Today's News

  • Council sides with IL developer

    After a two-hour hearing Monday, county council overturned the planning commission and approved Two Capital’s plans for a 300-unit Indian Land apartment complex.
    The 6-1 vote, with only Jack Estridge opposed, rejects the planning commission’s concerns that the developer’s preferred exit point will pump hundreds more cars onto S.C. 160 too close to one of the Panhandle’s most congested intersections. The S.C. Department of Transportation had OKd the exit point, but the planning commission still refused to budge.

  • Tradesville on parade

    The Tradesville community gathered Saturday for its annual Fall Festival and parade. For nearly a quarter-century, the event has been organized as a fundraiser for the Tradesville Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Big crowd for ‘Milt Chaney’ book signing

    Amanda Harris
    For The Lancaster News

  • Column: Case studies on S.C.’s 3 fundamental faults

    Nothing is more infuriating than seeing another news story about the arrogance, incompetence or corruption that characterizes politics as usual in South Carolina. There were three such stories in only the last few weeks.
    What’s most infuriating is that none of this needs to happen and there are a few simple solutions that could prevent many of these problems or fix them once they occur.

  • Nation Ford routs Warriors

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

  • Braves use fast start to down Jackets

    CHERAW – The Buford Yellow Jackets hit the road Friday night for a Region IV-AA clash with the fourth-ranked Cheraw Braves.
    Buford tried to keep pace with the 5-1 Braves, but in the end Cheraw deflected the hard-charging Jackets and secured a 55-30 home win.
    Cheraw quickly flexed their muscle and scored on their first four possessions. The Braves seemed in control with 8:58 left in the second quarter with a 28-0 lead.
    The reeling Jackets were determined to get back in the game before the half.

  • Vols charge to sack Eagles, 20-13

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins ignite, rip Demons

    The Lancaster Bruins got back on track in a big way, clawing Lugoff-Elgin, 32-6 at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
    The 3-2 Bruins built a 12-0 halftime edge and broke open the game in the second half to roll to the 26-point win over the Class AAAA Demons in Lancaster’s final non-region game.
    “Coming off a pair of losses, I thought our guys came out and played with a purpose,” LHS coach Bobby Collins said of the Bruins, who snapped a two-game skid. “I like the way we responded. We were productive on both sides of the ball.

  • Saluting Sims for 20 years of giving

    A crowd of more than 200 gathered Friday night to salute the J. Marion Sims Foundation’s 20 years of grant-making to agencies serving the residents of Lancaster County, Fort Lawn and Great Falls.
    Those grants have totaled more than $50 million to 108 nonprofit and government agencies over the two decades, and the charitable foundation’s $70 million in current assets make it the eighth largest in South Carolina.

  • Mulvaney, Lucas brief chamber members

    U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney told Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce members on Thursday that it’s time for meaningful, common-sense reforms to Social Security to keep the system solvent.
    “This is a hard thing to do politically, because it’s easy to run a political ad… that says Mick Mulvaney wants to take Social Security away from old people,” he said. “But it’s something we have to fix.”