Today's News

  • Report: Assailant shoots at man’s car

    Jesef Williams
    A Lancaster man said he was leaving an acquaintance’s house late Saturday night when his vehicle was shot at.
    The shooting happened shortly before 11:30 p.m., according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The man went to a Sumter Street home to visit someone, and when he came back outside and got into his car, was shot at, the report said.

  • SOI cuts ribbon to open Indian Land headquarters

    Carl Guidice is thrilled to be a part of Lancaster County.
    Guidice, chief executive officer of Strategic Outsourcing Inc., a professional employer service, welcomed a large group of employees, guests and local and state officials at a ribbon-cutting for his company’s new Indian Land headquarters Monday.

  • It's time for tough decision on fire district

    From the halls of Congress to the halls in small towns, the message is clear: No more taxes.  No one wants to pay more in taxes. But when there is a dire need and no way to pay for it, sometimes that is the only answer.
    Such is the case in Indian Land. There is an effort under way to create an Indian Land Fire Protection District. The district would buy new equipment, station furnishings and fund new and existing firefighters.

  • Up, up and away!

    One student asked if Debbie Keenan was going to Paris. Another asked if she was ever coming back.
    Well, Kennan didn’t make it anywhere near France, though the experience was still exciting for all who witnessed.
    Keenan, the media specialist at Brooklyn Springs Elementary School, rode in a hot-air balloon Friday morning. The ride, which took place behind the school, was the result of a reading challenge Keenan posed to all the students in the school.

  • BHS Lower State Champ





  • Lady Vols 4th in final AA volleyball ratings



    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers volleyball team finished the 2010 campaign ranked in the top five of the Class AA state high school poll.

  • County recreation football stars slated to kick off postseason play



    The 2010 Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission youth football all-stars open play Tuesday night at two different locations.

  • Blue Devils halt Red Devils' hopes



    The Great Falls Red Devils saw their 2010 high school football season end with a 78-27 loss to Williston-Elko in the second round of the Class A Division II Upper State playoffs on Friday night.

  • Council action may save church

    A local congregation is breathing a sigh of relief now that County Council has given first approval to a zoning change.
    More than 30 members of Trinity Baptist Church, who are trying to relocate their church from Fort Mill to a former Van Wyck cabinet shop on Steele Hill Road, packed the audience at County Council’s meeting Tuesday.

  • Courthouse preview

    Gazing at the restored historic courthouse through a large, arched window inside the new courthouse building, County Councilman Jack Estridge expresses his amazement.
    “It’s like a dream,” he said. “It just hasn’t hit me yet.”
    Chad Catledge, courthouse project consultant with Lancaster’s Perception Builders, led Estridge and a  few other county officials on a tour of the new courthouse Friday afternoon. It was one of two tours he offered small groups of county officials Friday.