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Today's News

  • Rigsbee to serve 5 years for fatal wreck

    The Indian Land man charged in a fatal wreck last year on Harrisburg Road will spend five years in prison.  

    William Justin Rigsbee, 28, received the five-year sentence during a General Sessions court hearing April 15 at the Lancaster County Courthouse. Circuit Court Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. presided. 

    On Jan. 8, 2012, Rigsbee was driving a Chevrolet truck east on Harrisburg Road when he lost control and ran off the right side of the road, according to a media release from the 6th Circuit Solicitor’s Office. 

  • HOPE in Lancaster celebrates 30 years of providing hope

    The Rev. James “Jim” White stared at the list of typed names he was holding in his hands inside the historic Lancaster County Courthouse on Sunday, April 21.

    The 30th anniversary program for HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster was six pages long. One of those pages was filled with names such as HOPE organizers James Bradley, T. Thomas, Brown Wylie and Lester Robinson. 

  • Kershaw law enforcement cost climbs

    KERSHAW – Law enforcement coverage for the town of Kershaw will soon cost more.

    During the Thursday, April 18, Town Council meeting, Town Administrator Bryan Pettit gave an update on forthcoming changes to the contract with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

    Because of cost-of-living and insurance rate increases, the town will pay the sheriff’s office $18,597 more per year beginning with the 2013-14 budget year. 

    That raises the annual  cost from $451,000 to nearly $470,000.

  • Man attacked in Shelton Street home

    A Lancaster man was bruised, swollen and bloody after he was attacked by two men inside his home on April 14.

    Deputies responded at 12:47 a.m. to the 1800 block of Shelton Street after receiving a 911 call about an assault, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    At the scene, deputies spoke with a woman who said her nephew had just been assaulted by two black men who came into their home, but left before deputies arrived.

  • Tarlton captures first Crates win

     

       

     

     

  • Buford, AJ notch soccer victories

    The Buford soccer team moved its record to 10-3, 2-2 in Region IV-AA play, with a 4-0 win over Class AAA foe Crestwood of Sumter on Monday, April 22.

    The Jackets defeated Crestwood, 6-3 earlier in the season at CHS.

  • Fun, fellowship highlight Lancaster Lady Bruins softball alumni games

     

       

    The Lancaster High School softball tradition, spanning the 1978-2010 seasons, was on display Saturday afternoon, April 20  at the LHS softball field for the first Lady Bruins’ alumni softball games.

  • LHS downs York, earns bid

     

       

    The Lancaster Bruins’ baseball team made LHS senior night memorable, taking a 5-1 Region III-AAAA win over York to earn a Class AAAA playoff bid Monday night.

  • Lady Vols claim region softball title

    The AJ Lady Vols celebrated senior night with a region title-clinching 3-2 win over Indian Land on Thursday, April 18.

     Haley  Faulkenberry’s clutch hit drove in the winning run.

  • Bruins sweep KLS meet

     

       

    Host Lancaster topped the field in the seventh annual KLS Running for Ryan Lancaster County track meet at the LHS track on Saturday, April 20.