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Today's News

  • Sweet tea: Greatest threat to S.C. since Sherman

    A recent visit to a local restaurant in Lancaster found me waiting behind three wide bodies blocking the tea dispensers. Despite tilting the sweet tea canister 45 degrees they found none to be had, so they waited for it to be filled. It didn’t enter their minds to try unsweet tea just as it wouldn’t have entered mine several years ago.

  • Lady Warriors fall short

     

       

    ROCK HILL – The Northwestern Lady Trojans held on to top Indian Land 45-41 for the championship in the second annual Y.C. Winborn Memorial basketball tournament at Rock Hill High School on Tuesday night.

  • Sharing Christmas Memories

     

       

    A few years back while visiting my brother Bill in Jacksonville, Fla., he

  • Tourney remembers AJ students

    For the ninth consecutive year, the Matt Blackwell Foundation celebrated the Christmas season with its Holiday Hoops Classic basketball tournament. The week-long tournament involves teams who participate in the Moriah Baptist Association League, from first graders to high school seniors.

  • Jones sisters shine in Orlando meet

    The Jones twin sisters won national honors at the AAU National Championship meet on Dec. 2 at ESPN Wide World Sports Complex in Orlando Florida.

    All four members of the Jones family competed as unattached athletes in Orlando at Walt Disney World in their final cross country championship meet for the season.

  • Boy Scouts hope to improve local support base

    In the upcoming year, the Lancaster County District of the Boy Scouts of America will be under construction to revamp its volunteer support base from the ground up, said local Boy Scout executive Art Harris.
    “It’s been around 100 years and has contributed a lot of leadership to Lancaster in that time and we want that to continue,” Harris said.
    Harris said the great thing about scouting is everyone gets to play, regardless of skill level.

  • Will Christmas be white?

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    There’s an old saying that says “never bet on the weather.”
    If you’re hoping for a white Christmas this year, it may be prudent to take the adage to heart.
    Competing computer-generated forecasts are causing uncertainty as to how much snow will fall on Christmas.

  • Free lunch and a Bible for all who came to event

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Malachi and Bridgette Cherry’s yard had probably never been so crowded.
    Hundreds of people visited their Pleasant Hill Street home Wednesday to take part in a free lunch that the Cherrys spearheaded.
    Dozens of community members joined the couple in putting on this lunch, which they say was a way to give back to the community and spread Christmas cheer.

  • ‘Burning Bush’ brightens Lancaster neighborhood

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The glowing maple tree is impossible to miss if you’re driving along quiet Rosewood Court in Lancaster.
    The grand spectacle is the work of J.E. Hinson and it’s the sole piece of Christmas decoration outside his modest home.
    But what a piece of decoration it is.
    Twenty-feet tall, its base a glowing halo of white, streams of red twisting up into the upper branches, the effect is that of a glimmering bowl of fire.

  • IL community helps family who lost home

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land community has reached out to help a local family displaced by fire.
    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Jason and Kimberly Boone had just returned home from eating dinner out with their two young sons late Dec. 11 when they found the roof of their home on fire.
    The family’s $60,000 home at 985 Rock Hill Highway was declared a total loss.