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Today's News

  • Go see what JAARS does on Saturday

    WAXHAW, N.C. – JAARS invites visitors to attend JAARS Day and learn how people are transformed through the word of God. JAARS Day is an opportunity to see how this life-transforming work is done and how people can be a part of it.

    According to JAARS, there are 2,251 language groups around the world with no Scriptures.

    The new season of JAARS Days opens Saturday. The first event focuses on logistical support – construction and maintenance, materials transportation, purchasing and shipping.

  • Total lunar eclipse slide show

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  • Riverside Road rezoning issue on County Council's agenda

    County Council will vote on second reading to approve rezoning heavy industrial property to residential at Monday night's meeting.

    Council approved first reading of the rezoning at its last meeting. Some council members believe that the county needs for the property to remain industrial to attract new manufacturing jobs to the county, while others believe that a new residential development will bring new life to the northern part of Riverside Road.

  • Volunteers collect tons of trash here

    Lancaster County's Adopt-A-Highway volunteers made a major impact in the beautification of their communities when they removed 21,030 pounds of trash from their adopted roadsides last year.

    The S.C. Department of Transportation reports that 392 volunteers in Lancaster County picked up litter from along 62 miles of highway in 2007.

    Statewide, more than 29,000 Adopt-A-Highway volunteers picked up 1.4 million pounds of trash from more than 6,000 miles of adopted highways.

  • Buford looks to make region run

    A year ago, the Buford High baseball team finished as the Region VIII-AA runner-up.Jackets’ coach Joe Wright said his team can again be in the thick of the battle this spring.“We have a good group of players back this season,” Wright said. “Defensively, we have a sound team and our hitting will come around with some of our younger players gaining experience.

  • Woman more alert after assault at Charlotte store

    Lori Brofsky has been on edge ever since she was involved in a sexual assault a few weeks ago in Charlotte.

    The Indian Land resident was shopping at Michael's Craft Store on South Boulevard in Charlotte about 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 when she noticed a man following her around the store. Brofsky, 37, thought the man may have been looking to steal, so she held her purse tightly and kept on shopping.

  • Big Thursday money split

    Considering the local economic conditions, members of the Big Thursday Scholarship committee are pleased with the amount of money raised.

    For the past several years, the committee has held a golf tournament in which corporate sponsors pledge money. There were nearly 30 sponsors at the 2007 tournament, which brought in $34,000.

    Money raised provides scholarships for Lancaster County students attending either Clemson University or the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

  • Kershaw group to meet on park

    KERSHAW - The group working to build a community playground in Kershaw will meet Thursday.

    The steering committee heading the efforts to build the community playground will be called the Kershaw Community Park Council. It has set Thursday as Design Day to kick off the effort to build the park.

  • Waterlogged driveway hinders life at group home

    KERSHAW - The driveway to a home in Kershaw's Charlesboro community looks more like a muddy pond.

    Deep holes in the driveway on Taxahaw Road are filled with water, with some holes at least 7 inches deep. Wooden posts run alongside the driveway, which in some areas is not much wider than 10 feet.

    The house at the end of the driveway is home to five men, clients of Chester/Lancaster County Disabilities and Special Needs (DSN) Board. The home allows them to have some independence, and the men are like a family.

  • LHS honors fall-winter stars

    Lancaster High School hailed star athletes at the Bruins' annual fall-winter sports awards night Thursday in the LHS auditorium.

    Standouts in 11 varsity sports as well as top junior varsity and B-team performers were saluted. Coaches also presented letter plaques and participation certificates.

    Senior quarterback Taniel Massey was named the Bruins' football Offensive MVP, while defensive lineman Tyler Canty earned the Defensive MVP.

    Junior guard Michael Catoe was selected the boys basketball MVP, and senior Miteka Trueheart reaped the girls basketball MVP.