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Today's News

  • Bruins rebound, top Trojans in OT

       

     

       

    Lancaster rebounded from its first region loss to down Northwestern, 49-41 in overtime on Tuesday night.

  • CNN profiles Lancaster as top story on website

    South Carolina towns are featured in media outlets across the nation as the countdown continues to Saturday's GOP Primary. CNN has done an in-depth article on Lancaster. Read the story at this link: http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/19/politics/south-carolina-lancaster/

  • Community newspapers strengthen hometowns

    In Pickens County, the local Meals on Wheels program announced in early January that it’s teaming up with another organization to prepare emergency food packages for homebound people in case inclement weather creates hazardous driving conditions, which prevent Meals on Wheels volunteers from being able to deliver food, according to the Pickens Sentinel.

  • Climate change costs you

    What do cars, computer hard drives, hamburgers, chocolate, coffee, peanut butter, wine cotton tee shirts and Kentucky bourbon have in common? They’re all likely to cost more in coming months and years for the same reason: climate change.
    Globalization has brought us many wonderful things, like cheap jeans and bananas in February. But lately, the global economy is taking a hit from global warming, as extreme weather increases the price and decreases availability of United States imports and domestic goods.

  • Reason to celebrate

    I have to hand it to the estimated 7,700 residents of Rockland, Maine.

    They saw snow Monday, ice pellets on Tuesday and went outside this morning to a temperature of about 7 degrees.

    In the upcoming days, the residents of the coastal town will see more snow and rain. Weather like that doesn’t generate many smiles. It’s not something to celebrate.

    But Rockland residents will be celebrating Sunday afternoon with its annual Pies on Parade to commemorate National Pie Day on Monday.

  • First-in-the-South primary Saturday

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    All eyes are on South Carolina as candidates for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination vie for votes in the Palmetto State’s presidential primary Saturday.
    As the second primary in the nation and the first in the South, the Palmetto State’s presidential primaries have historically been seen as a key political bellwether in judging the nation’s enthusiasm for candidates – especially Republican primary candidates.

  • Cook vying for House 44

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    Kershaw attorney Bob Cook announced Tuesday he intends to join the race for the S.C. House District 44 seat now occupied by state Rep. James Neal.
    Neal, also a Kershaw native, announced earlier this month he will not seek re-election this year after 14 years in office.
    Cook, a Democrat, is the third candidate to announce a run for the seat.

  • Reclaiming the dream

    By Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Local celebrations held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. got off to an early start Monday, with the 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Scholarship Breakfast.
    The Rosetta Seegars, Henry Pelham Sr. and Hester Wade Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by the Rev. AnThony Pelham, pastor of Faith, Hope and Victory Christian Church in Lancaster.

  • Gold mine sets community-wide meeting Monday

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – The community will soon have a chance to ask questions and gain insight about the status of the Haile Gold Mine project in the southern part of the county.
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding a special meeting Monday at Kershaw’s Andrew Jackson Recreation Center, 6354 N. Matson St. The corps is evaluating the gold mine’s potential environmental impact on the area.
    Monday’s meeting, scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m., is open to the public.

  • Would-be chicken thief behind bars

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     A Lancaster County man who got caught trying to steal meat from a grocery store is now in jail after fighting with store employees. Lewis Rodrigues Stevenson, 34, 121-D College St., Heath Springs, was charged Jan. 8 with shoplifting, third offense or more, three counts of assault and battery and public disorderly conduct.