Today's News

  • Green Book of S.C.

    From release
    COLUMBIA – The first-ever mobile travel guide to S.C. African American cultural sites, the Green Book of South Carolina, has been launched by the state’s African American Heritage Commission, offering residents and visitors a user-friendly guide to discovering and celebrating cultural experiences across the state.
    You can access the free guide at http://www.GreenBookofSC.com.

  • York blanks P-31 again in Leage V baseball play

    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 team is off to a slow start in League V baseball play.

    Lancaster, 0-2, fell to York, 7-0 in its last outing Thursday, May 25 in York.

    P-31 opened the 2017 season, dropping a 10-0 road loss to York Post 66 earlier in the week.

  • Love halts Baker’s race streak

    Driver Tyler Love ended Andrew Baker’s Renegade Division four-race win streak to highlight action at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday night.

    Love was followed by Baker, James Marion, Kyle Norwood and Jason Knight in the Renegade top five.

    In the Super Stock Division, Ronnie Mosley made it four checkers in four races.

    Mosley was followed by Brent Hodges, Brandy Baker, Matthew Cauthen and Jeffrey McGuirt.

  • Catoe signs with Union

    Lancaster High School senior defensive back C’Darious Catoe is heading to the next level.

    Catoe, a two-year starter for the LHS Bruins, is taking his game to Union College in Barbourville, Ky., a liberal arts four-year school which plays in the NAIA.

    “I’m looking forward to the opportunity and I feel coach Collins (Bobby, LHS head coach) and his staff have prepared me for this chance to play college football.

  • CPTC has solid showing in State Games

    The Columbus Parker Youth Track Club participated in SC State Games at Eastside High School in Taylors on May 20.

    The CPTC, competing against seven teams and unattached athletes, had the opportunity to gain more experience and prepare for the upcoming district qualifiers the following week at Broome High School.

    The team performed well.

  • Lancaster man sentenced for straw purchase of gun

    A Lancaster man was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison on Wednesday for conspiracy to make a straw purchase of a firearm.
    Adam Tyler Shrader, 22, pleaded guilty in federal court in Columbia last month to one count of the conspiracy charge.
    U.S. District Judge Mary Geiger Lewis on Wednesday sentenced Shrader to 21 months in federal prison followed by two years supervised probation.

  • Firefighter saves son found face-down in pool

    Josh McCoy’s training as a firefighter with the Heath Springs Volunteer Fire Department may have saved his own son’s life this weekend after a swimming mishap.
    According to McCoy, the incident happened during a birthday party at his sister’s house in the Unity community Saturday afternoon when McCoy’s 5-year-old son, Emmett, slipped away from the family and got back in the pool.

  • Motorcycle wreck kills man south of Lancaster

    A Lancaster man died in a motorcycle accident Friday night after running off S.C. 200 south of the city and hitting a tree.
    Lancaster County Coroner Karla Knight Deese identified the victim as 35-year-old Keith Edward Armstrong Jr.  She said Armstrong was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident but died at the scene due to multiple blunt-force injuries.

  • Honoring the fallen

    Kelly Morrissette
    For The Lancaster News

    A small crowd gathered Sunday afternoon at Lancaster Memorial Park for the county’s annual observance of Memorial Day.
    Robert Jones, 69, a member of the Marine Corps League, said Memorial Day should be about honoring brave soldiers who have given their lives for America. It’s not a curtain-raiser for summer vacation season.
    “That’s what people have forgotten,” Jones said. “It’s not a holiday for having a party.”

  • Mulvaney: ‘100 mph all the time’

    For Mick Mulvaney, it’s yogurt for breakfast, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch, and if he gets there in time, late-night fish-of-the-day from the Harris Teeter in the basement of the Crystal City, Va., condo he rents.
    He has lost almost 15 pounds and is working 15-hour days, but he isn’t complaining.
    Mulvaney calls it the high life of a cabinet member.
    “I eat breakfast at my desk and lunch at my desk,” said Mulvaney, who resigned from the U.S. House in February when President Trump named him White House budget director.