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Today's News

  • Rain resets P-31 games

    Heavy rain on Monday, June 10 forced Lancaster Post 31 baseball officials to reset the junior team’s League V doubleheader with Clover to Tuesday, June 11.

    The juniors, 2-0 in League V play entering the road twin bill, will be at home tonight, Wednesday, June 12 to play Clover Blue at 7 p.m.

  • Dixie Baseball honors

     

       

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball saluted top players and coaches at the league’s annual awards day at Ronnie Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex on Saturday, June 8.

  • Pelham nixes Marlins’ offer

     

       

    Lancaster High School southpaw pitcher C.D. Pelham will be heading to Spartanburg Methodist College in the fall.

  • Corley captures first LSS checkers

    Richie Corley captured his first career win at Lancaster Super Speedway in the Limited Late Model Division on Saturday, June 8.

  • Makos fall to Camden swimmers

     

       

    The Lancaster Makos are 0-1 after falling to host Camden 308-301 on Saturday, June 8.

    The Makos were led by Taylor Teague, Nathan Reid, Grace Scott and Anna Funderburk with four wins each.

  • Tornado watch issued for county

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 33 South Carolina counties including Lancaster, Chester and Fairfield and surrounding areas until 10 p.m. today, June 10. A tornado watch means that conditions may become favorable for a tornado to develop.   

       

  • Thanks to Band for outstanding job at library

    Richard Band devoted 35 years to the Lancaster County Library and it’s likely his legacy will be felt for years to come.
    Band, 64, retired May 31 after spending nearly half of his life improving and expanding the Lancaster County Library system.
    Band’s impact is obvious.
    “When I came, we had no branches and were only open one night a week,” Band said. “We had a big old card catalog in the middle of the room with 40,000 cards that took up all the room. There wasn’t a lot of technology.”

  • Taxpayer-funded nonprofits are not immune to FOIA

    Did you know that taxpayers are helping to fund a nonprofit business enterprise whose attorneys lobby the Statehouse while this business directs and dictates public policies to South Carolina’s county councils? This practice creates a conflict because taxpayer funds are being spent to lobby for an agenda that taxpayers cannot vote on and for policy positions that might not be supported by taxpayers. This business enterprise is the S.C. Association of Counties (SCAC).

  • Man stabbed multiple times inside home

    Authorities are looking for a woman accused of stabbing a Lancaster man inside his home late last month.
    A Lancaster County sheriff’s deputy came to The Forks store on Memorial Park Road shortly after 5:30 a.m. May 24 to speak with a man who had reportedly been stabbed in the chest moments earlier.
    The man, who lives on Westway Apartment Drive, gave the deputy the name of the woman he said assaulted him with a knife.
    The man said he and the woman “have not been in any intimate relationship and have never lived together.”

  • Learning to be better teachers

    School may have ended for Lancaster County students May 31, but now it’s the teachers’ turn.
    Teachers from across Lancaster County began attending classes June 3 as part of this year’s Professional Growth Institute, a professional development program offered by Lancaster County School District each summer.
    The workshops, some of which run through August, help teachers learn new teaching skills and strategies for the upcoming school year.