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Today's News

  • Scout food drive is Saturday

    Local Boy Scouts are doing their part to help the less fortunate in Lancaster County.
    The L&C (Lancaster and Chester) District of Boy Scouts of America will again be taking part in the organization’s annual Scouting for Food drive.
    From about 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, members of local Boy Scouts units will be going throughout neighborhoods in the county collecting food, which will be given to HOPE in Lancaster.

  • Fort Lawn to get new mayor

    John Rumford is the mayor-elect of Fort Lawn.
    He defeated incumbent Charles “Clif” Ferguson by a vote of 121 to 54 in Tuesday’s Town Council election.
    Rumford, chairman of the Fort Lawn Community Center, beat Ferguson, the town’s 10-year mayor by a more than 2-to-1 margin.
    “I’m very gratified by the support of the people of Fort Lawn,” Rumford said. “I look forward to working with the council, the staff and the people of Fort Lawn to make decisions that are best for the town of Fort Lawn.”

  • Software firm breaks ground in IL

    INDIAN LAND – After years of planning, a software company has broken ground for its new Indian Land headquarters.
    Verian Technologies, a provider of software designed to help companies better manage their budgets and finances, began preparing the future location of its new building during the last week of October.

  • LHS trio set for North/South game

     

       

    Lancaster High School head football coach Bennie McMurray will have his share of familiar company at the 63rd annual North-South all-star football game in Myrtle Beach next month.

  • Bruins solid in state cross country meet

      

       

  • Moriah youth basketball league slated to open play on Nov. 22

    The 2010 Moriah youth basketball season is slated to begin play Nov. 22.

    “We are gearing up for another exciting year of basketball,” said Sammy Macy, who coordinates the league. “We are looking forward to a lot of fun and fellowship.”

  • Rucker caps 6-2 season with win

    The A.R. Rucker Rams capped their middle school football season with an 8-6 win over Fairfield Middle School last Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.

  • Buford Maroon wins county rec youth league volleyball crown

    The Buford Maroon went 3-0 to capture the first girls youth volleyball title in the league sponsored by the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission this season.

    Following are the tournament results:

  • Lantern tour steps back in time

    Spend an evening in the 18th-century. Come see for yourself what life was like for early settlers living in the Waxhaws.
    See how the American Revolution affected this region.
    Experience life in this area during Andrew Jackson’s time and watch the events that shaped the community as you step back in time.
    Watch as costumed volunteers bring the events to life and demonstrate the skills it took to survive in this backcountry settlement.
    Join the Friends of Andrew Jackson State Park on Saturday for its annual Life in the Waxhaws Lantern Tour.

  • Griffin to discuss "Silent Heroes" on Thursday

    Dr. John Griffin, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina, has written on a variety of topics ranging from college football rivalries to World War II heroes and presidents.
    He even found time to pen a murder mystery.
    But Griffin considers his latest book, which will be released at Lancaster County Library on Thursday, among the most important to date.
    The title is a dead giveaway as why Griffin chose Veterans Day to unveil the work.