Today's News

  • Sheriff seeks info on home invasion in Indian Land

    INDIAN LAND – A Birkhill Lane resident surprised two would-be burglars who broke into his house early Monday, June 8, according to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Sparks fly as council approves audit of LCEDC

    Will an independent audit of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp.’s financial records reveal anything important about the organization?

  • Lancaster swimmers hold meet


    The Lancaster Sharks held a mock swim meet to prepare for the 2015 LST recreation swim season. Saturday, June 6.

    Lancaster opened its season at Kershaw on Tuesday, June 9.

  • Rain a pain at LSS on Saturday night


    Mother Nature dominated the action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, June 7.

    Lancaster Super Speedway officials were able to get all the heat races completed in every division and were on track to start qualifying for the SECA Crate Late Model division and it started to rain.

  • Founding Leadership builds



    The third annual Founding Leadership provided aspiring coaches vehicles to develop their careers through the experience of others who have traveled a similar path over their careers.

  • Can’t we just get along?

    “I’m Doity.” He stood right in front of me at Zaxby’s, while I sat in one of three seats facing the counter and waited on my order.

    His bright brown eyes matched his skin tone and the fact that I was almost six decades older and white did not seem to concern him at all.

    Me either.

    Uninvited, he sat down right beside me and repeated, “I’m Doity.”

  • Parents should have been told about graduation lock-out rules

    I am one of more than 20 parents whom were robbed of the milestone of seeing my only son walk across the stage at graduation. His father is deceased and the only other relatives were locked out of the ceremony. Imagine how my son felt when he he got the diploma and looked in that chair for me, and it was empty. Shame on you Buford School.

    Tickets in hand as I went through the door, I informed the girl I was expecting a relative and needed to get the ticket to her. She tore my floor ticket in half and said I could get back in with that half.

  • Truck driver dies in accident

    A truck driver for LCI - Lineberger Construction Inc., was killed Friday morning, June 5, when the cement spreader truck he was driving overturned at the intersection of Overbrook and Rainbow Ranch roads in eastern Lancaster County near Forty Acre Rock.

    Tony Broome, Lancaster County deputy coroner, identified the driver as Ryan Patterson of Wadesboro, N.C.

    Broome said Patterson, 42, died at the scene from blunt force trauma.

  • Sheriff releases deputies’ names

    The names of two deputies who shot and killed an armed man during a hostage-related call last month were released Friday, June 4, by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

    Doug Barfield, attorney and spokesman for Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office identified the deputies as Maj. Matt Shaw and investigator Brad Whitesides.

    Between the two of them, they have 24 years of law enforcement experience.

  • Man sentenced for trafficking cocaine, weapon charge

    A Charlotte man was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday, June 3, after he was found guilty by a jury of his peers on a slew of drug and weapon charges stemming from a 2011 drug arrest.