Today's News

  • March Yard of the Month

    When Grace and Clyde Steele moved into their home at 1206 Trailstream Drive nine years ago, the 3-acre lot was filled with trees, leaving little space for sunshine to touch the ground.  That’s the way her daughter, Cindy McDonald, liked it. Cindy previously lived in this home with her husband, Jimmy, and their children. After her family moved to Myrtle Beach, the house stood empty for about six years.  

  • 4-H offers youth chance to raise chickens

    Clemson Extension
    Raising baby chicks from day one to egg-laying age can be a rewarding experience for 4-H youth in Chester, Lancaster, York and Union counties.
    For the past several years, 4-H has offered this particular animal project to youth between ages 5 and 19. With the success of recent years, 4-H will again be conducting the project through the local Clemson Extension Office.
    Youth can order 25 chicks to grow out over the summer, and return five of the chickens to be auctioned at the Fall Pullet Sale the first Saturday in November.

  • Leroy Springs student loans available April 1

    Leroy Springs
    Applications for Leroy Springs student loans will be available April 1 for students who are planning to attend a four-year accredited college or university in South Carolina or York Technical College in the fall.
    Loans are primarily based on need and are for tuition, room and board and fees.
    They are available for undergraduate and nursing students, students enrolled in medical or dental school and students attending York Tech.

  • ILHS drama department presents play this weekend

    From Release
    The Indian Land High School Drama Department will hold its annual spring show this weekend.
    This year’s original play, written by ILHS junior Brandon Byron, is “About a Name.”
    Set in a struggling vaudeville theater in New York City during the late 1920s, the play has been described as a “variety show wrapped inside a dramatic performance.”
    The play will be held Friday and Saturday night at 7 in Hammill Hall at Harrison United Methodist Church on Old Lancaster Highway and Providence Road West.

  • Lancaster fifth fastest-growing county


  • City waives fees for Habitat

    Reece Murphy
    Lancaster City Council continued its partnership with Habitat for Humanity on Tuesday night by agreeing to help the organization with a project on Penny Street.
    The action came during a meeting in which council also approved proposed changes to the Joint Recreation Commission and a resolution awarding this quarter’s hospitality tax grant.
    Tuesday night’s Habitat for Humanity decision concerned a home at 106 Penny St. donated to the organization by Wells Fargo late last year.

  • House sprayed with bullets

    Christopher Sardelli
    Officers are searching for whoever shot several bullets into a Lancaster house early Wednesday morning.
    Lancaster police officers responded to a house in the 200 block of Thomas Lane on March 23 about reports of shots fired inside the home.
    According to a Lancaster Police Department incident report, when officers arrived at 5:32 a.m. they found the front door of the home had been forced open.
    The officers found several bullet holes and casings as they searched the home, the report said.

  • Haile Gold Mine holds open house in Kershaw

    Jesef Williams
    KERSHAW – Safe mining practices, hundreds of jobs and a commitment to Lancaster County for many years to come.
    Those were some of the pledges heard Tuesday evening, as officials with Haile Gold Mine Inc. answered questions from the public during an open-house event at the Andrew Jackson Recreation Center in Kershaw.

  • Bruins lasso Stallions, 3-2



  • Carolina Clash returns for track opener



    Lancaster Motor Speedway’s 57th season opens Saturday night.

    A week ago, LMS fans got a glimpse of the track at the annual open house and practice for all drivers and fans.