trials involving her murder.

  • Thank you, Sgt. Thompson

    My Army battalion was on a required yearly field training exercise. The full moon gave off enough light that I could clearly identify soldiers moving in the cold windy Oklahoma night. Personally, I wasn’t very thrilled to be there at all. It was hard to leave the comfort of a warm home and go out and play soldier.