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Today's News

  • P-31 seniors edge juniors

     

       

    For an exhibition game, this one didn’t lack for excitement.

  • 'D' nets 'W' in Bruins' spring game

     

       

    The day belonged to the defense in the annual Lancaster High School spring football game at Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

  • Post 31 baseball outlook

     

       

    First-year coach Steve Sinclair is optimistic about the Lancaster American Legion Post 31 baseball senior team’s chances this season.

  • Post 31 baseball outlook

    Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team coach Brant Barnes said the team’s offense is the key to the 2011 season.

  • USCL tennis nets signees

    University of South Carolina Lancaster tennis coach Brian Clark has announced the signing of Lugoff-Elgin’s Tyler Horton.

     In front of nearly 100 students, including his family, high school coach, and principal, Horton recently signed to play tennis for the Lancers beginning this fall.

  • Council talks budget

    Across-the-board raises, restructuring of departments and an overhaul of the hospitality tax grant system are among the possibilities being discussed as city of Lancaster officials plan for next year’s budget. 

    Council members and city staff discussed the 2011-12 budget during a special meeting Thursday evening at City Hall.

    This was in preparation for the first vote to adopt the budget, which will be during City Council’s 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday. The budget has to pass two readings before it’s adopted. 

  • Community members meet to support Boy Scouting

    Local business men and members of the community met at Indian Land’s City of Lights on Friday for the first Friends of Scouting Pacesetter Breakfast to support Boy Scouting in the area. 

    The guest of honor and speaker for the event was U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney.

    The event was organized by Art Harris, Boy Scouting executive for the L&C (Lancaster and Chester) District, who said the goal was to get the community involved.

  • Our View: Carnes was dedicated to education

    Each May, a week is set aside to say thanks to teachers in our community.
    Buford education legend Corbett Carnes, who has been retired some 38 years, still draws plenty of praise even though his days in the classroom have long been completed.
    Fittingly enough, Carnes, who died earlier this month, is well-remembered for the impact he had on education in the eastern Lancaster County community.

  • Veterans Remembered: Recalling our Vietnam vets

    Veterans Remembered is the seventh in a series written in support of the Veterans Monument being built for the veterans of Lancaster County in hopes it will stimulate readers to remember those veterans who touched their lives and provide support of the Veterans Monument project.
    This Veterans Remembered will tell you just a little about several local veterans who were killed while serving their country in Vietnam.

  • Hegler tops USC law class

    Adam Hegler isn’t exactly what you’d call a career student, even though he’s been at it steady since he graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in 2002.
    No, in fact, Hegler is finally done with his higher learning – almost – and all those years of hard work and good study habits are paying off.
    Not only did the 26-year-old Kershaw native graduate magna cum laude May 6 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, he did so with an estimated 3.91 grade-point average, the highest in his class.