Two Andrew Jackson High School students were disciplined after they acknowledged making a noose out of shoelaces and placing it in a tree at band camp Aug. 5, according to school officials.
The school was not aware of the incident until Monday, when a band member and her parents came in to complain, said Bryan Vaughn, safety director for Lancaster County School District.
CAMDEN – Buford and Andrew Jackson each dropped losses in the 41st annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Camden’s Zemp Stadium on Friday night.
Buford, opening play, fell 14-6 to Class AAAA A.C. Flora High School of Columbia.
The Flora Falcons struck first on a seven-play, 48-yard drive capped by Rodney McNeil’s nine-yard scoring run.
Thomas McCutchen drilled the extra point to give Flora a 7-0 lead with 7:16 to play in the opening period.
The hallways of Lancaster County’s schools came to life this week as nearly 13,000 students showed up to begin the 2016-17 academic year.
Superintendent Gene Moore made his annual rounds to all of the schools on Monday for the 11th year in a row and said the county had a great first day.
“The first day went very smoothly, and our year is off to a great start,” Moore said.
If you’re going to pass out or fall asleep in your car in a Walmart parking lot, be careful about what’s in the car with you.
Three people were arrested this week after two separate incidents in Indian Land and Lancaster during which officers were called to awaken people in their cars and reported finding drugs inside.
The most recent incident occurred about 1 a.m. Wednesday and resulted in the arrest of an Indian Land man on methamphetamine charges.
The much-talked-about cat facility at the Lancaster County Animal Shelter is open and filled with furry felines waiting to be chosen and given a home.
Seventeen cats and kittens removed from small, cramped cages last week were running free in their new spacious, clean, cool home Wednesday afternoon.
"We wanted to get these cats out of those cages," said Animal Shelter Director Alan Williams. "It's a whole lot better for them, breathing fresh, clean air and enjoying some freedom."
The body of a Pageland woman who was reported missing last week was found Friday in a shallow grave outside of town.
The body of her boyfriend, the prime suspect, was found on Saturday in what officials are calling a murder-suicide.
Pageland Police, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office and the county coroner held a press conference on Monday at the Pageland Police Department to discuss the case.
The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office received seven calls Monday reporting large-item thefts over the weekend totaling more than $16,700.
Among the things stolen were three utility trailers, which in a least one case appears to have been used to carry away an item from a nearby home.
According to the incident report, an employee of Sunshine Rental reported about 9:50 a.m. Monday that someone had stolen an Amana central heating and air-conditioning unit from a home the company owns at 1259 Shiloh Ranch Road in the Antioch Acres community.
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Workman of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Chery Workman, to Corey Stevens of Aynor.
The wedding is planned for Oct. 8, 2016, in Pendleton, S.C.
Miss Workman is the granddaughter of Myrtis McManus and the late E.J. McManus Jr. of Lancaster and the late Azilee and Richard Workman of Lancaster. She is a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School, and a 2015 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor’s degree in Christian ministry. She is the Family Life Minister at Hyde Park Baptist Church.
BALTIMORE – For starters, the Carolina Panthers looked awfully good.
The rest of the way, it was a mixed bag befitting of a preseason opener.
After the Panthers’ starters made a strong opening statement, the Baltimore Ravens rallied against the reserves to claim a 22-19 victory over the Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium.