Today's News

  • T-ball returns to Buckelew

    T-ball is retuning to Buckelew Park on Chester Street after members of Lancaster City Council granted a request to allow it from the Lancaster County Recreation Commission.

    City of Lancaster administrator Helen Sowell discussed the request at the Tuesday, Jan. 14, city council meeting.

    In the past when the park was used for scheduled games, Sowell said neighbors complained to police about noise and roadside parking.

  • Vindictive vandal vexes Sun City victims

    INDIAN LAND – Several residents of Sun City Carolina Lakes believe one of their neighbors has it out for them and their car tires.

    According to a Jan. 2 incident report, the property manager for the community called a Lancaster County sheriff’s deputy to the office and gave him several bags of broken glass and roofing nails.

  • Police investigate possible armed robbery

    The details surrounding a possible armed robbery of a man outside a Lancaster motel on Jan. 4 are still murky, though the investigation is ongoing. 

    Just after midnight on Saturday, Jan. 4, officers responded to the area near the Carriage Inn, 1100 N. Main St., about a potential armed robbery, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

    Officers arrived at the scene and searched the area, but could not find anyone needing help or any signs of a robbery. 

  • Splendid start sparks Warriors in rout of Rams


    INDIAN LAND – The No. 5 Indian Land Warriors made the most of their first home game in a month to rip the Chesterfield Rams, 86-61 in Region IV-AA play on Friday, Jan. 17.

  • Lady Jackets rally, win for split


    BUFORD – Buford experienced the high and low of a Region IV-AA hardwood nail-biter Friday, Jan. 17 in the BHS gym.

    The Lady Jackets, with a late bucket from Hanna Robinson, notched an exciting 41-40 comeback win before the BHS boys dropped a tough 66-65 setback to visiting Central High School of Pageland.

  • Lady Vols belt Braves in 58-31 victory


    CHERAW – The seventh-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteer rolled on the road to highlight a Region IV-AA split with host Cheraw High School on Friday, Jan. 17.

    The Lady Vols, who finished as the region runner-up to the CHS girls last season, earned a measure of hoops revenge with a solid 58-31 victory.

  • Lady Bruins win thriller

     The Lancaster Lady Bruins survived a Region III-AAAA scare, but prevailed to stay unbeaten in league play.

    Lancaster senior forward Aliyah Davis hit two crucial free throws to lift the 10th-ranked Lady Bruins to a 61-58 win over stubborn South Pointe at the LHS gym on Thursday, Jan. 16.

  • Stalk found guilty of murder

    A judge sentenced a Lancaster man to prison late Friday, Jan. 17, after a jury of his peers found him guilty of murder.

  • Brief power outage impacts part of county

    A wide spread power outage in Lancaster County about midday Friday, Jan. 17, impacted some 3,900-plus Duke Energy customers, but the problem was quickly resolved, said District Manager Rick Jiran.

  • S.C. should expand its Medicaid

    This is in response to Sen. Greg Gregory’s fall Legislative report. We appreciate being informed about what is happening in Columbia, but we were dismayed when we read the information about the federal Medicaid Expansion Program.

    This is not a political issue; it is a humanitarian issue that affects all S.C. residents. We believe the state of South Carolina is doing an injustice to the working poor and all residents of this state.