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Today's News

  • State treasurer’s forum teaches financial fraud prevention

    S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis visited Sun City Carolina Lakes on Monday, Sept. 17, as part of his financial literacy tour aimed at teaching residents ways to protect themselves from identity theft and financial fraud.

    The Carolina Lakes stop of the Safe, Smart and Secure tour was the first of four statewide stops for the event sponsored by Loftis, MasterCard and the AARP.

  • Pineville police assist deputies in traffic stop

    What began as a routine traffic stop in Pineville, N.C., earlier this month ended with a Charlotte man jailed here on drug charges.

    Colin David Graham, 29, of Charlotte, was charged Sept. 9 with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunk, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    Graham was arrested shortly after a traffic stop by a Pineville police officer in the 1000 block of Harrisburg Road for failure to maintain his lane of travel. 

  • Man arrested for threatening woman with knife

    After a brief scuffle with officers, a Lancaster man was arrested on charges of threatening a woman with a steak knife.

    Michael Calvertis Chavis Sr., 50, of 110 S. Hughes St., was arrested Sept. 9 and charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

    Police responded to a home on South Hughes Street shortly before 11 p.m. about a report of a man threatening people with a knife, the report said. 

  • USCL soccer teams to play at Louisburg on Saturday

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster soccer teams will be in action Saturday when they travel to Louisburg College (N.C.) for a pair of matches.

    The USCL men, who are still looking for their first win this season, will play at 3:30 p.m.

  • LMS hosts final 2012 points race

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is hosting six exciting divisions of racing Saturday night, Sept. 22.

    This will be the final points race on the 2012 season for LMS.

  • LHS netters drop first match

    The LHS Lady Bruins tennis team dropped their first  match of the season to region leader Clover 5-2 on Wednesday night in Lancaster.

    The lone wins for the Lady Bruins came from the top of the ladder with Lyndsey Hegler at No. 1 singles and Sara Hicks at No. 2 singles.

  • Banks’ VI record effort nets Kinder title

    HARRISONBURG, Va. – Trevor Banks, a former University of South Carolina Lancaster golfer and Buford High School links ace, used a record-setting effort to win the Tom Kinder Memorial golf tournament at Lake View Golf Course in Harrisonburg, Va., on Monday.

  • McKinney backs name

     

       

    BUFORD – Buford High School two-way football standout Mikeem McKinney figured he had to live up to the family name.

    He has, and in admirable fashion.

  • Keeping our history alive

    From release
    For many years, Lancaster County Historical Commission has wanted a building to use as a museum.

    Lancaster County was one of only two counties in S.C. which did not have a county museum, so when the historic courthouse was renovated, Lancaster County council gave LCHC three of the four rooms on the first floor to use as a museum. The fourth room is the county welcome center, which was also much-needed.

  • Business After Hours is Thursday

    Lancaster County                   Chamber of Commerce
    The  Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Eye and Laser Center, 1240 Colonial Commons, Lancaster.
    Business After Hours is a get-acquainted reception, mixing business and