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Today's News

  • Alice Stevens Huggins, 90

    Alice Stevens Huggins, 90

    KERSHAW – Alice Stevens Huggins, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

    She was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Capell Stevens. 

    Survivors include a daughter, Frances H. Adams; four sons, Marion Huggins, Edward Huggins and Charles E. Huggins Sr., all of Kershaw and Fred M. Huggins Jr. of Westville; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. 

  • Political stunt discredits our president’s jobs announcement

    Of all the challenges facing our nation, none are more pressing than getting our economy back on track.
    Our unemployment crisis has continued far longer than most economists predicted. Two-and-a- half years after the Stimulus Act was passed, with promises it would stimulate an economic recovery, and 15 months after the White House publicly touted the Summer of Recovery, the economic outlook remains dreary.

  • Governor appoints two to County Commission for Higher Education

    University of South Carolina Lancaster
    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley recently appointed Jerry Williams and Mary Barry to the Lancaster County Commission for Higher Education.
    They join a board of seven community leaders, including Lisa Bridges, Bruce Brumfield, Charles Bundy, Larry Durham, Rosa Sansbury and two ex-officio members, Lancaster County School District Superintendent Gene Moore and University of South Carolina Lancaster Dean John Catalano.

  • Alcohol petition names to be certified

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A petition for a referendum to allow Sunday alcohol sales at Lancaster County restaurants is now in the hands of local election officials.
    Petition organizer Elissa Boyet announced Wednesday the group behind the effort wrapped up the first phase of the drive and submitted the petition to local election officials for certification.
    Boyet made the announcement during a press conference at Kilburnie, the Inn at Craig Farm.

  • Report details murder

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    ROCK HILL – The moments immediately following a fatal shooting Sunday in Rock Hill involving three Lancaster men were detailed in a police report released this week.
    Rock Hill police officers reported being flagged down by a woman frantically waving her arms outside the Rock Hill Motel early Sunday morning, according to a Rock Hill Police Department incident report. Police responded to the motel about a report of a shooting.

  • Weekend Events aplenty

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    There are several events on tap this weekend if you're looking for fun and a little fellowship.
    Promotions group See Lancaster SC is hosting the final installment in its downtown summer outdoor movie series.
    Saturday's feature film will be “The Blind Side,” which stars Sandra Bullock. The 2009 award-winning movie chronicles the life of an impoverished child who was adopted and later went on to achieve stardom in the NFL.

  • Foster Review Care board wins state honor

    MaryBeth Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    The local Foster Care Review Board was recently named the State Foster Care Review Board of the Year for 2010. Its members were honored at a luncheon Aug. 11 at Charley’s Cafe.
    The regional board, which covers Lancaster, Chester and Fairfield counties, was chosen out of 42 boards across the state.
    “It was not a hard decision this year,” said Beth Green, program director for the Children’s Foster Care Review Board. “They continuously go above and beyond.”

  • LMS hosting NDRA Dirt Wars

     

     

    Lancaster Motor Speedway hosts the second race of the NDRA Dirt Wars with $3,000 going to the winner.

    Local favorite Timbo Mangum is the one to watch Saturday night at LMS.

  • USCL's Brown earns NJCAA honor

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of South Carolina at Lancaster freshman Jackie Brown has been honored as the Div. I National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for games Aug. 29 through Sept. 4.

  • Falcons release former Warriors' star

    Former Indian Land football star Kamaal McIlwain was cut by the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 2.

    McIlwain was cut following the Falcons’ final preseason game, a 21-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Georgia Dome.