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Today's News

  • Dalton Creighton learns baseball doesn’t matter

    Dalton Creighton had never traveled out of the United States until he went on a trip of a lifetime to the Dominican Republic last month with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes to do mission work, he said. 

  • Ellis is big winner at Buford’s Meet the Jackets

     

    Buford High School’s Meet the Jackets featured a host of winners, including the annual cow patty bingo.

    Rhonda Ellis won the big prize, taking $500.

  • ‘Rambo’ nets Clash checkers

     

    Dennis “Rambo” Franklin captured the Carolina Clash win at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    The front row for the Carolina Clash Super Late Models Series main event was Franklin and Casey Roberts, each driving a Longhorn Chassis car.

  • Brawl showcases JV teams

     

    Lancaster County junior varsity football will be center stage when the annual Bear Hug Brawl Junior Varsity Kickoff is played Saturday, Aug. 23 at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.

  • Good music, food & cause

    Today I am going to include four card exercises for men and women, because at some point in our training we all fall short of understanding how important it is. 

    Most reasons are the same, universal excuses we all use. 

    I hear you saying it now – “I don’t have the time” and the famous line – “It is so boring to walk on a tread mill. I hate it.”

  • Cardio tips for everyone

    Today I am going to include four card exercises for men and women, because at some point in our training we all fall short of understanding how important it is. 

    Most reasons are the same, universal excuses we all use. 

    I hear you saying it now – “I don’t have the time” and the famous line – “It is so boring to walk on a tread mill. I hate it.”

  • School bells will ring tomorrow

    It’s hard to believe summer is nearly over for local schoolchildren. While autumn doesn’t officially arrive until next month, on Monday morning, about 12,000 Lancaster County students will say goodbye to the carefree days of summer and return to their classrooms.

    This week, school administrators and teachers are making last-minute preparations for the 2014-15 school year. Their planning and preparation welcomed the students back at recent drop-ins and open houses.

  • USCL provides an ‘educational awakening’

    Late last year, the University of South Carolina Lancaster archivist posted on the USCL Facebook page a 1963 clipping from The Lancaster News.

    Mrs. T.W. Boyce urged the citizens of Lancaster to support the continued growth of the four-year-old extension of USCL by donating money for the construction of Hubbard Hall.

  • County welcome center moves across the street

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster County Welcome Center has relocated from the ground floor of the county’s historic courthouse across the street to the Lancaster County Administration Building lobby, 101 N. Main St.

    Angie Estridge, receptionist for the county administration building, is now the first point of contact for welcome center visitors.

  • Candidate filing for 2014 ends

     Gregory A. Summers

    gsummers@thelancasternews.com

    Another phase in the 2014 election cycle ended at noon Friday, Aug. 15, when candidate filing wrapped up for four Lancaster City Council seats, four Lancaster County school board seats and the Cane Creek Watershed Board.

    Filing in the nonpartisan (no political party affiliation) races, which started Aug. 1, had some last-day activity with two candidates coming in to file, said Lancaster County Director of Elections Mary Ann Hudson.