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Today's News

  • Chesterfield men claim they were shot in Tradesville

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a mysterious shooting incident involving three Chesterfield County men this weekend.
    According to the incident report, one of the three men, Phillip Chambers of Mount Croghan, walked into the Pageland Police Department about 7 p.m. Saturday, saying there were two gunshot victims in a car outside.
    Inside the car, police found Diante Hayden of Mount Croghan, who had been shot in the leg, and Michael Heath of Pageland, shot in the chest and arm.

  • IL group: Petition drive is complete

    Voters for a Town of Indian Land announced Tuesday that the group has gathered enough petition signatures to move forward with its effort to incorporate much of the Panhandle.
    Meanwhile, a group seeking incorporation for the community of Van Wyck is set to present its proposal to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation in Columbia this Thursday.

  • TIGERS WIN!

    After a 35-year wait since their last national championship, Clemson fans rejoiced in the wee hours Tuesday morning, celebrating four of the greatest final minutes in college football history.  
    Kevin Sims of Kershaw was there in the pandemonium at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. He said he was certain that the Tigers, down 24-14 to Alabama at the start of the fourth quarter, would come back to win the championship.

  • Driver dies in one-car crash

    An autopsy will be performed on a Kershaw woman to determine if some type of medical episode led to her death Tuesday in a one-car crash on Beacon Road in Rich Hill.
    The victim – 69-year-old Ethel Taylor Hicks of Kershaw – died at the scene, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome. Hicks will undergo an autopsy Thursday.    

  • Weekend Recap: Jan. 9, 2017

    Happy Monday! Though we ended up with less snow accumulation than originally predicted, snow and freezing rain caused 34 power outages in the county, schools and the county operated on a two-hour delay Monday morning and sports events set for the weekend were rescheduled. SCDOT crews helped keep freezing on S.C roads to a minimum using nearly 803,000 gallons of salt brine, 891 tons of sand and more than 6,000 tons of salt, and few incidents were reported.

  • Big prep for little snow

    After a 2- to 5-inch snowfall prediction, Lancaster County was left with mostly sheets of ice last weekend.

    Flurries began around 9:30 a.m. Saturday and continued until about 11 a.m.

    Snow and freezing rain caused 34 power outages Saturday in the county, said Rick Jiran, Duke Energy’s vice president for community relations.

  • Kennington – Blackmon Engagement

    Michael and Teresa Kennington announce the engagement of their daughter, Mica Lauren Kennington, all of Kershaw, to Kevin Dean Blackmon of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. May 20 at The Ivy Place in Lancaster.

  • Latham – Hendryx Engagement

    Monty E. and Kimberly B. Latham announce the engagement of their daughter, Reagan Elizabeth Latham, to Steven Glenn Hendryx Jr., all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for March 25, 2017, at Second Baptist Church in Lancaster.

  • McClellan – Possee Engagement

    Doug and Martha McClellan announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Marie McClellan, all of Lancaster, to Brian Walter Possee of Pittsford, N.Y.

    The wedding is planned for April 22, 2017, at the South Carolina Botanical Garden in Clemson.

  • Lincoln – Khoury Engagement

    Frank B. and Maureen Lincoln of Blackstone, Mass., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellis Michele Lincoln, to Steven Owen Khoury of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for July 1, 2017, in Charleston.