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Today's News

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • Fire damages Jim ’N Nick’s in Indian Land

    A kitchen fire got out of control and interrupted preparations for the lunch crowd Wednesday at Jim ’N  Nick’s Bar-B-Q in Indian Land.
    No one was injured, but there was smoke damage through most of the building. The restaurant is expected to reopen after a few more days of repairs, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said Friday.

  • Fire damages Jim ’N Nick’s in Indian Land

    A kitchen fire got out of control and interrupted preparations for the lunch crowd Wednesday at Jim ’N  Nick’s Bar-B-Q in Indian Land.
    No one was injured, but there was smoke damage through most of the building. The restaurant is expected to reopen after a few more days of repairs, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said Friday.

  • Knight Memorial pays bonus to feature winners

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is slated to host the 2nd Annual Phillip Knight Memorial on Saturday, Aug. 10, with bonus money going to the feature winner in every division.  
    This includes $1,200 to the winner of the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model feature and $1,000 to the Mid East Modified Tour series winner.
    The Renegade, SECA Crate Sportsman, Thunder Bomber, Extreme 4 and Super Stock divisions will all pay $1,000 to the winner.
    The winner’s purse for the Vintage and Pure Stock V8 division on Aug. 10 is $500.

  • 2 charged in downtown Kershaw armed robbery

    A Kershaw teen and a Lancaster man were arrested Monday evening in an armed robbery that occurred in downtown Kershaw earlier that afternoon.
    Tyrone Lamar Gilford, 19, of Kershaw and Kitavis Seqwon Talford, 21, of Lancaster were both charged with one count of armed robbery and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

  • Cooke sinks hole-in-one at Edgewater

    It took retired Charlotte police officer Bob Cooke 30-plus years to get his first hole-in- one on a golf course, but it’s now off his bucket list.
    Cooke, 59, carded the ace July 24 at the Edgewater Golf Club.
    “I was elated and can finally say I got one. This is so cool,” Cooke said. “Now I’m ready to go get another.”
    Cooke’s hole in one came from the white tees of the par-3, No. 4. He used a 9 iron to sink the 130-yard shot.

  • Kershaw opens bidding for wastewater-plant upgrades

    KERSHAW – Kershaw opened bids at 2 p.m. Thursday for repairs and renovations to its wastewater treatment plant.
    “The plant’s old. It was built in 1974,” Kershaw Mayor Mark Dorman said. “We get a lot of wear and tear on parts because we have to treat 700,000 to 800,000 gallons per day on average. It’s getting to where it’s not cost effective to keep replacing part after part.”

  • College football notebook Muschamp remains mum on Feaster’s transfer to USC

    COLUMBIA – The last time Tavien Feaster played football at Williams Brice Stadium, he scored a touchdown and caught two passes. But that was in a Clemson uniform. Now he’s switching sides.
    On Monday, the 5-foot-11, 200-pound running back posted a picture of himself on Instagram in a black Gamecocks uniform by his new locker, along with the Bible verse, Jeremiah 29:11.