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Today's News

  • Roadwork ahead: Project snarls IL traffic on U.S. 521

    INDIAN LAND – A massive road project at a major Pahandle intersection already playing havoc with local traffic could last another two and a half months or more, an SCDOT official said Thursday.

    Roadwork at the intersection of Charlotte Highway and Doby’s Bridge Road began last week resulting in traffic congestion in the area during peak driving times.

  • Former EMS employee turns himself in at sheriff’s office

    Following months of speculation about an investigation of a Lancaster County Emergency Medical Services employee, a former medic turned himself in to authorities this week. 

    Thomas Gregory Robinson, 51, voluntarily surrendered himself to Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday, Aug. 16, and was jailed at the Lancaster County Detention Center, said S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) spokesman Thom Barry. 

    Barry said Robinson is charged with one count of possession of other controlled substances, Schedules I to V. 

  • City Council, school board filing ends

    Of the people running for non-partisan seats in Lancaster County this year, two are looking to hold public office for the first time.

    Filing ended noon Wednesday, Aug. 15, for seats up for re-election in November for Lancaster County school board and Lancaster City Council.

    Political newcomer Jackie Harris is seeking the City Council District 3 seat. 

    Harris was the final person to file for a seat this election season, having done so Tuesday.

  • Living Water Bookstore to close after 37 years

    You can blame the closing of the Living Water Christian Bookstore on cyberspace sales, the overall decline of the print publishing industry, technology, or perhaps, another cause.

    Since going into the ministry, the Rev. Roy Miles has been able to share Jesus with others as the answer to most of life’s roller coasters, but this is a ride he doesn’t have an answer for.

  • Six ways to get in great shape

    Today, I’ve got six ways for you to get in great shape, right now. All are time-tested and proven.
    Read on to see which ones will work best for you.

  • 61 years later. . . Korean war veteran receives Purple Heart

    LAKE CITY, Fla. – Sixty-one years after being wounded in the Korean War, former Lancaster resident David Hinson was awarded the Purple Heart during a ceremony at the Veterans Medical Center in Lake City, Fla., on June 30.

    Hinson was told the event was a pre-Fourth of July celebration. When he realized the true reason behind the gathering, it nearly knocked him off his feet.

    “It kind of surprised me,” Hinson said. “I felt like fainting. I could hardly stand on my feet.”

  • LMS hosts Pure Street special

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host the Cauthen Motors Pure Street Last Man Standing $1000 to win race Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    The race is a 15-lap main event with a six-lap heat races.

  • Founders wins Fore the Children tournament

    Team Founders won the title in the recent Child Evangelism Fellowship captain’s choice golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club.

    The Founders team included Jay Rainey, Sonny Rushing, Joe McCain and Allie McCain.

  • Reservation hosts Classic

     

       

    Final tune-ups for the 2012 Lancaster County high school football season are center stage tonight in the Lancaster County Panhandle.

  • Thomas Harris had noteworthy life with us

    Not long ago, I was going through some papers in my desk and came across a thank you note from a high school athlete.