Today's News

  • Moss wins Rotary race


    Charlotte runner Dyllan Moss has had his share of road racing success in Lancaster and on Saturday, May 16, he added another win.

    Moss, 19, ran a 19:57 to capture the win in the Lancaster Rotary charity road race at the 5K race at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.

  • Gas prices have some opting to stay home over holiday

    By Cathyleen Rice

    With Memorial Day just around the corner, many South Carolinians will be packing up their vehicles and taking road trips to visit family and friends or sight-seeing.
    With the travel app, GasBuddy, a study has predicted, “most U.S. travelers will pay the cheapest Memorial Day gas prices since 2009 because they can’t get enough of vacations.”

  • Remembrance of Buford’s Massacre is Saturday

    Based on his tactics and notorious brutality, British Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton – the man history records as being accountable for Buford’s Massacre – was never a fan of tradition.
    That said, the overly ambitious Tarleton shouldn’t have been taken aback some 17 months later when his Continental counterparts broke ranks with long-standing military tradition after the American Revolution ended.

  • Arrests made in armed robbery

    By Kimberly Harrington
    Landmark News Services

    PAGELAND – Pageland police made four arrests Thursday, May 21, in connection with an armed robbery/shooting at La Tienda Mexicana store, where a clerk was shot in the head on May 17.
    Devonte Rivers, 19, of Pageland, was charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and use of a weapon in a felony/violent crime.

  • Memorial Day observance

    The 24th annual county Memorial Day program is 3 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at Lancaster Memorial Park, 1389 Memorial Park Road.

  • Morning accident causes havoc

    A single-vehicle accident without injuries caused a major headache for drivers on Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) north of Lancaster Thursday, May 21, rerouting traffic miles around the Taylor’s Grove community for more than eight hours.
    The accident in the 2700 block of Charlotte Highway happened shortly before 5 a.m. about a half a mile north of the intersection at Shiloh Unity Road when the driver of a southbound Chevrolet Avalanche struck a power pole and two fences.

  • Council defers moratorium vote

    Mixed feelings and a slew of questions resulted in county officials deferring a proposed Indian Land rezoning moratorium Monday night, May 18, until they have more information.
    Lancaster County Council was originally set to consider first reading of an ordinance to impose a nine-month moratorium on the acceptance and processing of rezoning applications for all properties north of Rock Hill Highway (S.C. 5).

  • Lacy Bowers turns adversity into advantage

    Lacy Bowers is graduating from Lancaster High School with a long list of successes.
    She’s in the top 25 of her 271-member graduating class, was senior prom queen, first runner-up for homecoming queen, in the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Civinettes, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and the list goes on.
    But things didn’t start out that way for her as a first-grader at Clinton Elementary School.

  • Schmidt column: Real threat is the truth

    The real threat to America is not from some terrorists, it is from the truth. When truth is told,  people die.
    Liberals do not view Muslims as real people with real beliefs and culture. They are viewed as the loser victims in a game of power. These are the lies about Islam and Muslims the liberals accept.

  • Blackmon column: Help save young black men through prayer

    God, through his anointing and answering of prayers, has put a mandate in my heart.
    On May 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a Young Black Men Prayer Banquet (YBMPB) at Preston Blackmon’s Park, formerly Southside Park. We will pray for two hours.