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Today's News

  • Overcash caps officiating career with bowl game

     

       

    Frank Overcash caps a 24-year college football officiating career, working the BBVA Compass Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday.

  • Bruins, Jackets fall in home matches

     

       

    Northwestern bolted to a 35-6 lead and held off a Lancaster rally to take a 58-24 win over the Bruins in prep wrestling on Tuesday night.

  • One dies, another hurt in fire

    An early-morning blaze Thursday took the life of a Lancaster County woman and left her husband with serious injuries.
    Officials received a call at about 4:40 a.m. about a fire at a mobile home on Dudley Steele Road, which is off Shiloh Unity Road, about 8 miles northeast of the Lancaster city limits.
    The couple and their teenage daughter were inside the single-wide mobile home when the fire began, said Darren Player, deputy director of Lancaster County Emergency Management and Fire Services.

  • Greg Gregory announces Senate run as Mobley steps aside

    Posted at 2:48 p.m.; updated 4:31 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

  • New Year's baby

    Laykin Ryleigh Sullivan’s arrival New Year’s Day came as somewhat of a surprise to her parents, Courtney and Chad Sullivan of Health Springs, since she wasn’t supposed to have been born until Tuesday.
    Instead, the little 7-pound, 9-ounce girl decided to come early – and in doing so became Lancaster County’s first baby of 2011.
    Laykin was born at 3 p.m. Saturday, the first of approximately 700 babies expected to be born at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster this year.

  • Positive start for a new year

    Ringing out the old and ringing in the new is a common practice as we say good riddance to the bad of a previous year and hope for good in the new one.
    It’s real encouraging to start a new year off with some good news. Believe it or not, we have some good news in Lancaster County.
    Just before Christmas, we reported that four local companies expect to hire hundreds of people this year.

  • Spratt reflects on 28 years of service to 5th District

    On Dec. 22, 2010, U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) submitted the following
    statement for the record:
    Madam Speaker, when I was elected to Congress 28 years ago, it was the fulfillment of a life-long ambition. But I had never served in elective office before, and frankly, I wondered how well it would wear – all the backslapping and glad-handing and garrulous talk.

  • Tea time

    Most Americans consider green tea as a beverage.
    However, in Asian cuisine, green tea is used in common recipes.
    For centuries the Chinese have used tea leaves as an stuffing ingredient  for steamed fish, said Diana Rosen, author of “Cooking with Tea.”
    It was added to fires to enhance the flavor of smoking ducks and to give hard boiled eggs  a little eye appeal.

  • Bruins wing Falcons, 82-68

     

       

    The Lancaster Bruins capped play in the annual Bojangles Shootout, notching a seventh-place finish with an 82-68 win over A.C. Flora High of Columbia at the Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte on Thursday.

  • Buford Middle runner-up in mat tourney

     

       

    The Buford Middle School wrestling team finished second in the third annual Rumble in the Hive tournament at Buford High School on Dec. 18.