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Today's News

  • Motorcycle wreck kills Lancaster County couple

    A Lancaster County couple died Saturday afternoon when their motorcycle collided with a large truck at the intersection of Lockhart Road and S.C. 341 in Kershaw County.
    The victims were identified by the Kershaw County Coroner’s Office as Melvin L. Hopkins, 31, of Heath Springs and Courtney Michele Lloyd, 27, of Kershaw. Both were thrown from the 2003 Honda motorcycle and were pronounced dead at the scene. Neither was wearing a helmet.

  • Fire destroys Buford home that couple built in 1977

    A Buford couple turned into their Walnut Road driveway Monday afternoon to find firetrucks in the yard and flames shooting through their roof.
    Jim Helms said he and his wife, Debbie, had lived in the home for more than 40 years. The house was destroyed.
    “It feels just like losing a family member,” he said while watching foam and ash fly from the house as firefighters finished putting the fire out.
    Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said the blaze began as an electrical fire in the wall and spread into the attic shortly after 4 p.m.

  • Parnell wallops no-name opponents

    Democratic state and national leaders may have abandoned congressional hopeful Archie Parnell, but 5th District primary voters were still behind the Sumter native Tuesday.
    Despite revelations that he physically abused his ex-wife decades ago, Parnell won an overwhelming victory to set up a rematch with incumbent Rep. Ralph Norman (R-Rock Hill) in November’s midterm election.
    As of 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Parnell was the top vote getter in 10 of 11 counties, including Lancaster, in the 5th District.

  • Smith/Norrell on Nov. ballot

    Mandy Powers Norrell’s quest to become South Carolina’s lieutenant governor took a big step forward Tuesday, even though her name wasn’t on the Democratic primary ballot.
    As final returns came in Tuesday night, gubernatorial candidate James Smith of Columbia, who announced Lancaster’s Norrell as his running mate last month, overwhelmed his two primary opponents, avoiding a runoff and moving the pair on to a November showdown with Republicans.

  • Pillow-maker 3i Products targets Walmart shelves

    3i Products, a Lancaster-based pillow manufacturer, is making a pitch to Walmart executives today in Bentonville, Ark., at the colossal retailer’s annual Open Call event.

  • Missing 69-year-old IL woman found
    Missing 69-year-old Indian Land woman, Lula Jane White, has been found and is safe.
    The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office issued a release earlier stating that White was last seen Saturday at the Quick Trip on Charlotte Highway in Indian Land, but had left her vehicle and personal items at her home. 
    The release also advised that she could appear to be disoriented because it was unknown whether she had her prescribed medication with her.
     
  • P-31 hosts Public Safety Family Night

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team returns to play Monday night with a special night at Eggleton Field.

    P-31’s Public Safety Family Night will be held 5-7 p.m. prior to Lancaster’s League V home game with York Post 66.

    The Public Safety Family Night is sponsored by Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster.

    Prior to the 7 p.m. game, the event will feature a 911 call simulator, fire truck tours, DUI goggles, Andy the Ambulance and sno cones.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models return to LMS

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, a popular and successful late model racing series in the Carolinas, will return to Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series has become a popular division at LMS over the past two seasons.

    The BROLM has averaged between 14-20 cars at every race they have had this season.

    Fans can expect a full field when the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models make a stop at LMS.

  • County quartet set for North-South All-Star softball games

    Four Lancaster County high school softball stars will cap their prep diamond careers next week in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) all-star games.

    Lancaster High School’s Summer Clinton and Gracie Revels along with Andrew Jackson High School’s Savannah Small and Buford’s Kristin Wemes will play in the annual North-South All-Star games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

  • Warriors salute diamond stars

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land High School baseball celebrated its record-breaking season, honoring a host of people who contributed to the Warriors’ 22-9 team this spring.

    The Warriors had four players selected to the All-Region IV-AAA baseball team, led by ace pitcher Nolan Bolt, named the Region IV-AAA Player of the Year for the 2018 season.

    Bolt hit .389 with 27 RBIs and 14 doubles. On the mound, the right-hander was 8-1 with an 0.89 earned run average.