Today's News

  • Stormy night

    Reece Murphy
    A severe thunderstorm whipped through Lancaster County early Tuesday morning causing close calls for at least two Lancaster County families and power outages and traffic havoc for hundreds more.
    Weather officials say the storm, which passed through Lancaster County beginning about 2  a.m., was the first significant spring thunderstorm of the season and almost certainly not the last.

  • Where will district lines be?

    Christopher Sardelli
    Two council members for Indian Land? One less council member for Heath Springs or Kershaw? A council district stretching from one end of the county to the other?
    These are all possible scenarios Lancaster County Council could consider as it dives into redistricting, a process that happens every 10 years as council redraws its districts based on population counts from the U.S. Census.
    With those population numbers finally in from Census 2010, council began the discussion at its March 29 meeting.

  • Stranger wanders into two homes

    Christopher Sardelli
    Christian Anderson hopes she never again wakes up to see a stranger inside her home.
    That’s what happened early Sunday morning about midnight when the 22-year-old Lancaster resident was jolted awake by the sound of her dog barking. At the time, she didn’t know her dog had been startled by a strange man wandering through the front door of her Elm Street home.

  • Fire station celebrates grand opening

    Reece Murphy
    INDIAN LAND – Public officials and community members turned out Saturday to join Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department for the official opening of the department’s new and long-awaited fire station.
    Nearly 300 people attended the open house for a celebration of the department and a firsthand look at the new 14,800-square-foot, $2.1 million Fire Station 14.
    Pleasant Valley Fire Chief Greg Nicholson welcomed the crowd and said the department has come a long way since it was founded in 1956.

  • Think pink

    Jesef Williams
     CHARLOTTE – Todd Dawkins hadn’t had much time to consider the fact that every day, thousands of Carowinds visitors will have a chance to see his work.
    Dawkins, who lives in Heath Springs’ Cedar Creek community, won a bid for the second straight year to paint the horses that appear on the Character Carousel at the popular amusement park that sits on the border of the Carolinas.
    And this time around, there’s one horse that received special attention.  

  • LHS wins county meet



    Lancaster High School swept to a pair of wins in the annual Run for Ryan Lancaster County track meet on Saturday at the LHS track.

  • LHS girls battle Clover to draw




  • Junior Warriors go unbeaten in taking tournament crown

    Indian Land completed an unbeaten run to capture the title in the Bruin Invitational junior varsity soccer tournament at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

    The Junior Warriors, who went 3-0 in the tournament and outscored their foes 12-2, downed Buford, 5-1 to take the title.

  • Speedway has exciting night in 57th opener

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway’s 57th opener featured over 90 cars and exciting racing for a packed house Saturday night.

    The NDRA Crate Late Models drew plenty of attention as the track feature.

  • Tree falls on home, traps resident

    A tree fell on a home on Tin Lane early Monday morning, trapping a resident inside. Check back later for more details.