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  • No school on Tuesday

    Get ready to hunker down. There’s some fairly nasty winter weather moving in.
    According to the National Weather Service, a weather system moving out of the Gulf of Mexico brought a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain on Monday.  
    “Up your way in Lancaster, it’s probably going to pretty messy,” NWS meteorologist Leonard Vaughan said Saturday. “No way to escape it. Looks like a snow and sleet event for you all.”

  • Mulvaney sworn in as U.S. Congressman

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – With his right hand raised, and standing next to his three children on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mick Mulvaney took the congressional oath of office Wednesday afternoon.
    After a morning of celebrating with family, friends and constituents, Mulvaney joined 96 other freshman House delegates to become a member of the country’s 112th Congress. The oath was taken only minutes after Mulvaney cast his vote for the newest Speaker of the House, Rep. John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio.  

  • Gregory announces Senate run as Mobley steps aside

    Greg Gregory hopes to return to the state Senate.

    Gregory, a Republican who represented District 16 from 1992 to 2007, announced today that he would be a candidate for the post vacated by Mick Mulvaney last month. Mulvaney, an Indian Land businessman, resigned from the Senate following his election to 5th District seat in the U.S. Congress.

    Mulvaney is being sworn into office today.

  • Two wrecks within minutes on U.S. 521

    Within two minutes, four cars crashed in separate accidents Dec. 28 at an intersection on U.S. 521.
    The accidents happened at U.S. 521 and West North Corner Road, about 4 miles north of the city of Lancaster.
    Elder said the first accident happened about 6:40 p.m., followed about a minute later by the second accident.
    The chain of accidents began as Lancaster resident Keisha Rollings, 23, was driving south on U.S. 521 in her four-door Honda.

  • Summey seeks used computer components