Today's News

  • County officials traveling to China

     Christopher Sardelli


    A team of county officials are hoping a 10-day economic development related trip to China and Taiwan could reap benefits for the future of Lancaster County. 

  • Leavin’ her mark

     Staff Reports

    COLUMBIA – The S.C. African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC) recognized Kitty Wilson-Evans with a lifetime achievement award for her vast and continued efforts as an interpreter and storyteller at its annual meeting and awards luncheon at the S.C. Archives and History on March 28.

    Kitty Wilson-Evans, an alumna of Winthrop University, former Lancaster resident and retired kindergarten teacher, has been reenacting the American slave experience for more two decades. 

  • USC bids for more success


    Todd Ellis, the radio voice of USC Gamecocks football, had good news for University of South Carolina fans at the spring meeting of the Lancaster County Gamecock Club on Thursday night, April 3 at the Bradley Building on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus.

  • Late run lifts Jackets, 5-4


    Buford pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to complete a season’s sweep of Region IV-AA and county rival Andrew Jackson with a 5-4 baseball win on Friday, April 4 at Buford Park.

  • Advice for White House: Promise less, deliver more

    A few words of advice for the White House: “Promise less and deliver more.”

     By now, most people are aware that some of President Barack Obama’s bold claims about the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, turned out to be untrue.

    That includes his repeated promise that “If you like your health-care plan, you can keep it.”

  • Help keep drunken drivers from cranking their ignitions

    On New Year’s Day 2012, Emma Longstreet was going to church with her family at 11 a.m. when a car ran a red light and slammed into their van, instantly killing Emma and critically injuring her mother, father and three brothers.

    After drinking until 5:30 a.m. and sleeping just a few hours that morning, the driver of the car, Billy Patrick Hutto Jr., still had a blood-alcohol concentration of almost 0.2, more than twice the legal limit.

  • County sees increase in meth cases

    A Lancaster man was arrested this week in what has become the sheriff’s office’s fifth meth bust so far this year. 

  • The Crime Trackers

    You could call it Lancaster County’s “war room.” High on the wall, large digital maps of Lancaster County cycle through on a flat-screen monitor, each displaying a different cluster of multi-colored dots.

  • School lockdown at Erwin Elementary ends quickly

    Reports of gunshots near Erwin Elementary School on Wednesday morning, April 2, turned out to be a false alarm, according to school district officials. 

  • Late Models highlight LSS opener


    Lancaster Super Speedway, after a rainout last week, is set for its 60th season’s opener on Saturday, April 5.

    With clear weather forecasted for Saturday, LSS officials have added the SECA Crate Late Model Division to the opening card.