Today's News

  • Williams to play at Hutchinson



    Lancaster High School football star Shaq Williams produced another neat feat in the LHS media center Wednesday morning.

  • Foster bound for OC Prep Academy

    Lancaster High School standout two-way football performer KeAnthony Foster said his hard work has paid off for him.

    Foster solidified his education and athletic future, signing with Orangeburg Calhoun Prep Academy on Wednesday in the LHS media center.

  • Indians edge Bruins in OT






  • Local man arrested in assault case

    Christopher Sardelli
    Police have arrested and charged a Lancaster man in connection with a violent assault that happened along Main Street last month.
    Gaeric Quindrell Johnson, 22, 414 South Ave., was arrested Wednesday at 6:31 p.m. in the 900 block of Loft Lane, according to a Lancaster Police Department booking report. He is charged with criminal sexual conduct and a warrant was served on him while he was in custody at the police department, the report said.

  • Man arrested for dangling child over pitbull

    Christopher Sardelli
    After weeks of investigation, police have arrested a man for allegedly dangling a small child over a pitbull.
    Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Howard said Michael Chavis Jr., 22, 110 S. Hughes St., was arrested 11:24 a.m. Wednesday and charged with third-degree assault and battery.
    Police issued a press release Wednesday morning asking the community for help finding Chavis, though he was found a few hours later.

  • Lancaster man wins $1 million

    From Release

  • To be fair, Lancaster deserves its respect

    Fairness is one of the first lessons you learn in reporting. Give both sides.
    The recent CNN story about Lancaster, on the heels of the S.C. Republican Primary Jan. 21, wasn’t a true reflection of our town.

  • Super Bowl means super food

    If you have a little trouble finding a roll of antacid Monday, that’s to be expected.

    That’s because there is a 20 percent increase in the amount of antacid sold on the Monday after Super Bowl Sunday. According to the USDA, Super Bowl Sunday ranks second in food consumption to Thanksgiving.

    You can trace the spike in antacid sales to the 1.25 billion chicken wings, more than 100 tons of potato chips and 8 million pounds of guacamole that will be eaten when the New York Giants and New England Patriots play Super Bowl XLVI.

  • Police seek leads in assault

    Christopher Sardelli
    In the wake of a violent assault along Main Street last week, Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Howard is urging county residents to be more careful in their daily routines and to trust their gut in uncomfortable situations.

  • Visit ‘The Secret Garden’ this week

    By Nita Brown
    For The Lancaster News
    Hauntingly beautiful musical, great story, appealing to the whole family, professional-quality production. That’s how director Eric Grace describes the musical, “The Secret Garden,” now playing at Bundy Auditorium on the campus of the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County production first came to Lancaster under Grace’s direction in 2006, and returned this year when details couldn’t be finalized on “Beauty and the Beast.”