Today's News

  • Police search for men in shooting incident

    Dozens of officers combed the area around two Chesterfield Avenue crime scenes late Monday, afternoon, March 26, as they searched for suspects in a shooting incident. 

    Officers responded to the 700 block of Chesterfield Avenue at 4:19 p.m. after receiving a 911 call about a fight with shots fired, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • Racing Report

    Saturday night marks the first points race of the 2012 Lancaster Motor Speedway season.

    Rain washed out the Heintz Brothers Performance race last Saturday, but the special race is on for this week with bonus money on the line.

  • Lancers split with Indians

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers split four games in a weekend series with USC Salkehatchie in Allendale.

    The 13th-ranked Lancers, 27-6, 9-3, split a twin bill on Saturday and took one of two Sunday afternoon.

  • Foursome posts slim win



    The winning team in the fourth annual A.R. Rucker Middle School Relay for Life golf tournament posted a one-shot win in the captain’s choice event at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

  • Spartans edge Jackets booters



    Camden Military earned a measure of revenge, taking a 2-1 win over Buford in high school soccer Monday night.

  • USC hoops fans elated with Martin





    Area University South Carolina Gamecock basketball fans are excited about the hiring of USC’s new men’s basketball coach.

  • Police respond to possible shooting on Chesterfield Avenue

     The Lancaster Police Department and Lancaster County EMS responded to a possible shooting along the 700 block of Chesterfield Avenue near 903 Discount Beverage just after 4:15 p.m. Monday. Check back later for updates.    

  • Taking it to the streets

    Jesef Williams
     Danny Terry has been exercising his First Amendment right lately, with Haile Gold Mine Inc. as the target.
    Terry, who lives in the county’s Flat Creek area, is opposed to the operations at the gold mine, located just east of the town of Kershaw. So he’s decided to voice those concerns through peaceful demonstrations.

  • Mackey explains vote on Brook Drive project

    After the March 14 City Council meeting, I received several calls about my vote on the Brook Drive improvement project near the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
    I do my best to vote as fairly and honestly as possible. I feel confident in my decisions because I always seek guidance from God, who leads my life.
    The vote to approve the project was 4-3, including my vote. The opposition’s reasoning was that they felt they were betraying the residents of District 4 because Rock Street and Hampton Road also need paving.

  • Sheriff touts accomplishments made at office in last few years

    The past year has marked a transformational period in law enforcement for Lancaster County.
    Three years ago, I set forth an aggressive plan to position the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office among the best in the state. I knew that with the right leadership and lines of accountability we could improve the service delivery to our citizenry, as well as build morale and staff retention within the department.