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Today's News

  • Watching people keeps me occupied

    I was in a Saturday afternoon rut. Me and my buddies had done about everything there was to be done.

    Of course, the recent battle I waged against the Rogers’ boys on Market Street didn’t help. Mama had me on a short leash.

    What started as a mud ball fight ended up in full-blown warfare after somebody put a rock inside a mud ball.

    And it found its mark, too. I took a direct hit; the mud ball popped me square in the mouth, drawing blood from one lip and chipping a front tooth.

    The outcome of that battles was two “nevers.”

  • Teens arrested after fight at American Legion building

    Seven teenagers were arrested after a fight at a party at the American Legion building on Oct. 10.

    According to a Lancaster Police Department incident report, an officer went to the American Legion building shortly after midnight Oct. 10 to walk through the building.

    A woman hosting a dance there said she did not want the police there, that Crime Prevention, a private company, was working security at the dance.

  • See Lancaster to unveil ornament

    See Lancaster SC and the city of Lancaster are pleased to announce the unveiling of the 10th series of the Lancaster Christmas Ornament.

    See Lancaster is hosting the event at its offices at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., from  5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday to unveil the new ornament.

    The first ornament in the series was released in 2000. Each year, the ornaments feature one of Lancaster County’s historic places.

  • Breaking NewsMcGriff wins District 2 seat

    Charlene McGriff easily won the District 2 County Council race Tuesday.

    McGriff received 397 votes to 183 write-in votes for Blondale Funderburk, according to unofficial totals in the special election.

    All but 21 of the write-in votes for Funderburk came from absentee ballots.

    It had been known for weeks that there was probably a write-in candidate in the race, but it wasn’t known who the candidate was.

  • Founders team's birdie wins Rub of the Green

    For a fun tournament, the 22nd annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament featured some serious play Thursday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The winner was determined by a card playoff, with the Founders team, which tied for first with a 54, taking the win with a birdie on No. 15.

    The Founders team included Brian Bass, Rocky Miller, Ken Ackerman and Thomas Hardin.

    A couple of members of the Founders team aided the win with key play.

  • Total Control powerlifters shine in N.C. meet

    A host of Total Control Power Club powerlifters registered a strong showing in the North Carolina state powerlifting championships in Shelby, N.C., on Oct. 10.

    The Total Control Club featured teen, junior and master powerlifter competitors at the meet held in the Cleveland Community College.

    Dylan Short, in the age 14-15 181-pound division, highlighted his effort with a state record 165-pound bench press.

    Short’s 689-pound total included a 270-pound squat and a 254-pound dead lift.

  • IL's Walker lone county winner at Tri-County Coaches meeting

    Indian Land High junior long snapper Bradley Walker was the lone county winner at the week nine meeting of the Founders Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    Walker was perfect on his long snaps, continuing a streak he has had all season to earn the Division II Special Teams Player of the Week. He also made two tackles on the Warriors’ punt team in IL’s 35-21 loss to county rival Buford.

    Lewisville High School, which defeated Chester County rival Great Falls 15-14, had three winners in Division II voting.

  • Pride, playoffs key factors

    Playoffs as well as pride figure prominently into prep football play this week.

    County teams Lancaster and Andrew Jackson will be looking to post wins to enhance their playoff hopes.

    Buford and Indian Land are playing for pride.

    The Jackets, who are headed to the Class A Upper State playoffs, will battle in a non-region game with the AFC Rangers of Charlotte.

    Indian Land, out of the playoff picture this season, is shooting for a win to cap its season.

    Lancaster hits the road for a trip down I-77 South to face Ridge View in Region IV-AAAA play.

  • Jackets charge to blank Rangers

    BUFORD Friday night was Senior Night for the Buford Yellow Jackets, as they hosted the AFC Rangers. The night was special as the maroon and gold notched a 20-0 win over the Charlotte-based team.

    The action in this contest didn’t really get going until the second half.  The first half was a tale of two lackluster offenses, along with stingy defenses that didn’t give up a single point.

  • Lady Bruins blitz Trojans, advance

    Lancaster High School didn’t face Northwestern in regular-season tennis play, but the teams battled in the Class AAAA playoffs, with the Lady Bruins prevailing 6-1 in an impressive  first-round match.

    LHS, 15-2, 10-0, rolled by the Lady Trojans to advance to host Spartanburg in second-round play Thursday at the J.P. Richards Tennis Complex at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    The Lancaster-Northwestern match was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but postponed to Wednesday due to heavy rain.