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Today's News

  • Summer movies start this Saturday

    The city of Lancaster’s summer outdoor movie and concert series kicks off this week.

    Caroline Hasty, events and promotions manager for the city of Lancaster, said there will be a movie on the second Saturday of each month through September.

    Beginning Saturday, Hasty said families can bring chairs and blankets to the corner of Gay and Main streets for “Movies in the City.”

    All the movies are free and concessions will be sold.

  • Police find weapon

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Peering over the bridge along Lynwood Drive, Brian Price wondered what all the commotion was about on Monday afternoon.
    The 15-year-old Lancaster resident walked the bridge with his stepfather, Howard Smith, only minutes after a contingent of police officers and firefighters left the scene. Smith said he first saw the crowd of local law enforcement a little after 1 p.m.
    “I was riding by and there was a cop car here and I saw some police looking down,” Price said.

  • Man still in hospital

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A convenience store owner remains hospitalized after he was shot several times during an attempted armed robbery late Saturday.
    Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said the owner of the Stop-N-Shop, 2147 McIlwain Road, was still in intensive care at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte as of Tuesday afternoon. The owner was shot by an unknown man just after 11 p.m. Saturday.

  • Thank you, Lord

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Gary Deaton stood just feet away from his big rig, which quickly began to look more like a pile of burned coals.
    Deaton was traveling east on Pageland Highway (S.C. 9) shortly before 2:30 p.m. Monday when he heard a “boom!” sound come from his 18-wheeler.
    A few moments later, he saw smoke.
    As he pulled off to the left side of the road, his truck was already on fire. Luckily, he was able to climb out the cab’s passenger side before the flames engulfed the truck.

  • 2 men pulled from pool

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man was rushed to the hospital Saturday night after almost drowning in a hotel pool.
    Lancaster police officers responded to the pool at the Carriage Inn, 1100 N. Main St., at 9:49 p.m. June 4 after receiving a call about two possible drowning victims.
    When they arrived, Emergency Medical Services workers and firefighters were already performing CPR on a 41-year-old Lancaster man.

  • DMV relocates to Main Street

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A section of the parking lot in Lancaster Square shopping center is a lot more crowded these days.
    There’s not a new specialty shop or department store that has captured the attention of shoppers. Rather, this is where locals are now going to handle many of their vehicle-related needs.
    That’s right, the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles has temporarily relocated its Lancaster office to 947 N. Main St., which is the location of the former Sassie Sallie’s store.

  • Juniors launch golf season

     

       

    Dalton Bradley paced play as the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association opened its regular-season tournament schedule Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Baker's double winner at track

     

       

    Brandy Baker captured two wins on the night to highlight racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.

  • LCPRC salutes baseball champs

    This year the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Little League baseball program, sanctioned through Little League, crowned three regular-season champions.

    The Coach Pitch league, for 7-8-year-olds, had eight teams throughout the county. All Hours Plumbing from the Indian Land area took the regular season title.

  • Former IL hoops star honored at Erskine

     

       

    Former Indian Land High School basketball star Jean Marie Harris received two honors at the annual Erskine College Athletic Banquet co-hosted by the Flying Fleet Club and Aramark last month in Due West.