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Today's News

  • Man arrested for robbery

    A brawl that left a man bloodied and beaten ended with the arrest of a Lancaster man on several charges last week. 

    Dequincey Rashad Montgomery, 26, 502 Chesterfield Ave., was arrested Nov. 19, on charges of strong armed robbery, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and entering premises after warning, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

    Officers discovered the assault just after 10 p.m. after responding to a fight in progress at a home in the 1800 block of Pardue Street, at Palmetto Place Apartments.

  • Lady Jackets split in Classic

    Buford split a pair of games in the Cavalier Classic, a preseason girls prep basketball tournament at Cuthbertson High School in Union County, N.C., over the weekend.

  • Bruins edge Lions in tourney play

     

       

    RICHBURG – Lancaster held on for a tough win to cap play in the Lions Tipoff Classic at Lewisville High School on Saturday, Nov. 24.

  • USC rules again in Palmetto Bowl

    A month from last Saturday is Christmas Eve.

    Yes, the yuletide season is upon us.

  • AJ Vols sweep Demons

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers launched their regular-season schedule with a home sweep of Class AAAA Lugoff-Elgin on Monday night.

    The Lady Vols rolled to a 64-27 win over the Lady Demons and the 3-0 AJ boys capped the broom job with a 73-65 win over L-E.

  • Flags to fly at half-staff on Wednesday

    Flags across South Carolina will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. Channing Bo Hicks. Hicks of Greer was killed in Afghanistan on Nov. 16, 2012.

  • Park council unveils plans for upgrades at bowling center

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – Plans for major improvements and expansion at Stevens Park were discussed at Kershaw Town Council’s most recent meeting Monday, Nov. 19.
    Frances Moreland and Beverly Timmons – members of the Kershaw Community Park Council – shared their visions for growth at the town-owned park, located off Close Circle.

  • Final reading of smoking ordinance up for approval

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    After months of discussion, the fate of a proposed county-wide smoking ordinance will be revealed at Lancaster County Council’s Monday meeting, Nov. 26.
    If council approves it , the ordinance would prohibit smoking in enclosed public spaces throughout the county, including restaurants, bars, retail stores, libraries and public areas of businesses.
    Exceptions to the ban include private homes, retail tobacco stores and private clubs.

  • Expansion coming to Haddon House in Chester

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Services
    CHESTER – An industry is announcing a $3.1 million expansion that is expected to create 100 new jobs in Richburg.
    Haddon House Food Products Inc., an exporter, importer and distributor of food products, plans to increase its operations.

  • Audit shows school district on firm financial footing

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster County School District is in good financial shape but should be prepared to deal with potential fiscal challenges on the horizon, the district’s chief financial officer told school board members Tuesday, Nov. 20.
    The advice came during a meeting with a significant focus on financial matters including an overview of the fiscal year 2011-2012 audit report and discussion of a proposed tax cut for the L&C Railroad under consideration by County Council.