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Today's News

  • Guest Column: Least-noticed part of law enforcement – incarceration

    Much of what the public sees of the criminal justice system is from news and television programs that show the front end – the arrests and investigations by law enforcement – and the back end – the courtrooms and trials.

  • Clemson’s annual private donations top $176M

    Tara Romanella
    Clemson University
    CLEMSON – Clemson University had another record-breaking year in fundraising, with $176 million received from private gifts and IPTAY support during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

  • York Tech to ex-students: Come back and finish up

    Brian Garner
    Landmark News Service
    Former York Tech students, the school is calling you. No, you don’t still owe anything for that library book, the college wants you to come back to campus and finish your degree or certification.
    And they’re even willing to pay for it.

  • Anna Bagby wins fire chiefs’ scholarship

    Anna Bagby, 22, was surprised July 25 to find out she was the lone recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association this year.
    Bagby was told the news during the monthly Fire Chiefs Association meeting. The annual scholarship is usually split among multiple students, but Bagby, a Lancaster High School graduate, was the only one to apply this year.
    “It feels a little crazy,” she said of finding out she would receive an additional $1,000.

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • 5-car wreck on S.C. 5 at Riverside

    Road construction on S.C. 5 was held up Thursday afternoon when a five-car wreck occurred near the intersection at Riverside Road.
    There were no serious injuries, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said, but traffic had to be diverted for more than an hour onto West Rebound and Old Hickory roads.
    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, there have been six wrecks at that intersection this year – two in February, three in April and one in August.

  • Fire damages Jim ’N Nick’s in Indian Land

    A kitchen fire got out of control and interrupted preparations for the lunch crowd Wednesday at Jim ’N  Nick’s Bar-B-Q in Indian Land.
    No one was injured, but there was smoke damage through most of the building. The restaurant is expected to reopen after a few more days of repairs, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said Friday.

  • Fire damages Jim ’N Nick’s in Indian Land

    A kitchen fire got out of control and interrupted preparations for the lunch crowd Wednesday at Jim ’N  Nick’s Bar-B-Q in Indian Land.
    No one was injured, but there was smoke damage through most of the building. The restaurant is expected to reopen after a few more days of repairs, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said Friday.

  • Knight Memorial pays bonus to feature winners

    Lancaster Motor Speedway is slated to host the 2nd Annual Phillip Knight Memorial on Saturday, Aug. 10, with bonus money going to the feature winner in every division.  
    This includes $1,200 to the winner of the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model feature and $1,000 to the Mid East Modified Tour series winner.
    The Renegade, SECA Crate Sportsman, Thunder Bomber, Extreme 4 and Super Stock divisions will all pay $1,000 to the winner.
    The winner’s purse for the Vintage and Pure Stock V8 division on Aug. 10 is $500.