Today's News

  • 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
    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
    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
     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.  

  • Buckland Presents: Buckland brings bluegrass to a new generation

    If you happen to be in the Unity community on the second Friday of the month, you may hear the sound of music coming from Buckland Presents off in the distance. When you go down Buck Brasington Road and get a little closer, you will see, good ole normal folks just having a fun time with their families and tapping their toes to the beat of the bluegrass music coming from the stage, while their children play on the huge homemade playground behind them.

  • Umeh joins Air Force, promises to come home after duty

    A farewell celebration was held Saturday at Children First Medical Center, as Dr. Uchenna Umeh prepares to leave at the end of this month to join the Air Force.

    “I decided to join because I want to give back to the country that has given me so much,” Umeh said. “My plan is to return to Lancaster after my four-year term. I’ve been here for close to 14 years, and I will be back.”

  • Mangum takes Super Street checkers

    Timbo Mangum won a tight battle to win the Super Street main to highlight Lancaster Motor Speedway action on Saturday night.

    The Super Street front row had Mangum and Jody Bigham. At the green flag, Mangum, Bigham, Brandy Baker and Mike Broome roared into turn one for the lead.