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Today's News

  • Our shared battle against mental illness

    Some of my earliest public service was serving on the board of the Greenville County Mental Health Center – including as its chairman – in the early 1990s. I later served on the S.C. Mental Health Commission.

    Mental illness had already been an issue I felt strongly about, but those positions gave me unique insights into the challenges facing the mentally ill and their loved ones.

  • How incorporation will help Van Wyck

    This is in reply to Douglas Young’s letter, “How will incorporation protect Treetops?”

    The short answer is that incorporation in and of itself cannot protect Van Wyck against TreeTops’ development. What incorporation can do is protect Van Wyck against the catastrophic effects of the unrestrained residential development that will follow TreeTops’ development.

    Cities start small and grow by annexation. When all parties agree, annexation is a simple and easy process.

  • Downtown fall arts crawl set

    The Lancaster County Council of the Arts is sponsoring Night of the Living Arts –ARToberfest, its annual adult fall arts crawl, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at downtown Lancaster businesses and galleries.

  • Ballots offer plenty of national level candidates

    This year’s general election ballot includes candidates for three national level races, including U.S. House District 5 and both of South Carolina’s U.S. Senate seats.

  • LSS drivers set for King of the Carolinas race weekend

     

    A host of Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are slated to compete at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., this weekend, Oct. 17-18, when the King of the Carolinas races will be run.

    The King of the Carolinas is regarded as one of the Carolinas biggest races of the season.

  • Team’s net 50 tops Rally for the Cure tourney

     

    The winning team posted a net 50 to capture the Rally for the Cure golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club on Sunday, Oct. 5.

    The team of Mike Roddey, Mike Plunk, Raymon Chisom and Jim Spears posted a net 50 to take first place in the 18-team field.

  • Seniors triumph in annual LHS powder puff game

     

    The Lancaster High School seniors captured the annual LHS powder puff football game held during homecoming week on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Memorial Stadium.

    LHS senior running back Kaela Robinson scored on a four-yard run at the end of the half for the game’s lone score in the 7-0 win over the juniors.

  • Lady Bruins sweep in dig pink match

     

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ volleyball team swept Chester, 3-0 to highlight the annual LHS home dig pink match.

    The Lady Bruins, 12-7, 8-1, rolled over the Lady Cyclones, 25-19, 25-5 and 25-13 in Region III-AAA play.

  • Gueldner’s IL ace defender

     

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior safety Derian Gueldner is glad he’s back, and will be even happier if the Warriors can rebound.

  • Logging truck involved in fatality

     An accident between a logging truck and a car on Kershaw Camden Highway (U.S.521) north of Heath Springs claimed one person’s life, Thursday, Oct. 16.

    Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome identified the victim as John T. Trull, 78, of Lancaster.