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Today's News

  • Breaking NewsAndrew Jackson High football coach Louis Clyburn resigns to take job as North Central athletic director, football coach
  • Devils top Jackets 4-0

    Great Falls High School senior right-hander Gaither Bumgardner tossed a two-hitter and struck out 10 to key the Red Devils to a 4-0 Region III-A baseball win over Buford at the GFHS field on Wednesday.

    The game was originally set for Tuesday, but a late afternoon thunderstorm caused GFHS officials to postpone play to Wednesday.

    Bumgardner gunned the Red Devils’ offense with a two-run homer and a solo blast.

    BHS, 3-6, 5-8, had a hit each from Joseph Wright and Britt Wells. Wright also reached after twice being hit by a pitch. Justin Altman drew two walks.

  • IL's Jacobus, Williams lead girls awards

    The Lancaster County 2008-09 girls basketball season belonged to the Indian Land Lady Warriors.

    Veteran Lady Warriors coach Tamara Jacobus and standout sophomore guard Mariah Williams swept top honors for the county girls basketball campaign.

    Jacobus guided the Indian Land girls to a 19-5 mark, which included an unbeaten 12-0 record and the Conference III-A regular-season championship.

    Williams was the Lady Warriors catalyst, averaging a county’s best 13 points and 3.4 assists per game.

  • Palmetto Lightning strikes gold in first YBOA tourney

    The Palmetto Lighting struck gold in the Zaxby’s Tournament of Champions, a 10-under Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) tournament on March 28-29, in Forest City, N.C.

    The Lightning captured the title with a 28-12 win over the Stanley Lady Ice.

    Alexis Williams led the Lightning with 12 points. Elizabeth Scott netted six and Summer Vick chipped in four. Deja Patterson, Amirah Steward and Michaela Coates added two points apiece.

  • Buford 2nd in tourney

    The Buford Lady Jackets finished as the runners-up in the Cougar Invitational at York Comprehensive High School on Tuesday.

    The Lady Jackets went 3-1, falling to Class AAAA Clover 6-1 in the championship game.

    In the title game, the Blue Eagles forged a 6-0 lead before BHS struck for a run in the seventh when Lindsey Pressley drove in Jena Hallman.

    Pressley had a hit and drove in a run. Hallman had a double and scored a run. Hannah Knight added a hit for the Lady Jackets.

  • Run for Ryan event different this year

    Donna White sits peacefully on a bench as she watches young athletes run around the racing track at Lancaster High School.

    For White, those runners help keep her son’s memory alive, as they energetically engage in the activity he loved but was too ill to do in the last months of his life.

    White’s son, Ryan McKinney, died in February 2006 from Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). He was 19.

    KLS is a rare neurological disorder that may result in altered behavior and a need for excessive sleep.

  • See Lancaster announces winners of Trivia Trek

    The Lancaster Downtown Business Association and See Lancaster have announced the winners from the city of Lancaster’s newest event, the Red Rose Trivia Trek.

    Children and their parents strolled through the historic downtown area in search of participating businesses identified by clusters of red balloons in front of the stores at the April 11 event.

    Answers to specific questions were identified at each location and recorded on each child’s personal answer sheet.

  • CareNet is a vision of caring physicians

    There is more to the story of CareNet and more people to thank than were listed in the March 25 article, “CareNet helping people every day.”

    I had the honor and priviledge to work with Dr. Malcolm Edwards, Dr. Jim Holt and Dr. John Story in 1991 to start CareNet.

  • Hospitality tax should promote Lancaster

    Several years ago Lancaster City Council voted to implement a hospitality tax in the city of Lancaster. The hospitality tax is a 2 percent tax levied on all food, beverage and alcohol sales in bars, restaurants and other establishments in the city limits. The money is to be used to promote local tourism.

  • Don’t forget the hungry during summer

    Although we may have seen the end of the cold weather, we cannot forget that many of our neighbors are still in need. As unemployment rates increase, the amount of need is increasing as well.

    Soon the semester will be over and school will be out for the summer. This means an end to school breakfasts and lunches. Families with school-aged children are going to need help.

    Agencies like HOPE and Christian Services have helped alleviate the need of many of our county’s residents. We must not forget about agencies like these.