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Today's News

  • Holiday wishes from your S.C. House representative

    Tis the season and I will soon return to Columbia for my fourth year as your S.C. House District 45 representative. I want to humbly thank you for the honor of serving you and let you know how much your trust and confidence means to me each and every day.
    Here’s some good news: South Carolina is ending the year on a brighter economic note than it began. Indicators in the past few months have rendered several encouraging economic forecasts for South Carolina.
    S.C. economy recovering

  • County teams in holiday play

     

       

    County high school basketball teams will be busy after the holiday break, hitting the hardwood in tournament play.

    AJ hosts play

  • Bruins’ Williams leads big-play offense

     

       

    The Lancaster News’ all-county offense is paced by Lancaster Bruins’ senior quarterback Shaq Williams, who headlines a host of big-play performers from across the county.

  • All-County defense paced by elite performers

     

       

    The Lancaster News’ all-county defense is anchored by players who made big hits statewide and on the national level.

  • County football’s finest

     

       

    The story of the 2011 Lancaster County high school football season was about a star player shining brightest and a sage coach who showed he still can produce a winning hand.

  • Sharing some fond Christmas memories

     

       

    Christmas memories are something we all have in common.

  • County receives grant

    Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    With Christmas trees and wreaths displayed nearby, representatives from Comporium gave Lancaster County an early Christmas gift Thursday afternoon. 

    Speaking to a small crowd on the top floor of the County Administration building, Comporium Senior Vice President Greg Austin presented the county with an infrastructure grant check for $177,000. 

  • Two kids bitten by dogs

    Jesef Williams 

    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com 

     A Pageland woman was cited for speeding and driving under suspension after Lancaster police stopped her as she looked to have her son treated for a recent dog bite. 

    An officer stopped a black Cadillac at the intersection of East Arch and Rock streets about 3:30 a.m. Dec. 17, because the driver was speeding and the backseat passenger was looking back in a suspicious manner, according to an incident report. 

  • Friends remember ‘Uncle Al’ Williams

    Chris McGinn

    For The Lancaster News

    Al Williams was the type of guy every man wanted for a brother and every woman wanted for a husband, said longtime friend Pat Oglesby. 

    Albert “Al” Lee Williams Jr., 72, died Dec. 9, after a brief illness. He was remembered Dec. 12, by family and friends at a service at his church, Van Wyck Presbyterian Church. 

  • Harper/Carnes planning on running for office

    With more than 11 months until the November general election, at least two local businessmen are getting an early start campaigning for Lancaster County Council.

    Steve Harper and Brian Carnes have both announced their bids for council seats.

    During this year’s election, all odd-numbered County Council seats are up for re-election, which includes seats occupied by Larry McCullough in Indian Land’s District 1 and Cotton Cole in Buford’s District 3.