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Today's News

  • Tri-County honors Williams

     

       

    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Shaq Williams has earned another postseason football honor.

  • LCPRC salutes soccer champions

    Following is a roundup of the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation fall soccer season.

    Rookies (ages 5-6)

    Divisional Champions:

  • Deputy hurt in shooting at restaurant

    Law enforcement officers swarmed the area around a Lancaster restaurant Thursday evening after a Lancaster County sheriff's deputy was shot.
    The shooting happened after 7 p.m. at the Shrimp Boat restaurant, 1668 Memorial Park Road. Detectives with the sheriff's office said a deputy was shot in the stomach and flown from the area by helicopter for treatment.
    No details were available about the shooting or any suspects as of Thursday evening.

  • Stevens found not guilty in death

    The family of 3-year-old Jaylen Jackson held each other and sobbed as a verdict was read Thursday afternoon in the murder trial of Marico Lamont Stevens, who was found not guilty of murder and two related charges.
    The verdict came after a morning filled with theories as to what hap-
    pened along a stretch of gravel road in a small trailer park May 3, 2010, the day Jaylen Jackson was shot in the head while sitting in the back seat of a car during a gunfight. She died at a hospital early the next morning.

  • Nettie Mae Lewis Gary, 85

    Nettie Mae Lewis Gary, 85
    Nettie Mae Lewis Gary, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.
    She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Minnie Jones Lewis.
    Survivors include two stepchildren, Janie Rivers and Joseph Gary Jr.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
    Services were Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at Ebenezer AME Zion Church.
    Kirkland-McCray Funeral Home was in charge.

  • John D. ‘Duddy’ Varnadore Sr., 86

    John D. ‘Duddy’ Varnadore Sr., 86

  • My-way-or-no-way attitude is not good for United States

    Like most folks, I’ve been a bit put out with our Congress lately. It seems like they’ve put ideology before the well-being of the American citizens they are supposed to represent. Their mindset seems to be, “Well, if I can’t get everything I want, then nobody’s going to get anything.”

  • My-way-or-no-way attitude is not good for United States

    Like most folks, I’ve been a bit put out with our Congress lately. It seems like they’ve put ideology before the well-being of the American citizens they are supposed to represent. Their mindset seems to be, “Well, if I can’t get everything I want, then nobody’s going to get anything.”

  • Kershaw mourns another

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – A Kershaw-area school has once again been hit with the tragic loss of one of its own, this time a student at Kershaw Elementary School.
    In a school district hard-hit by deaths this year, the student’s death is the fourth to rock Kershaw-area schools in as many weeks.

  • County OKs position for Animal Control

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Relief is on the way for staff at Lancaster County Animal Control.
    County Council voted unanimously at its Monday meeting to approve the request for the new position of Animal Control office manager.
    Council Chairwoman Kathy Sistare had asked that research be done to find out the staffing levels of Animal Control offices in counties with similar populations.
    The findings show that Lancaster County Animal Control is understaffed, in comparison, said County Administrator Steve Willis.