Today's News

  • BHS’s Mullens stays busy



    Buford High School senior athlete Josh Mullens is a man for all seasons.

    No matter the season, Mullens is on the ball, or on the mat.

  • Close finishes highlight annual McMackin tournament

    Close play highlighted the eighth annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 21.

    The field, which drew 30 teams, had winners in the gross and net (with handicap) divisions.

  • County players compete at SCBCA elite camp

    Three Lancaster County high school basketball players participated in the annual S.C. Basketball Coaches Association’s elite camp at Ridge View High School on Sunday, Oct. 14.

    The event, which featured two games, spotlighted the state’s top 100 players.

  • City Council forum heated, contentious

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    Contentious, heated and filled with rebuttals.
    While those words could certainly describe Tuesday night’s presidential debate, they also paint a picture of a candidate forum for City Council candidates held a few hours earlier.

  • House hopefuls tackle issues at forum

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    Joseph Coy played up his experience as an everyday small-business owner. Mandy Powers Norrell highlighted her years as a municipal attorney and Ryan Payne keyed in on his youth as a benefit.

  • More money needed for Brook Drive

    Less than a month after approving an extra $49,000 for the Brook Drive improvement project, Lancaster City Council has allocated even more money for the work.
    At an emergency meeting Oct. 11, City Council voted unanimously to allocate up to $80,000 to address the rock that crews continue to encounter as they work to install a new sewer bore along Brook Drive.
    Council voted 6-0 to approve the money, which will come from the gross revenue fund. Councilwoman Tamara Green Garris wasn’t at the meeting.

  • Man charged with attempted murder

    A Lancaster County man faces numerous charges including attempted murder in connection to a shooting on St. Paul Street over the weekend.
    Lancaster police arrested Kentavious Stefan Mills, 22, 4464, Mount Carmel Road, early Monday morning, Oct. 15, after they spotted him driving a burgundy Chevrolet Caprice authorities were on the lookout for.
    Shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, police went to the 700 block of St. Paul Street in response to a call about gunshots fired, according to a Lancaster Police Department media release.

  • Local man reports robbery in his car

    There are still no suspects in the case of a man who reported he was robbed after giving another man a ride Monday night, Oct. 8.
    Officers spoke with a 56-year-old Lancaster man who said an unknown man stole his money as he sat in his car, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    Due to a language barrier, officers used a translator to speak with the man.
    Through the translator, the man said he was fueling his car at a South Main Street gas station at about 6:40 p.m. when he was approached by an unknown man who asked for a ride.

  • Deputies chase robbery suspect

    A Lancaster man with previous run-ins with the law is again behind bars after leading deputies on a high-speed chase early Saturday morning, Oct. 13.
    Jesse Michael James, 46, 4818 Waiters Circle, has been charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and failure to stop for a blue light and siren.
    At 2:37 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to a burglar alarm at the SpeedeeMart store at 1416 Pageland Highway, where the front door was smashed, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office media release.

  • Shealy tells group voter education is very important

    from Lancaster County Republican Women
    Katrina Shealy, Senate candidate for District 23 in Lexington County, is running a heated race against Sen. Jake Knotts on the platform of reform that supports the viability of small businesses.
    Shealy shared her platform at a recent Lancaster County Republican Women lunch and encouraged them to join the effort.