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Today's News

  • Van Wyck woman hurt in bike wreck

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A Van Wyck woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on S.C. 5 (Rock Hill Highway) on Saturday, June 16.
    Jamisala Gray, 42, of the 6400 block of Charlotte Highway, was hurt in the wreck.
    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Billy Elder said the accident occurred about 4:45 p.m. as Gray rode a 1997 Kawasaki motorcycle west on S.C. 5.
    Elder said as Gray approached the intersection, Jason Graham of Rock Hill, driving east in a four-door Kia, tried to turn left in front of Gray onto Steele Hill Road.

  • Missing IL man found unhurt

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    An Indian Land man with Alzheimer’s who went missing Monday night, was found Tuesday night in Charlotte.
    Joe Lee Pressley, 81, drove his white Chevrolet pickup truck away from his Shelley Mullis Road home about 11:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, telling his wife, Kathleen, he “had to go home.” He was last seen heading toward U.S. 521.

  • Mine wants antenna to track vehicles near it

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – Haile Gold Mine Inc. has asked Kershaw for a little help in monitoring activity along its 4,000-acre site east of the town limits.
    Town of Kershaw Administrator Bryan Pettit told council members Monday, June 18, that Romarco Minerals, Haile Gold Mine’s parent company, was seeking permission from the town to install an antenna on one of its water towers.

  • Man arrested for cutting girlfriend

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man was arrested this week after he chased a woman and cut her face with a knife.
    Willie James Stevens, 29, 1331 Spanish Villa Apartment B, was arrested Wednesday, June 20, and charged with high and aggravated assault and battery in connection with a domestic assault that happened only minutes earlier, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Missing IL man found safe

    An Indian Land man with Alzheimer’s who went missing on Monday was found Tuesday night. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police found Joe Lee Pressley, 81, on Starbrook Drive in Charlotte. He was not injured, but taken to a hospital as a precaution, according to Matt Shaw, undersheriff with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    Kathleen Pressley said her husband left their home at 9021 Shelly Mullis Road driving his white 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck about 11:30 p.m. Monday, June 18.

  • Confection Cabaret

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County has a fundraiser coming up, and it promises to be a fun-filled evening of music, an all-woman revue show, and lots and lots of sweet treats.

  • HOMESTYLE HEALTHY: Veggie Burgers

    May Vokaty
    S.C. Press Association
    These days, everyone is jumping on the Meatless Monday bandwagon. Delicious vegetarian recipes are popping up everywhere.  Grocery store delis offer meatless convenience foods like hummus and fresh pita for a quick vegetarian lunch.  Restaurants now offer a meatless entrée where once there was none.

  • Recipe Brown Rice Sliders

    Ingredients
    1½ cups cooked brown rice, cool enough to handle
    1 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning
    1 teaspoon non-fat dry milk powder
    ¼ cup grated zucchini
    ¼ cut grated onion
    ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    1 teaspoon bean flour*
    1 tablespoon grated
    Parmesan cheese
    ¼ to 1 cup of dry bread crumbs
    Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    6 bakery dinner rolls

  • Cajun Mayo

    Ingredients
    1 cup mayonnaise
    2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    1 garlic clove, put through the garlic press
    ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper*
    Salt and pepper to taste

    Directions
    u Mix the first four ingredients in a bowl; season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. This can be refrigerated in an airtight container for four days.

  • Ketchup

    Ingredients
    1 6-oz. can tomato paste
    ½ cup white vinegar
    ½ cup light corn syrup
    ¼ cup water
    1 tablespoon sugar
    1 teaspoon salt
    ½ teaspoon onion powder
    ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
    Dash of Worcestershire Sauce
    Directions
    u Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk until smooth. When mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes, stirring often.