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Today's News

  • Enoree woman arrested on animal cruelty charges

    An Enoree woman wanted for a slew of animal cruelty charges in Chester County was arrested by local deputies during a traffic stop last month. 

    Kayla Mashell Estes, 23, was arrested for seven counts of ill-treatment of animals/torture and one count of possession of a schedule IV narcotic, according to the S.C. Judicial Department online case database and several Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident reports. 

  • Rain resets P-31 games

    Heavy rain on Monday, June 10 forced Lancaster Post 31 baseball officials to reset the junior team’s League V doubleheader with Clover to Tuesday, June 11.

    The juniors, 2-0 in League V play entering the road twin bill, will be at home tonight, Wednesday, June 12 to play Clover Blue at 7 p.m.

  • Dixie Baseball honors

     

       

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball saluted top players and coaches at the league’s annual awards day at Ronnie Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex on Saturday, June 8.

  • Pelham nixes Marlins’ offer

     

       

    Lancaster High School southpaw pitcher C.D. Pelham will be heading to Spartanburg Methodist College in the fall.

  • Corley captures first LSS checkers

    Richie Corley captured his first career win at Lancaster Super Speedway in the Limited Late Model Division on Saturday, June 8.

  • Makos fall to Camden swimmers

     

       

    The Lancaster Makos are 0-1 after falling to host Camden 308-301 on Saturday, June 8.

    The Makos were led by Taylor Teague, Nathan Reid, Grace Scott and Anna Funderburk with four wins each.

  • Tornado watch issued for county

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 33 South Carolina counties including Lancaster, Chester and Fairfield and surrounding areas until 10 p.m. today, June 10. A tornado watch means that conditions may become favorable for a tornado to develop.   

       

  • Thanks to Band for outstanding job at library

    Richard Band devoted 35 years to the Lancaster County Library and it’s likely his legacy will be felt for years to come.
    Band, 64, retired May 31 after spending nearly half of his life improving and expanding the Lancaster County Library system.
    Band’s impact is obvious.
    “When I came, we had no branches and were only open one night a week,” Band said. “We had a big old card catalog in the middle of the room with 40,000 cards that took up all the room. There wasn’t a lot of technology.”

  • Taxpayer-funded nonprofits are not immune to FOIA

    Did you know that taxpayers are helping to fund a nonprofit business enterprise whose attorneys lobby the Statehouse while this business directs and dictates public policies to South Carolina’s county councils? This practice creates a conflict because taxpayer funds are being spent to lobby for an agenda that taxpayers cannot vote on and for policy positions that might not be supported by taxpayers. This business enterprise is the S.C. Association of Counties (SCAC).

  • Learning to be better teachers

    School may have ended for Lancaster County students May 31, but now it’s the teachers’ turn.
    Teachers from across Lancaster County began attending classes June 3 as part of this year’s Professional Growth Institute, a professional development program offered by Lancaster County School District each summer.
    The workshops, some of which run through August, help teachers learn new teaching skills and strategies for the upcoming school year.