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Today's News

  • Man’s eye hurt in attack

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man underwent surgery on his eye after an attack last month. Deputies are still searching for the culprit.
    Lancaster County sheriff’s deputies were called to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room shortly after 1 a.m. Aug. 28 about an assault. There they spoke with a 51-year-old man who said he was assaulted while visiting with friends at a party, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

  • Child OK after car was shot with bullets

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A 5-year-old girl escaped unharmed after someone shot at the car she was riding in last weekend.
    Lancaster police officers rushed to the area of Miller and New Miller streets shortly after 1:30 p.m. Sunday,  Sept. 11, about a report of shots fired in the area. Officers were told to be on the lookout for a man driving a green car and pointing a gun, according to a police department incident report.
    Police did not find the shooter, but a deputy found the car in the city, the report said.

  • LHS swimmers dunk Gaffney in region win

     

    The Lancaster High School swim team rolled to a 265-66 Region III-AAAA home win over Gaffney on Tuesday.

  • Morris tough in trenches

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – The 2011 Indian Land High School football season is going about as well as could be expected for Warriors’ senior lineman Marc Morris.

  • Second-half goal lifts Lancers in revenge win

     

       

    The USC Lancaster Lancers women’s soccer program earned some long-sought revenge Wednesday.

  • Points tight as LMS season gears for finish

    The NDRA GM Performance Late Models headline action at Lancaster Motor Speedway.

    A week ago, Ron “Tha Bull” Parker came away with the NDRA Dirt Wars win and the $3,000 payday. Local track standout Steve Banal was second.

  • Flag-raising ceremony for POW/MIA on Friday

    There will be a flag raising ceremony to honor prisoners of war and those mission in action at 10 a.m. on Sept. 16 at the County Administration Building. Refreshments will be served.

  • Botched drug deal leads to home invasion

    Lancaster County sheriff's deputies arrested two Lancaster men Wednesday and warrants have been issued for a third man in connection with a botched drug deal which eventually led to a home invasion.
    Jonathan Randell Todd, 24, 6550 Shiloh Unity Road, was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

  • S.C.’s low literacy rates impact employment

    On Aug. 25, the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce held its State of Education Breakfast, an event that some of you attended. Guest speakers included Dr. Gene Moore, Lancaster County School Superintendent, Dr. Greg Rutherford, president of York Technical College, Dr. John Catalano, dean at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, and Robert C. Barnett, vice president of education for the S.C. Chamber of Commerce.

  • Naftal fired by council

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Only hours after sitting alongside Lancaster County Council on Monday night, Deputy County Administrator Jeff Naftal was relieved of his duties effective Tuesday.
    Council Chairwoman Kathy Sistare confirmed the news Tuesday morning. She said Naftal, who served as the county’s deputy administrator for just over a year, was no longer an employee of Lancaster County.