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Today's News

  • Fan appreciation night set for Satuday at LMS

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host the Eric Montgomery Towing Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, Sept. 1.

    With the Super Street, Crate Sportsman, Pure Street all paying $1,000 to win and FWD/UCAR paying $500 to win, area race fans are in for a track treat Saturday night.

  • Authorities identify, seek IL Walmart battery theft suspect

    The Lancaster County Sheriffs Office has now identified and is looking for the man who broke into a storage cage behind the Walmart in Indian Land on Aug. 15 and stole 150 used car batteries. The incident, which happened about 9:15 p.m. that day, was caught by the store’s surveillance system. 

    Jeffrey Bernard Knight is wanted for burglary, but his whereabouts are unknown. The release said McKnight may be trying to sell the batteries to local retailers.

  • Authorities identify, seek IL Walmart battery theft suspect

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster County Sheriffs Office has now identified and is looking for the man who broke into a storage cage behind the Walmart in Indian Land on Aug. 15 and stole 150 used car batteries. The incident, which happened about 9:15 p.m. that day, was caught by the store's surveillance system.
    Jeffrey Bernard McKnight is wanted for burglary, but his whereabouts are unknown. The release said McKnight may be trying to sell the batteries to local retailers.

  • Vote for integrity; vote for Harris

    Our state government’s failed attempt at voter identity laws missed the mark anyway. If the government really wanted to stop voter fraud, our legislature should have begun ensuring that paper absentee ballots are truly filled out by the voter without any undue influence.
    Typically, when a person voter goes to the polls whether it’s on election day or as an in-person absentee, he or she is allowed to go to the machine and mark his or her ballot without anyone else seeing how they vote – unless he or she asks for help.

  • Sun City residents fight for road

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    When is a road not just a road?
    For a group of almost 200 Sun City Carolina Lakes residents, it’s when that road could mean the difference between life and death.
    That was the message several members of the Indian Land neighborhood had on their minds as they crammed into Lancaster County Council’s chambers Monday night, Aug. 28.

  • USCL student struck crossing Hubbard Drive

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Traffic near the University of South Carolina Lancaster ground to a halt Monday afternoon, Aug. 27, moments after a female student was struck by a van as she crossed Hubbard Drive.
    The driver of the van, Carl Eugene Seegars, 81, 1224 Grace Ave., was cited by Lancaster police officers at the scene for failure to yield for a pedestrian, said Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant.

  • All is well at Hopewell

     

  • Circuit Court Judge sets bond of man accused of killing alleged rapist

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Services
    CHESTER – Antwan Terrill White, accused of murdering a man who allegedly raped one of his family members, had a $40,000 bond set for his release by Judge Brooks Goldsmith on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

  • Councilwoman: I was threatened

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     A Lancaster City Council member filed a police report last week saying she was threatened by a woman on Arch Street.
    Councilwoman Linda Blackmon-Brace said she was at her foundation office about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 22, when a woman parked her vehicle at Kirk's Quick Stop and walked across the street to the foundation, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The foundation is at 701 E. Arch St.

  • ACS Relay for Life to hold kickoff Sept. 17

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lancaster will officially get underway on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. as event volunteers and team captains gather at First A.R.P. Church, 701 N. Main St., for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

    The rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay for Life, will honor cancer survivors and celebrate the 2012 fundraising teams.

    The theme for 2013 will be announced and light refreshments will be provided.