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Today's News

  • New district lines soon?

    Lancaster County officials held a public hearing Thursday night on council redistricting, the once-a-decade process that reshapes council districts and resident representation.

    The Lancaster meeting was the second of four such hearings across Lancaster County aimed at explaining and gathering public input on the process. The first hearing was Tuesday night in Buford. 

  • Lancaster County Conservation District selects Elizabeth Hunter as Farmer of the Year

    Elizabeth M. Hunter has been named the Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservation Farmer of the Year for 2010.  
    This annual award recognizes a county farmer who protects natural resources to an unusually high degree or in an innovative way.

  • Revenge win nets crown

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team earned some diamond revenge Thursday night at Eggleton Field.

    Post 31 juniors avenged their lone loss to date with a convincing 9-3 League V win over Union Post 22.

    Union defeated Lancaster 3-2 in Union on June 9.

    The six-run win Thursday gave Lancaster the League V juniors’ championship and a home berth in the upcoming Legion baseball state playoffs.

  • Oliver leads quartet of repeat LJGA victors

    David Oliver was one of four junior golfers to post a third straight win in the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s tournament play.

    Oliver, playing at his home course at White Plains Golf Club in Pageland, shot a 24 over five holes from special tees to notch his third consecutive win.

    The LJGA chapter opened its 2011 season at the Lancaster Golf Club and followed at the Chester Golf Club before playing White Plains in Pageland last Monday.

  • Don’t count out cardiac Gamecocks

    With all the gut-wrenching action of South Carolina’s emotional 3-2 win over No. 1 national seed Virginia, did you really doubt the Gamecocks’ chances Friday night?

    A USC foe’s No. 1 billing seems to inspire the Gamecocks to turn it up a notch, or just whatever it takes.

  • CPTC wins 77 medals at district qualifying meet

    The Columbus Parker Track Club garnered 77 awards for places first to sixth at the district qualifying meet in Spartanburg.

    The Lancaster youth track team amassed 45 medals for its first- to third-place finishers. The CPTC earned eight gold medals, 23 silver medals and 14 bronze medals.

    Rekia Polk, in the girls 10-under age group, led the way with two firsts and a second.

    During the meet at Spartanburg High School, the team qualified 35 athletes to compete at Lucy C. Laney Stadium in August, Ga.

    10-under girls

  • County pool sets July Fourth schedule

    The Lancaster County pool has set its July Fourth schedule.

    The pool will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $3 per person.

    The pool will be closed July 6-7 for public swimming due to the annual Aquatics Championship swim meet. No daycare swimming on July 7 due to the Aquatics. Daycare swimming will be held on Wednesday, July 6 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

    Aquacize and lap swimming begins July 11 at noon. The cost is $1.00 per person.

  • Meet Your Neighbor – Maria Campos

    Name: Maria Campos
    Age: 30
    Address: Holly Dale Drive
    Family: Husband, Hugo Campos, and a daughter, Mabelyn Campos  
    Job: Volunteer for ESL (English as a Second Language)
    Church: St. Catherine Catholic Church
    Hobbies: Reading and watching movies
    Favorite movie: “The Notebook”
    Favorite book: The Bible
    Favorite food: Mexican food

  • Chairmen of the Board concert is tonight, not Saturday

    Chairmen of the Board concert is tonight, not Saturday

  • Visit both courthouses on Sunday

    Area residents are in for a treat. In between Father’s Day and the annual weekend of July Fourth celebrations is a significant date in Lancaster County.
    The grand opening for the new Lancaster County Courthouse is 2 to 5 p.m Sunday.
    The event is open to the public and area residents are encouraged to attend the grand opening.