Today's News

  • Estridge thanks supporters

    Thank you, voters of Lancaster County, who supported me in my re-election for probate judge. I am humbled and honored by the response from the citizens of Lancaster County.

    The faith you have shown me over the last two decades, and now for the next four years, is a true blessing, and I am grateful.

    I would also like to publicly thank my campaign committee, who worked tirelessly to get our message out.

    Thank you to my husband, Lanny, and our children for their love and support through all these years.

  • Honeycutt grateful to voters

    It has been an honor and privilege to serve Lancaster County Council District 4 for the past eight years.

    Thanks to you I will represent you for the next four years with honesty and integrity as I have done in the past.

    My support for the Sheriff’s Office, EMS and Emergency Management will not change. We must remain strong in these areas throughout Lancaster County to protect our families and our property.

  • Crenshaw moved to pre-release center

    Only one month after he was sentenced by a Circuit Court judge to 54 months in prison for stealing nearly $500,000 from three local nonprofit organizations, Lancaster resident Ezra Brown Crenshaw Jr. was moved to a Rock Hill pre-release center where he is currently serving a shortened sentence.
    S.C. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens confirmed Monday, Nov. 10, that Crenshaw was transferred to the Catawba Pre-Release Center in Rock Hill.
    “He is currently working on a labor crew at Catawba,” Givens said.

  • Kershaw man dies in wreck

    KERSHAW – A two-vehicle, head-on accident on U.S. 521 Bypass in the town of Kershaw about 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, claimed the life of a Lancaster man.
    Eddie Shropshire, 39, the driver of a 2001 Mazda SUV, was traveling north on U.S. 521 bypass when he drove left of center, struck another car head-on and overturned, said S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller.
    Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome said the cause of death was blunt trauma to the head. Shropshire was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • 'Duty, honor and country' recognized at AJHS

    The theme for the day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Andrew Jackson High School’s 17th annual Veterans Day celebration was “Duty, Honor and Country.”
    Students of the school’s ROTC, chorus, band, dance, art and drama departments showcased their skills to give honor to the numerous veterans in attendance at the special program.
    Sgt. 1st Class Robert Lambert, instructor of the AJHS ROTC, came forward at the beginning of the program and did a “roll call.”

  • ILHS honors Panhandle veterans

    Indian Land High School continued its annual Veterans Day tradition Tuesday, Nov. 11, by honoring Panhandle veterans with breakfast and a service ceremony hosted by the school’s FFA, JROTC and attended by the entire student body.
    “The veterans have served our country, so it’s our turn to serve them,” said ILHS FAA President Kace Faulkner. “We have pride in our community and we’re proud of the (efforts) veterans have put into our community and our country.”

  • Man wanted for attempted murder

    Authorities are on the hunt for a Lancaster man they say shot another man late Thursday night, Nov. 6.
    Deputies are searching for Javarus T. Hayden, 24, 280 Marie Drive, who has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 62-year-old man, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.
    Sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw said Monday that investigators are still searching for leads in Hayden’s whereabouts.
    “We have not found him, but he knows we’re looking for him,” Shaw said. “We’re beating the bushes and knocking on doors right now.”

  • Bakers earn recognition at Sumter Speedway


    The father-son duo of Brandy and Andrew Baker ventured to Sumter Speedway in Sumter to compete in Saturday, Nov. 8 racing.

    As soon as the Bakers pulled into the gates at Sumter Speedway, the announcer said if you don’t know them now, you will know them when they leave.

  • Juniors capture Buford High powder puff win


    The juniors captured the annual Buford High School powder puff football game sponsored by the Buford High Future Educators Association.

    In the title game, the juniors defeated the BHS seniors, 31-6.

  • Tri-County honors Collins, Jackson


    The success of the 2014 Lancaster High School Bruins’ football team has earned the LHS squad a couple of honors from the Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    The Tri-County Coaches, in their final meeting of the 2014 season, honored first-year Bruins head coach Bobby Collins and senior defensive back Will Jackson will a pair of honors.