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Today's News

  • County treasurer Dick Rowell dies at age 66

    Lancaster County Treasurer Richard "Dick" Rowell has died.

    Rowell, 66, of West Manor Drive, Lancaster, died Thursday.

    He served as treasurer since 2000, when he filled the unfinished term of Mary Alice Belk. His father, Richard Rowell, served as Lancaster County treasurer for 20 years. Rowell Jr. was 12 when his father first ran for the treasurer's office.

  • 2 people hurt in shooting

    As helicopters buzzed overhead, deputies and first responders arrived at the scene of a double shooting on Shiloh Unity Road Thursday afternoon.
    The shooting involved three family members – Spoffard James Evans, 41; his father, Dwight Spencer Evans, 65, both of 3522 Shiloh Unity Road, and Jataune Tyrone Richardson, 34, of 3546 Shiloh Unity Road, according to a sheriff’s office press release. Richardson is the son-in-law of the senior Evans.

  • No school in Lancaster County on Friday

    Dangerous black ice, icy roads in neighborhoods and rural areas, unsafe parking lots and sidewalks, and plunging temperatures mean schools will be closed again Friday.

  • Jackets pound Panthers

     

       

    Buford capped a banner hardwood weekend on the road, taking a 74-61 win

    over Class A foe McBee High School on Saturday night.

    The Jackets, coming off a road win over rival Andrew Jackson on Friday,

  • Late spurt sparks IL girls' victory

     

       

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors used a late spurt to spark a 45-36 win over

    Class AAAA Rock Hill on Saturday night in the IL gym.

    The Indian Land girls’ nine-point win gave the Warriors a split of the

  • Comfort Food

    On cold winter days when the mercury hovers around the freezing mark, it’s hard to top a warm meal to break the chill.
    When a slow cooker does all the work, a hearty, satisfying and wholesome family dinner doesn’t require tons of work.
    Once the ingredients are in place, it’s as simple as closing the lid and walking away.
    A green salad and some fresh bread and something from the slow cooker has all the makings of a great meal.  

  • Indian Land fire district referendum is next week

    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, residents of Indian Land Fire District will have the opportunity to let Lancaster County Council know whether they want to pay an extra $75 each year for enhanced fire protection.
    The fee would help Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department pay for permanent improvements and capital expenditures, including buildings, equipment, infrastructure, full-time firefighters and more.

  • In 2011, let’s change S.C. government

    It’s often said that the New Year is a time for new beginnings, an opportunity for fresh starts. Typically we vow to exercise more, eat less, spend a little less time at work, develop new skills or set some other worthy goal.
    For South Carolina’s elected leaders, perhaps the New Year presents us an opportunity to step back, reflect on the true meaning of public service and evaluate how we can make our state a better place to live.

  • Johnny’s Pub & Grub now open in Indian Land

    Mary Brown
    For The Lancaster News
    The welcome mat is now out at Johnny’s Pub & Grub on U.S. 521.
    Their location has been used as a bar and grill for quite some time, but new owners Shelly Lavo and Noah Schueller are taking things in a new direction. As a bartender for 15 years, Lavo said she has a lot of ideas about what would make a great bar and grill.

  • Mulvaney reacts to shooting

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Less than a week into his first term as U.S. Congressman, Mick Mulvaney participated in a joint conference call with hundreds of House members about security after the shooting of a Congresswoman last Saturday.