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Today's News

  • Public meeting Monday

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster County Water and Sewer District (LCWSD) will hold a public hearing Monday to present its 2011-2012 budget.
    The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the LCWSD offices in Lancaster, located at 1403 Kershaw Camden Highway.
    Assistant District Manager Steve White said this year’s projected revenue and operations budget comes in at $18,940,000, nearly $445,000 more than last year’s $18,495,05 budget.
    The proposed budget includes an annual 2 percent rate increase.

  • Store clerk robbed at gunpoint

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A clerk at a Lancaster convenience store was robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday night.
    Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies responded to North Corner Grocery, located at 3647 Charlotte Highway, minutes after a man held up the clerk and took an undisclosed amount of money, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.
    Deputies spoke with the clerk, who said he was outside locking up the store’s ice box at 9 p.m. when a man came from around the left side of the store.

  • 9th annual RAO Ride set for Saturday

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    An event that remembers those who’ve lost their lives in the line of duty is expected to be better than ever this year.
    The ninth annual RAO Ride (Remembering All Officers) will be held Saturday at The Hot Box, 106 Elm. St., in Lancaster.

  • Saturday is a day for the animals

    From Release
    The Humane Society of Lancaster SC and the Lancaster Animal Shelter are partnering to have an adoption and donation day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lancaster Animal Shelter on Kennel Drive.

  • Carolina Gateway offers paid subscriptions

    Staff reports
    Carolina Gateway is now offering paid subscriptions for readers who live outside of Indian Land.
    The publication will remain free to Indian Land residents within the 29707 ZIP code.
    Access to the publication’s website, www.carolinagatewayonline.com, will also remain free to all, including a complete e-edition so users may read every page, just as they would when receiving the product.
    Beginning with the June 1 edition, Carolina Gateway will also begin charging 75 cents for single copies in its racks.

  • Buford third in final AA softball poll

     

       

    Class AA Upper State runner-up Buford finished third in the final Class AA state high school softball poll released following the state championship tournament.

  • P-31 seniors rip Clover

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion senior team evened its baseball record in a big way Wednesday night.

  • Open Wheel Modifieds return to LMS on Saturday

     

       

    Lancaster Motor Speedway action Saturday night will feature the return of the Open Wheel Modifieds to the half-mile dirt oval.

  • CPTC nets 25 ribbons in Gastonia track meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club racked up 25 ribbons before a late spring storm sent the Lancaster area youth track team home at a meet in Gastonia, N.C.

    The CPTC competed against 1,500 athletes at Ashbrook High School. The coaches staff noted the team is improving as it prepares for the state qualifying meet in Spartanburg.

  • Robert Lee Grier Sr, 63

    Robert Lee Grier Sr, 63

    Robert Lee Grier Sr, 63, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011.   

    He was the son of Jack and Alberta Patterson Grier. He was married to Sandra B. Grier.