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Today's News

  • Haile Gold Mine continues to explore while waiting on permits

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – A tour of the Haile Gold Mine property may remind you of the field trips elementary school students take with their science class.
    There’s plenty of land to explore. The natural outdoors surround you. Unfamiliar terminology is used periodically, as a facilitator talks in detail about the wetlands, wildlife and natural resources close by.

  • Wrestling team needs practice space

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Frustrated parents of Indian Land High and Middle school wrestlers are exploring new ways to promote the sport and build it a home of its own on campus following a meeting with school officials.
    Nearly 30 parents attended the meeting last month with ILHS Principal David Shamble, ILMS Principal David McDonald, ILES Principal Beth Blum, ILHS Athletic Director Mike Mayer and wrestling coaches Rondale Truesdale and Kevin Mager.

  • Whittle still recovering from accident at work last week

    Nancy Parsons
    Landmark News Service
    GREAT FALLS – Ashley Whittle of Great Falls remains in stable, but critical condition at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, according to her father, Chris Whittle.
    Whittle, 24, was first airlifted to Palmetto Richland Memorial hospital on Jan. 30 after she suffered a serious head injury on her job at Morcon. After arriving in Columbia, she was airlifted to the Charleston hospital.

  • Masked man robs Motel 6 in Richburg

    Denyse Clark
    Landmark News Service
    RICHBURG – A suspect got away with $325 from an area motel after an early morning armed robbery Feb. 3, according to information from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. Shortly before 1:30 a.m. that day, deputies were called to Motel 6 at 2912 Parkway Blvd. in Richburg in reference to an armed robbery.

  • Cheraw holds on, aids sweep at AJ

    Cheraw captured a nail-biter to edge the Andrew Jackson girls in Region IV-AA basketball play Tuesday night at the Vols gym.

    The Lady Braves’ 47-46 win gave Cheraw a sweep after the CHS boys topped the AJ boys, 59-33.

  • Bruins rip Rock Hill 'Cats twice

    The Lancaster Bruins spoiled the Rock Hill Bearcats’ senior night twice.

    The hot-shooting Bruins blasted the Bearcats, notching a 76-53 win.

  • Wofford signs AJ's Massey

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School football standout Robert Massey missed out on his senior football season for the Volunteers, but he’s not going to miss out on a chance to play college football and further his education.

  • Crook captured Crate Sportsman title

    The 2011 Lancaster Motor Speedway Crate Sportsman Division points title  went to the young Dillon Crook.

  • No armed robbery at local store

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A Thursday morning incident at a Lancaster convenience store was not a strong-arm robbery, as was initially thought.
    Shortly before 11 a.m., a Lancaster County man entered the Stop-N-Shop store, at 2147 McIlwain Road, in an attempt to cash a lottery ticket, said Maj. Matt Shaw of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    The clerk told him his winning ticket had already been redeemed at another store.
    “He didn’t like it and they had an argument about it,” Shaw said.

  • Slutzky column: Americans need to work together to save our nation

    I read Bruce Miller’s column, “Put America first, not your political party,” in the Dec. 30, 2011, edition of The Lancaster News and I would like to respond.
    As I started to read it, I became a bit puzzled by his apparent confusion between “we” the American people and “we” the Republican Party. He appears to bunch them together as one and the same. He goes on to say that the Democrats are “partying” over the struggle for an identity by (his) party.