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Today's News

  • Details emerge in Pardue shooting

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    More details have emerged about a shooting along Pardue Street earlier this week, though officers are still looking for their suspect.
    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant said officers continue to follow leads as they search for Shibre Ikee Truesdale, 20, who is wanted by the police department on charges of attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime.
    “No, he has not been arrested yet,” Grant said. “We are actually out looking for him right now.”

  • Woman injured in industrial accident

    Nancy Parsons
    Landmark News Service
    GREAT FALLS – A local woman was seriously injured in an accident on her job Monday.
    Ashley Whittle, 24, was hurt when her hair became tangled in a machine at Morcon Inc.
    Great Falls Interim Fire Chief David Galloway said a member of the fire department responded to Morcon Inc. on James Baker Boulevard about 8:30 a.m.

  • DJJ adopts local classes

    R. Michael Smith
    SCDJJ Director of
    Community Development
    The S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has made progress in recent years establishing programs aimed at reducing juvenile delinquency and recidivism.
    DJJ’s goal is to intervene in young people’s lives before they engage in delinquent behavior and in turn become involved in the juvenile court system.
    One such program the agency offers to elementary and middle school students in Chester, Fairfield, and Lancaster counties is PROJECT: Adopt-A-Class (PAAC).

  • AJ's Kennington signs soccer scholarship to play at Limestone

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior soccer player Leah Kennington made AJ athletic history in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s media center on Thursday.

  • Jackets' Brown signs with Wolves

     

       

    The football pipeline from Lancaster County to Newberry College added a major link earlier this week.

  • Lee Central tops IL girls

    INDIAN LAND – Lee Central, in a Region IV-AA doubleheader sweep of Indian Land, used key runs to net a pair of league wins over the Warriors on Friday night at the IL gym.

    The Lady Warriors, in their best effort of the season in league play, battled Lee Central before falling, 48-45.

  • Coaches have different picks for various reasons

     

    When picking tonight’s Super Bowl winner, Lancaster County high school football coaches offer a mixed bag.

    Some have a favorite for personal reasons. Others leave it to chance.

  • Bruins hold off Trojans in OT win

    This time overtime was a better time for the Lancaster Bruins.

    LHS, on the road at Region III-AAAA foe Northwestern, prevailed in a 63-61 overtime win over the upset-minded Trojans in Rock Hill on Friday night.

  • Wildfires a major concern in South Carolina

    The statewide late winter/early spring wildfire season is still about a month away but the S.C. Forestry Commission has launched a safety campaign so those planning to burn can take the appropriate steps.

    The seasonal outlook for the next few months indicates an increasing potential for high wildfire activity for most of the Palmetto State.

    Although it may not seem like it due to recent rainfall, precipitation amounts for this portion of the Piedmont are already about 1.2 inches below normal.

  • Register your Relay for Life team today

    The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Lancaster County gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. 

    Register your team today by visiting RelayForLife.org or by calling 1-800-227-2345.