Today's News

  • Buford Middle runner-up in mat tourney



    The Buford Middle School wrestling team finished second in the third annual Rumble in the Hive tournament at Buford High School on Dec. 18.

  • School officials brace for more cuts

    Lancaster County School District Superintendent Dr. Gene Moore and board chairman Bobby Parker said the possibility of an even tighter district budget next fiscal year tops their list of concerns for 2011, though both are confident the district will adapt and overcome.
    The budget concerns come as the district prepares for the loss of federal stimulus money for fiscal year 2011-12 and uncertainty over future state funding.

  • Former county VA officer dies

    It was the smile, his honesty and his genuine dedication to area military veterans.
    That’s what people say George Rollings brought to the table each day during his time as the Lancaster County Veterans Affairs officer – a post he held from 1988 to 1995.
    Those who knew Rollings through the years are recalling those qualities and more as they look back on what he meant to the county.
    Rollings died Sunday. He was 80.

  • Basket fund brings in close to $14K

    The local community once again opened their hearts and wallets to help others in need.
    Nearly $14,000 was generated through the 2010 Ward Faulkenberry Memorial Christmas Basket Fund.
    The fund, sponsored by HOPE in Lancaster, collects donations that are used to buy food vouchers for less fortunate families in Lancaster County. Recipients can use those vouchers at local grocery stores.
    The 2010 drive brought in $13,982.

  • Two people assaulted in separate incidents while delivering pizza

    A pizza delivery man was attacked and robbed as he made a delivery on New Year’s Day.
    Lancaster police officers spoke with a Domino’s Pizza delivery man outside a Ruth Street house Saturday who had been hit repeatedly in the face. The man had a large cut on the lower part of his jaw and was bleeding profusely, a department incident report said.

  • Mobley, Gregory to make announcement

    Lancaster pharmacist Hugh Mobley and Lancaster businessman Greg Gregory have scheduled a news conference for 2:30 p.m. today at the Carole Ray Dowling Center at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.
    A news release said the two will make an announcement concerning the race for the open state Senate District 16 seat.
    Mobley, a Republican, was the first candidate to declare his intent to seek the seat, which was vacated by Mick Mulvaney last month following his election to the 5th District congressional seat.

  • County to save money with website overhaul

    Technology moves at a fast pace and Jeffery Naftal wants to make sure Lancaster County isn’t left behind.
    Naftal, deputy county administrator, has been working with county staff to find ways to improve the county’s website. Naftal presented his ideas at Lancaster County Council’s Dec. 13 meeting.
    “The improvements we have been seeking include the look and utility of the site itself, as well as its reliability and ease of use for staff to update information on the site,” Naftal said in a memo.

  • Springs Physical Therapy open to all

    INDIAN LAND – Springs Memorial Hospital has opened a second physical therapy office in Indian Land.
    Springs Physical Therapy opened Monday Jan. 3, in Suite 500 of the Shoppes at 521 shopping center, 9789 Charlotte Highway.
    The location is an extension of a physical therapy office operated by the hospital in Sun City Carolina Lakes, which has been in business for more than three years, but only open to residents of that development.

  • News honors best of 2010




    Three athletes who garnered statewide honors are The Lancaster News’ 2010 Athletes of the Year.

  • IL girls fall twice in York tourney



    The Indian Land Lady Warriors found the going tough in the Exxon On The Run girls basketball tournament at York High School this week.

    The Lady Warriors dropped a pair of games in the two-day tournament, which opened Tuesday.