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Today's News

  • Officers investigate bomb threat

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A string of bomb threats called into an Indian Land business over the last two weeks have authorities searching for the culprit.

  • Woman robbed on Pleasant Hill Street

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster woman told police she was forced to the ground and robbed by two people early Saturday morning on Pleasant Hill Street.
    The woman, 40, was walking in the area of Pleasant Hill and St. Paul streets shortly after midnight Saturday when she was approached by a man and a woman, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    She said they forced her to the ground. The man then took $40 and a lottery ticket from her rear pants pocket, the report said.

  • Mulvaney returns $160,000 to help pay down national debt

    U.S. District 5 Rep. Mick Mulvaney’s office
    U.S. District 5 Rep. Mick Mulvaney is giving more than $160,000 – about 11 percent of the money his office was allotted in 2011 – to help pay down the national debt. Mulvaney is joining other freshmen congressmen, who are also returning their leftover money.
    The eight conservative freshmen members are asking Speaker John Boehner to direct his office’s leftover money – about $1.5 million – to do the same.

  • Coffee break with chamber Feb. 9

    Chamber of Commerce
    Lancaster County Chamber is starting a new program open to all members. Coffee break with the chamber,” sponsored by the Small Business Council, will kick off Feb. 9.
    The coffee break has been developed as an informal morning discussion session on topics of interest to all members, with the first meeting to feature guest speakers Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile and City of Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Howard.

  • Team effort nets Buford victory

     

       

    Buford produced a solid effort for four periods in posting its first Region IV-AA win of the season, a 77-67 win over Central of Pageland.

  • Cal JUCO inks Bruins’ ace DB Elder

    Lancaster High School standout defensive back Shaq Elder is headed west to take his game to the next level.

    Elder, a three-year starter in the Bruins’ secondary, signed with Feather River College, a Quincy, Calif., junior college, where he will play for the next two seasons.

  • Williams to play at Hutchinson

     

       

    Lancaster High School football star Shaq Williams produced another neat feat in the LHS media center Wednesday morning.

  • Foster bound for OC Prep Academy

    Lancaster High School standout two-way football performer KeAnthony Foster said his hard work has paid off for him.

    Foster solidified his education and athletic future, signing with Orangeburg Calhoun Prep Academy on Wednesday in the LHS media center.

  • Indians edge Bruins in OT

     

      

     

      

     

  • Local man arrested in assault case


    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Police have arrested and charged a Lancaster man in connection with a violent assault that happened along Main Street last month.
    Gaeric Quindrell Johnson, 22, 414 South Ave., was arrested Wednesday at 6:31 p.m. in the 900 block of Loft Lane, according to a Lancaster Police Department booking report. He is charged with criminal sexual conduct and a warrant was served on him while he was in custody at the police department, the report said.