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Today's News

  • Weekend Events aplenty

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    There are several events on tap this weekend if you're looking for fun and a little fellowship.
    Promotions group See Lancaster SC is hosting the final installment in its downtown summer outdoor movie series.
    Saturday's feature film will be “The Blind Side,” which stars Sandra Bullock. The 2009 award-winning movie chronicles the life of an impoverished child who was adopted and later went on to achieve stardom in the NFL.

  • Foster Review Care board wins state honor

    MaryBeth Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    The local Foster Care Review Board was recently named the State Foster Care Review Board of the Year for 2010. Its members were honored at a luncheon Aug. 11 at Charley’s Cafe.
    The regional board, which covers Lancaster, Chester and Fairfield counties, was chosen out of 42 boards across the state.
    “It was not a hard decision this year,” said Beth Green, program director for the Children’s Foster Care Review Board. “They continuously go above and beyond.”

  • LMS hosting NDRA Dirt Wars

     

     

    Lancaster Motor Speedway hosts the second race of the NDRA Dirt Wars with $3,000 going to the winner.

    Local favorite Timbo Mangum is the one to watch Saturday night at LMS.

  • USCL's Brown earns NJCAA honor

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of South Carolina at Lancaster freshman Jackie Brown has been honored as the Div. I National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for games Aug. 29 through Sept. 4.

  • Falcons release former Warriors' star

    Former Indian Land football star Kamaal McIlwain was cut by the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 2.

    McIlwain was cut following the Falcons’ final preseason game, a 21-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Georgia Dome.

  • LHS swimmers down South Pointe

    The Lancaster High School swim team posted a 189-106 win over South Pointe of Rock Hill on Wednesday. Lauren Spencer and Jory Pettit led LHS with two wins each. Adam Whetstone, Daniel Byrd, Jonah Faile, Nathan Spencer, Adam Augeson and Brandon Gossman each had a win. In the results, the girls are listed first.

  • Coaches honor IL ace Truesdale again

     

       

    RICHBURG – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts earned top honors at the week two meeting of the Founders Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

  • Delly's now pain for foes

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson head football coach David Moore says with each Volunteers’ game senior receiver Bobby Delly is getting better.

  • Flags to be flown at half staff on Sept. 11

    The Governor requests that the flags be flown at half-staff, from sunup to sundown, on Sunday,

    Sept. 11, 2011, for Patriot Day, in honor of the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.

     

  • Fit to a 'Tea'

    Sir Thomas Lipton had been dead for almost 20 years when a dry onion soup mix bearing his name hit the markets.

    But just like the tea business he had perfected, it was an instant success, especially among the working class the Scottish-born entrepreneur dearly loved.

    A marketing genius, a 17-year-old Lipton came to the United States from Scotland in 1864, just as the Civil War was ending, said Michael D’Antonio, author of “A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton’s Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America’s Cup.”