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Today's News

  • Three plead guilty to drug conspiracy

    COLUMBIA – Three Lancaster men have been sentenced to prison as part of  a drug conspiracy case. 

    Joseph M. Carter, 40, Christaan S. Morrow, 38, and Demond Wilson, 36, all of Lancaster, were sentenced Feb. 18 in federal court in Columbia. All three were charged with being involved in a drug conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and 50 grams or more of crack cocaine, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. 

  • LHS nets comeback win

     

       

    Lancaster rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to post its first win of the 2011 baseball season – a 10-4 victory over county rival Andrew Jackson on Friday night at Doomsday Corner.

  • Vols, Warriors advance to Rose City title match

     
     

       

      

  • Lady Bruins' softball has new look for 2011

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins’ softball team has a new look for the 2011 season.

    Former player Kim Perry is guiding the LHS program as it enters play in Region III-AAAA this spring.

  • Mulvaney explains what government shutdown means

    There’s been a lot of talk recently in political circles about a possible “government shutdown.” I thought it would be a good idea to explain what is really going on, why we are even discussing a shutdown and what that means for you.
    What a government shutdown is and is not:

  • Police Reports 3/11/11

    According to Lancaster Police Department reports:

    • Officers issued warrants on a Lancaster woman for criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature on Feb. 11. A 61-year-old man told officers he was hit in the face with a lawn chair by Diane Strain, 56, 206 McCardell St., Lancaster, according to an incident report. 

  • Two vying for Kershaw’s mayor post

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     KERSHAW – Town of Kershaw residents have been hearing about two candidates for mayor, though just one of those names will appear on the ballot.
    Kershaw Mayor Wayne Rhodes is seeking re-election against Donald McMaster, a fellow town resident who’s running a write-in campaign.

  • Officials discuss repairs of roads

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     Lancaster City Councilman Gonzie Mackey says his constituents have been slighted when it comes to which roads in the city are chosen for repairs.
    Mackey, who represents City Council District 2, said no roads in his district have received repairs since he was elected more than four years ago. He expressed his frustration during Tuesday’s City Council meeting, as he and other Lancaster city officials discussed the roads they’d like to see improved this year.

  • Rolling with an idea

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    With his baseball hat off and skateboard in hand, Justin Owens came to Lancaster County Council with a mission.
    Tired of skateboarding in other people’s parking lots and searching for a way to keep other teens off the streets, Owens, 15, decided to share his idea for a county skate park at council’s March 1 meeting. As he spoke, several of his friends watched from the audience.

  • Red Ventures, readySC offer sales training opportunities

    From Release
    Red Ventures is partnering with readySC, the state’s workforce recruiting and training incentive program, to help local residents qualify for sales positions within the company.
    Red Ventures relocated to South Carolina in November 2009 and has since experienced tremendous growth.
    ReadySC will train qualified job applicants to help them meet the criteria for the large number of sales positions available at Red Ventures.