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Today's News

  • Dixie AAA, Junior stars rolling

    The Lancaster AAA all-stars stayed unbeaten in the state tournament, taking a 6-3 win over Hartsville on Monday night.Lancaster forged a 6-0 lead and held on for the three-run win over the host team.Zachary Todd squeezed home Austin Rape for a 1-0 lead in the third. An inning later, Scottie Moser ripped a two-run single for a 3-0 lead.In the fifth inning, Gunnar Lucas’ sacrifice bunt scored Alex Brasington who had tripled. Brasington had two hits on the night.

  • Harris Teeter, CVS under construction

    INDIAN LAND – When the dust settles at Carolina Commons, Indian Land residents should see a CVS/pharmacy, a medical office building, a Harris Teeter grocery store and more.

    The 25-acre commercial development is on U.S. 521 just outside Sun City Carolina Lakes and across the street from the Cornerstone development. It will offer 190,000 square feet of retail and office space.

    "We're under way with what is definite," said contractor RED Partners spokesman Hall Johnston. The CVS, medical building and Harris Teeter are all under construction now.

  • Work starts at Kershaw park

    KERSHAW – In nearly 100 degree heat on Tuesday, volunteers came together to start construction of a playground in Kershaw.

    The project is called the Haile Gold Mine Playground because of the recent $50,000 donation from Romarco Minerals Inc. Romarco Minerals is redeveloping Haile Gold Mine. The 6,000-square-foot playground should be completed by Saturday, in time for a public ribbon cutting at 6 p.m.

  • Writer asks managers to hire if there are job openings

    Like a lot of people in Lancaster County I have been out of work for more than a year. We apply left and right for jobs. The majority of the jobs have to be applied for online. That’s OK. I understand that. The problem is the potential employers.

    For example, I applied at a local department store. I applied online just like they asked. After completing the application, I was asked to schedule an appointment, which I did. When I went for my appointment, the computer was down.

  • Lancaster Debs claim sportsmanship award
  • Full moon makes good night for racing at LMS

    A full moon Saturday night made for an exciting night of racing at Lancaster Motor Speedway.- In the young guns main event, it was Andrew Blackwood and Josh Langley sharing row one.Before the race got rolling, Blackwood’s night started out terrible.

  • Bicyclists grateful for new S.C. law

    If you’re an avid bicyclist, you’re probably aware of the new law that state lawmakers passed in June – the Bicycle Safety Act. The law has won praise from cycle enthusiasts in the state, such as Charleston attorney Peter Wilborn of www.scbikelaw.com, who has called the new law “state of the art.”

    That’s especially noteworthy because South Carolina isn’t a state known for being a leader for the legislation it passes.

  • Act of kindness breaks up reports of violence in county

    I have to admit since the first of July we’ve had some tragic news to report. A retired police officer was shot while trying to help accident victims. A Pageland man was sentenced to 30 years for the death of an epileptic man whose body was dumped in Heath Springs.

    Then there was the shooting death of the owner of the Cedar Creek Bait and Tackle Shop. The shooter took refuge in his home and fired off some shots before taking his own life.

  • Former county risk manager charged with embezzlement, forgery

    Lancaster County's former risk manager has been accused of taking $15,000 from county funds.

    The State Law Enforcement Division charged Donna Gail Robinson, 36, of 2703 Norfolk Road, on Tuesday with 12 counts of forgery less than $5,000, two counts of embezzlement $5,000 or more and two counts of breach of trust over $1,000 but less than $5,000.

    According to a SLED press release, Robinson is accused of embezzling about $15,000 in public and employee funds from county government departments.

  • Saffron adds kick to Paella Marisco

    Cooking is an inexpensive culinary adventure to an exotic excursion. It gives you a chance to savor the delectable cuisine of some faraway place from the comfort of your own kitchen. Plus, there is very little hassle and no travel expenses.