Today's News

  • Keeping our history alive

    From release
    For many years, Lancaster County Historical Commission has wanted a building to use as a museum.

    Lancaster County was one of only two counties in S.C. which did not have a county museum, so when the historic courthouse was renovated, Lancaster County council gave LCHC three of the four rooms on the first floor to use as a museum. The fourth room is the county welcome center, which was also much-needed.

  • Business After Hours is Thursday

    Lancaster County                   Chamber of Commerce
    The  Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Eye and Laser Center, 1240 Colonial Commons, Lancaster.
    Business After Hours is a get-acquainted reception, mixing business and

  • Shooting suspect out on bond

    Christopher Sardelli
    The name of Andrual Rashan Ross may sound familiar to both law enforcement and residents, as he also made headlines during a drug raid last year.
    Ross, who is wanted in connection with the shooting of a man outside Waffle House last weekend, was one of seven people arrested during the search of an Usher Road home in October 2011.

  • Sheriff’s office gets $8K grant from SLED

    Jesef Williams
    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office will use state grant money to expand emergency communications across county lines.
    On Sept. 10, the sheriff’s office received an $8,100 grant from the S.C. Law Enforcement Division’s Office of Homeland Security to fund a “communications interoperability project,” according to a media release issued Monday.

  • Kershaw Town Hall in need of PC upgrades

    Jesef Williams
    KERSHAW – When it comes to computer software, Bryan Pettit says Kershaw Town Hall lags behind.
    Pettit, the town administrator, spoke to Town Council during its Monday, Sept. 17, meeting about computer battles Town Hall employees fight daily.

  • Heavy rains flood, damage county roads

    Gregory A. Summers
    The two Lancaster Fire Department rafts parked on a trailer at the Lancaster County Emergency Management office on White Street on Monday, Sept. 17, were not there for a late afternoon fishing trip. They were there just in case.
    While city firefighters used the center for a refresher course on aerial operations, LFD Chief Chuck Small was watching the weather radar.

  • Man sought in Waffle House shooting

    Christopher Sardelli
    Police are searching for a Lancaster man wanted in connection with the shooting of a man outside Waffle House early Sunday morning, Sept. 16.
    Arrest warrants have been issued for Andrual Rashan Ross, 18, 1942 Usher Road, on charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release.
    Officers had still not found Ross late Monday afternoon.

  • New law compromises health care for everyone

    For the past 20 years, I have worked in the health-care field in one capacity or another, including the insurance side, the managed care side, the provider side and now the financial side. I have an inside idea how the new law will impact physicians, hospitals and patients.
    The law will require states to basically accept everyone under the Medicaid program. On the surface, I think we can all agree that sounds great – everyone is covered and no one is without insurance.

  • America remembers the 9/11 attacks

    All photos taken by Angelo Sciulli

  • Rise and shine with blue ribbon breakfast recipes

    Good morning, Just A Pinch-ers! Today is going to be great day. How do I know?

    Because a good breakfast leads to good times and to cheery outlooks all around.

    Starting the day off right is as easy as pie. Well, make that quiche. Flavorful and fluffy, the perfect egg-y quiche doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, on justapinch.com, Barbara Miller of Oakdale, Minn. has it down to a delectable science.