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  • City to treat contaminated water in-house

    Thousands of gallons of contaminated water stored in tanks on the streets of downtown Lancaster is heading for the city’s wastewater treatment plant on Lockwood Lane after tests showed the contamination levels were negligible.

  • Duke residential program meeting draws large crowd

    The cafeteria at Clinton Elementary School was packed Oct. 15 with area residents wanting to learn more about Duke Energy’s Residential Neighborhood Program.

  • Mulvaney votes against federal shutdown deal

     After 16 days, the partial government shutdown ended near midnight Oct. 16, when President Barack Obama signed a bill funding the U.S. government through Jan. 15 and raising the country’s debt ceiling through Feb. 7. 

    The Senate-brokered bill passed there, 81-18, and passed in the U.S. House, 285-144.

    Sen. Lindsey Graham voted for the deal, while Sen. Tim Scott voted against it. 

  • Rockwell’s hammock idea immortalizes Leo Maguire in 1945

    In local circles, the late Leo Maguire was known as a business and civic leader and philanthropist.

  • Council gives first nod to DLS fee agreement

    Lancaster County Council gave its first nod to a fee agreement between the county and a tire retreading company during its Monday, Oct. 14, meeting. 

  • Lancaster man injured in accident with logging truck

    An accident between a pickup and a logging truck near the entrance to Resolute Forest Products in York County injured a Lancaster man Wednesday morning, Oct. 16 

  • Partners for Youth to honor founders, FFCU

    From release
    Lancaster County Partners for Youth will honor Founders Federal Credit Union and the founding board members of the Lancaster Medical Endowment on Dec. 12  for their impact on the Lancaster County area.
    The event is 6 p.m. at the Gateway in Richburg. Guest speaker is Chad Holbrook, University of South Carolina baseball coach.
    Lancaster County Partners for Youth was formed as the Lancaster Medical Endowment in 1976 as a nonprofit subordinate of Springs Memorial Hospital.

  • County gets $38,130 for food and shelter

    from United Way of Lancaster County
    Lancaster County has been chosen to receive $38,130 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    The selection was made by a national board chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency made up of representatives from the American Red Cross, Catholic Charities USA, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army and United Way Worldwide.

  • Sign up now for Billy Graham training

    A team from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will be in Lancaster on Tuesday, Oct. 22, for a free “My Hope America” training event.
    Hosted by Ollie Alexander, pastor of New Life International Ministries and Ambassador for International Missions, the event is open to all pastors, ministers and church leaders who would like to attend. Training materials will be provided to attendees at no cost.

  • Electric record-setting run?

    The owners of Indian Land’s Plum Quick Motors say they’re confident the second time was the charm last week in their pursuit of a record for the world’s fastest golf cart.