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Today's News

  • Local man threatens members of a jury

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Only minutes after being convicted in a disorderly conduct case last week, a Lancaster man was charged with intimidating a juror.
    A Lancaster police officer was booking Daquavius Demond Wade, 18, 207 Hampton Road, at the police department on Nov. 30 when he heard Wade make several comments. Wade had just been convicted earlier that day for disorderly conduct by a jury of six of his peers, according to a police department incident report.

  • Council addresses primary concerns

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    The results of a recent S.C. Supreme Court ruling have local election officials looking at funding options for January’s required presidential primary.

  • Two days later

    ust for a moment, put yourself in Lottie Mangum’s predicament some 70 years ago. More than likely, just like everyone else, she heard the radio reports about 2:30 p.m. local time on Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese planes rained hell down on Pearl Harbor in a sneak attack.
    The Charlotte, N.C., mom had a stake in what was happening half a world away. Her son, U.S. Army Pvt. Davis Greene, a Lancaster native, was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu.

  • Malnourished dog dragged behind car

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An injured German Shepherd is under the care of animal control officials only days after he was dragged behind an SUV.
    The dog was found by a Lancaster County sheriff’s deputy just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, minutes after the deputy was flagged down by a group of people walking along Old Skipper Avenue.
    The deputy noticed the people were jumping up and down and pointing toward 15th Street, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

  • City, USCL may partner on downtown building

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Catawba Indian pottery may find a new home in downtown Lancaster.
    The city of Lancaster and the University of South Carolina Lancaster have begun discussing a plan to house the college’s Native American Studies program in the Main Street building that most recently served as The Artisans Center.
    The city bought the building after The Artisans Center closed this year.

  • Police seek two suspects who fled from Walmart

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Police are still looking for the men who led an officer on a high-speed chase moments after causing a disturbance at the Lancaster Walmart.
    An employee told officers that two men refused to leave after acting disorderly inside the store about 11:15 p.m. Nov. 23, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The woman said the men were cursing at customers and employees. The men finally went outside, got into a silver Ford Mustang, spun the tires and parked again, the report said.

  • Lady Jackets stay unbeaten

    BUFORD – The Buford High School girls basketball continued their solid early-season play, taking a 46-41 win over Great Falls on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Jackets’ five-point win gave BHS a split after the top-rated Red Devils notched an 86-61 win over the Yellow Jackets.

  • Roscoe repeats state title with impressive win

     

       

    In  41 years of coaching high school football, one would figure Johnny Roscoe, the former Lancaster High School head coach, has seen it all through 265 wins.

  • LHS caps mat sweep with win over Buford

     

       

    The comeback-minded Lancaster Bruins highlighted a wrestling sweep, rallying to down county rival Buford High School 42-38 on Tuesday night in the LHS gym.

  • Thornwell's 3-point play lifts LHS

     

       

    Lancaster High’s Sindarius Thornwell converted a three-point play with 23 seconds to play to power Lancaster to a 59-58 comeback win over South Pointe High in Rock Hill on Tuesday night.