Today's News

  • KVLT, Carolina Thread Trail unveils plans for city greenway

    There is a 350-plus acre tract of forest in the heart of the city limits along Gills Creek, dotted with huge hardwood trees and plant communities that few have seen. 

  • PEBA says no to covering LCEDC employee health benefits

    The ramifications of a meeting between Lancaster County officials and representatives from the S.C. Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) earlier this month are continuing to be felt, including the loss of health benefits for employees of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp.

  • LSS to host historic racing event


    Saturday night, May 30 will be a landmark event in the 61-year history of the Lancaster Super Speedway.

    For the first time in LSS history, the legendary half-mile dirt oval will host the Super Late Models and Sprint Cars on the same night.

  • LHS Bruins honor spring sports stars


    Lancaster High School senior athletes Kaela Robinson and Trevin Mingo-Watts produced a stellar final year for Bruins sports during the 2014-15 school term.

  • Jackets’ Hinson signs 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.

    Hinson, a vital factor in the BHS Jackets splendid baseball season this spring, is the latest Buford High player to join the Pioneers.

  • Ringing in hoops honor


    The Lady Bruins’ queens of the Class AAA court had their crowning moment in the Lancaster High School media center on Wednesday, May 27.

    The Class AAA state champion Lady Bruins’ basketball team, its coveted state title trophy reflecting the special moment, was presented the spoils of victory.

  • Armed man shot by deputies inside antiques store dies at Springs ER

    Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies shot a Lancaster man, who later died, during a domestic incident at a store north of the Lancaster city limits on Thursday afternoon, May 28.

  • 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.