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  • Trial starts Monday for man accused in July 2011 murder

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man is due in court Monday for the first day of his trial on a variety of charges, chiefly murder and armed robbery.
    Junior Lee Kiker, 31, is facing charges in connection with the murder of David Brazzell, who was shot and killed inside his home July 16, 2011, according to Sixth Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.
    Barfield said Kiker is facing charges of murder, armed robbery, first-degree burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

  • Help wanted

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    Wayne “Hoss” Knight may be a little past age 60 now, but you can teach the former devil dog a few new tricks.  
    Knight, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era, is a volunteer van driver for the Lancaster County Veterans Affairs office three days each month.
    He is one of eight locals who take veterans to medical appointments in Columbia and Rock Hill.

  • City Council must clarify smoking ban defintions before approval

    Amanda Phipps
    For The Lancaster News
    Some aspects of the smoking ordinance will need to be clarified before Lancaster City Council approves it.
    The city will need to define what constitutes private clubs, retail tobacco stores and private offices, which are all exempt from the smoking ordinance, said Donna Parsons and Vicki Hinson, members of the county’s Health and Wellness Commission.
    The two woman addressed issues remaining with the ordinance during a public hearing held during the Lancaster City Council meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10.

  • No one injured after car shot

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Three people were rattled but uninjured after the car they were riding in was shot several times Monday, Sept. 9.
    Officers spoke with two men at about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the police department lobby who reported their car had been shot at, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The men, a 33-year-old driver and his 31-year-old passenger, told officers they were turning onto Arch Street from Pardue Street at about 11 p.m. when they heard gunshots.

  • Shooter sought in attempted murder case

    A Lancaster man is wanted in connection with shooting another man late Monday night, Sept. 9.

  • 110 Flights

    CHARLOTTE – Imagine the stress of hauling 50 pounds worth of fire-protective boots, a turnout coat, bunker pants, a self-contained breathing apparatus and a helmet as you climb up a seemingly endless 110 flights of stairs.

  • Walgreens robbery suspect arrested

    The hunt for a man wanted for the armed robbery of a Lancaster pharmacy ended with his arrest on unrelated charges by North Carolina authorities last weekend. 

  • Mulvaney not in support of Syrian strike

    U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney said he will not support President Barack Obama’s request for a congressional resolution authorizing U.S. military action in Syria.

  • Community continues show of support for Morrison

    Since news broke of an accident that severely injured Lancaster News and Carolina Gateway photographer Aaron Morrison, the community outpouring of support has been immense.

  • ILHS student body takes on Rachel’s Challenge

    Indian Land High School students took the first step in making their school and community a better place this year, by taking up Rachel’s Challenge.

    Inspired by the life and writings of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, the program aims to fight violence, bullying and feelings of isolation and despair among students through creation of a culture of kindness and compassion.