Today's News

  • Two hurt in three-vehicle wreck March 30

    A Kershaw man was flown to a hospital in Columbia following an automobile accident March 30 involving three vehicles.

    Meanwhile, Lancaster County deputies are searching for the driver of a car that wrecked Monday morning, April 1, on Camp Creek Road.

    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said the first accident happened about 10:08 p.m. March 30 on Kershaw Camden Highway near the intersection of Cane Mill Road.

    Kelly said Paul Marcinkiewicz, 20, of Charlotte, driving northbound in a 2007 GMC SUV, crossed the center line.

  • Survivor's luncheon April 13

    Cancer is never an easy thing to deal with, but it can help to know there are others going through the same experience.

    The Lancaster chapter of the American Cancer Society holds an annual survivors’ luncheon, open to the more than 700 cancer survivors in the community.

    This year’s luncheon is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road.

    Lorri Crawford, who – with her husband, Richard – has been involved with the luncheon since 2006, said the event is an important one.

  • Warriors look to repeat strong run



    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors’ boys soccer team is poised to make another strong run in the Class AA playoffs this spring with a goal of returning to the state title match.

  • Hanna happy with AJ girls’ soccer progress

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ soccer team, at 6-2 and ranked No. 7 in Class AA girls, has first-year coach Lee Hanna pleased to this point in the season.

  • County's hoops coup



    The 2012-13 Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ basketball season ended earlier than expected, but it still measured up to expectations.

  • County's hoops coup



    When the Indian Land Warriors captured the 2012-13 Region IV-AA basketball championship with a 10-0 record, few could recall IL’s last league hardwood crown.

  • A few hoops memories of 75 Final Fours



  • Nullification – are these guys nuts?

    You can’t make this stuff up. And if you did, no one would believe it. But it’s true – South Carolina legislators are once again talking about nullification.
    It’s no wonder, I guess, given how well that worked out for us last time.
    When this nullification stuff first happened in 1850s and 1860s, Charleston Unionist James L. Petigru uttered his famous description of the Palmetto state: “Poor South Carolina, too small for a republic, too large for an insane asylum.”

  • NNA survey shows readers value community newspapers

    Although our society is becoming more and more plugged into the Internet, there are some things the online universe cannot provide or substitute for us.
    This includes the unique services provided to citizens by community newspapers.
    Weekly and small daily papers help strengthen communities, build local economies and report on local governments.

  • Changes coming

     Jesef Williams
    The Lancaster Police Department will undergo some structural changes.
    Police Chief Harlean Howard spoke about her restructuring request during the Tuesday, March 26, City Council meeting.
    She spoke of the personnel changes the department has experienced over the past six months.
    “Three senior officers retired due to changes in the retirement system,” Howard said.