Today's News

  • Faile now a Republican

    Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile has put aside the donkey in favor of an elephant.
    Faile, the county’s only elected law enforcement officer, said Friday, June 7, that he is no longer a Democrat and is joining the Republican Party.
    He made the announcement during a Lancaster County Republican Party luncheon at the Bradley Arts & Sciences Building multipurpose room at the University of South Carolina Lancaster.
    Faile said he made the decision to switch parties within the last few weeks.

  • County to hold budget hearing

    Taxpayers will have a chance to weigh in on the upcoming county budget, and a series of potential tax increases, during a Monday, June 10, public hearing at Lancaster County Council’s meeting.
    Residents can voice concerns and ask questions during the public hearing on several proposed new fees in the draft budget. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

  • The Last Hurray

    Depending on the route you choose, it’s roughly 750 miles from Lancaster to Conesus Lake, N.Y.

    Sometimes, the cultural gap of the 11-plus hour drive is even greater.
    That was one of the first lessons Louis Smith, manager of Valvoline Express Care, learned when he relocated to South Carolina several years ago.
    Smith recalls the day he crossed paths with a lane of drivers who had pulled onto the shoulder of the road and just sat there for a line of traffic headed in the opposite direction.

  • Tigers, Makos set for swim season

    The Lancaster County Recreation Commission summer swim team program will again feature two Lancaster area teams – the Tigers and the Makos.

  • LBC sets summer leagues



    The Lancaster Bowling Center has begun its Tuesday Night Carolina Sun Bowling League 6:45 p.m. each Tuesday at the LBC. The league is for beginning and experienced adult bowlers.

  • Lancers golf team nets best finish in national tourney



    The University of South Carolina Lancaster golf team posted its best finish ever in the NJCAA national championship tournament in Lubbock, Texas.

  • Junior golfers launch 19th season Monday



    The 19th season of the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association tees off play Monday morning in the 2013 opener at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Juniors making strides



    he Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team is coming along after a slow start.

  • Caregivers need respite

    “I was tired, but it was a different kind of tired. This kind of tired comes from day after day of constant caregiving with no end in sight – with no hope and no one to care. Respite allowed me to be with people who care and realize that some people understand what caregivers are going through.”

  • Looks like an inside job

    Our government is run by immoral and dishonest figures who pursue policies and actions designed to ruin America. It’s a war waged on America, sadly, from the inside.
    Sinister and destructive actions of America’s leadership, including the behavior of political parties, but especially the radical left, the mainstream media, the White House and President Barack Obama are leading to our demise.