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Today's News

  • Thrilling racing highlights LSS action

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway fans were provided thrilling racing Saturday night, June 27 at the half-mile dirt oval.

    In the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock main event, the front row was Andy Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht.

  • Time to remove Confederate flag

    Imagine the year is 2039, which is 100 years since Germany invaded Poland to start a second world war.

    To commemorate the anniversary, the German Republic decides to fly a flag emblazoned with a swastika on its capitol grounds. They say the flag is a symbol of their heritage and it is flying for all German soldiers and civilians who died during the war.

  • Nightmare becomes reality

    A simple night of fun turns into the worst nightmare for a mother. While documenting a short film, “Vision of Home,” Dekeem O. Reed’s mother, Alice Blackmon Tillman, showed the filming crew a picture she bought her son years before he was murdered.

    The picture, which is still hanging in Dekeem’s room today, shows a young African-American boy kneeling beside his bed praying. Behind the boy is a beautiful African-American woman, who appears as an angel.

  • LCST Sharks take win over Kershaw

     The Lancaster County swim team Sharks captured a 290-98 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Monday, June 22.

    Lancaster was paced by Tamra Tipton, Makenzy Mills, Simon Wright, Samuel Page and Lauren Spencer who each posted four firsts in the meet.

  • County softball stars enjoy North-South play

     The Class AA-AAA North all-stars went 1-1 in the North-South All-Star Softball Classic at USC Aiken to finish as the two-day runner-up, but coach Kim Perry’s reaction was more like a title sweep.

  • Post 31 sweeps Rock Hill at home

     

    Lancaster Post 31 swept a League V doubleheader from Rock Hill Post 34 at Eggleton Field on Thursday, June 25.

    Lancaster won the opener, 2-1 and completed the sweep with a 10-7 win in game two.

  • AA stars district champs

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Class AA all-stars captured the district championship with a 15-3 win over Gaffney National in Blacksburg on Wednesday, June 24.

    The Lancaster AA stars, ages 7-8, went unbeaten in four games, outscoring their foes, 63-4.

  • Scrambled eggs, with a side of confusion

    What exactly am I eating?
    That’s the question I pondered as I took a big bite from a strangely adorned slice of pizza one morning on my way to work.
    ‘Pizza for breakfast?,’ you might ask. Well, stop your judging for just a minute and let me explain. It’s not what you think.

  • Yard of Month selection ‘dream come true’ for Mangums

    Sue and Michael Mangum have lived at 136 Evergreen Road for the last 20 years. During this time they have enjoyed keeping their yard well-manicured, neat and full of seasonal blooms. Until now, little did they know that others admired their yard, too. They received an unprecedented five nominations for Yard of the Month recently.  
    After learning of these nominations and viewing the yard herself, Elaine Atkins with Leaf and Petal Garden Club agreed and selected the Mangums’ yard as the June Yard of the Month.

  • Jobless rate up in May

    Overall unemployment in the Palmetto State has experienced a trend where figures have consistently dropped, according to May employment data released June 19 from S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).
    The number of working South Carolinians reached an estimated high of more than 2.1 million people, the data said.
    Thousands of people have found work since May 2014.
    “I’m encouraged that 65,000 more South Carolinians are working today than a year ago,” said DEW Executive Director Cheryl Stanton.