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Today's News

  • Justin Pate to compete in high school state rodeo championship this week

    Got a hankerin’ for all things cowboy? 

    Then take a short trip to Clemson this weekend, and see 16-year-old Lancaster resident Justin “P-Nut” Pate compete in the 37th Annual S. C. High School Rodeo Association’s State Championship.

    The championship runs Thursday through Saturday. 

    It offers high school competitors the chance to win prizes, scholarships, and a chance to compete in the National Championship, to be held in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

  • Two pedestrians hit by car on Ruth Street

    Authorities are searching for the driver of a car who hit two pedestrians on a Lancaster road and fled the scene last weekend.

    The hit and run happened Saturday, May 19, at about 11:30 p.m. when a car struck two pedestrians from behind and then drove away, according to a S.C. Highway Patrol press release. The collision happened on Ruth Street, just off Springdale Road and Great Falls Highway near Airport Road.

  • Summer lunch program starts May 29

    Lancaster County School District

    Lancaster County School District will operate the USDA Summer Food Service Program, providing free meals for ages 18 and younger from May 29 through June 14.

    Sites include: Andrew Jackson Middle School, 6865 Kershaw Camden Highway, Kershaw; A.R. Rucker Middle School, 422 Old Dixie Road; and South Middle School, 1551 Billings Drive. All sites are closed on Friday except for June 1.

  • Williams signs with

     

       

    On A.J. Williams’ final day at Lancaster High School, the Bruins’ star linebacker did something for his future.

  • Carson claims exciting Champion Race Helmets Pure Street special

     

       

    Jesse Carson posted an exciting win to capture the Champion Race Helmets Pure Street special on Saturday night at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

  • A few reflections on 35 years at The News

     

       

  • Warriors fall in state bid

     

       

    COLUMBIA – Indian Land’s sterling soccer season ended in a day of disappointment.

  • DHEC meeting on Pressley’s frustrates Indian Land residents

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com

    INDIAN LAND – Officials with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) met with Indian Land residents Tuesday, May 15, to discuss its actions against a local recycler.
    Pressley’s Recycling Center, 9531 Charlotte Highway, has been the focus of unwanted attention since residents’ complaints late last year led to a Dec. 16 DHEC compliance letter regarding regulatory violations.

  • Educators deserve honors in Hall

    The Lancaster County School District Hall of Fame, in keeping with the tradition of honoring the work of past top educators, has added four deserving members with the 2012 class.
    The elite four includes the late Peter Barry, Charles Clark, Mary Mackey Robertson and Walter Lee Tillman.
    Each did plenty to promote education in Lancaster County and earn a special place in Lancaster County education history.

  • Passion, love for EMS a career calling

    My mother was very sick during most of my childhood. She had colon cancer. My first experience with EMS was when I was very young and EMS had to come to our home and take my mom to Columbia because she was so ill. I remember watching the medics and thinking how smart they were and how wonderfully they cared for her. At that time I knew I wanted to be a medic.