Today's News

  • Councilwoman: I was threatened

    Jesef Williams
     A Lancaster City Council member filed a police report last week saying she was threatened by a woman on Arch Street.
    Councilwoman Linda Blackmon-Brace said she was at her foundation office about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 22, when a woman parked her vehicle at Kirk's Quick Stop and walked across the street to the foundation, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The foundation is at 701 E. Arch St.

  • Umeh joins Air Force, promises to come home after duty

    A farewell celebration was held Saturday at Children First Medical Center, as Dr. Uchenna Umeh prepares to leave at the end of this month to join the Air Force.

    “I decided to join because I want to give back to the country that has given me so much,” Umeh said. “My plan is to return to Lancaster after my four-year term. I’ve been here for close to 14 years, and I will be back.”

  • ACS Relay for Life to hold kickoff Sept. 17

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lancaster will officially get underway on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. as event volunteers and team captains gather at First A.R.P. Church, 701 N. Main St., for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

    The rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay for Life, will honor cancer survivors and celebrate the 2012 fundraising teams.

    The theme for 2013 will be announced and light refreshments will be provided.  

  • Buckland Presents: Buckland brings bluegrass to a new generation

    If you happen to be in the Unity community on the second Friday of the month, you may hear the sound of music coming from Buckland Presents off in the distance. When you go down Buck Brasington Road and get a little closer, you will see, good ole normal folks just having a fun time with their families and tapping their toes to the beat of the bluegrass music coming from the stage, while their children play on the huge homemade playground behind them.

  • Mangum takes Super Street checkers

    Timbo Mangum won a tight battle to win the Super Street main to highlight Lancaster Motor Speedway action on Saturday night.

    The Super Street front row had Mangum and Jody Bigham. At the green flag, Mangum, Bigham, Brandy Baker and Mike Broome roared into turn one for the lead.

  • Foursome posts close win in Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament

    The winning foursome posted a tight win in the 10th annual University of South Carolina Lancaster Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

  • Three teams post 2-1 marks in LHS volleyball scrimmage

    Lancaster, Andrew Jackson and Central of Pageland each went 2-1 in the annual Lancaster High volleyball scrimmage in the LHS gym Saturday.

    LHS coach Betsi O’Shields said she was pleased with her team’s play.

  • USCL women post first win at new field

     The University of South Carolina Lancaster women’s soccer team posted a historic win Sunday, Aug. 26.

    The Lady Lancers defeated the NJCAA Region X foe Wake Tech Lady Eagles, 5-4 in overtime for the first win at the new USCL soccer field.

  • Trio set to travel Friday



    Three county teams will have to do it on the road Friday night in high school football play.

    Lancaster, Buford and Indian Land will take the bus in hopes of posting a win in week two play.

  • Pedestrian struck near USCL

     A female University of South Carolina Lancaster student was struck by a car while crossing Hubbard Drive near the Bradley Arts and Science Building just after noon Monday. Lancaster Fire Department first responders and Lancaster County EMS responded to the scene, along with Lancaster Police Department officers.