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Today's News

  • City seeks college students for intern program

    A paid summer internship may be waiting for you.

    The city of Lancaster is looking for three college students to work for 10 weeks during the summer.

    Interns from previous summers have worked with the city’s courts, building and grounds and at City Hall with the human resources and finance departments.

    Shelia Thompson, the city’s human resources assistant, said where an intern is placed depends on the students’ interests.

    Each participant gets paid $7 an hour.

    This will be the fourth year for the summer internship program.

  • Roy Hardin Park swap gets first OK

    Councilman Jack Estridge raised several concerns about plans to relocate Indian Land’s Roy Hardin Park at Lancaster County Council’s meeting April 6.

    The plan, requested by York Development Group, LLC, would move the park from near Collins Road to an area one street over, near Shelley Mullis Road.

    There are only 2 acres of usable park space at the current park, out of a total 9.9 acres, and the company has requested moving the park in order to develop the land in another way. The new park would have 4.9 usable acres of space.

  • Lancers drop four losses at Pitt Community College

    A long road trip to eastern North Carolina wasn’t kind to the University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team over the weekend.

    The Lancers, 11-18, dropped doubleheader defeats to Pitt Community College of Greenville, N.C., on Saturday and Sunday. Two of the losses came in extra innings by one run.

    The Lancers, after dropping two on Saturday, fell twice Sunday.

    In the opener, USCL dropped a 2-1 setback in eight innings.

  • Teamwork keys tough win

    Jeff Davis and his foursome halted a links drought on Friday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club in the 18th annual Crenshaw Oil Company golf tournament which benefits Lancaster County Partners for Youth.

    Davis noted about 10 years ago in his first year in the tournament, he was a member of the winning team.

    “Since then, we’ve had fun playing in this tournament, but we really haven’t done too much,” Davis said.

    That is until Friday.

  • Bruins roll to Wheels wins

    The Lancaster Bruins are on a roll in the annual Wheels Invitational high school baseball tournament in Rock Hill.

    The Bruins surged to their third straight win, belting Brooke Point High (Va.) 7-1 on Saturday morning to cap play.

    Senior right-hander Mike Catoe scattered four hits and walked one to go with seven strikeouts in LHS’s  six-run win over the Black Hawks.

  • Police reports - April 24, 2009

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

    - A Lancaster man was arrested April 2 after a traffic stop on York Street.

    Carl Nicholas Hall, 26, 105 Hunter St., was charged with driving under the influence, driving under suspension and resisting arrest.

    According to the report, an officer stopped Hall because he knew Hall was driving under suspension. The officer turned on his blue light and siren after Hall did not stop for him on Springdale Road, the report said. Hall turned into a driveway on York Street, got out of the car and ran.

  • AJ's Reeves, Miller earn boys honors

    The 2008-09 high school basketball season offered quite a challenge to second-year Andrew Jackson boys coach Dale Reeves and his Volunteers.

    AJ answered in flying colors.

    The Vols entered the season, their first in revised Region IV-AA, which featured three schools ranked in the Class AA boys preseason top 10. The elite trio included No. 4 Keenan, No. 8 Central of Pageland and ninth-ranked Eau Claire  of Columbia.

  • 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.