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Remember when?

By The Staff

Most of us drive down Lancaster's Main Street at least several times each week without giving it a second thought.

Granted, there are still a few businesses surviving among the otherwise empty buildings, but I cling to my memories when Main Street was the center of my small universe. It was every bit what a County Seat should be.

Be nice now here comes Lancaster Police Chief Huey Montgomery out for a walk, too. He knows most everybody in town, including me.ee


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Perfect blend of color

By Sherry Archie

By Sherry Archie

For The Lancaster News

Hues of delicate pinks, blues and yellows sprinkled throughout the yard hint that a lady must be nearby.

Indeed she is. The lady- Lynn Carter- planned and designed the tapestry of color that blankets her lawn, at 3963 Major Evans Road in Lancaster.


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Mix treatment methods to control pond weeds

By The Staff

Do you have weeds growing in your pond?Would you like to know how to get rid of the weeds?Then the Clemson Extension Office in your county can help.If you have a pond, you understand the severity in which pond weeds can rapidly establish in still water.Each year throughout the Southeast, local, state and federal government agencies spend millions of dollars controlling aquatic weeds in public waterways.


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They're baaaaaaack! Fire ant nests add to water woes

By Greg Summers

This week’s tremendous rainfall amounts in such a short period of time may bring an unwelcome visitor up to ground level in your yard.If fire ant nests pockmark your lawn in the next few days, it’s to be expected, said Tim Davis, fire ant suppression expert with Clemson University.“Fire ants don’t have a difficult time with flooding and rain at all,” said Davis.


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4-H chicken trio greets returning North students

By Greg Summers

The official mascot of North Elementary School is a no-named, medieval armor-wearing knight.Unofficially, it has to be a chicken, said North Elementary School science teacher Kim Threatt.More specifically, it’s Ashley, Clem and Fluffy, the three chickens that now make their home in a barn-red and white chicken coop built by Jamie Gainer inside a fence beside the school science lab.The rooster and two hens are carryovers from a 4-H science project at North last spring to teach science students about the life cycle.Threatt said three were


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Hammonds head P-31 honorees

By Robert Howey

The Lancaster American Legion baseball teams returned to Post 31 on Monday night to be honored for their summer play.

A host of awards were presented, but the spotlight was clearly on a trio of players brothers Khoury Hammond and Trevor Hammond along with Andrew Smyre.

Khoury Hammond, a first baseman in the P-31 senior team, was presented the team MVP Award.

Trevor Hammond, the P-31 senior team catcher, reaped the David Dagenhart Award.


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Early June heat wave with little rain, severe storm wipes out local corn crop

By Greg Summers

South Carolina’s corn crop is now in season, but there’s not very much of it.


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Small pleased with LGC's junior clinic

By Robert Howey

Area junior golfers took center stage at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday.The LGC capped its annual junior clinic with the age group golf tournament.In the boys and girls 6-7 age group, “T” Sutton finished first and the junior links standout was followed by Jalen Woodard and Christian Carter.Emily Cox, a Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association standout, took top honors in the girls 8-12 girls age group.


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Floyd and Rhonda Cauthen's blended yard earns high marks

By Sherry Archie

Many family traditions get passed down from one generation to the next.

Could the love of flowers be one of those? Rhonda Cauthen believes so.Although she was only a youngster, Cauthen still recalls strolling through her grandmother’s garden, which was frequently visited by the neighborhood ladies.


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Dixie Boys junior all-stars finish as state runners-up

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The Lancaster Dixie Boys junior all-stars, age 13, fell short in their shot to capture a state championship.Host Lexington defeated Lancaster 10-0 in five innings to take the 2008 Dixie Boys junior all-stars state crown on Friday night in Lexington.Lexington now moves on to the Dixie Boys junior all-stars’ World Series in Bluffton.“Friday wasn’t our night,” said Lancaster Dixie Boys junior all-star manager Brant Barnes.


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