Today's News

  • Santa Claus visits Van Wyck early

    VAN WYCK – On Saturday, Christmas joy rained down on more than 50 residents of Van Wyck.
    Despite cold and wet weather, Santa made his rounds of the community with helpers from the Van Wyck Health and Education Initiative, the Charlotte Road/Van Wyck Fire Department, the local community center and postmaster Betty George.
    George began the holiday gift and food drive nine years ago for local residents in need. This year has been the largest effort ever, with 42 children and 18 seniors receiving food or presents.

  • Lady Bruins runners-up




  • Barnes earns state coach honor




  • Evidence of angels right here

  • Never make promises before daylight



    I was so awake, lying beneath all those double blankets and quilts on the bed in my unheated bedroom. 

    The house was dark and my flannel pajamas had kept me toasty warm during one of winter’s coldest nights 

  • Miracle at Fiddler's Rest Farm


    The day before Thanksgiving is a day Ruddy and Linda Shipton will never forget. They lost their home and three of their beloved dogs to a ferocious fire. 

  • Vols down Knights twice

    For the Andrew Jackson Volunteers, it was a different way, but the result was the same.

    In AJ’s home sweep of North Central on Friday night, the Lady Vols prevailed in a laugher and the Vols won in a nail-biter.

  • Bruins cruise for split with Cycs



    Lancaster High School’s trip for a non-region varsity twin bill with Chester featured a pair of blowouts – one good and one not-so-good.

  • Field crowds in District 16 race

    The race for Mick Mulvaney’s former state Senate seat is getting crowded, with six candidates now saying they will run for the post.
    Republicans Mike Short and Rob McCoy both announced Friday that they are throwing their hats into the ring.
    Mulvaney resigned from his Senate seat on Dec. 10. The Indian Land Republican defeated longtime incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. John Spratt in November to win the 5th District congressional seat. Mulvaney will take his seat in Congress in January.

  • Donations to Basket Fund trickling in

    The community continues to reach out to their neighbors in needs, though organizers of the Ward Faulkenberry Memorial Christmas Basket Fund say a lot more is needed to match last year’s pace.
    The popular drive brought in close to $3,000 last week, bringing the total collected this year to $6,322.
    The fund, sponsored by HOPE in Lancaster, collects donations that are used to buy food vouchers for less fortunate families in Lancaster County. Recipients can use the vouches at local grocery stores.