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Today's News

  • County gives first nod to new map

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster County is one step closer to changing the lines of its seven districts.
    As part of the county’s redistricting process, which involved incorporating data collected during last year’s national Census, Lancaster County Council unanimously approved first reading of a map of new council districts at its recent meeting.

  • Man dies in fire

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Investigators are still searching for the cause of a house fire that killed a Lancaster man Saturday night.
    Lancaster police officers were the first to notice the fire at 107 ½ N. Market St. at 11:23 p.m., according to a police department press release.
    Several officers reported seeing a large amount of smoke pouring from the house, as well as flames shooting from the right side of the home.

  • IL man killed in bike crash

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An Indian Land man died Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a street sign only a short distance from his home.
    The crash happened at about 2:25 p.m. on Barberville Road in Indian Land, about three miles east of Fort Mill, said Lance Cpl. Billy Elder with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
    The driver, Steven Jones, 29, died from multi-system trauma sustained from the motorcycle wreck, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Marie Broome.

  • Easy as Pie

    One of the best way to showcase the delicious flavors of early fall is with a homemade apple pie.

    What makes apples and apple pie so all-American?

    “It brings people together,” said Ken Haedrich, author of “Apple Pie: 100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America’s Favorite Pie.” 

    “It’s the closest thing we have, food-wise, to a universal symbol of goodness and contentment.”

  • Student charged with assault later alleges assault

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster High School student charged with assault and battery earlier in the day later told police he was the victim of an assault by an 11-year-old girl.
    Joshua Croxton, 18, of the 1600 block of Caroline Court, was charged with third-degree assault and battery on Sept. 28 for assaulting a fellow student on the school bus, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

  • USCL instructor to give free lecture

    University of South Carolina Lancaster
    To help kick off S.C. Archaeology Month, which is October, Christopher Judge, instructor of anthropology and Native American studies at the University of South Carolina Lancaster and co-director of the Johannes Kolb Archaeological and Education Project, will present a public lecture on Thursday.
    Judge will present the free lecture, “Fifteen Years at the Johannes Kolb Site – Archaelogy and Education,” at 6 p.m. in Stevens Auditorium at USCL.

  • In search of love

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Can you find real love through a reality television show?
    Lancaster native Paige Duke has asked herself that question, as the nation will be able to watch her compete for the attention of a coveted bachelor.
    Duke, who made headlines earlier this year after her controversial firing as a Miss Sprint Cup, is one of 22 woman who will appear on “Sweet Home Alabama,” a reality series that airs on the CMT cable network.

  • IL looks to stay unbeaten

     

       

    The Indian Land Warriors will seek to keep their unbeaten streak going as they hit the road Friday night for the first of three straight Conference IV-AA away football games.

  • Tri-County coaches honor five county players

     

       

    RICHBURG – A quality quintet of county players earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.

  • Lancaster High School tennis team splits two matches

    The Lancaster High School tennis team split a pair of Region III-AAAA matches last week.

    The Lady Bruins topped Gaffney, 4-3, but dropped a 7-0 loss to Spartanburg.