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Today's News

  • A perfect spot

    HEATH SPRINGS – Heath Springs resident Donna Hotham realizes there’s now another good way to honor her late husband, Horace, who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. 

    Since Horace Hotham’s death three years ago, she’s proudly displayed the American flag and has made sure to keep his military belongings in good condition. 

  • History comes alive

    It’s been an hour since her demonstration, but Kitty Wilson-Evans still feels the urge to break out into song and perform a monolog capturing the spirit of American slaves nearly 200 years ago. 

    Kindergartners from Buford Elementary School loaded the buses and left Andrew Jackson State Park a long time ago. However, Evans remained there to talk about what it means to her to perform slave re-enactments throughout the Southeast. 

  • Battle rages between parent companies of hospitals

    A battle between the parent companies that own Lancaster’s Springs Memorial Hospital (SMH) and Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center (PMC) is heating up in Texas with a federal lawsuit alleging Medicare fraud.

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp., which owns Piedmont Medical Center (PMC), filed the lawsuit in federal court in North Texas last month against Community Health Systems (CHS) of Franklin, Tenn., the parent company of Lancaster’s Springs Memorial Hospital. 

  • Police still probing home invastion

    Jesef Williams 

    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com 

    Police are still looking to make an arrest in a home invasion that took place late last month. 

    Officers with the Lancaster Police Department came to a Miller Street apartment home at about 11:45 p.m. April 24 after receiving a call about a home invasion. 

    The resident said he was awakened by someone knocking at his back door, according to a police department incident report. 

  • County Council to consider arming animal control officers

    Lancaster County Council will consider a resolution to arm animal control officers when it meets Monday night. 

  • USCL holds ladies night out Thursday

    With the weather warming toward summer, ladies, do you find yourself wondering what you wore this time last year? Maybe it’s time to check out the latest fashion trends to see what’s popular.

    You are in luck. The second annual Ladies Night Out is just around the corner. On May 12, the Bradley Arts and Sciences building at the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus will be transformed into a glamorous fashion boutique complete with a New York style runway. 

  • Police blotter for 5/8

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

  • Buford rallies, tops AJ, 4-3

     

       

    Buford has made a name for itself this softball season with its comeback attack.

    The Lady Jackets’ latest win was a prime example.

  • Lone goal lifts Warriors to IV-AA crown

     

       

    Indian Land made a first-half goal stand up as the Warriors claimed the Region IV-AA soccer title with a 1-0 win over county rival Andrew Jackson at Buford’s Jackets Stadium on Thursday night.

  • Mama might not be here, but she’s always in your heart

     

       

     

    Sometimes when I’m at Memorial Park no matter the season – winter, spring, summer or fall, or, in my case, basketball, football, baseball, there’s a certain pull to visit the plots just up the hill from the lake.