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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • More than 1,000 people at Democratic weekend

    The Lancaster County Democratic Party officers, delegates and guests attended the 2013 S.C. Democratic weekend in Columbia.
    One thousand guests attended the Jefferson/Jackson Dinner on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker.
    The vice president paid tribute to South Carolina veteran leaders, Rep. John Spratt, Sen. Fritz Hollings and Secretary of Education Dick Riley. He talked about Congressman James Clyburn’s 20 years of public service and his dedication to the people in his district and the state of South Carolina.

  • Input from home important

    I know I should probably write about the current multiple scandals in Washington. And with the investigations into the Benghazi terrorist attacks, the revelation of the Department of Justice pulling the Associated Press’ phone records and the outrageous political vendetta being revealed at the IRS, there would certainly be no shortage of material.
    That said, I recently read a commentary on those scandals – and the way they are being pursued – that actually bothers me as much as the misdeeds themselves.