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Today's News

  • Traffic accident leads to career change

    Ann Clingenpeel used to be a labor and delivery nurse at Piedmont Hospital. It was her dream job,and she enjoyed every minute of it.

    In 2010, all of that would change, and her life would become a testament to something good coming out of something very bad, in the form of a new – and unexpected – change in career.

  • A day to remember

    KERSHAW – The melody of the “Star-Spangled Banner” belted from Gordon Hann’s trumpet in a way that suggested strength and pride.

    Those within range stood at attention and listened intently as small American flags flapped slightly in the mild wind.

    While Hann’s musical notes spoke of freedom, the circle formed by the people on hand at Kershaw’s Stevens Park represented the type of unity that event organizers had in mind.

  • GF man shoots himself while trying to take pistol apart

    A Great Falls man remained hospitalized at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 11, a few days after accidentally shooting himself in the stomach.

    The 46-year-old man was found by deputies just after 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, inside an apartment in the 1000 block of Woodcreek Apartments, which is off Meeting Street, after the man’s friend called 911, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

  • The Long Road: Part 2 of 3

    Roads have come a long way during the last century.

  • Local woman wins $250K

    An Indian Land woman won big in the S.C. Education Lottery three weeks ago.

    According to a lottery press release, the unidentified woman won $250,000 by matching the first five numbers of the Aug. 17 Mega Millions drawing – (8-20-24-35 56). Her chances of winning were 1 in 3,904,701.

    The woman said she was parked in front of a convenience store when she realized she’d won and that her legs nearly failed her when she stepped out her car.

  • United Way tax assistance program needs volunteers

    United Way of Lancaster County is seeking dedicated volunteers to staff a local income tax preparation program for low-income county residents. 

    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA), an IRS program operated generally under the auspices of local United Way offices, aims to provide free tax preparation for individuals and families earning less than $50,000.

  • Police search for clues in fatal hit-and-run death of Coleman

    GREAT FALLS –  Nine children are left without a father after someone struck and killed the person they called “Daddy” sometime between 3 and 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

    The accident happened less than a quarter of a mile from where London Coleman, 43, lived with his family on Richburg Road (S.C. 99) in Chester County.

    Chester County Chief Deputy Coroner Tommy Williams said a passing motorist found Coleman’s body around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

  • Lady Bruins blitz Griffins

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins moved their volleyball mark to 4-2 with a 3-0 win over Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro on Monday night in the LHS gym.

    The Lady Bruins disposed of the Lady Griffins, 25-14, 25-20 and 25-13.

  • Lady Bruins blitz Griffins

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins moved their volleyball mark to 4-2 with a 3-0 win over Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro on Monday night in the LHS gym.

    The Lady Bruins disposed of the Lady Griffins, 25-14, 25-20 and 25-13.

  • USCL soccer teams bid to rebound

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers’ soccer team hit the road Tuesday for Allendale, looking for better results in Region X matches with USC Salkehatchie.

    The Lancers’ teams dropped two matches to visiting Spartanburg Methodist College at the new USCL field on Wednesday, Sept. 5.