Today's News

  • Democrats must choose strong leader

    I have read that President Barack Obama is weak and that Obama’s actions may put the United States in physical war against Russia because of his stance on Ukraine. I agree with the first point, but I hope the second point will not come true!

    I am a Democrat who voted for Obama twice. It seems every day that goes by, I see how stupid the second vote was.

  • No charges yet in shooting death

    Kayla Cook has many good memories about her friend, David N. Hammer.

  • Everything is gone

    Having seen the rubble left behind by a house explosion along Cane Mill Road last weekend, including charred timbers and piles of bricks, Stephen Blackwelder is still in shock no one was injured by the blast.

  • Need help navigating Obamacare sign-up?

    If you’re uninsured, there’s still time to sign up for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace and avoid the penalty.

  • Carolina Marlins open title defense


    The Carolina Marlins are in their third season of play in the Community All-Star Baseball League.

    The Marlins, who went 34-14 last season, captured the 2013 league crown in the league based out of Greenville.

  • Lancers rebound, sweep


    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers rebounded from a pair of Region X baseball losses on Saturday, March 22 to post two wins on Sunday, March 23 at USC Sumter.

    The Lancers downed the Fire Ants, 7-2 and 2-0 in the Sunday sweep.

  • Central tops Buford in region baseball win


    Buford dropped a 6-2 home loss to Central of Pageland on Friday, March 21.

  • LSS set for Carolina Clash


    Lancaster Super Speedway is a rather large racetrack, with a large personality. The track has been around since 1954, giving people of the Carolinas central Piedmont 60 years of racing memories.

    If the LSS grandstand could talk, what an amazing story to tell – stories of the hundreds of racers who have performed their talented skills.

  • Corruption abounds in government

    It’s been another week of circumstances which scream corruption. First, Lois Lerner was back to testify or actually recite the Fifth Amendment on the IRS scandal.

    When the show was over and meeting closed, Rep. Elijah Cummings pitched a fit because he wanted to ask some questions. When Rep. Darrell Issa turned the microphones back on, Cummings actually had no questions for the witness. He simply wanted to make a statement about the proceedings.

  • Why doesn’t council care?

    Lancaster County Council voted 5-2 on March 10 to approve first reading of Mattamy Homes’ proposal to build a large housing development on the TreeTops property in Van Wyck.

    The puzzling thing is that during the discussion they showed quite conclusively that they understood all the arguments against this use of the property and then voted 5-2 that they don’t care.

    The question is: Why don’t they care?