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Today's News

  • Running for Ryan set

     

       

    County pride and a good cause are the highlights for the seventh annual KLS Running for Ryan event set for Saturday, April 20 at the Lancaster High School track.

  • Tucker prevails in Limited Late Model return to track

     

       

    Lancaster Super Speedway had an old feel in the air Saturday night, April 6, with the Limited Late Model Division back in action and packed grandstands and pits.

  • Blackwelder: Plane crash never happened

    An urgent 911 call about a possible airplane in trouble Tuesday, April 9, turned out to be a standard training routine, according to local fire officials.

    Lancaster County Fire Marshal Stephen Blackwelder said reports of a plane in distress or a downed airplane in the northern end of the county were simply a misunderstanding. The calls were received Tuesday afternoon and emergency crews spent several hours searching for a possible crash site.

  • HOPE has filled dire need for 30 years

    No one is immune. Loss of a job. Devastating medical issue. Death of a working spouse. Divorce. The list is endless. An individual or family’s economic status can change almost immediately – for numerous reasons.
    Life happens. And when it does, people often find themselves suddenly in need. Elaine Adkins knows. Adkins, executive director of HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster, meets these people everyday.

  • Pass Constitutional Carry Act

    Citizens of South Carolina got a rare treat March 4. State Sens. Lee Bright, Shane Martin, Greg Hembree and Brad Hutto conducted a public hearing on Senate Bill S115 for the proposed Constitutional Carry Act.

  • Follow the Blooms embraces history

    With a touch of spring in the air, the shrubs, trees, and bulbs locally and across our state remind us of their beauty as they awaken from a long winter’s rest. To enjoy the beauty of season as well as learn a little more about the history of our state, you don’t have to travel far.

    The Garden Clubs of South Carolina (GCSC) will host the third annual Follow the Blooms Tour on Saturday, April 13.

  • Retailers protest liquor bill

    A bill before the state Senate Judiciary Committee, sponsored by Lancaster’s Republican Sen. Greg Gregory and

    Democratic Sen. Brad Hutto of Orangeburg, has liquor store owners statewide concerned about the effects it will have on their livelihoods.

    S.404, which faces a full committee vote Tuesday, April 9, would change the state’s liquor laws to allow retailers to buy up to seven retail liquor store licenses instead of the three allowed under the current 37-year-old law.

  • Jackson's Dark History

    Organizers of this year’s eighth annual Native American Studies Week at the University of South Carolina Lancaster took on the complex legacy of Lancaster County’s most famous son Thursday, March 28.

    Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, was born March 15, 1767, in the “Waxhaws of South Carolina,” a geographical area that is now part of the Lancaster County Panhandle.

  • Firms eye former Titanium Solutions offices

    Lancaster County Economic Development is in negotiations to fill office space in Indian Land’s URS Building formerly occupied by Titanium Solutions.

    Meanwhile, former Titanium Solutions employees, who maintain they were blindsided by the company’s sudden closing March 13, said company officials have since offered them larger severance packages, a move that averted a brewing lawsuit.

  • SLED stats show statewide drop in crime

    A new study shows crime was down across the state through 2011, though Lancaster County continued to post one of the highest crime tallies in its five-county region.

    Released this week as part of the Crime in South Carolina 2011 Report, the statistics showed a 2.2 percent decline in the rate of violent crime throughout the state in 2011 compared to the previous year. The report is compiled as a joint effort between the S.C. Law Enforcement Division and the S.C. Department of Public Safety.