Today's News

  • Law enforcement begins Sober or Slammer! DUI enforcement

    S.C. Department of Public Safety officials, medical personnel, first responders and local law enforcement united Thursday, Aug. 14 at Springs Memorial Hospital to kick off the 2014 Sober or Slammer! DUI campaign to reduce alcohol-related fatalities during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

  • Mowing ‘state grass’ frustrates Hancock

    Pam Hancock, a resident of Kelly Drive, is frustrated about having to cut grass and pick up cans and other litter on her street and the intersecting Camp Creek Road. 

  • Resident warns of Facebook scam

    A Lancaster resident, who asked to not be identified, came to The Lancaster News office on Thursday, Aug. 14 to share information about a possible Facebook scam.

  • S.C. cracks down on bus stop arm violations

    COLUMBIA – Recent changes in state legislation now allow law enforcement to use video obtained from school bus cameras to make charges for passing a stopped school bus.

  • WIA program readies young workers for employment

    CHESTER – In the coming months, there are several industries and businesses that will be setting up shop in the area. 

  • Clash highlights LSS action Saturday


    The ever-popular Carolina Clash Super Late Models roar back into action at the half-mile Lancaster Super Speedway with round one of the Championship Chase for the series paying $4,000.

    Earlier this season, it was Fergy time at Lancaster Super Speedway as one of Dirt Late Models most popular drivers Chris Ferguson captured the Clash win at LSS on May 31.

  • Teams focus on jamborees


    Lancaster County teams will be moving into the jamboree portion of the preseason tonight – Friday, Aug. 15 – with three squads in action at two locales.

    Region IV-AA foes Andrew Jackson and Buford will play in the annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Camden’s Zemp Stadium.

  • Hinkle claims club crown

    Robert Howey


    Youth was served in a big way Sunday afternoon, Aug. 9 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Lancaster High School freshman golfer Brady Hinkle, 14, would be considered a youngster by age, but he was the man of the hour at the LGC.

    Hinkle notched a stellar three-under 141 (72-69) to take the LGC championship on an overcast day.

    Hinkle, a zero handicap golfer, posted a nine-shot victory over defending club champion Mike “Red Man” Kennington, who finished with a six-over 150 (72-78).

  • Mangum captures win over Watkins

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    There was plenty of action for dirt racing fans at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 9.

    u In the Late Model main event, Timbo Mangum and the Rock Hill “Bad Boy Ben” Watkins were in the front row. When the green flag dropped, Mangum, Watkins, Johnny Pursley and David Yandle battled for the lead.

  • ‘Stupid is as stupid does’

    Is there anyone who does not recognize this brilliant comment from the movie “Forest Gump?”

    I’m sure that the scriptwriters who penned this statement never imagined how mainstream this observation on life would become.

    The year is 2014. It is again time for a mid-term election. Is there any doubt as to the outcome of this exercise in futility?