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Today's News

  • Knife upgrades shoplifting charge to armed robbery

    Detectives tracked down and arrested a local man last week in connection with the armed robbery of a Lancaster pharmacy.

    Jeffrey Scott White, 39, 1921 Emma Circle, was arrested March 26. 

    He is  charged with armed robbery and possession of a knife during the commission of a violent crime. 

    The charges stem from a robbery at Walgreens, at the intersection of S.C. 9 Bypass and Gillsbrook Road, on  March 24.

  • Sims Foundation awards $822,000 in grants

    Direct health services and health education are among the projects funded by the J. Marion Sims Foundation’s most recent grant awards.  A total of 13 organizations are the recipients of grants totaling $822,816.

  • IL girls soccer making strides this spring

    Graduation took a toll on the Indian Land Lady Warriors’ soccer team, but IL coach Mark Bonda said the Lady Warriors are making progress this spring.

    “Going into this season we knew we would be a young team,” Bonda said. “We graduated eight seniors  which left a lot of key positions open.”

  • Davis 'Senior Showcase' at Lewisville High School on Saturday

    The Larry Davis “Senior Showcase” will be held Saturday afternoon at Lewisville High School.

    The event is a basketball game featuring area senior talent in an all-star contest at 2 p.m.

  • Democratic National Convention seeks volunteers

    The 2012 Democratic National Convention, to be held the first week of September in Charlotte, is expected to bring millions of dollars and 35,000 visitors into this area, including thousands of national and international media representatives.

    According to officials with the Democratic National Convention Committee and the Host Committee, the 2012 convention will shine a spotlight on Charlotte and the surrounding area. Thousands of television, newspaper and magazine reporters will be coming, along with delegates and convention workers.

  • Lady Bruins earn second

     

       

    Lancaster High School second-year softball coach Kim Perry said she feels her Lady Bruins blossomed in the annual Azalea Invitational Tournament in Summerville this week.

  • Fire destroys home on Ross Cauthen Road

    Almost two dozen firefighters worked to quell a mobile home fire last weekend that killed an animal and left two people homeless. 

    Emergency responders arrived at the home in the 2100 block of Ross Cauthen Road about 10:45 p.m. Saturday, March 31, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

  • Sutton sixth in elite tourney

    Lancaster area junior golfer Anthony Sutton had an impressive weekend on the links at the Jekyll Island Cup, an invitation-only tournament held by U.S. Kids Golf on the Georgia coast.

  • Carolina Crown highlights LMS action Saturday night

    Easter weekend at Lancaster Motor Speedway promises to be hopping with plenty of racing action at the half-mile dirt oval.

    The Carolina Crown, which was originally set for March 17-18 when it was rained out, is set for this weekend.

  • Vols edge Devils, placed third in Challenge

    CHERAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers captured third place in the Founders Federal Credit Union Diamond Challenge with a 4-3 win over Great Falls on Tuesday afternoon in Cheraw.

    The Vols, coming off a 9-6 extra-inning loss to Latta, rebounded for the one-run win behind sophomore hurler Dustin Eddins.