Today's News

  • Councilwoman disputes residency claim

    Jesef Williams
    City Councilwoman Linda Blackmon-Brace is tired of hearing rumors that she doesn’t live within the Lancaster city limits.  
    Anonymous residents have told The Lancaster News that Blackmon-Brace has recently moved to either Indian Land or somewhere in York County.
    The councilwoman said Tuesday those rumors are false and that she lives at 104 Rose Lane, which is in the city of Lancaster’s District 3.

  • City of Lancaster now seeking college interns

    Jesef Williams
    Insight about law enforcement, government finances and the judicial system awaits at least three deserving college students this summer.
    The city of Lancaster is looking for participants for its summer college internship program, which is now in its sixth year.
    The program will run from May 31 to Aug. 8.
    Shelia Thompson, the city’s human resources assistant, said at least three college students will be chosen.

  • Bruins knock off Vikings



    The Lancaster High School boys soccer team earned some revenge Wednesday night.

  • Lady Warriors going strong in soccer play



    Indian Land High girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he hopes the Lady Warriors can finish strong in what has been a productive season.

  • Lady Warriors going strong in soccer play



    Indian Land High girls soccer coach Mark Bonda said he hopes the Lady Warriors can finish strong in what has been a productive season.

  • Lancers fall to Pioneers



    Spartanburg Methodist snapped a 4-all tie with a run in the seventh inning and added three in the eighth for an 8-4 baseball win over the University of South Carolina at Lancaster at Chester High School on Wednesday afternoon.

  • LMS set for Carolina Clash Super Late Models Series

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series returns to Lancaster Motor Speedway this Saturday night to highlight racing action at the half-mile oval.

  • Pork & Beef

    Guy Penrod made a career-changing decision after the death of his dad, the late Rev. Joe Penrod, in 1994.
    After graduating from Hobbs High School in New Mexico in 1980, the studio musician had been putting his vocal degree from Liberty University to good use behind the scenes on Music Row in Nashville.  
    At the time, Penrod was making a decent living backing artists such as Steve Green, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Garth Brooks, James Ingram and Phillips, Craig & Dean.

  • Shooting reported near Primus Crossroads

    At least one person was shot Wednesday morning outside a home near Primus Crossroads.
    Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies and Emergency Medical Services workers were called to a home in the 4300 block of Pleasant Road, just off Rocky River Road (S.C. 522), about 11:20 a.m.
    According to chatter heard over a police scanner, the shooting may have involved two brothers and one of them was reportedly shot in the shoulder. The alleged shooter was still on the scene when deputies arrived, according to the scanner. It is not known if he was arrested.

  • Jordan is deserving of recent elite status

    When Phillip Mickles left South Middle School to become the A.R. Rucker Middle principal, he knew he was moving to a good situation in education, which included a top-notch media specialist.
    How good?
    Now she’s the best in the state.
    A.R. Rucker media specialist Leigh Jordan was recently named Media Specialist of the Year by the S.C. Association of School Librarians.
    “She is the best,” Mickles said. “Our media center is the hub of the school and she is a major reason our school is so successful.”