Today's News

  • City of Lancaster 2012-13 audit gets clean opinion

    Steve Johnston, a certified public accountant with Blair, Bohlé and Whitsitt of Charlotte, presented the city's annual 2012-13 financial report with joy at the Nov. 26 meeting of Lancaster City Council.

  • Native American Studies Center celebrates first year downtown

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster recently celebrated a milestone with the one-year anniversary of the Native American Studies Center, at 119 S. Main St. 

  • Jackets swarm Knights


    BUFORD – Buford blitzed North Central twice to open the Jackets’ 2013-14 basketball season.

    The host BHS teams were in top form in ripping the Class AA Knights on Monday, Dec. 2.

  • USC, as of late, holding upper hand on rival Tigers


    As  Williams-Brice Stadium rocked late Saturday night with a landmark win over old foe Clemson University, University of South Carolina football fans found plenty of ways to celebrate.

    Fittingly, the high five was most appropriate, followed by a timely thumbs up.

  • UPDATE: Inmate escapes from litter detail

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office launched a manhunt Tuesday, Dec. 3, for a detention center inmate who walked away from a work detail while picking up litter along Old Charles Street.

  • We must defeat bill H. 3290

    The General Assembly is considering legislation which intentionally damages the fiscal and societal well-being of the citizens of South Carolina. The bill, couched under the clever title “the business freedom to choose act,” is in fact special interest legislation at its rankest.

  • Man charged with shoplifting, assaulting Walmart employee

    After a short chase and brief struggle, a Lancaster man was arrested on several charges for allegedly taking several items from a Walmart store and then shoving an employee. 

    David Lee Twitty, 42, 1316 Old Lansford Road, was arrested Nov. 24 on charges of assault and battery, resisting arrest and shoplifting, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • Heath Springs residents enjoy town's peaceful quiet streets

    HEATH SPRINGS – Most people find a lot of things to be thankful for at this time of year but for the nearly 850 residents of Heath Springs, the neighborly attitudes, harmony and feeling safe in this quaint town tops their list.

    Terry Knight, 56, the son of the late Robert G. and Bessie Knight, said he was born in Lancaster, moved to Heath Springs as a boy, later moved to Kershaw and then ended up right back in Heath Springs. He’s been a resident of the county’s smallest town for 34 years now.

  • Bojangle's in Indian Land to open Monday morning

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land’s first Bojangle’s, at 8327 Collins Road, will open its doors at 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. The grand opening celebration is 5 to 10 a.m. 

    To celebrate, the first 100 customers will receive $100 Bonjangle’s gift cards, as well as the opportunity to win free breakfast for a year (one Bojangle’s breakfast combo every week for 52 full weeks).

    Additional opening day giveaways include:

  • Man charged with assaulting his 'on and off' girlfriend

    A Lancaster man is facing domestic violence charges for allegedly assaulting an “on and off” girlfriend when she came to his house.

    According to incident report, a 24 year old Lancaster woman called the Lancaster Police Department on Nov. 9 to report that her sometime boyfriend, Cedrick Segars Jackson, had attacked her when she went to his home to collect money he owed her.