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Today's News

  • Hospital locked down after report of man with firearm

    MUSC Health-Lancaster was on lockdown for more than an hour late Wednesday after someone reported seeing a man with a gun there.
    Lancaster Police Chief Scott Grant said a woman reported seeing a man walking around with a gun in his back pocket, but a search of the area turned up nothing.

  • Discovery School learns gardening

    Twenty excited students ran around six raised garden beds in the courtyard at Discovery School on May 22. One stopped to look at a tender new plant and shouted, “I planted that.”
    The young gardeners were delighted to see the fruits of their labor that began in early March.

  • Hwy 55’s cruise-ins show off cool rides

    For the past year, a group of classic-car buffs has been swapping stories and tips once a month in the Hwy 55 parking lot on Lancaster’s bypass.
    These Classic Car Cruise-ins are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Anyone can bring an old car out to show off during the events.
    One of the group’s founders, Ron Faile, said the original idea was to revive the old Memory Lane Cruisers group, but now they see anywhere from five to 20 classic cars set up outside the restaurant.

  • Chapin/Newberry blanks Post 31

    Chapin/Newberry turned the diamond tables on Lancaster Post 31 in American Legion baseball play Tuesday night at Newberry College.
    Lancaster, which posted a 2-1 comeback win over the 2018 S.C. Legion baseball state champion Chapin/Newberry at Eggleton Field on Monday night in a rain-shortened game, wasn’t able to notch its second straight win in League III play.
    Chapin/Newberry blanked Post 31, 9-0, as hurler Trent Polly, in six frames of mound work, struck out five and allowed three hits, no runs and no walks for the win.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Area blood drives

    American Red Cross

    u June 15, 1-5:30 p.m., Bojangles, 8327 Collins Road, Indian Land. 

    Oneblood

    - June 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Walnut Creek Clubhouse, 1026 Crawford Drive, Lancaster. 

    - June 18, 2:30-7:30 p.m., RedStone 14, 9650 RedStone Drive, Indian Land. 

    Edgewater Charity Car Show

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Fashion show and afternoon brunch 

    The Cedar Creek AME Zion Church Stewardess Board will host a fashion show and afternoon brunch 3-6 p.m. June 15 at Heath Springs Community Center, 672 Hart St., Heath Springs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 14 and under, and may be purchased at the door. All proceeds benefit the stewardess board. For details, call (803) 577-5331 or (803) 320-7441. 

  • News Briefs

    LCCoA board of directors meets June 17

    The Board of Directors of the Lancaster County Council on Aging will meet at 3:30 p.m. June 17 at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. 

    Call Sally at (803) 285-6956, ext. 23, to let her know if you will not be able to attend. 

    Board of Zoning Appeals meets

    The City of Lancaster Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 17 in council chambers at City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. 

  • Entertainment List

    Lancaster Children’s Home Dice Run

    The second-annual Lancaster Children’s Home Dice Run is June 15. Signup starts at 10 a.m. at Cooters in Lancaster, with kickstands up at 12:15 p.m. and last bike in at 5 p.m. 

    Registration is $20 per bike and $30 for couples, and includes a barbecue plate. 

    The event will include a live auction, silent auction and live music, with T-shirts available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Lancaster Children’s Home. For details, call (803) 328-9792. 

  • USCL students study in Germany

    USC Lancaster
    Six USC Lancaster students and two faculty members recently embarked on a 10-day travel study trip to Germany.
    Germany was chosen as the destination for the 2019 travel study trip because students would have the opportunity to attend and present at the second World Congress on Undergraduate Research.

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