Today's News

  • Shots fired at Seaboard Circle home

    Four men at a Seaboard Circle home had to take cover after multiple gunshots were fired in their direction about 3 p.m. Monday, May 25.
    According to a Lancaster Police Department incident report, the men reported that 30 shots were fired at the home, while they were sitting on the front porch. Seaboard Circle runs between 15th and Elm streets.
    When officers arrived at the home, they spoke with several witnesses and found several bullet holes in the home, as well as two cars with bullet holes in them.

  • Our View: Congrats to the class of 2015

    For Lancaster County’s 762 graduating seniors, today, May 29, is the day.
    Graduates from all four county high schools – Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster, as well as Carolina Christian Academy – will cross stages to receive their diplomas today.
    After their respective ceremonies, they’ll toss their mortar boards high into the air as they celebrate their graduation with the friends, family, teachers and administrators who helped them along the way.  

  • Noble column: Fix higher education so grads can dream big

    Back many years ago when I graduated from high school, my father made me a promise that changed my life and we should make the same promise to all of our children in South Carolina.
    As a callow youth with my brand-spanking-new diploma in hand, I was simply excited about graduating and looking forward to celebrating with my friends. But before things got too far out of hand, my father pulled me aside, looked me straight in the eye and made me a serious and solemn promise.

  • Shots fired inside Charlotte Highway business

    According to police radio traffic, shots were fired about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Carolina Corner, in the old Midnight Sun building, at 3164 Charlotte Highway. 

    Deputies rushed to the scene after getting a call from inside the building that an armed suspect was holding a gun on a clerk. EMS is also at the scene.

    Check back later for details. 

  • McGriff questions LCEDC at meeting

    Slipping a pair of glasses on her face and reading from a long list of questions she prepared beforehand, Lancaster County Councilwoman Charlene McGriff launched into a 15-minute query about the financial workings of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on May 18.

  • Out of his shell


  • Police probe break-in at voc rehab center

    The Lancaster Police Department is investigating a Memorial Day break-in at the Lancaster Vocational Rehabilitation Center, 1150 Roddey Drive.

  • 'Wild Bill" Knight rides again to Lancaster Speedway checkers


    The car count was low at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, but the racing was intense with some of the best of the 2015 LSS season to date.

  • Hinson to play at SMC


    The diamond pipeline from Lancaster County to Spartanburg Methodist College has extended a solid maroon and gold link with the addition to Buford High School ace senior pitcher Gage Hinson to SMC.

  • Gamecocks working to make defense better


    Defense was a major question mark with the University of South Carolina Gamecocks’ football team last season, but work is in the works to make the USC stop unit better for 2015.