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Today's News

  • Buford sports key veterans for 2011 softball campaign

     

       

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets are looking to continue their softball success with a veteran group of players this season.

  • Lady Bruins roll over Spartanburg

    Lady Bruins roll

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins opened Region III-AAAA softball play with a 25-0 win over Spartanburg High on Monday night.

  • Dangerous dog law needs to be more clear

    After several recent dog-bite incidents, we’re glad to see that Lancaster County’s dangerous dog ordinance is back on County Council’s agenda.
    Three years ago, the county passed a dangerous dog ordinance. Lancaster County Animal Control Director Joel Hinson said, for the most part, a dog must first bite a person or other animal before it’s deemed dangerous.

  • Outreach Project director thanks community for support

    On behalf of the Lancaster County Outreach Project and Lancaster County Partners for Youth, I’d like to thank the community so much for whole-heartedly embracing the Outreach Project since it started two years ago.
    The Outreach Project exists to enhance the lives of abused and neglected children in our county, who are in foster care or under the supervision of the Department of Social Services in Lancaster County.

  • Seven arrested in gambling sting

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A combination of undercover work and eyewitness tips helped a joint task force arrest seven people earlier this month for operating gambling machines in the county.  
    The six men and one woman were arrested March 1 following a February sting of three buildings conducted by the Lancaster County Drug Task Force and the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.

  • Ryan’s closes its doors

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Locals will have to find another place to get their fixins of fried and baked chicken, vegetables and mashed potatoes that once decorated the buffet bar at Ryan’s Grill, Buffet & Bakery.
    The restaurant, located on S.C. 9 Bypass, has closed its doors after more than 18 years of operation in Lancaster. Its last day of business was Monday.

  • Staying Focused

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Miyu Sasaki’s story was supposed to be about her teaching internship at Lancaster’s Discovery Charter School.
    But all that changed about 12:46 a.m. Eastern Standard Time last Friday when the 22-year-old Nihon University student’s hometown of Sendai, Japan, was virtually leveled by the most powerful earthquake in the country’s recorded history.
    A city of more than 1 million people, Sendai is the city closest to the epicenter of Friday’s 9.0 earthquake.

  • United Way expands networking system

    By Nita Brown
    For The Lancaster News
    The United Way of Lancaster County has expanded its networking efforts by asking the local faith community to get more actively involved.
    At its monthly inter-agency luncheon Jan. 20, representatives from service agencies and nonprofit organizations were joined by pastors and leaders from a number of churches in the community.
    Some churches already offer help in a variety of ways. Others came to see how they could help meet needs.

  • Kershaw NAACP annual banquet set for Saturday

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     KERSHAW – A high-achieving business manager is coming to Kershaw this weekend for a special annual event.
    The Kershaw branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is holding its 31st annual banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Andrew Jackson Recreation Center, 6354 N. Matson St. in Kershaw.  
    Gilbert E. Cargill, who once worked in sales management for IBM, will be the guest speaker for the event, which raises money for the NAACP.  

  • Seven arrested in gambling machine sting

     

    Seven people were arrested March 1 in a joint sting for operating gambling machines in the county.