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Today's News

  • Lancers win one of four at Guilford Tech

     

       

    The University of South Carolina Lancers’ baseball team dropped to 5-11 overall, 1-3 in region play with a pair of losses to Guilford Tech on Sunday, March 10.

  • Officials investigate suspected home invasion

    Officials with Lancaster County Sheriff's Office were still working the scene of a suspected home invasion in Kershaw about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    About 6:15 p.m., a 911 call reported a home invasion by three armed individuals at a residence in the 1000 block of Arbor Drive in Kershaw.

    Lancaster County SWAT team, Lancaster County EMS and Lancaster County Sheriff's officials responded to the call.

  • Doughnuts not sweet on Buford soccer field

    Wow, those snowy doughnuts must have been real good. Really, was it that good as you sank in on the treat?
    We’re not talking a tasty treat here, but rather a dastardly deed.
    No good came out of a coward’s “joy ride” at the Buford Recreation Department’s youth soccer fields Feb. 16.
    How could anyone have a good time as they drove an ATV and cut deep-rutted doughnuts into the youth soccer fields?
    What was this person thinking? Obviously, he or she was not thinking straight.

  • Exercise is the key to a good night’s sleep

    Chester Regional Medical Center release

    Exercise can affect your sleep.

    The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep.

    The National Sleep Foundation began surveying American sleep health and behaviors in 1991.
    NSF releases the poll findings as part of its 16th annual National Sleep Awareness Week campaign, held March 3-10, that culminates with the change to Daylight Saving Time on March 10.

  • USCL honors Native Americans

    From release
    Beginning March 23, the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies department will host its eighth annual Native American Studies Week.

    Since 2005, USCL has hosted a week of events each spring focused on the rich history and cultural traditions of South Carolina’s indigenous peoples.

    This year’s program focuses on issues surrounding Native Americans and law and justice, and includes lectures by regional and nationally-recognized scholars, screenings of films and exhibits highlighting the topic.

  • GlennMark brings music to Lancaster

    There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a dream come true, especially when it offers many different benefits to a community and brings joy to all involved.

    That’s exactly what happened with GlennMark Promotions, a dream shared by three friends that came to life in 2005. Since that time, the shared dream of bringing top Southern Gospel artists to Lancaster became a reality, with nearly 20,000 people attending the concerts that have been held to date.

  • Siren sends warning throughout Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS – You may have heard a loud sound Tuesday, March 5, you haven't heard in many years...or you may never have heard it.

    That loud blast was emitted from a tornado warning system that’s now in place at the Great Falls Fire Department.

  • FL Fire Department to charge for wreck calls

    FORT LAWN – The Fort Lawn Fire Department will follow the lead of the Richburg and Lewis Departments by charging for responses to car wrecks.

    In recent months, the Richburg and Lewis Fire departments have taken advantage of a county ordinance that allows a charge to be assessed to a person’s insurance company if they are involved in a wreck that the department responds to.

  • Two tax sites now open

    AARP  

  • SMH receives award from American Heart Association

    Springs Memorial Hospital

    Springs Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.

    The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success to implement a higher standard of care by ensuring stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines.

    This is the first year SMH has been recognized with a stroke-centered quality achievement award.