Today's News

  • Heath Springs firefighters get FEMA grant for rescue tools

    HEATH SPRINGS – Emergency personnel in Heath Springs will soon be better equipped to help people in life-threatening situations.

    Heath Springs Volunteer Fire Department is the recipient of a $47,178 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The money will allow the department to buy extrication tools used to free people trapped during vehicle accidents.

    Part of the grant money will go toward rescue equipment related to low-angle rope rescue.

  • Talf Wrenn never buys into excuses

    KERSHAW – No, the name of Andrew Jackson High School’s Talf Wrenn isn’t listed among those in this year’s graduating South Carolina seniors to go through an entire academic career without missing a single day.

    There were two days Talf missed at Andrew Jackson Middle School in the sixth grade attributed to an allergic reaction to a medication for pneumonia.

    Then, there were five days he was absent as a fourth-grader at Kershaw Elementary School.

  • Final Leadership Lancaster session focuses on law enforcement

    The sudden impact from the forced entry startled mostly everybody who was inside.

    A team of SWAT team officers burst through the door in search of a wanted criminal suspect. There was no advance phone call. No knock at the door. Just a group of masked authorities armed to the hilt and a flash bang.

    Though such stealth operations happen in Lancaster County more often than you’d think, this particular scenario was a simulation performed for participants in the Leadership Lancaster program.

  • LSS features five divisions Saturday



    The Lancaster Super Speedway racing card for Saturday, June 1 includes five divisions of racing at the half-mile dirt oval.

  • Vols honor spring stars



    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior athletes Bre Wright and Luke Kennington earned their share of recognition at the annual Volunteers’ spring sports awards on Saturday, May 25.

  • P-31 splits twin bill with Clover



    The Lancaster Post 31 seniors hit the early-season break with a nightcap win to highlight a doubleheader split with League V foe Clover Post 38 on Wednesday, May 29.

  • Yard of the Month

    Sal and Lois Rao moved into their home at 1839 Tara Trail almost 20 years ago. Since that time they have steadily been improving the landscaping. Their front yard is now filled with mature azaleas growing freely under majestic hardwoods. A blend of small and large, single and double blooms, these azaleas create a colorful impact from early to late spring.

  • Burglary in progress thwarted

    A S.C. Law Enforcement Division helicopter whirred overhead Thursday morning, May 30, as droves of deputies searched a wooded area near the Sedgefield subdivision on the hunt for two men wanted for a home burglary. 

    Within a few hours, both men were arrested after a tense chase that began in the 5000 block of Sedgefield Drive after a woman called 911 at 8:45 a.m. about a burglary in progress. 

  • Authorities arrest two burglary suspects

    Lancaster County Sheriff's Office arrested two burglary suspects Thursday afternoon. Check back later for details.

  • Authorities searching for suspects in house break-in

    Authorities are searching the vicinity of McIlwain, Hunter Ridge, West Doc Garris and Providence roads with tracking dogs for two black men who were caught breaking into a house in that area about 8:45 a.m. Thursday, May 30.