Today's News

  • Baker returns to victory lane in Super Street race

    Brandy Baker won the Super Street main in racing action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

  • AJ repeats as preseason volleyball tourney champs



    Andrew Jackson swept to top showings in the Lancaster County volleyball jamboree tournament on Saturday in the Lancaster High gym.

  • Lancers open with OT win

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lady Lancers captured their first Region X win Sunday, downing Wake Technical Community College 3-2 in overtime in Cary, N.C.

  • LHS, IL seek to go 2-0



    Two will seek to repeat and two hope to rebound Friday night.

    Week two of the Lancaster County high school football season has Lancaster and Indian Land looking to improve to 2-0 on the season.

  • CPTC honors top athletes at banquet



    The Columbus Parker Track Club has a tradition of youth track excellence dating back to its inception in 1985.

  • Two men arrested for scam

    Two Lancaster men were arrested last weekend in connection with an elaborate scheme to steal money from one of Indian Land's largest retailers, Walmart.

    Lancaster County sheriff's deputies arrested David Wayne Roberts, 56, and Donald Edward Roberts, 51, both of 565 Mosteller Drive, on Aug. 27 and charged both men with a property crime, third or greater offense. 

  • Doris A. Barber

    Doris A. Barber

    Doris A. Barber, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011.  

     Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Crawford Funeral Home.  

  • Share your 9/11 story with us

    Barbara Rutledge
    This year is the 10th anniversary of 9/11 – the day  America lost its innocence and was forever changed. Where were you and what were your feelings when you heard about the terrorist attacks? And how has 9/11 changed your life?
    Please share your story with us.
    You may do so by e-mailing news@thelancasternews.com, posting on our Facebook page or mailing them to us at: “Remembering 9/11,” The Lancaster News, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, S.C. 29721.

  • Confusion at Kershaw cemetery

    KERSHAW – Elizabeth Mims is both confused and saddened following her most recent trip to Kershaw City Cemetery. 

    Mims, whose late husband John, is buried at the Edwards Street cemetery, visited over the weekend to no longer see the two 3-inch ceramic bears that had been sitting on his grave site. 

    She later realized the two ornaments were recently placed near the fence in the back right corner of the cemetery – along with dozens of other items people placed on graves to remember loved ones. 

  • Abused children need their advocates

    Latin meaning “guardian at law,” a guardian ad litem is a person appointed by a family court judge to advocate for a child in a court case.
    This term isn’t commonly used in the daily vocabulary of most people. Because of confidentiality laws, most residents don’t have any idea how many child abuse and neglect cases that fill the docket of Lancaster County Family Court.
    However, for one group of Lancaster volunteers, knowing these children is a way of life.