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Today's News

  • Post 31 falls to Greenwood

    Greenwood Post 20 took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five American Legion baseball second-round series with a 3-0 win over Lancaster on Tuesday night at John Nave Field.

    Greenwood, 18-4, scored two runs in the bottom of the fourth and added a single run in the seventh for all the runs it needed.

  • Man found beaten in ditch on White Oak Lane in Van Wyck

    Investigators are still looking into the case of a man found beaten in a ditch earlier this month. 

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw said investigators have identified a possible suspect in the assault, but are still sorting out the details of what happened to a Van Wyck man July 4. 

    The victim was found at about 1:45 a.m. as a woman was returning to her home in the 1100 block of White Oak Lane in Van Wyck, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

  • Heath Springs fire chief eyes federal money

    HEATH SPRINGS – Heath Springs Fire Department is looking to secure federal money to hire a paid firefighter.

    Patrick Helms, the department’s chief, spoke at Town Council’s Tuesday, July 17, meeting about SAFER grants – an acronym for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response.

    The grants help fire departments across the nation increase the number of trained, “front-line” firefighters available in their communities.

  • Former GF police chief sentenced for sex crimes

    WINNSBORO – A former Great Falls police chief was sentenced to prison on July 11 after a jury trial in General Sessions Court in Fairfield County.

    Brad Douglas, captain of investigations at the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, said Michael D. Williams, 58, of Kershaw, was convicted of two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor under 11, first degree; and five counts of lewd act upon a child under 16.

    Douglas said Williams was sentenced to 25 years on each criminal sexual conduct charge with the sentences to run concurrent. 

  • Suspicious fire at Chesterfield Avenue hom

    A vacant Lancaster house was damaged last week in what fire officials and law enforcement are calling the fourth suspicious blaze at the home since May. 

    Lancaster police officers and members of the Lancaster Fire Department responded at about 1 a.m. July 10 to a house fire at 901 Chesterfield Ave., according to a police department incident report. 

  • Area swimmers shine in Aquatics

     
     

        

     

     

  • Pre-Majors state champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Pre-Majors all-stars are Bama-bound.

    The Lancaster stars, ages 15-17, capped a 5-0 tournament run, capturing the state championship at the Lancaster High School baseball field Wednesday night.

  • P-31 evens series with 10-7 win

    Lancaster Post 31 built a 7-2 lead and held on to even the best-of-five American Legion baseball Upstate title series at 1-1 with a 10-7 win over Greenwood Post 20 at Eggleton Field on Thursday night.

    Devin Rodgers led the P-31 offense with four hits, three RBIs and scored a run. Tripp Rollings drilled three hits, including a two-run homer.

    Colt Ellis added two doubles and a pair of RBIs. Tyler Rodgers supplied two hits.

    Jonah Crenshaw and Trey Payne each produced a hit and drove home a run.

  • Disney's Aladdin Jr. comes to stage

    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County is bringing “Aladdin Jr.” to stage July 19-22 with all the magic, mayhem and flying carpet rides as the popular Disney tale.
    Directed by Elaine Reese, “Aladdin Jr.” has an all-kid cast in a stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film with the well-known songs, “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me.”

  • Raymond’s unusual clay pot

    When Zan Garris Raymond found out “Antiques Roadshow” was taping in Atlanta, Ga., she gathered several pieces from her collection of Catawba Indian pottery and set out with her husband for the series taping.
    “I’ve always been a fan of ‘Roadshow,’” Raymond said. “It was a fun experience. I had no clue if I’d be on TV.”