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Today's News

  • Roads bumpy debate for council

    As motorists continue to dodge potholes and crumbling pavement on roads throughout the county, Lancaster County Council strongly debated the merits of accepting any more roads into the county system at its Monday meeting. 

  • TLN ad staff wins 22 awards

    The advertising and graphics departments at The Lancaster News brought home 22 awards from the  S.C. Press Association’s annual Palmy awards, held June 16 in Columbia.  

    The advertising and graphics staffs won two first-place awards, nine second-place awards and 11 third-place awards. Seventeen of the awards were for advertisements published in The Lancaster News; three for ads in the Pageland Progressive Journal and two for ads in Carolina Gateway. 

  • Foxhole trash plan stalls

    A plan to bring household trash to Ballantyne’s Foxhole Landfill has been dumped – at least temporarily. 

    After months of concerns and complaints from hundreds of Mecklenburg County residents about a proposed plan to convert the Foxhole into a sanitary landfill, Mecklenburg County officials say that plan is off the table. 

  • Man hit in head with pool stick

    Officers are still looking for who hit a man in the head with a pool stick earlier this month.

    Lancaster police officers responded to a house on Cunningham Street at 12:50 a.m. June 3 about a report of a 23-year-old man who was injured only 20 minutes earlier, according to a police department incident report. 

    The officers spoke with the victim’s family members who said he had lost consciousness, so they placed him in the shower to try and wake him up, the report said. 

  • Honored officers
  • Fathers provide foundation for families

    Depending on which historical version you believe, the origin of Father’s Day was based on the same premise – since there was a special day to honor mothers, father ought to have a day, also.
    Sonora Smart Dodd is the name most associated with the origin of the special day. Dodd was listening to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909 when she came up with the idea. Her own father was the inspiration behind the idea. He was a Civil War veteran who raised six children on his own after his wife died.

  • Country Stars?
  • Pitching powers juniors

     

       

    The Lancaster Legion Post 31 junior baseball team was able to make the most of its hits, but the senior squad couldn’t duplicate the diamond feat.

  • Makos top Stingrays for second victory

    The Lancaster Makos moved their record to 2-1 with a 324-216 win over the Kershaw Stingrays at the Kershaw pool on Thursday.

    The Makos were led by Logan Phillips, Noah Phillips, Bryce Blanton and Elizabeth Catoe who posted four wins each.

  • Unbeaten Tigers down Waves

     

       

    The Lancaster Tigers kept their unbeaten mark intact with a 357-118 road swim team win over Chester on Thursday.