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Today's News

  • To B-3 or not to B-3?

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Listening along with his fellow Lancaster County Council members, Larry McCullough shook his head in frustration at the idea of ending a ban on commercial rezonings in the Panhandle.
    As council’s Indian Land representative, McCullough championed the creation of the moratorium earlier this year. The idea was to halt rezonings in the Indian Land area until B-3 rezoning classifications were better defined.

  • Stewart had ‘gruff style, but a heart of gold’

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service
    Harvey Stewart never claimed any of the rightful credit due him for being a good coach. He would, however, take credit for hiring a good coach.
    “Hiring John Smith, I guess I did do that one good thing for Great Falls High,” Stewart joked.
    Smith is now the all-time winningest basketball coach in the history of the state, so the hire certainly was a good one. Smith said Stewart did far more for the school than hire a good basketball coach, though.

  • Von Campe to speak at events

    Carolina
    Christian Academy
    Hilmar von Campe will speak at several events this weekend. Born April 11, 1925, von Campe was in the Hitler Youth, and in 1945 he staged an escape from a prisoner of war camp in communist Yugoslavia, crossing seven borders.
    After the war when he learned about the Holocaust and the Nazi atrocities, he questioned how it was possible for this to happen. He began a study of Marxism, national socialism, communism, Islam and western society.

  • AJ’s Denkins has a leg up

     

    KERSHAW – In football terms, there’s a familiar line known as “talking with your pads.”

    In other words, hit hard and forgo the trash talk.

  • County trio tabbed for North-South game

     

       

    An ace county trio has been picked to play in the annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach.

  • Lady Bruins place fourth in state qualifier, eye state meet

     

    The Lancaster High School girls cross country team will be competing in the Class AAAA state meet Saturday at the Sandhills Park in Columbia.

    The Lady Bruins placed fourth at the Class AAAA state qualifier to qualify to the state championship meet for the second year in a row.

  • Seniors win in LHS powder puff game

    The seniors defeated the juniors 25-6 in the annual Lancaster High School powder puff football game held at Memorial Stadium during annual LHS homecoming week last week.

    The juniors broke on top 6-0 as Flo Tarque hit Brittany Reese on a five-yard scoring pass.

  • Fifteen arrested in gang case

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    With the photos of 15 suspected gang members displayed on both sides of him, Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile unveiled the results of a massive, two-year investigation into gang activity Monday morning.
    Flanked by Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Howard, 6th Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield and S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson, Faile announced a joint effort that uncovered a local gang with national ties, resulting in the arrests and indictments of 15 mostly county residents.

  • Papers are now signed

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A little more than three years after its former developer walked away from the project, Indian Land’s Edenmoor residential development has new owners.
    Edenmoor Land Acquisition LLC (ELA), a partnership between Saybrook Municipal Opportunity Funds IV of Santa Monica, Calif., and LStar Management LLC of Raleigh, N.C., closed on the 850-acre development late Friday afternoon.

  • Man, 19, killed in wreck Saturday

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Kershaw teen died in a car accident Saturday morning after swerving to avoid a deer.
    Otis Clyburn, Jr., 19, was driving east along North Taxahaw Road near U.S. 601, in the Charlesboro community, when the accident happened about 10:05 a.m., said Lance Cpl. Scott Edgeworth with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
    Clyburn swerved his 1998 four-door Honda off the right side of the road to avoid a deer and then struck a utility pole, Edgeworth said. The wreck happened about five miles north of Jefferson.