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Today's News

  • Lancers seek to rebound at NC jayvees

     

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team will look to get back on track today, Wednesday, Feb. 11 as USCL ventures to Newberry College to face the Junior Wolves’ baseball team in a twin bill which begins at 3 p.m.

    Game two at Newberry is slated for 5:30 p.m.

  • Priester all-star coach

     

    Lancaster High School boys basketball coach Ricardo Priester will be among the state’s hoops elite next month.

    Priester, in his 10th season leading the Bruins, has been selected as an all-star coach for the annual North-South All-Star boys basketball game at Lexington High School on March, 21.

  • Task force finds $25k of heroin

    An Indian Land man is behind bars on multiple charges after a drug task force found $25,000 worth of heroin in his home last week.

  • Former trees, roses showed we cared about Lancaster

    There are few things that say “this is Lancaster and we are proud of our heritage” as did our trees and our roses that lined Main Street. With their white lights glowing in the dark, the trees made a drive through town at night magical.

    The red roses, blooming gloriously through three seasons, made Main Street truly worth going out of one’s way to see. Lancaster was the “Red Rose City,” with the roses offering a symbolic portal to hundreds of years of history.

  • My memory rerun circuit is fused

    Thanks to all of you that have expressed appreciation for the columns I write and thanks to The Lancaster News for the opportunity. I believe you all will find it interesting how I am able to recall and write about things before the age of 2.

    As a small child, I did not talk. The seven Ussery children before me were early talkers and very prolific. My parents became concerned when all efforts to persuade me to talk failed.

  • Man reports armed robbery

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Lancaster police are still searching for two men who struck a man with a gun and robbed him of hundreds of dollars in cash late last month. 

  • KARE to offer low-cost food boxes

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    The late Donna Hartley McKittrick, former executive director of Kershaw Area Community Resource Exchange (KARE) had long envisioned providing individuals on fixed incomes with low-cost food. 

    Now, a little more than a month after her death, her dream has become a reality thanks to a community partnership between KARE and OneHarvest Food Ministries.

  • Buford teen needs liver transplant

     

    Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    Seventeen-year-old Allison “Alli” Shehane is a beautiful, smart student at Buford High School. But lately, she’s had to temporarily miss classes to deal with complications from a rare liver disease.

    Shehane was diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) almost three years ago (Feb. 14, 2012). 

  • Council cuts jobs, employee hours

     Brian Garner

    Landmark News Services

    FORT LAWN – Faced with increasing expenditures and no way to pay them, Fort Lawn Town Council met this past Tuesday, Feb. 3, to make what Mayor John Rumford called some “hard decisions that nobody wants to have to make.”

  • Council gives nod to grant application

     For years the ranks of the county’s volunteer firefighters have continued to dwindle, though members of the county fire service are hoping a new federal grant could be the answer to stemming the tide.

    Stepping to the microphone during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on Jan. 26 meeting, Darren Player explained how drastically the numbers of volunteer firefighters have dropped during the last few years.