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Today's News

  • Junior golfers to open play Monday

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association tees off on its 17th season on Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The LJGA begins play at 8 a.m. with play for youngsters, ages 6-18.

  • Juniors blank Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team continued its winning ways with a 6-0 League V Legion baseball win over Rock Hill Post 34 on Thursday night.

    The shutout road win pushed the juniors record to 5-0 on the season.

  • Former AJ Lady Vols star earns academic honors

     

       

    AUGUSTA – Five members of the Francis Marion University softball team, including former Andrew Jackson High School star Tristan Faile, have been honored by the Peach Belt Conference for their work in the classroom as the PBC recently released its All-Academic Team.

  • USCL tennis nets top 25 ranking

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the final rankings for the NJCAA 2011 season and the USC Lancaster Lancers finished No. 24th in the country.

    This is the school’s first national ranking and it comes on the heels of the team’s trip to the national championship at Collin College in Plano, Texas.

  • Recreation swim season opens Tuesday

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation summer swim team season opens this week with a new format for 2011.

    The Lancaster County recreation swim program will be divided into two teams, the Lancaster Makos and the Lancaster Tigers.

  • Proposed redistricting maps unveiled

    Lancaster County residents may soon have one more representative fighting for their rights in Columbia.

    Using data collected from the 2010 U.S. Census, the S.C. House of Representatives recently released its proposed redistricting maps for all 124 state districts. And based on increases in population numbers, Lancaster County could soon see four state House representatives. 

  • County Council looks at its demolition ordinance

    Tired of seeing partially demolished structures marring local landscapes, Lancaster County Council recently discussed a possible solution.

    At council’s May 23 meeting, several members sounded off about problems with the unsightly remains of structures across the county needing to be demolished. As a way to fix the problem, council discussed first reading of an ordinance requiring performance bonding for the demolition of properties with 20,000 square feet or more. 

  • Tips to keep pets safe in summer

    Metro Services

    Men and women anticipate the arrival of warmer weather in the same way children look forward to Christmas morning. 

    With a snowier-than-usual winter and chilly start to the spring in many regions, summertime sun and heat might be more coveted than ever before.

    While many individuals have been counting down the days until 85-degree weather, pets may not have been sharing the same enthusiasm. 

    The hot weather can bring discomfort to our four-legged friends.

  • Four generation playhouse

    By Julie Graham

    For The Lancaster News

    A small wooden playhouse for tea parties, dress up and all things make-believe owned by the Duke family of Lancaster has come to life again to entertain its fourth generation.

    John and Beverly Duke have the playhouse in the backyard of their Meadow Drive home for the next generation, their granddaughter, Railee Brown, who turns two in July. 

    During its nearly 70 years in the Duke family, it has been moved and repainted four times.  

  • Miracle baby turns 1 today

    Ariel Janay Stevenson came into this world weighing only 15 ounces and was only given a 40-60 percent chance of living.
    Now our miracle baby turns 1 year old. We are so blessed to have Ariel here with us today. Thank God and thanks to family and friends who prayed for our little miracle.
    Ariel spent nearly 3 months at Levine’s Children Hospital in Charlotte. She received two blood transfusions and several types of medicines and antibiotics to keep her little body going.