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Today's News

  • Never underestimate the American spirit

    My wife and I were eating lunch the other day at a restaurant. Sitting in a booth next to us were an older couple and the gentleman wore a Vietnam veteran cap.

    During their meal a young boy, about 10 or so, walked up to the man and said, “Excuse me sir. I see that you’re a veteran. I just want to thank you for your service for our country.”

  • Disability advocate visits Nutramax

    Toni Eames, author, educator, public speaker and disability advocate, may have been blind since birth, but don’t read too much into it. 

  • Accident victim succumbs to injuries

    A Lancaster man seriously injured last Wednesday in an automobile accident on Chesterfield Avenue involving a logging truck died this weekend.

  • City buys, replaces five vehicles in 2014

    If you see a city of Lancaster vehicle bearing Love Chevrolet of Cayce, S.C., dealership logos, there is a good reason for it, said Teresa Meeks, the municipality’s purchasing director.

  • Industrial rezoning on Riverside Road concerns McCullough

     Call it “the fate of the spider lilies.”

    That subtitle could easily have described the discussion amongst county officials Monday night, Feb. 9, as Lancaster County Council considered a proposed ordinance to rezone property near Riverside Road, just south of the county’s Panhandle.

    If approved after three readings, the ordinance would rezone a 231.66-acre piece of land from R-30, low density residential/agricultural district to I-2, heavy industrial district.

  • Fifteen Candles

    Most TV news stations promise local coverage, and some do occasionally roll into town for a live shot or two when something big happens.

  • LHS Lady Bruins capture region crown

     

    The No. 1 ranked Lancaster Lady Bruins had to work overtime, but it proved most fruitful as the LHS girls extended their unbeaten basketball season for a second straight spotless region crown.

    LHS, in an overtime thriller, notched a 55-53 comeback win over fourth-ranked South Pointe to wrap up the Region III-AAA girls basketball championship on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the SPHS gym.

    Lancaster, 22-0, capped the regular season with a region championship 10-0 record.

  • USCS Outlaw Thunder Sprint Cars series at Speedway April 11

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway, as part of its 61st season of racing, will host the USCS Outlaw Thunder Sprint Car Series on April 11.

    A year ago, the 2014 racing season saw a first-time winner in the USCS Sprint Car Series as Lance Moss posted his first career USCS Sprint Car Series win.

  • Lady Bruins stay at No. 1; AJ, BHS girls in AA top 10

     

    Three Lancaster County girls basketball teams, led by top-rated Lancaster, are among the elite in the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association state polls released this Tuesday, Feb. 10.

  • Warriors’ Rodgers signs to play at Newberry

     INDIAN LAND – Shea Rodgers has kicked his way to college.

    Rodgers, the Warriors’ all-star kicker, is headed to Newberry College to kick for the Wolves’ football team. Rodgers made his college choice official on Wednesday, Feb. 4 – NCAA national signing day – as he signed with the NCAA Division II school.