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Today's News

  • Post office meeting canceled

    A U.S. Postal Service meet and greet with postal officials scheduled for Sept. 11 in Fort Mill has been canceled due to anticipated inclement weather from Hurricane Irma.

    "Safety is a top priority for the U.S. Postal Service," USPS spokesman Philip Bogenberger said Friday. "We plan to reschedule the event soon and will notify the public when a new date is selected."

  • 2 charged after man dies from overdose

    A Lancaster man and woman have been charged with drug trafficking and weapons violations arising from the fatal drug overdose of an acquaintance last week, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday. 

    Jimmy Allen Hunter, 48, and Tabitha Hinson Cudd, 28, were arrested at Hunter’s home at 845 Confederate Ave. Sept. 1. Investigators say the pair dropped off a man at Springs Memorial Hospital about 6 p.m. Aug. 31. He died from an apparent drug overdose.

  • Found on roadside, burned puppy survives trauma, gets new home

    A month after she was found abandoned on the roadside, with severe burns covering half of her body, a puppy named Sophie has been nursed back to health and has a new home.

    The boxer-hound mix was 8 to 10 weeks old and in terrible pain when an anonymous motorist picked her up Aug. 4 on Mining Road north of Kershaw and took her to the Lancaster County Animal Shelter. The shelter immediately contacted the Lancaster Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals because of her condition. 

  • Employee, friend charged in thefts from pawn shop

    A Lancaster teen and his friend were arrested last week after his boss at a pawnshop accused him of stealing thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry and selling the jewelry back to the store, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

    Gabrielle Alexander Aza-Santana Patrick, 19, of 1736 Stevens Hill Road, an employee at Lancaster Pawn and Jewelry, was arrested Aug. 28 on 10 counts of breach of trust. His friend, 20-year-old Andrew Langley, was arrested on six counts each of receiving stolen goods and breach of trust.

  • USPS to hold public meeting

    The U.S. Postal Service will host a public meet and greet with local and district postal officials at the Spratt Building in Fort Mill, Sept. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

    The Spratt building is located in downtown Fort Mill at 215 Main St.

    The purpose of the event is to give local residents an opportunity to meet postal officials and receive updates about postal operations, ask questions, and sign up for a new USPS service called Informed Delivery, a free service that lets residents see what letters will soon arrive in their mailboxes.

  • Buford faces Lee Central tonight

    Buford High School has rescheduled its varsity football game with Lee Central, which was postponed Friday night because of an infestation of fire ants at Lee Central's stadium.

    The game will be played at 6:30 p.m. today (Monday, Sept. 18) at Buford's stadium.

  • Small sparks Buford to big win

     

    BUFORD – In a game billed the “Fire Ant Bowl,” it was only fitting a Small player, potent in his play and offensive sting, come up big for a huge Buford High School football win Monday night at Jackets Stadium.

    Buford senior halfback Dalton Small sparked the inspired Jackets, 4-0, to a 28-27 Monday night football win over Lee Central of Bishopville, which came into the game unbeaten and ranked No. 5 in the latest Class AA state media poll.

  • Buford tops No. 5 Stallions

    Unbeaten Buford, 4-0, knocked off the No. 5 Lee Central Stallions, 28-27 at BHS on Monday night.

  • News Briefs

    Council on aging meets Sept. 18

    The Lancaster County Council on Aging board of directors meeting is 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Prime Time for Seniors Senior Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    September Fest 2017 Sept. 16