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Today's News

  • Who knew?

    Sunday is National Cherry Pie Day.                                  
    Now, if you didn’t know that, don’t feel bad. Saturday is National Chocolate Mint Day, and I didn’t know about that one, either.
    No one is sure how Feb. 20 got to be National Cherry Pie Day.

  • Boys trio launches hopes

     

       

    A trio of county boys basketball teams open a trek tonight which they hope will lead to the state title game in Columbia next month.

  • Trash talk continues

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    The dust may have settled but questions continue to pile up about the transparency of a proposed landfill deal.     
    During the last few weeks, hundreds of county residents spoke out against a plan to transfer the Palmetto Landfill from Spartanburg County to the area of the current Mining Road Landfill in Lancaster County. And with new details emerging every day, many are questioning who was responsible for the process, how long did county officials know and was anyone misled?

  • Senate primary set for Tuesday

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    In less than a week, local voters will decide which GOP candidate will represent that party in the District 16 state Senate special election.
    Brian Carnes of Indian Land, Greg Gregory  and Rob McCoy, both of Lancaster, Wendy Petzel and Mike Short, both of Fort Mill, will face off in the Republican Party primary on Tuesday.
    District 16 covers most of Lancaster County, Fort Mill and other areas of eastern York County.

  • Police officer assaulted

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man remains behind bars following an incident in which he hit a police officer during a traffic stop over the weekend, according to a police report.

  • Second Springdale Road car crash in a week claims victim

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    For the second time in a week, a Lancaster resident was killed in a car accident on Springdale Road.
    Tony Jordan, 44, died during the early morning hours on Feb. 12 after his car ran off Springdale Road. Jordan suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead on the scene, said deputy coroner Shannon Evans.
    Evans wasn’t sure of Jordan’s permanent address, but said he has several family members who live in Lancaster.

  • Lancers take three wins to open season

     

       

  • Lancaster man dies in crash


    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    For the second time in a week, a Lancaster resident was killed in a car accident.
    Tony Jordan, 44, died during the early morning hours on Feb. 12 after his car ran off Springdale Road. Jordan suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead on the scene, said deputy coroner Shannon Evans.
    Evans wasn't sure of Jordan's permanent address, but said he has several family members who live in Lancaster.

  • I already had snipe hunting down pat

    – Editor’s note: W.B. Evans is taking a well-deserved birthday break this week. This column originally appeared in the Feb.11, 2007, edition of The Lancaster News. We are reprinting it at the request of our readers.

     

    We just celebrated National Boy Scout Week. 

    I’m pretty sure it always comes during the first week of February. 

    I know for sure that it did back in 1945. My birthday is Feb. 9 and that year, Scout Week had started a few days earlier. 

  • Eagles cruise by Bruins

     

       

    Lancaster, on a regular-season Region III-AAAA road trip to Clover, was looking for a little help for a possible league title, but came up empty-handed.