Today's News

  • GEAR-UP program helping county education make strides

    Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series from Caroline Howey, an intern for the Lancaster County Partners for Youth Foundation.

    College students and their families know how expensive college is. Some families in Lancaster County simply cannot afford to send their children to college.

  • Budget passes, tempers flare at County Council meeting

    Leaning sideways on the podium and looking Councilman Jack Estridge straight in the eye, Clay Catoe loudly and irritably explained his feelings about reallocating his current staff of paramedics Monday night, June 24. 

    “Jack, I’ve told you before and I’ll tell you again, if you put it in writing, I’ll do it, but I prefer to keep them where they are,” Catoe forcefully said during Lancaster County Council’s meeting. 

  • USCL to close Diabetes Education Clinic

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster announced it will close its Diabetes Education Clinic next month.

    In a press release Monday, June 24, USCL Dean Walt Collins III said he was forced to make the decision due to declining insurance reimbursements and increasing delivery costs over the last several years.

    University officials said the clinic’s last day is July 12.

  • Two men sentenced in Morris murder

    One year and a few days after Lancaster native Donald Morris was found shot to death inside his home, two local men were sentenced in the case Thursday, June 20, and Friday, June 21.

    Jeremy L. Thomas, 24, and Brian Keith Campbell, 20, both of Lancaster, received varying sentences for their roles in the burglary, robbery and murder of Morris in two separate incidents, which occurred on June 13 and June 18, 2012, according to a press release from 6th Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.

  • Man needs stitches after surprise assault

    A Kershaw resident needed stitches after he was reportedly attacked by two men Friday, June 21.

    The victim, 37, told deputies he had left his Spring Street home early that morning and walked to a home on East Third Street in Kershaw. He was looking for a man who lives there, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    The man wasn’t there, but his girlfriend was. The victim said he left.

    When the victim reached Carolina Street, he saw the man. 

  • Bailey signs with Coker



    BUFORD – One of the Buford Lady Jackets’ best is taking her game to the next level.

  • Motes posts exciting Extreme Four win

    David  “Pork Chop” Motes captured a photo finish win in the Extreme 4 (FWD) main event at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, June 22.

    The front row was Thomas Whitaker and David Laney. When the green flag fell, Whitaker, Laney, Motes and Jake Fitzgerald battled for the lead.

  • AA Dixie stars roll in tournament play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars are 2-0 in district tournament play after impressive wins over Union and Lewisville in Union.

    On Monday, June 24, the Lancaster AA stars rolled to a 13-6 win over Lewisville.

  • Tigers down Chester in road swim triumph



    The Lancaster Tigers topped Chester 243-150 in a meet held at the Chester pool on Tuesday, June 18.

  • Tigers topple Makos in swim team victory

    The Lancaster Tigers stayed unbeaten on the season with a 358-203 win over the Lancaster Makos on Saturday, June 22 at the Lancaster County pool.