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Today's News

  • It’s important to teach young people how to manage money

     

  • Plenty of racing action at Speedway

     

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be going “old school” Saturday night with the Vintage Division headlining the evening with a big race and an autograph session during intermission.

    Larry Wallace Black and his Gold No. 22 car will be at the track from 6 to 7 p.m. 

  • Sun City teams win at state

    Frank Kinder

    For the lancaster News

    The Sun City Carolina Lakes pickleball team brought home 28 medals, including 10 golds, from the first official pickleball events at the S.C. Senior Sports Classic, held May 21 on the campus of Francis Marion University in Florence. 

  • Gilreath on Carolina Reds team

    Staff Reports

    John Gilreath of Lancaster plays for the Carolina Reds 11U travel baseball team, which is based out of Rock Hill. Gilreath is the only player from Lancaster, but the other players represent Great Falls, Chester, Rock Hill, York and Clover.

    The team recently returned from a tournament in Omaha, Neb., held June 17-19.

    The tournament was the Omaha USSSA NIT World Series Qualifier. The Reds went 5-1 against teams from Louisiana, Colorado, Iowa and Oklahoma.

  • Lancaster Ozone stars sweep Rock Hill in District 2 tourney
  • City gives Hope on the Hill $25K

    Tuesday wasn’t the first time the Rev. Wayne Murray approached City Council with a host of concerns regarding hospitality tax grant funding.  
    Murray is chairman of Hope on the Hill, a youth-service organization that is renovating the old Barr Street High School auditorium and gymnasium to be used as a multi-purpose community center.
    Though Hope on the Hill has received $125,000 from the city in the past, he was disappointed the organization had been turned down for funding multiple times since then.

  • Council approves animal ordinance

    After months of disagreements and debate about the enforcement of a code for dangerous animals, Lancaster County Council finally settled on a revised ordinance Monday night.
    Before voting, council discussed the issue at length along with Lancaster resident Derek Smith, who has appeared before council several times over the last five months to oppose the revision.
    Smith maintains the newly worded ordinance would be detrimental to animal owners.

  • Officers search for missing woman

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help find a missing 68-year-old woman.
    Lancaster resident Edith Cauthen was reported missing Wednesday by her family, according to a sheriff’s office press release. Her family said Cauthen was last seen walking near her home on Old Lynwood Circle in Lancaster about a month ago.
    The family said Cauthen suffers from medical conditions and requires special care.

  • Man points gun near elementary school

    A group of people called police last week after a man pointed a gun at their car behind an elementary school.
    Lancaster police officers responded to Lancaster High School at 9:16 a.m. July 8 and spoke to the four people who were in the car, according to a police department incident report.
    The driver, a 45-year-old Lancaster woman, told officers she was picking up her son from S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, located at 1150 Roddey Road behind North Elementary School, when the man pointed the gun.

  • Man attacked in road

    A Lancaster man was recently found beaten in the middle of a road, though police soon found his attacker.
    Lancaster police officers found the victim after responding to a report of an assault at the corner of Dunlap and Pleasant Hill streets on July 2 at 2:18 p.m.
    When officers arrived at the scene, they saw a 55-year-old Lancaster man lying in the road bleeding from the head and mouth, according to a police department incident report.
    Several people were seen trying to help the man stand up when the officers approached him, the report said.