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Today's News

  • Duke spotlights Airport Business Park

    Duke Energy has identified another site in Lancaster County for potential industrial development – the ninth assessed by the Duke Site Readiness Program since 2007.
    The 483-acre property is the Lancaster Airport Business Park located at Lancaster County Airport.
    “With this property being at the airport, it really represents some tremendous opportunities,” said county Economic Development Director Jamie Gilbert. “It’s a very good site from an infrastructure standpoint.”

  • Another month of delays on S.C. 903

    Those traveling along Flat Creek Road (S.C. 903) in eastern Lancaster County should expect traffic delays throughout the next month.

    A 5-mile stretch of the major east-west highway is being repaved and widened by 2 feet on each side from Fork Hill Road to Duckwood Road and is scheduled for completion by the end of August, said Tom Gaines, assistant district construction engineer for SCDOT.

  • Lancaster man charged in drug bust

    A Lancaster man was arrested Monday on multiple drug and weapons charges after a search of his home uncovered significant amounts of illegal drugs.

  • Local actors work ‘9 to 5’

    Bailey Milhorn
    For The Lancaster News

    Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will present “9 to 5: The Musical” this week at USC Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium. Performances begin Thursday and continue through Sunday. For details or tickets, visit www.lancasterplayhouse.com or call (803) 285-7451. 

  • Community chronicler David Kellin dies at 57

    If something important was happening in Lancaster County, chances are David Kellin and his camera were there, capturing kids at festivals, football players on Friday nights, first responders saving lives.
    He saved lives on his own in his quieter professional life, counseling local children and adults through some of the worst traumas imaginable.
    Kellin, 57, did not show up to teach a children’s photo class Monday morning. First responders found him deceased at his Kershaw home.

  • KARE gets $240K from Sims Foundation

    Kershaw Area Resource Exchange (KARE) received its biggest-ever grant last week – nearly a quarter million dollars – to fund general operating costs over the next two years.
    The J. Marion Sims Foundation awarded the $240,000 Healthy Community Grant to KARE, backing its mission to serve local families experiencing financial hardship.

  • Urban farmers put land first

    INDIAN LAND – Carey and Natalie Howell’s farm is anything but pastoral.
    All around them, hammers bang, saws whine and earth-movers drone. It comes with the territory when you locate in Lancaster County’s booming Panhandle.
    But the couple, who started SC Truffieres & Howell Specialty Farmz nine years ago, don’t mind the construction noise on nearby Collins Road. It means more residents on the way, more potential customers for their organic farm.

  • Playhouse to work ‘9 to 5’ this week

    Bailey Milhorn
    For The Lancaster News

    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will go to work with “9 to 5: The Musical” for the first time Thursday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 4, in the Bundy Auditorium at USC Lancaster.
    “9 to 5: The Musical” is based on the 1980 hit movie with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Parton. The story was written by Patricia Resnick.

  • Annual Bear Hug Brawl set for Aug. 22

    The eighth annual Bear Hug Brawl, the annual junior varsity football jamboree, is Aug. 22 at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.
    Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
    Teams competing include junior varsity football squads from Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster high schools.
    Tickets are $5 prior to the day of the jamboree, or $6 at the gate. Students age 12 and under get in free.

  • Vols to host Kickoff Classic

    The 13th annual Founders Kickoff Classic will take center stage at Andrew Jackson High School on Aug. 17 – a Saturday.
    The annual prep football jamboree, which features all four county high schools against teams from outside the county, will launch play at 6 p.m.
    Each team will play an hour.
    Indian Land will begin play as the Warriors face Monroe (N.C.) High School in the opening quarter at 6 p.m.
    Lancaster, which hosted the 2018 jamboree, will follow with a clash with West Mecklenburg High School of Charlotte at 7 p.m.