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Today's News

  • Man fatally injured crossing highway

    RICHBURG – A man who was living at the Relax Inn in Richburg was fatally injured when he attempted to cross Lancaster Highway (S.C. 9) about 11 p.m. Monday.

    Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker said Bobby Tony Clark, 41, and his girlfriend were living at the motel, which is near I-77, and had walked across the street to the BP station.

    When the couple realized Clark had left his wallet in the room, Clark left to go get it.

  • Taylor gets community development service award

    Ann Taylor was recently recognized for her many years of service to Heath Springs.

    Taylor, who’s been mayor of the county's smallest municipality since 1990, received the Hettie Ricket Leadership Award last month in North Myrtle Beach.

    The S.C. Community Development Association presented the award, which honors those who are community-development leaders. The group is affiliated with the Municipal Association of South Carolina.

  • Troubled bridges over county waters

    A new study has ranked Lancaster County’s bridges some of the worst in South Carolina. 

    According to a AAA Carolinas study released earlier this month, which evaluates and ranks the state’s top substandard bridges on an annual basis, Lancaster County had the second highest percentage of substandard bridges in the state, at 40 percent. 

    Charleston County edged out Lancaster County for the top spot, at 42 percent, with Edgefield (34 percent) and Aiken (31 percent) trailing close behind. 

  • League crowns champs, sets all-star teams for play

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Dixie Softball capped play recently crowning league champions and selecting all-star teams.

    u The Darlings regular-season champions included Comporium out of Buford for the National League. Morphis Pediatrics out of Buford won the American League crown.

  • LSS returns to action Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to action for the second half of the season following its annual mid-season break.

  • Rock Hill foils juniors

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior Legion baseball team couldn’t protect a 3-1 lead and Rock Hill rallied to post a 10-3 comeback victory in League V play Monday, June 17 at Eggleton Field.

  • Makos down Chester for first victory

    The Lancaster Makos are 1-2 on the swim season after a 348-184 win over Chester on Saturday, June 15.

    The Makos were led by Taylor Teague and Grayson Young who had four wins each.

  • Fathers deserve own day

    We search the various greeting cards for just the right words. Words that adequately reflect how we feel in our hearts for that important man.
    Today is that important man’s special day – Father’s Day. It’s a day set aside to thank that man who plays such a pivotal role in our lives. He provides and protects his family. His love is unconditional. A father’s daily presence in children’s lives provides a stable family foundation.

  • Why is death so expensive?

    Death isn’t cheap these days. Critics say regulations of South Carolina’s funeral industry block competition for those who want to buy an inexpensive casket. But they likely won’t get a sympathetic ear from a state lawmaker/funeral director who has successfully pushed funeral-related bills in recent years.

  • Tiny graduates celebrate last day of school

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Carolina Christian Academy celebrated the graduation of 19 kindergarten students in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 28.
    The students were taught by K-5 teacher Cassy Pittman, who said she couldn’t be prouder of the tiny graduates.