• It's Official 9-5-18

    County Planning Commission to meet
    The Lancaster County Planning Commission meets at 5 p.m. Sept. 6, in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. This will be the group’s monthly workshop to discuss the agenda for its meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 18. For details, call (803) 285-6005.

    County fire commission meets Sept. 6
    The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.

  • Impact fees could help pay for growth

    Call it the high price of bringing development to the Panhandle.
    Lancaster County leaders will move forward on rolling out impact fees on new construction in the Charlotte Road/Van Wyck, Indian Land and Pleasant Valley fire districts to relieve the strain on the county coffers and help pay for the ever-increasing capital needs in those areas.

  • It's Official 8-29-18


    Labor Day office closures

    Lancaster County offices will be closed Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. Emergency services, such as fire and law enforcement, will operate as usual.


  • It's Official 8-22-18

    County Council meets Aug. 27
    Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

    Van Wyck Town Council meets
    Van Wyck Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck.

  • 2 file for school board District 7

    Two candidates signed up for the District 7 school board seat before the filing deadline Tuesday, Aug. 14, so there won’t be a write-in election to replace departing incumbent Don McCorkle.
    Ken Buck, 56, and Chris Campbell, 52, will compete in November for McCorkle’s seat, after the three-term incumbent announced earlier this month that he would not seek re-election.

  • It's Official 8-15-18

    IL fire district board to meet Aug. 15
    The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.

    Admin committee meets Aug. 16
    The Lancaster County Administration Committee meeting is 6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the council conference room at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

  • It's Official 8-8-18

    Health commission meets Aug. 8
    The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meets at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 8 at Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

  • IL Service Center finally fully open

    Panhandle residents who need to do business with the county now have a quicker and easier way to do so.
    Over the past few weeks, the long-awaited Indian Land Service Center has become fully operational, county officials said.
    That means those in the northern reaches of the county no longer need to drive to downtown Lancaster for certain services such as paying vehicle taxes.

  • It's Official 8-1-18

    Econ. Development Advisory Board meets
    Lancaster County’s Economic Development Advisory Board meets at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 1 in Founders Credit Union Headquarters’ conference room, 737 Plantation Road, Lancaster. Use the visitor parking lot and check in with the attendant at the front desk. The agenda is on the county website, www.mylancastersc.org.

  • It's Official 7-25-18

    Town of Van Wyck voiding 2 annexes 
    The growing town of Van Wyck is set to shrink a bit. VW Town Council gave initial approval July 2 to removing two residential properties that were annexed incorrectly, according to Mayor Sean Corcoran.
    Despite the property owners’ petitions to be annexed, the two parcels, located at 5363 and 5359 Old Church Road, are  ineligible at this time, said council member Richard Vaughan.