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Today's News

  • State hunting, fishing license available now for purchase

     DNR release

    License sales for 2014-2015 hunting and fishing licenses have begun.

    You can buy your South Carolina hunting and fishing licenses multiple ways.

    Licenses are available in person at any of the four regional S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) offices or by visiting one of the 500 license vendors across the state.

  • Sharks cruise to home win over Chester Waves

     Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Sharks improved to 3-0 on the recreation swim season with a 390-107 home win over the Chester Waves at the Lancaster County Pool.

    Tamra Tipton, Charlee Brooke Henry and Simon Wright each posted four firsts in the Sharks’ victory.

    Morgan Ledford, Lauren Spencer, Amelia Wright, Isabella Thorpe and Wesley Montgomery each had three wins.

    Alex Montgomery, Samuel Page, Gracie Scott and Matt Prete each posted two firsts.

  • Walters wows golf fans at Carolina Lakes

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    INDIAN LAND – Golf fans at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club at Sun City in Indian Land received a free links treat  June 11.

    Handicapped golfer Dennis Walters brought his show of demonstration and motivation to the Carolina Lakes driving range that afternoon.

    Walters, paralyzed from the waist down after a 1974 golf cart accident, now uses a swivel chair mounted on the side of a golf cart to play the game he loves.

  • Play’s tight in LJGA 10-12

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    The boys 10-12 age group is shaping up to be a highly competitive group in the 2014 Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    The boys 10-12, which sports the largest group of junior golfers with 16 in the Lancaster chapter, saw a tie at the top for the second straight week.

  • Sharks cruise to home win over Chester Waves

     

    The Lancaster County Sharks improved to 3-0 on the recreation swim season with a 390-107 home win over the Chester Waves at the Lancaster County Pool.

    Tamra Tipton, Charlee Brooke Henry and Simon Wright each posted four firsts in the Sharks’ victory.

  • Walters wows golf fans at Carolina Lakes

     

    INDIAN LAND – Golf fans at the Carolina Lakes Golf Club at Sun City in Indian Land received a free links treat  June 11.

    Handicapped golfer Dennis Walters brought his show of demonstration and motivation to the Carolina Lakes driving range that afternoon.

  • Play's tight in LJGA 10-12

     

    The boys 10-12 age group is shaping up to be a highly competitive group in the 2014 Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association.

    The boys 10-12, which sports the largest group of junior golfers with 16 in the Lancaster chapter, saw a tie at the top for the second straight week.

  • Police searching for man who accosted girl

    The search is on for a man police say approached an 11-year-old girl inside Lancaster’s Walmart and made “very unsettling remarks” to her on Wednesday, June 18. 

  • Carnes explains our county budget process

    In this month’s column, I will discuss the budget process used by Lancaster County.

    At the June 23 County Council meeting, the 2014-15 county budget was on the County Council agenda for final approval. However, the budget process began more than six months earlier in December 2013.

  • County gets economic brushoff

    A plan to pool Lancaster County’s resources as part of the I-77 Alliance, a multi-county economic development cooperative, fell apart last week after alliance members voted to reject the county’s membership.