https://www.thelancasternews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en 10 shot, 2 dead in Twin Pines bar gunfire https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/10-shot-2-dead-twin-pines-bar-gunfire <img src="https://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/58765.jpeg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> <span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Kayla Vaughn and Emily Pollok</span></span></p> <p> <span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Gunfire erupted in a crowded Twin Pines bar about 2:45 a.m. Saturday, killing two men and wounding eight more people, and authorities are searching for a suspect believed to have started the carnage</span><span style="font-size:12px;"> in an attack on one of the dead victims.</span></span></p> 2nd murder charge in Carmel Rd. shooting https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/2nd-murder-charge-carmel-rd-shooting <img src="https://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/screen_shot_2019-09-20_at_6.35.28_pm.png" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="103" height="85" /><p> A second Rock Hill man has been charged with murder in the Sept. 15 shooting death of Jaquavious Neeley at a home on Carmel Road west of Lancaster.<br /> Warrants charging Jonovan Hensley, 19, were served Wednesday morning, three days after he was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact of a felony. Hensley allegedly drove the getaway car after the shooting.<br /> ‘I can finally go outside and play’ https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/%E2%80%98i-can-finally-go-outside-and-play%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/006.jpg" alt="Cashlin Izzard spent months in 2017 at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte after contracting cancer of his lymph nodes that was linked to a heart transplant he received at age 2. He returned to school at McDonald Green Elementary this year." title="Cashlin Izzard spent months in 2017 at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte after contracting cancer of his lymph nodes that was linked to a heart transplant he received at age 2. He returned to school at McDonald Green Elementary this year." align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p> Two years ago, a normal day for Cashlin Izzard was being poked and prodded in a chilly hospital and ingesting medications at all hours.<br /> Now the cancer-free fifth-grader spends most of his time outside with his friends or on a baseball diamond.<br /> Cashlin, 10, is back in school at McDonald Green Elementary now, a place he said he surprisingly missed a lot.<br /> &ldquo;I was so happy to be out of that hospital,&rdquo; Cashlin said. &ldquo;It was so cold in there.<br /> Could retailer’s plans for old Kershaw Springs tract revitalize area? https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/could-retailer%E2%80%99s-plans-old-kershaw-springs-tract-revitalize-area <p> KERSHAW &ndash;&nbsp;The abandoned Springs Mills site just north of the Kershaw town limits could be on the verge of getting much-needed business resurrection.<br /> The Lancaster County Planning Commission has unanimously recommended rezoning the entire 9.1-acre rectangular tract from Heavy Industrial to General Business, so that a Dollar General store can be built on part of the property.&nbsp;<br /> Holdup fizzles, cashier beats hapless robber https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/holdup-fizzles-cashier-beats-hapless-robber <p> A robber got more than he bargained for earlier this month when a brazen employee chased him out of the store beating him as he ran.<br /> The employee was checking out a customer at the Citgo store on North Main Street on Sept. 1, when he was approached by a man whose hand was wrapped in a pair of children&rsquo;s khaki shorts, according to a Lancaster Police Department report.<br /> After extending his arm, the robber told the employee, &ldquo;Give me your money,&rdquo; to which the employee replied, &ldquo;Pull the trigger,&rdquo; the report said.<br /> Out-of-towners who ask Kershaw for water must agree to annexing https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/out-towners-who-ask-kershaw-water-must-agree-annexing <p> KERSHAW &ndash; Starting next month, residents on the outskirts of Kershaw wanting water and sewer service from the town must sign an agreement that their property may be annexed into the municipality if it can be made contiguous to the corporate town limits.<br /> Town council unanimously passed first reading of the ordinance last Monday, adding the annexation requirement. It would take effect once the second reading is approved, and that reading is scheduled for Oct. 21.<br /> Lancaster County raised to moderate drought status https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/lancaster-county-raised-moderate-drought-status <p> The drought status for Lancaster County has been raised, along with 10 other counties in South Carolina, as temperatures continue in the 80s and 90s with only occasional rain.<br /> The S.C. Drought Response Committee upgraded the drought status from incipient to moderate Sept. 18, according to a release from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.<br /> Other counties facing similar conditions were also upgraded, including Anderson, Cherokee, Colleton, Greenville, Hampton, Jasper, Kershaw, Lee, Spartanburg and York.<br /> HS moves up tree-lighting to Sunday before Thanksgiving https://www.thelancasternews.com/content/hs-moves-tree-lighting-sunday-thanksgiving <p> HEATH SPRINGS &ndash; Town officials will get the jump on the yuletide season this year by staging &ldquo;Heath Springs for the Holidays&rdquo; on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.<br /> &ldquo;We will be the first&hellip;. As you&rsquo;re having your turkey, you will see the holiday decorations up,&rdquo; said retired educator Dr. Zora Denson, who is the town&rsquo;s community relations volunteer. She updated town council members on the plans at Tuesday&rsquo;s monthly council meeting.<br /> This year&rsquo;s event is set for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 24.&nbsp;<br />