.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Lancers take 2 of 3 from Guilford Tech

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers capped their regular-season baseball schedule with two Region X wins over Guilford Tech.

    The Lancers were slated to play four games, but rain washed out the finale Sunday afternoon at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

  • Teams gearing for playoffs

     

       

    County high school softball and baseball teams are looking to the 2012 playoffs as district play opens Thursday.

  • Rabies Clinics correction

    There is one rabies clinics scheduled this week.

    – April 26 – Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, 6 to 8 p.m.

    The photo on Page 12A in the Sunday edition had the incorrect day listed. 

    Upcoming clinics are: 

    – May 1 – Rich Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 3089 N. Rocky River Road, Heath Springs, 6 to 8 p.m.

    – May 3 – Tradesville Community Center, 2851 Old Camden Monroe Highway, 6 to 8 p.m.

  • All parties need wake-up call

    I have been reading the guest column for several weeks now. I am really taken aback by the uninformed readers.  
    First of all, Michael Jedson obviously listens to MSNBC, CBS or some other liberal news show. Do you really think that you are getting the truth? How naive. Let’s face it; all news has become very slanted to their personal views, misleading the public, especially those viewers uninformed. To be honest, I’m sick of it all!

  • Church honors its ‘foundation’

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Members of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church gathered April 14 to pay tribute to the eldest members of the church, with a program entitled “Remembering Our Past, Honoring Our Present, and Celebrating Our Future.”
    Eleven members of the congregation, ranging in age from 82 to 96, were honored during the program. They  include Huretta White, Beulah Benson, Burnez Brown, Carrie L. Waiters, Almetta Cunningham, Creola Moses, Idell Waiters, Charlie Smith, Oscar Hall and Jerry Mingo.

  • Barry stepping down at AJHS

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Andrew Jackson High School Principal Mary Barry has announced her intention to retire at the end of the school year.
    Barry announced her decision to staff Thursday afternoon, April 19, a decision that brings to an end six years of service as head of the county’s arts-focus high school.
    Barry said she began considering retirement over the course of Easter break.

  • Still in style

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Remember those flattop haircuts that were popular in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s? That was Joe Catoe’s preferred style during his years as a high school student.
    Military servicemen are known to rock the flattop, and Catoe saw it as the perfect look while a member of Buford High School’s Junior ROTC. Twice-a-month visits to Lancaster’s Red Rose Barber Shop became a fixture.

  • Council to discuss 4-H funding on Monday

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    The future of funding for a local 4-H position in budget year 2012-13 will be discussed again by the members of Lancaster County Council at its Monday, April 23 meeting.
    The annual funding – $35,000 – has become a point of contention for Lancaster County’s local representatives especially in an election year, with four of the seven County Council seats – districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 – up for grabs.

  • Lancaster man jailed on burglary charge

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man has been jailed after being identified as the suspect in a burglary Tuesday, April 17.
    Rico L. Frazier, 34, 263 Knollwood Apartments Drive, was charged the following day with second-degree burglary. He’s being held at the Lancaster County Detention Center on a $40,000 surety bond.

  • Local athletes participate in Special Olympics

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Buford Middle School students John Elliott and Kaila Brasington stop their wheelchairs in a shady spot along a Cherry Park walkway in Rock Hill and show off their awards, two royal blue first-place ribbons apiece.
    “I just tried to lean down and concentrate on going straight and fast,” John said of his performance April 13 in the wheelchair race. “I beat a guy in a motorized wheelchair.”