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Today's News

  • Warriors’ Moore to play at Averett

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    INDIAN LAND – On an unseasonably warm afternoon and proudly wearing his Indian Land High School Warriors’ football letter jacket, D.J. Moore was having a hard time from stopping the sweat beads.
    “That’s just D.J.’s trademark,” said Indian Land head football coach Mike Mayer. “He’s always sweating because he’s a hard worker.”

  • Eddins sponsors safety class

    City Councilwoman Sara Eddins is sponsoring a safety class at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Lancaster City Hall. Experts on safety, Maj. Matt Shaw of the Lancaster Sheriff’s Office and Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Howard, will guide attendees through situations that may arise in parking lots, in homes, businesses or in your car. The event will teach men, women and children how to avoid dangerous situations and defend yourself if the need arises.

  • Warriors hope to earn playoff berth
  • Deputies investigate suspicious death on Brooklyn Avenue

    The Lancaster County Sheriff's office is investigating what may be yet another murder in Lancaster, this time in the Brooklyn neighborhood just south of the city limits.

  • Waxhaw man charged in attempted IL bank robbery

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Local authorities have arrested a Waxhaw man they say tried to rob TD Bank in Indian Land last month.  
    Glenn Stewart Howie, 47, 5618 Rehobeth Road, Waxhaw, has been charged by the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office with robbery/entering a banking institution with intent to steal.
    On Jan. 27, a man wearing a suit, baseball hat and sunglasses entered the Charlotte Highway bank and showed a teller a note that demanded money.

  • Tornado watch issued for Lancaster County until 4 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Lancaster County and surrounding areas until 4 p.m. today. A tornado watch means that conditions may become favorable for a tornado to develop.   

  • February Yard of the Month

    Just steps away from the busy hubbub of the Lancaster County Courthouse and County Administration buildings, Justice Java offers a quiet getaway.  

    With a name like Justice Java, you may assume all they offer is coffee. However, this quaint little cottage offers everything from a light lunch to a glass of wine to cap off your workday.   

    The zigzagged walkway with brick inserts is edged in nandinas in brilliant reds, along with evergreen topiaries trimmed in swirls or neatly rounded sections. 

  • Business partnerships enhance education

    Whether in a good or bad economy, South Carolinians need family-supporting jobs. Recognizing this need, business, education and legislative leaders crafted the Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) in 2005.

  • Mulvaney takes issue with Obama’s speech

    I didn’t like President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, but probably not for the reasons most people expect.
    Indeed, there were parts of the speech that I thought were praiseworthy, and, at times, inspiring.

  • Man sentenced to seven years in shootings

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man was sentenced to seven years in prison last week for shooting at another man during two separate incidents last year.
    Jamal Antonio Gladden, 19, of 1639 Frandandel Drive, entered pleas in Lancaster County General Sessions Court on charges of twice firing a handgun at Herbert Lavont McCray II last year, first on Feb. 23 and again on Feb. 28, said Sixth Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.