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Today's News

  • Bob Bundy

    u Age: 54 (birth date: Aug. 3, 1957)
    u Family info: Wife: Fran Bundy
    u Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology from University of South Carolina; master’s degree in education from Southern Wesleyan University
    u Occupation: Instructor/lab manager University of South Carolina Lancaster
    u Political experience: Commissioner of Lancaster County Soil and Water Conservation District
    u Address: 5449 Tabernacle Road, Lancaster, SC 29720
    u Phone: (803) 287-8693 (cell)
    u E-mail address: rbundy@comporium.net

  • Wayne Kersey

    u Age: 64 (birth date: June 28, 1947)
    u Family info: Wife: Faye Kersey; one daughter, Laura Beckham; two sons, the late Mike Kersey and Clayton Kersey; and five grandchildren
    u Education: Jefferson High School
    u Occupation: Small-business owner/auto mechanic
    u Political experience: Lancaster County Council, 2005-08
    u Address: 2169 Flat Creek Road, Lancaster, SC 29720
    u Phone: (803) 285-9711
    u E-mail address: waynekersey38@yahoo.com
    u Website: Facebook.com/pages/Kersey-For-Lancaster-County-Council-District 3

  • Brian Carnes

    u Age: 53 (birth date: May 21, 1959)
    u Family info: Wife, Pam; three sons, Matt, Jeremy and Brandon; and three grandchildren
    u Education: Indian Land schools
    u Occupation: Small business owner – Carolina Innovations, C&C Senior Care Consulting and Seniors Helping Seniors
    u Political experience: Served two terms on the Lancaster County school board and currently serve as chairman of the Pleasant Valley VFD Fee Board
    u Address: 128 Wade Carnes Lane, Indian Land, SC 29707
    u Phone: (803) 230-4852

  • Jerry Holt

    u Age: 69 (birth date: Aug. 13, 1942)
    u Family info: Wife:  Julia Holt; a daughter, Stephanie Gomes, a son, Tim Holt; and six grandchildren
    u Education: Bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University; MBA from the University of Notre Dame
    u Occupation: Retired from IBM Corp., where I was business operations manager and new business development manager. Also owned two retail shipping stores for 15 years.

  • Feds arrest 19 Hells Angels in sweep

    Four Lancaster County residents were among 19 people arrested during a massive, two-state law enforcement operation at various Hells Angels-affiliated motorcycle clubs and other locations Thursday morning, June 7.

  • Mahaffey-Wilson Funeral Home has new owner

    Though Mahaffey-Wilson Funeral Home & Cremation Center is under new ownership, its dedication to quality service is expected to remain the same.

    The funeral home, with roots in Lancaster that date back to the 1940s, has been bought by McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia, N.C.

    Joe Wilson had been the owner since May 2009. The sale was finalized June 1.

  • Federal sting nabs 19 Hells Angels members throughout Carolinas

    Staff reports
    Four Lancaster men were among 19 people arrested during a massive, two-state law enforcement operation at various Hells Angels-affiliated motorcycle clubs Thursday morning, June 7.
    Locals arrested and charged during the raids include Mark William Baker, David Channing Oiler, Richard Thrower and Jamie Hobbs Long, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles.

  • Look – up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane! It’s a...glider

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Perhaps you’ve seen a strange aircraft in the sky, one with extra long wings that makes no noise at all. Rest assured it’s not a UFO or a military drone. Chances are, it’s a glider that has taken off from Bermuda High Soaring School in eastern Lancaster County.

  • Join fight against diabetes Saturday at Famdamily's

    On Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a family fun day at Famdamily’s Restaurant, 1227 Great Falls Highway. Hair chalking, face painting, a dunking booth, children’s karaoke, diabetes testing and arts and crafts are just some of activities planned for the event.

  • Senate makes progress during spring session

    So far, this session of the S.C. General Assembly has been productive. I’m pleased with the progress that has been made on several fronts, including improving the structure of state government. Listed below are some issues, both large and small, that we have been addressing.
    Crush and run
    If you own an old car and it is stolen, chances are it’s heading to a scrap yard. Nine out of 10 cars stolen in South Carolina are eight years old or older. They can be sold to scrap dealers without proof of ownership.