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Today's News

  • Woman dies from asphyxiation

    Authorities say the Lancaster woman whose body was found Wednesday in Kershaw County died from a shortage of oxygen. 

    Kershaw County deputies found Elizabeth Marie Evans’ body in a wooded area in Camden after they arrested her estranged husband, Brian Franklin Evans, earlier that day.   

    Brian Evans, 46, had been driving a truck that matched the description of a vehicle belonging to Gerry Wayne Geiger. Authorities had found Geiger dead at his house the day before from multiple gunshot wounds and head trauma. 

  • Police Roundup 2/6/11

    According to 

    Lancaster Police Department

    reports:

  • Bruins hold off Trojans

     

       

    Lancaster High School assistant basketball coach Jerron Cauthen, reflecting on the Bruins’ narrow 56-54 Region III-AAAA win over Northwestern, called it “a lesson learned.”

  • Foster joins Newberry, adds to link

     

       

    Newberry College extended its strong football pipeline from Lancaster County with a big addition to its latest football recruiting class.

  • Foster joins Newberry, adds to link

     

       

    Newberry College extended its strong football pipeline from Lancaster County with a big addition to its latest football recruiting class.

  • Foster joins Newberry, adds to link

     

       

    Newberry College extended its strong football pipeline from Lancaster County with a big addition to its latest football recruiting class.

  • Jackets jolt Braves, 72-65

     

       

  • Bailey takes bite out of bee

    Meet Adam Bailey, 13, a seventh-grade student at A.R. Rucker Middle School in Lancaster.

    Easy going, with a wide, braces-filled smile, Bailey is tall for his age and slim, a runner on the Lancaster High School cross country team whose favorite class is math. 

    In his off-time, Baily is a Boy Scout in Troop 72, active in Second Baptist Youth, and like most teenagers, enjoys music. Favorite bands? The Strokes and, believe it or not, The Beatles.

    And, oh yeah, he’s also a great speller.

  • Mulvaney backs Gregory in Senate District 16 race

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    U.S. House District 5 Rep. Mick Mulvaney has officially endorsed Greg Gregory as the candidate best suited to fill the S.C. Senate District 16 seat he vacated in December after his winning congressional bid.
    The endorsement comes less than a month after Gregory unexpectedly announced he would seek re-election to the District 16 seat, which he held between 1992 and 2008.

  • 3-year-old dies after fall from truck

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A shiny tiara, a cheerful smile and bright gray eyes.
    That picture of Alyssah “Shirley” Totherow has most likely been a source of joy, but now yields mixed emotions as family members mourn her loss.
    The 3-year-old Lancaster County girl died Tuesday night after falling from a moving truck outside a Mangum Drive home, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Glen Crawford.
    Shirley was taken to Springs Memorial Hospital, where she died at about 8:35 p.m., Crawford said.