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Today's News

  • Lancers set to host FDT Stingers in softball today

    The USCL Lancer’s softball team opens its 2011 home schedule with four games with Florence-Darlington Tech this weekend.

    The Lancers softball team meets the Lady Stingers today at 1 p.m. at the Lancaster High School softball field. Game two is set for 3 p.m. A twin bill is also set for Saturday.

  • USCL baseball team seeks to rebound in weekend play

    The USCL Lancers will seek to rebound this weekend as they host USC-Salkehatchie on Saturday and Sunday at the Lancaster High baseball field.

    USCL, 12-15, 0-8, dropped four games to USC-Sumter last weekend at the LHS field.

  • Council Chairwoman Sistare responds to Tindal’s column

    In his March 9 guest column, “Emperor has no clothes,” Will Tindal made some observations and drew some conclusions based upon a report presented to Lancaster County Council at our recent strategic planning session.

  • Beach Bash & Boogie set for April 8

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     Come dance the night away at what has become an annual event to benefit local children.
    Lancaster County First Steps is gearing up for its 2011 Beach Bash & Boogie, which will be held April 8 at The Artisans Center at 119 S. Main St. in downtown Lancaster.

  • S.C. 160 resurfacing to begin next week

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The S.C. Department of Transportation is set to begin roadwork on one of Indian Land’s busiest roads next week.
    Lancaster County resident construction engineer Ken Wilson said S.C. DOT crews will begin repaving a half-mile stretch of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) on Sunday, March 27.
    The project is expected to take about a week to complete, Wilson said, with most work scheduled at night, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • S.C. 160 resurfacing to begin next week

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The S.C. Department of Transportation is set to begin roadwork on one of Indian Land’s busiest roads next week.
    Lancaster County resident construction engineer Ken Wilson said S.C. DOT crews will begin repaving a half-mile stretch of Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160) on Sunday, March 27.
    The project is expected to take about a week to complete, Wilson said, with most work scheduled at night, between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • Rico set to move

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     Heath Springs Town Council is on board with an agreement involving sports novelty company Rico Industries Inc., which is setting up shop in the town’s industrial park.
    Council voted unanimously on March 15 to give Lancaster County permission to include the Heath Springs Industrial Park as part of a multi-county agreement with Chester County.
    The agreement says when property tax revenue is collected on properties in a multi-county industrial park, the revenues will be split.

  • Mulvaney defends his medical plan

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    As debate continues about President Barack Obama’s federal health care act, staunch opponent U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney is defending his acceptance of federal medical coverage for himself and his family.

  • Fundraiser to benefit earthquake survivors

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A group of Lancaster residents is holding a fundraiser to help earthquake and tsunami survivors in Sendai, Japan, the hometown of 22-year-old Discovery Charter School intern Miyu Sasaki.
    A rising senior at Nihon University majoring in international culture, Sasaki has been teaching Japanese language and culture at Discovery School since February.

  • Two die in weekend accidents

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An Indian Land woman and a Lancaster man both died after two separate car accidents last weekend.
    Daphne Harrison, 28, of Indian Land, died March 18 after her car struck a tree. Harrison was driving south on Interstate 77, about three miles from Rock Hill, when the accident happened at about 8:45 p.m. Friday.
    Harrison was driving a 1998 Ford along the highway when she ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol.