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Today's News

  • Foster joins Newberry, adds to link

     

       

    Newberry College extended its strong football pipeline from Lancaster County with a big addition to its latest football recruiting class.

  • Jackets jolt Braves, 72-65

     

       

  • Bailey takes bite out of bee

    Meet Adam Bailey, 13, a seventh-grade student at A.R. Rucker Middle School in Lancaster.

    Easy going, with a wide, braces-filled smile, Bailey is tall for his age and slim, a runner on the Lancaster High School cross country team whose favorite class is math. 

    In his off-time, Baily is a Boy Scout in Troop 72, active in Second Baptist Youth, and like most teenagers, enjoys music. Favorite bands? The Strokes and, believe it or not, The Beatles.

    And, oh yeah, he’s also a great speller.

  • Mulvaney backs Gregory in Senate District 16 race

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    U.S. House District 5 Rep. Mick Mulvaney has officially endorsed Greg Gregory as the candidate best suited to fill the S.C. Senate District 16 seat he vacated in December after his winning congressional bid.
    The endorsement comes less than a month after Gregory unexpectedly announced he would seek re-election to the District 16 seat, which he held between 1992 and 2008.

  • 3-year-old dies after fall from truck

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A shiny tiara, a cheerful smile and bright gray eyes.
    That picture of Alyssah “Shirley” Totherow has most likely been a source of joy, but now yields mixed emotions as family members mourn her loss.
    The 3-year-old Lancaster County girl died Tuesday night after falling from a moving truck outside a Mangum Drive home, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Glen Crawford.
    Shirley was taken to Springs Memorial Hospital, where she died at about 8:35 p.m., Crawford said.

  • Girl falls from truck, dies

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A shiny tiara, a cheerful smile and bright gray eyes.
    That picture of Alyssah “Shirley” Totherow has most likely been a source of joy, but now yields mixed emotions as family members mourn her loss.
    The 3-year-old Lancaster County girl died Tuesday night after falling from a moving truck outside a Mangum Drive home, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Glen Crawford.
    Shirley was taken to Springs Memorial Hospital, where she died at about 8:35 p.m., Crawford said.

  • Deputies’ names revealed

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A witness to the shooting of a Lancaster man Monday night by sheriff’s deputies during a confrontation at a Lynwood Drive car wash said the victim appeared intoxicated, but calm until deputies arrived on the scene.
    Meanwhile, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the names of the deputies involved in the incident. They are Deputy Jeramie MacKinson and Deputy Michael Kimbrell, said sheriff’s Maj. David Belk.

  • Landfill axed?

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    With a show of hands, Lancaster County Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night on an ordinance that could hamper plans for a proposed solid waste landfill in the county.
    Only minutes before the start of council’s meeting, copies of the last-minute ordinance circulated through the crowd of more than 150 residents who turned out for the meeting.

  • 1,000 students saved from dropping out

    Rick Jiran

    South Carolinians need jobs that not only support their families, but contribute to the economic growth of our state. To attract and create these jobs, business and education leaders together crafted the Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) in 2005. This major education reform is now known as Personal Pathways to Success.

  • Wilson is the right choice to lead LCPRC

    Sherry Wilson has been with the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission for only two years, but she’s already made history with her work.

    Wilson, who became the LCPRC director with the retirement of former director Frank Overcash, is the first woman to head the LCPRC.

    Wilson has spent two years with the Lancaster County Rec, serving as the assistant director.

    Now she moves into the top job, leading the county recreation department.