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Today's News

  • Council will fund upgrades to IL road

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    With concerns that a narrow Indian Land road may impede the work of firefighters and pose a hazard for local residents, Lancaster County Council approved funding last week for improvements along Six Mile Creek Road.
    At its Feb. 27 meeting, Council discussed what to do about the cramped, one-lane road that runs by several homes and serves the Indian Land Fire Department. The road was brought to council’s attention by members of the Indian Land Fire Protection Fee Board.

  • Baaack home again

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    They’re home!
    After nearly a week of lonely bleating and standing watch at the pasture gate, Remo the ram has been reunited with his family – the missing Zarrelli goats.
    The development is a happy ending to an article that ran Sunday featuring Lois and Neal Zarrelli of Lancaster asking for the public’s help in finding their five stolen goats – a mama goat, named “mama goat,” her two youngest kids only days old, named Tom and Jerry, and their two juvenile siblings.

  • Report: More children live in high-poverty areas

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    More children in South Carolina are living in poverty-stricken areas, according to recent data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
    The national foundation, which advocates for programs to support children and families, released statistics last month through its KIDS COUNT Data Center.
    The findings indicate that there has been a 115 percent increase since 2000 in the number of children living in high-poverty areas in South Carolina.

  • Speedway car show Saturday

     

       

    The annual Lancaster Motor Speedway’s car show is Saturday at the old Big Lots parking lot on the S.C. 9 Bypass East.

    The parking lot, located adjacent to Zaxby’s, is where LMS car shows were held in the past.

  • Pleasant Valley fire substation set to open

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The Pleasant Valley Fire Department is set to move equipment into its new substation on Harrisburg Road in the coming days, the latest step in a long-term plan to provide better fire protection for residents at the tip of the Lancaster County Panhandle.
    PVFD Chief Greg Nicholson said he hopes to move a fire engine into the 1,250-square-foot substation just east of the intersection with Barberville Road and have it operational this week or next.

  • Stolen truck used in Pageland burglary, dumped near Monroe

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Authorities from three law enforcement agencies are comparing notes after a work truck stolen from Kershaw was used in a smash-and-grab burglary in Pageland last week.
    The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in locating at least two people who rammed a truck into a grocery store in the late night hours of March 1.

  • Lancers push mark to 14-3

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team improved to 14-3, capturing five wins in their last two outings.

    USCL swept three games from the Greensboro College junior varsity team over the weekend and then took a pair of games from the Limestone University jayvees on Monday.

  • Depth key in LHS boys soccer hopes

     

       

    The 2012 boys Bruin soccer team is comprised of upperclassmen with years of experience playing with each other.

  • Lady Vols top Lady Bruins, 2-1

    Andrew Jackson, fresh off capturing the Lancaster County Classic preseason softball tournament championship, downed county rival Lancaster, 2-1 at the LHS field on Tuesday night.

    Angela Sims’ second-inning two-run double proved to be the difference for the Lady Vols in the one-run win.

  • BHS honors winter stars

     

       

    BUFORD – The stars of Buford High School winter sports nights took center stage at the annual BHS winter sports awards Monday night in the school’s auditorium.