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Today's News

  • Man pulls knife at Walmart

    A Walmart employee received a shock Monday, Nov. 5, when a man pulled out a knife after he was confronted for shoplifting. 

    Police were called to Walmart, 805 S.C. 9 Bypass, at 3:37 p.m. about a report of a shoplifting incident earlier that day involving a weapon, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

    An employee told officers that at about 11 a.m., a shift manager called him for help with a older man suspected of stealing steaks from the meat department. 

  • Tri-County coaches honor county trio

     

       

    RICHBURG – A trio of Lancaster County football standouts led the honorees at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Credit Union Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

  • Tonight's games

     

    Chesterfield at Buford

  • Wright’s righted BHS ship

    BUFORD – Buford High School senior quarterback-defensive end Tripp Wright is making the most of his senior football season.

    The same couldn’t be said for his junior campaign, which was cut short.

  • Shannon Wessinger

    By Tom Didato
    Special to The Lancaster News

    Editor’s note: This story was first printed in the (Camden) Chronicle-Independent and is reprinted here with their permission.

    Sometimes she carries her arms in her backpack. But Shannon Wessinger still wears her heart on her sleeve.

  • Protect your family, self and business from hackers

    The incredible news that the S.C. Department of Revenue’s computers were hacked shocked everybody last week. If you are reading this article, do not ignore this news. It most likely affects you!
    We know that anybody who has filed a state tax return since 1998 is potentially a victim of this cyber identity theft. It includes Social Security Numbers and credit card numbers for more than 3.6 million people. It includes your dependents and minor children. It also includes your business’ Federal Tax ID number if you are a small business owner.

  • Tough Marine reveals his true feelings to friends

    One of the jobs my older brother, Pete, had during his early years was running an establishment on the north side of Lancaster called Twin Pines. It was complete with a small bowling alley and restaurant. It was the type of business establishment that attracted a variety of people and lots of them.

  • Two men hurt in Miller Street shooting

    A police investigation continues into two Lancaster men who were injured during a shooting at a home late Saturday night, Nov. 3. 

    Officers found the two men after they responded at 9:54 p.m. to reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Miller Street, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release. 

    When they arrived, officers saw several people carrying an apparent gunshot victim to a vehicle parked in a nearby driveway. The 18-year-old man had injuries to his back, the release said.  

  • Man leads police on car chase

    A Mount Croghan man was arrested on a multitude of charges moments after leading police on a car chase through the streets of downtown Lancaster on Friday, Nov. 2. 

    Lancaster police officers arrested Khalfani Butler, 34, on charges of driving under suspension third offense, wrong way on a one way road, reckless driving, failure to stop for police, operating uninsured and resisting arrest, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • Sunday alcohol sales projected to pass

    The hottest item on this year’s general election ballot for Lancaster County voters wasn’t a political race at all but one of two ballot measures that despite the legalese boiled down to one simple question – should local restaurants be allowed to sell alcohol on Sunday?