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Today's News

  • Hope’s Hoops

    Hope on the Hill’s first church league basketball program has given local youth something to shoot for this summer.
    “It’s been a great success,” said the Rev. Wayne Murray, executive director of Hope on the Hill. “It gives kids something to do. Most of the kids (85-90 percent) are off the street, which makes it quite successful.”
    The program, which started in April and will end with finals July 14, has drawn 202 boys and girls, ages 8-17. Eleven churches fielded 14 teams for the league, directed by Dennis Brown.

  • United Way celebrates successful year

    from United Way of Lancaster County
    United Way of Lancaster County works with partner agencies and businesses to look for the most effective way to help people gain access to educational, economic and health-related opportunities.

  • Feeding summer hummingbirds provides entertainment and beauty

    Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials.

  • Yard of the Month: Colors of summer are all around

    This year, shades of pink and orange are popular in everything from clothes to flowers. That’s what makes the yard of Cynthia and Jerry Harper at 2657 Quiet Acres Road so appealing. It is filled with all the colors of summer including those vibrant pinks and oranges. Having a well kept yard filled with flowers has always been a passion for Cynthia. With flower gardens designed throughout the yard, Cynthia makes sure they are laden with a blend of color from perennials and annuals.

  • Gamecocks still have lots to crow about

    The South Carolina Gamecocks brought home a handsome trophy from Omaha on Tuesday afternoon to a large throng of garnet and black-clad USC fans at Carolina Stadium.
    It wasn’t the biggest prize the Gamecocks had hoped for, but it was a coveted trophy.
    Plenty of teams would have loved to be bearing the runner-up trophy from the College World Series, and the Gamecocks were.
    The two-time defending national champions had hoped to bring home another national crown for the third straight June.

  • Fireworks more popular, safer today than past years

    With consumer fireworks now more popular than ever in South Carolina, it is important that we use common sense, recognize that fireworks essentially function via a controlled burn, and follow safety tips to ensure a safe and wonderful experience celebrating America’s freedom.
    Consumer fireworks are actually safer today than ever before.

  • LDB AA stars unbeaten in district tournament

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars, ages 7-8, remained unbeaten in district tournament play with a 7-3 win over host Chester on Wednesday night.

    The Lancaster stars returned to Chester on Thursday, seeking a win to wrap up the district title and a bid to the state tournament.

  • Lancaster AL all-stars fall in Little League district minor league play

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA all-stars, ages 7-8, remained unbeaten in district tournament play with a 7-3 win over host Chester on Wednesday night.

    The Lancaster stars returned to Chester on Thursday, seeking a win to wrap up the district title and a bid to the state tournament.

  • Tigers take win at Camden

     

       

    The Lancaster Tigers pushed their summer swim team record to 5-0 with a 300-250 road win over Camden on Saturday, June 23.

  • Post 31 pounds Chester

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team bounced back in a big way Tuesday night at home.

    The P-31 seniors, coming off a 5-2 road loss to York Post 66 on Monday night, rebounded with a 20-2 rout of Chester Post 27.