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Today's News

  • Don't get bogged down in a Christmas party quagmire

    You just walked by the bulletin board in the break room and saw a big question mark on the list by your name.

    You’ve been so busy that tomorrow’s Christmas party at work was forgotten. It’s a week earlier this year since there is one less weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

    Now you’re in a cooking quagmire. 

  • Cautiously optimistic

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Jobs and economic vitality were at the forefront Tuesday morning at the Lancaster Golf CLub Fairway Room.
    That’s where elected officials gathered to update the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce on current affairs during what was billed as the “State of the Community” breakfast.  
    Speakers were Lancaster Mayor Joe Shaw, Kershaw Mayor Wayne Rhodes and Lancaster County Council Chairwoman Kathy Sistare.

  • High-speed chase update

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    The woman whose car was involved in a high-speed chase last week turned herself in to authorities Tuesday morning.
    The Lancaster Police Department charged Pamela Deese Hayes, 40, 2334 Shiloh Unity Road, with filing a false police report of a felony violation.
    Hayes came to the Municipal Justice Center on Thursday afternoon to report that her white Volkswagen Jetta was stolen.

  • Road is renamed to honor trooper

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A portion of S.C. 9 in Lancaster will be renamed in honor of a state  highway patrolman, and Lancaster native, killed in the line of duty.
    Patrolman Marion Charles Steele, then 28 and a five-year veteran of the highway patrol, was shot to death by one of three teenagers during a traffic stop in Chesterfield County on Sept. 10, 1966.

  • Van Wyck community kicks off Christmas

    Julie Graham
    For The Lancaster News
    VAN WYCK – Van Wyck is small in size, but big in Christmas spirit. The small community between Indian Land and Lancaster will spread holiday cheer with a Christmas parade at noon Saturday and The Lighting of the Way candle-lighting and worship event at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
    The two events, held on the second weekend in December, have become holiday traditions for those who like the charm of small-town gatherings. Both are organized by the Van Wyck Community Development Club.
    Christmas Parade

  • Elderly woman reports an attempted burglary

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    There are still no leads in the case of two men who tried to burglarize an elderly woman’s home while she was still inside last month, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report.
    A sheriff’s deputy was alerted to the situation after a 92-year-old Kershaw woman pressed her life alert button about 2 p.m. Nov. 25.
    The deputy responded to a home in the 9000 block of Taxahaw Road a few minutes later and spoke with the woman.

  • Missing North Carolina man found in Indian Land

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A North Carolina man reported missing before Thanksgiving was found alive and well by authorities in Indian Land last week.
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department had been searching for the 29-year-old New London man ever since his girlfriend reported him missing Nov. 19. The woman called police after the man failed to show up at band practice or return home from Charlotte, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report.

  • York tops in Kersey mat tournament

     

       

    York captured seven weight classes to capture the first Mike Kersey Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday at Indian Land High School.

  • Rec soccer stars net titles

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission program captured a pair of state championships in the S.C. Athletic Programs state soccer tournament at Patriot Park in Sumter on Saturday.

  • Area Tiger fans are elated with ACC title, Orange Bowl

    Lancaster area Clemson University  football fans are sporting smiles as bright as Tiger orange after a milestone victory Saturday night in Charlotte.