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Today's News

  • Lady Bruins down Camden, stay unbeaten

     

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins finished strong to stay unbeaten on the 2014-15 prep basketball campaign with a 55-35 win over Camden at CHS on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

    The Lady Bruins’ 20-point win gave LHS a split after the LHS boys dropped an 82-78 loss to the Bulldogs.

  • Bruins honor fall stars

     

    A fall full of athletic rises was celebrated at the annual Lancaster High School fall sports awards on Wednesday, Dec. 10 in the LHS auditorium.

    Six playoff teams, including region championships for swimming and volleyball, highlighted the awards.

  • Man charged in three armed robberies

    A Lancaster man is now in jail facing three counts of armed robbery in connection with three incidents in the past week.
    Alexis Rodriguez, 30, of Country Club Road, is charged with three counts of armed robbery and other charges after deputies recovered evidence tying him to the crimes, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.
    The first incident was about 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at North Corner Discount Beverage, 3647 Charlotte Highway.
    Store employees told deputies what happened.

  • Catch Christmas spirit in Van Wyck

    The Christmas spirit will be contagious at two Van Wyck events this weekend.
    Grand marshal Clarence Witherspoon will lead the annual Christmas parade at noon Saturday, Dec. 13, and a candle-lighting worship event will take participants through four churches at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14.
    The Van Wyck Community Development Club hosts the two events during the second weekend in December, appealing to those who enjoy holiday tradition and the charm of a small community.

  • Holiday breakfast ideas sure to please

    My house seems to be the place to be this holiday season. I have people staying with me  each weekend through the New Year. I’m sure your home feels like Grand Central Station, too.
    When I have overnight guests, I love to prepare breakfast. What is better than starting the day with something special?
    “Rich and moist” is how Nicole Hood describes her Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze.

  • Don’t forget taxes are due on Jan. 15

    At the beginning of November, Lancaster County homeowners received their tax bills, which are due by Jan. 15 without penalties.

    If you have not received your tax bill, please contact our office for us to help locate your bill and make sure we have the correct address on file for you. Please do so as soon as possible to make sure your taxes are paid on time to avoid late penalties.

  • DHEC sides with gold mine

    KERSHAW – Interim Kershaw Town Administrator Tony Starnes is ecstatic that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control Board on Monday, Dec. 8, rejected a mining permit appeal made by the Sierra Club that temporarily halted job hiring for mining operations at the Haile Gold Mine.

  • Council gives nod to budget analyst position

    The county’s finance department, which has been spread thin in recent years due to lengthy budget and audit processes, will soon receive a little help.

  • Tweaked library policy allows after-hours meetings

    With the new year less than a month away, the Lancaster County library system and Indian Land community groups are getting ready for a return to after-hours meetings in January.

  • Local events to draw attention to hunger and homelessness in county

    The first-ever Lancaster Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, spearheaded by the Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless (L.A.C.H) is Monday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 19.