Today's News

  • CPTC qualifies 23 athletes for meet


    The Columbus Parker Track Club qualified 23 athletes to compete at the national qualifying meet to be held at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.

  • Tigers down Waves in home swim win

    The Lancaster Tigers posted a 173-96 win over the Chester Waves in a home meet which was halted due to rain.

    Brayden Russell, Charlie B. Henry, Simon Wright, Alaina Houghtaling, Lauren Spencer and Jonah Page each notched two wins.

  • Juniors league champions



    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team, capping a turnaround regular-season, is the 2013 League V champions.

  • AA stars win district, earn state bid



    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars capped an unbeaten District Two tournament run with a 21-2 win over tournament host Union on Tuesday, June 25.

  • See Lancaster work making a big impact in the city

    The quality work of See Lancaster is widely known in our area. Now the city of Lancaster’s marketing arm has gained national acclaim.
    Through its promotion and revitalization efforts, See Lancaster has earned national designation.
    Earlier this spring, See Lancaster was recognized as a National Main Street Program for meeting revitalization standards established by the  National Main Street Center, a part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

  • GEAR-UP program helping county education make strides

    Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series from Caroline Howey, an intern for the Lancaster County Partners for Youth Foundation.

    College students and their families know how expensive college is. Some families in Lancaster County simply cannot afford to send their children to college.

  • Budget passes, tempers flare at County Council meeting

    Leaning sideways on the podium and looking Councilman Jack Estridge straight in the eye, Clay Catoe loudly and irritably explained his feelings about reallocating his current staff of paramedics Monday night, June 24. 

    “Jack, I’ve told you before and I’ll tell you again, if you put it in writing, I’ll do it, but I prefer to keep them where they are,” Catoe forcefully said during Lancaster County Council’s meeting. 

  • USCL to close Diabetes Education Clinic

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster announced it will close its Diabetes Education Clinic next month.

    In a press release Monday, June 24, USCL Dean Walt Collins III said he was forced to make the decision due to declining insurance reimbursements and increasing delivery costs over the last several years.

    University officials said the clinic’s last day is July 12.

  • Two men sentenced in Morris murder

    One year and a few days after Lancaster native Donald Morris was found shot to death inside his home, two local men were sentenced in the case Thursday, June 20, and Friday, June 21.

    Jeremy L. Thomas, 24, and Brian Keith Campbell, 20, both of Lancaster, received varying sentences for their roles in the burglary, robbery and murder of Morris in two separate incidents, which occurred on June 13 and June 18, 2012, according to a press release from 6th Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.

  • Man needs stitches after surprise assault

    A Kershaw resident needed stitches after he was reportedly attacked by two men Friday, June 21.

    The victim, 37, told deputies he had left his Spring Street home early that morning and walked to a home on East Third Street in Kershaw. He was looking for a man who lives there, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    The man wasn’t there, but his girlfriend was. The victim said he left.

    When the victim reached Carolina Street, he saw the man.