Today's News

  • Council debates dangerous animals

    Christopher Sardelli
    Just one week after a series of dog bite incidents were reported throughout the county, Lancaster County Council discussed ways to enhance its dangerous dog ordinance Tuesday night.
    Council members, along with with County Administrator Steve Willis and deputy administrator Jeff Naftal, debated how to fine-tune the ordinance to protect citizens and place more responsibility on dog owners. The discussion came only days after three people reported separate dog bites or attacks to law enforcement.

  • Stimulus helps public housing

    Jesef Williams
     The state of public housing in the city of Lancaster received much attention Tuesday night.
    Jerry Witherspoon, executive director of the Lancaster Housing Authority, gave City Council a report of the authority’s activity over the past year.
    The local housing authority, which oversees the Caroline Court and Frank L. Roddey neighborhoods, provides housing for low-income families. Caroline Court has 100 units and Roddey has 40.

  • Kershaw denies zoning request

    Jesef Williams
     KERSHAW – Plans for the Dollar General store in Kershaw to move from Hampton Street have been halted, at least for now.
    Kershaw Town Council voted 2-4 on Monday against a request to rezone property on Neal Street from R-15 (residential) to B-3 (business).
    Councilmen Wade Hunter and Randy Seegars voted in favor of the measure. Councilman Eddie Coates was absent.

  • Personality spotlight - Polly Jackson

    Polly Jackson likes to say she’s “Black by nature, educated by choice and a politician by accident.”
    A retired, 32-year veteran educator, Jackson’s name has become virtually synonymous with community services in Lancaster over the course of her 75 years through her work with the school system, County Council and numerous boards and organizations.

  • Rotary clubs donate 10,000 pounds of food to HOPE

    From Release
    The Lancaster, Lancaster Breakfast and Indian Land Rotary clubs recently competed against each other in The Great 2010 Rotary Food Challenge and contributed 5 tons of food, or 10,000 pounds, to HOPE in Lancaster.
    Along with a strategic partnership with the Indian Land Walmart, Indian Land Rotary collected the most pounds during the competition.

  • Repeat performance

    History can and does repeat itself. 

    In November 2008, Robert “Robbie” Mungo and his wife, Glenda, received the Yard of the Month designation from the Lancaster Council of Garden Clubs for their Craig Farm Road home.  

    Their beautiful Japanese-influenced, neatly manicured yard features a waterfall and pond filled with colorful koi fish.

    Each February, the Lancaster Council of Garden Clubs committee selects a business for its Yard of the Month. 

  • Cauthen's FTs propel IL



    INDIAN LAND – For Indian Land High School sophomore player Marty Cauthen, as the familiar line goes, practice makes perfect.

  • Cavaliers foil Bruins' bid in 71-62 playoff win



    ROEBUCK – The Lancaster High boys basketball team’s return to the Upstate was a downer Tuesday night.

  • Lady Bruins to host IL in defense of Chester preseason soccer crown

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins, the two-time Chester Preseason Soccer Tournament champions, will open defense of their crown tonight in a match at Memorial Stadium.

    The Lady Bruins will face county rival Indian Land in a 5:30 p.m. match at the stadium to open play in the tournament which features girls and boys teams.

  • Vols, Lions win in Gameday jamboree

    Andrew Jackson and Lewisville were the winners at the third annual Gameday at Doomsday high school baseball jamboree at Lancaster High School last Saturday.

    The AJ Vols blanked Fairfield Central High 11-0, and Lewisville topped the LHS baseball team, 7-5.