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Today's News

  • Mulvaney introduces BOLT

    U.S. Rep. Mick
    Mulvaney’s Office
    WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. District 5 Rep. Mick Mulvaney introduced the Balancing Our Obligations for the Long-Term (BOLT) Act of 2011 as part of a comprehensive set of 10 reform bills that strengthen spending controls, enhance oversight of government spending and bring honest accounting to Washington’s broken budget process.

  • Warriors go 2-3 in N.C. mat tourney

    The Indian Land High School wrestlers are 5-7 on the season after going 2-3 in the dual tournament at Parkland High School in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Saturday.

    The Warriors defeated R.S. Central 42-36 and Scotland County High of Laurinburg, N.C., 39-38. IL fell to Parkland, 76-6, Ashe County, 41-33 and West Forsyth, 65-12.

  • Duo aids in North rout

     

       

    MYRTLE BEACH – A pair of Lancaster County prep football stars capped their high school football careers as part of a dominating performance Saturday afternoon at Myrtle Beach’s Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

  • Edenmoor now Walnut Creek

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Two significant milestones in the ongoing story of Indian Land's Edenmoor residential development took place Tuesday when new owners Edenmoor Land Acquisition turned over the keys to a new Emergency Medical Services station to county officials and announced the once troubled development has a new name.

  • Man injured in wreck

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Local rescue workers pulled a man from a pickup truck that flipped onto its side in a wooded area Tuesday afternoon.
    Several Lancaster County Emergency Medical Services workers and members of the Charlotte Road/Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department helped free the driver of a pickup truck after an accident at about 2:15 p.m. along Old Hickory Road. The accident site is located in the Fosters Crossroads area, not too far from Waxhaw Village Road.

  • As we break bread – Christmas 2001 in the New Normal

    Editor’s note: Author Cole Waddell is a Lancaster resident who was living in New York City during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. He moved back here in 2005. This is the first part of a three-part series about Southerners who shared Christmas dinner there each year.

     

    Of the nation’s regions,

    the South is the most possessive of her issue.

    Whatever their age, wherever they reside, they remain hers.

  • Christmas officially on the way

    Inspiration can come from the strangest of places. Take these two boxes, uh...box and a half of chocolate-covered cherries I’m staring at. 

    For me, this early gift, from my daughter, Kathryn, is a sure sign that Christmas is on its way.

    Before I could get one of the boxes open, my great-granddaughter, Madison, 3, came tearing through the house screaming at the top of her lungs.

    “Nana (Kathryn) fell off the ladder,” she said.

  • Meet your Neighbor – Jacquelyn Nesbit

    Name: Jacquelyn Nesbit

    Age: 55

    Address: McIlwain Road

    Family: Husband, the late Mitchell J. Nesbit; one son, Mario Nesbit, 24, and a daughter, Dionka Nesbit, 23

    Job: Front counter cashier, McDonalds 

    Church: Mount Sinai Glorious Church of God

    Hobbies: Cooking, singing, doing hair, sewing and making other people happy

  • Bruins blitz Vols twice

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster High School capped a season’s sweep of the rival Andrew Jackson Volunteers on Friday night in the LHS gym.
    The Bruins, in similar fashion for both games, rolled over the Vols.
    The LHS girls cruised to a 59-37 win in the opener and the boys completed the sweep with a 93-46 victory in the nightcap.
    The games were similar in that they were close in the early going before the Bruins got rolling.
    In the boys game, Lancaster took control in a pivotal third-period charge.

  • Lady Jackets push hoops mark to 4-0

    Staff Reports
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford Lady Jackets extended their unbeaten basketball mark to 4-0 with a road win over North Central in Friday night high school basketball play.
    The Lady Jackets started strong and stayed in control for the 60-40 win, their second over the Lady Knights this season.
    Carley Bailey had the hot hand for the BHS girls, scoring 28 points, 15 in the second half.
    “Carley had the hot hand for us tonight and we kept getting the ball to her,” BHS coach T.J. Armbrust said.