Today's News

  • 5-year-old girl gets memorable birthday

    My family has always made it a weekend tradition to travel to Bojangles’ to eat breakfast and see other family and friendly acquaintances.
    Now, I love my sweet little Annabelle more than anything. My wife and I lost our firstborn, Michaela, about six years ago.
    My wife carried the child mostly full term within one week, then had to endure a stillborn birth. I find no fault in the wife I love, but having to endure that tragedy changed the both of us.
    A little while later, our sweet daughter, Annabelle, was born. She is so precious to both of us.

  • Graduate and mother both receive awards

     From release

    Danielle Amanda Miller, a 2013 Lancaster High School graduate, is a foster child. 

    Each year, a ceremony for all graduating foster children in South Carolina is held in Columbia. This 2013 event was June 14 at the Columbia Conference Center. 

    Part of the program includes an essay contest for the “My Guiding Light Award.” 

  • AA’s fall in tourney

    Robert Howey
    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars saw their postseason hopes end with a pair of losses in the Dixie Youth Baseball Regional tournament at the Ace Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro on Sunday, July 28.
    The Lancaster all-stars, ages 7-8, fell to Fairhope, Ala., 4-0 in their first game on Sunday and then dropped a 4-3 loss to Perry, Ga.
    Lancaster, which went 1-2 in the double-elimination tournament, opened play Saturday with a 10-9 win over Albany, Ga.

  • Rained-out race set for Aug. 3

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Mother Nature again cancelled a race at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, July 27. The rained-out race is rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3, with the Montgomery Towing Super Street Division highlighting the night paying $800 to win.
    The Super Street division is one of the speedway’s most popular divisions. And the $800 purse is sure to bring new drivers going for the big payday.

  • Council gives nod to sale of PVFD land

    Years after a 2-acre parcel of land was donated to the old Pleasant Valley Fire Department, county officials are moving forward with selling the land for inclusion in a pending residential development. 

  • Kershaw food pantry feeds nearly 600

    KERSHAW – The Kershaw community came out in bunches last week to help with an event that looks out for those in need.

  • Tax holiday a big boost for small businesses

    COLUMBIA – Ben Homeyer, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, says this weekend’s sales tax holiday is a big boost for struggling small businesses.

  • Library, rail properties added to county wish list

    A plea to upgrade Lancaster’s aging library building kicked off a discussion about the county’s wish list of capital improvements during Lancaster County Council’s meeting July 22. 

  • City works to develop sewer system assessment

    Officials will try to pinpoint the problems with the oldest section of the city of Lancaster’s sewer system.

  • Two wanted in strong arm robbery

    A man and woman are wanted in the possible strong arm robbery of a Lancaster man inside his home July 19.