Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

    The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) returns this summer with the goals of supplementing the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and supporting South Carolina’s small farmers. 

    The seasonal USDA grant program allows individuals age 60 and older to buy fruits and vegetables from authorized farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs through Oct. 15.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Kingdom of God Church International VBS

    Kingdom of God Church International, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, will host Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. June 26-28.

    Beach party at First Presbyterian Church June 28

    First Presbyterian Church, 700 N. Main St., Lancaster, will host a beach party at 6 p.m. June 28. The event will include food, dancing and entertainment, featuring DJ and vocalist Billy Calisanti.

  • News Briefs

    Fire commission meets June 27

    The Lancaster County Fire Commission will meet at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.

    Van Wyck Town Council meets

    The Van Wyck Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. July 1 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck. 

    Van Wyck Planning Commission public hearing

  • Farmers markets open around county

    It’s finally the season to get your locally sourced produce at Lancaster County’s farmers markets. There are a number of markets held throughout the county, in addition to the many local farms that sell their produce on-site.
    The Carolina Country Store in Indian Land recently started to host its own farmers market for residents in the Panhandle region.

  • Brothers offer more than A Pinch of Soul

    Brothers Brandon and Blair Mingo have gone into business together to bring a fresh, new spin on soul food to Lancaster County.
    The Mingo brothers have combined Brandon’s business savvy and Blair’s culinary talents to create A Pinch of Soul, a family-run eatery that serves what the brothers describe as “country cooking with a culinary twist.”
    The restaurant is located at 2339 Kershaw Camden Highway, in the heart of the Elgin community, where the Mingo brothers were raised.

  • Post 31 juniors rebound to edge York 2-1 at home

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team snapped a three-game skid with a tight win Monday night at Eggleton Field.
    The P-31 juniors edged York, 2-1 with a late run for the win.
    J.P. Cunningham singled to open the sixth and later scored on Landon Deese’s RBI-hit.
    Bry Neal, who worked two innings, allowed two hits and a run. He struck out two for the win.
    Landon Deese, who worked five frames, allowed two hits and a walk. He struck out four.

  • RHCC tops Piranhas swimmers

    The Rock Hill Country Club Dolphins defeated the Lancaster County Piranhas, taking a 376-212 at the Lancaster County pool on Thursday.
    The Piranhas were paced by the trio of Fletcher Armbrust, Alex Trimnal and Tamra Tipton who had three wins each in the meet.
    Hadlee Stroud, Madison Faulkenberry, Matthew Prete and Andrew Bell had two firsts apiece to aid the Piranhas in the meet.
    Lancaster also won three relay events in the meet.
    The LC Piranhas, 1-2 on the season, swam at Tega Cay on Monday to cap the regular-season.

  • Relay for Life Night at LMS

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, following a rainout last week, will host Relay for Life Night on Saturday at the half-mile dirt oval.
    The racing night will be sponsored by Mane Street Hair Designers and DC Cycle, and the card will have the SECA Crate Late Models paying $1,000 to win.
    With Lancaster being one of the few track racing SECA Crate Late Models on Saturday night, fans can expect to see quite a few SECA Crate Late Models at the track known as “The Fastest Half-Mile Dirt Track in the South.”

  • Black, Funderburk lead BHS soccer honors

    Buford High School seniors Jesse Black and Ethan Funderburk, each a college signee, head the Jackets soccer honors for the 2019 season.
    Black, who has signed with USC Lancaster, and Funderburk, who signed with USC Sumter, are the BHS co-MVPs.
    Black, a three-time all-region player, led the Jackets with 23 goals and four assists. He highlighted the Jackets’ Senior Night, setting the school record for goals in a match with seven against Eau Claire.
    In his career, Black finished with 42 goals and eight assists.

  • Darlings stars win district title

    The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings are headed to the state tournament after capturing the District 2 tournament in Lancaster.
    The Darlings stars, who went 3-1 in the double-elimination district field, wrapped up the crown with a 10-5 win over Jefferson on Monday night at Springdale Park.
    Lancaster opened play with a 13-3 win over Blythewood on Saturday at Springdale Park.
    The LC Darlings followed with a 5-4 win over Jefferson.