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Today's News

  • Unbeaten Tigers down Waves

     

       

    The Lancaster Tigers kept their unbeaten mark intact with a 357-118 road swim team win over Chester on Thursday.

  • Hinkle's 35 leads LJGA repeat victors

    Brady Hinkle led a group of six repeat winners at the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association second tournament at the Chester Golf Club on Monday.

    Hinkle, for the second straight week, shot a one-under 35 to post the boys 10-12 division win.

  • Addison a pro in so many ways

     

       

     

    For a town its size, Lancaster has a solid link to pro football.

  • Teens win $2,000 for library

    Five local teens put their heads together this spring to express why they think libraries are essential and won $2,000 for the Del Webb Library at Indian Land in a national video contest.

    The group – Samantha Hoelzer, Kendall Lierz, Lewis Lindsey, Lindsey Scott, and Ryan Scott – produced a short silent film featuring Sherlock Holmes to win first runner-up in the American Library Association’s “Why I Need My Library” teen video contest.  

  • Mosier was invaluable to district

    Lancaster County District Superintendent Gene Moore knows a good thing when he sees it and doesn’t mind saying so.

    He’s emphatic about retiring Superintendent Administrative Assistant JoAnne Mosier, noting the 34-year employee as one of the “best things about coming to Lancaster County as superintendent.”

    In her final 13 years at her job, Mosier also worked with former superintendents John Taylor and Dr. Pat Burns.

    No matter who the superintendent was, Mosier worked with the same dedicated approach.

  • Do we have tornado shelters?

    The recent tornadoes in North Carolina and Alabama killed hundreds of people and created mass destruction that will take many years to recover from. 

    That type of devastation makes Deborah Bruck wonder. 

    Bruck, an Indian Land resident, lives in a mobile home and doesn’t know where she should go if a tornado ever threatens Lancaster County.

  • City passes ’11-12 budget

    John Howard said it seems as if some of his colleagues on Lancaster City Council may be thinking more about re-election than anything else. 

    Those remarks came in the wake of City Council’s decision not to raise taxes for the next fiscal year. The frozen millage rate for property taxes is part of the $22.76 million 2011-12 budget council adopted Tuesday night. 

    The vote was 5-2, with Howard and Mayor Joe Shaw voting against it. 

  • LPD gets $16K grant

    The Lancaster Police Department has once again received a familiar federal grant that will enhance its services and strengthen its crime-prevention initiatives. 

    Lancaster City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow the police department to accept a $16,006 award from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program.

    Police Chief Harlean Howard said the department will use the money to buy body armor for sworn officers and docking stations for the mobile data terminals (MDTs) used in police vehicles. 

  • Mulvaney helps with spending cuts program

    Lancaster County Congressman Mick Mulvaney has been named one of three freshman representatives to head the second phase of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s YouCut program.

    The program, which began during last year’s Democratically controlled 111th Congress, offers constituents a chance to vote online on which federal spending cuts they’d like to see introduced as bills by Republican House members.

  • Woman hit with beer bottle, robbed

    Officers are still searching for a man who hit a woman with a beer bottle and stole her money several weeks ago.

    Lancaster Police Capt. Paul Smith said no arrests have been made in a May 28 incident where a 46-year-old woman was attacked as she walked home. 

    The assault and robbery happened at about 11:40 p.m. and both Lancaster police officers and Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene.