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Today's News

  • Two employees get into a fight inside Applebee’s restaurant

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Police officers charged a woman with assault after a fight at Applebee’s last week.
    At 11:37 p.m. March 3, officers responded to Applebee’s restaurant, 1268 S.C. 9 Bypass, Lancaster, after receiving a call about an assault inside the restaurant.
    Officers spoke with a waitress at the scene who said another employee attacked her while she was working.
    As they were speaking with her, she complained about pain in her forehead and back, a police department incident report said.  

  • Lady Bruins roll in opener

     

      

     

  • Wolves sign IL's Gordon

     

       

    Lancaster County continues to be fertile ground for the Newberry College football program.

  • Area recreation swim team registrations set to be held

     

       

    Lancaster changes

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation summer swim team program is  undergoing exciting changes for the summer season.

  • Lancaster County man sentenced for possessing firearm

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster County man was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
    Brandon O’Neil Broach, 30, of Lancaster County, received a six-and-a-half-year sentence in federal court in Columbia. U.S. District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie also sentenced Broach to three years of supervised release following his prison sentence, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles.

  • TEA Party’s work earns national award

    The Lancaster County TEA Party is one of four recipients of the 2010 Ronald Reagan Award, which is given at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C.
    The TEA Party is an American populist political movement, generally recognized as conservative and libertarian, that has sponsored protests and supported political candidates since 2009.

  • Emperor has no clothes

    Lancaster County Deputy Administrator Jeff Naftal recently issued his Report on Economic Development Policies to Lancaster County Council. The report is quite revealing, eye-opening and should give all taxpayers of Lancaster County great concern.
    The report makes many points, some of which follow:
    1. County Council’s goal is bringing jobs to Lancaster County residents.
    2. Many of the companies coming to Lancaster are moving across the state line.
    3. Most of the companies kept their existing staff, adding few, if any employees.

  • Girl Scout cookies are as popular as ever

    This year, about 200 million boxes of Girl Scout cookies will be sold and eaten. 

    That includes the 200 boxes that graced our dining room table sold by Betty Jo. 

    The boxes come in and go out, then come in again and go out again. 

    The Lancaster area Girl Scouts are part of the 22-county Mountains to the Midlands Girl Scout Council. These enterprising young ladies hope to sell 143,000 cases of cookies.

  • It's sad to be leaving

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
     It wasn’t uncommon for Pat Whitaker to get phone calls at 1 or 2 a.m. from students she mentored.
    Whitaker, mentoring coordinator for the nonprofit group Communities in Schools, said teenagers and young adults don’t just need help from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. So she made it a point through the years to be available at all hours.

  • Retro Restro

    By Nita Brown
    For The Lancaster News
    It’s the early 1970s in Lancaster. A bevy of car-hops buzz around cars parked at the Patio Drive-In, taking orders and delivering food to hungry customers. It’s the place to go in Lancaster for home-cooked food at reasonable prices.