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Today's News

  • Pettit paces LHS swimmers into state meet

     

       

    Lancaster High School, led by junior swimmer Jory Pettit, will have six swimmers competing in the Class AAAA state meet in Columbia on Saturday.

  • AJ's Payne lets pads talk

     

       

    Andrew Jackson High School veteran offensive line coach Larry Cox calls Volunteers’ senior lineman Aaron Payne “a quiet leader.”

  • LMS hosts Dirty Dozen race Saturday

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway, after an off week, hosts the Dirty Dozen race Saturday.

    The NDRA GM Performance Late Models will be $1,000 to win.

  • Newspapers not going away

    National Newspaper Week, Oct. 2-8, is a time to celebrate the unique role newspapers play in our society and dispel the myth that they are going away.
    It may be difficult for some to see through the fog of recession and digital disruption, but if you look closely you’ll see that newspapers remain quite healthy.
    Despite the doomsayers, newspapers are actually growing readership as we find new ways to reach consumers.

  • County gives first nod to new map

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster County is one step closer to changing the lines of its seven districts.
    As part of the county’s redistricting process, which involved incorporating data collected during last year’s national Census, Lancaster County Council unanimously approved first reading of a map of new council districts at its recent meeting.

  • Man dies in fire

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Investigators are still searching for the cause of a house fire that killed a Lancaster man Saturday night.
    Lancaster police officers were the first to notice the fire at 107 ½ N. Market St. at 11:23 p.m., according to a police department press release.
    Several officers reported seeing a large amount of smoke pouring from the house, as well as flames shooting from the right side of the home.

  • IL man killed in bike crash

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An Indian Land man died Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a street sign only a short distance from his home.
    The crash happened at about 2:25 p.m. on Barberville Road in Indian Land, about three miles east of Fort Mill, said Lance Cpl. Billy Elder with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
    The driver, Steven Jones, 29, died from multi-system trauma sustained from the motorcycle wreck, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Marie Broome.

  • Easy as Pie

    One of the best way to showcase the delicious flavors of early fall is with a homemade apple pie.

    What makes apples and apple pie so all-American?

    “It brings people together,” said Ken Haedrich, author of “Apple Pie: 100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America’s Favorite Pie.” 

    “It’s the closest thing we have, food-wise, to a universal symbol of goodness and contentment.”

  • In search of love

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Can you find real love through a reality television show?
    Lancaster native Paige Duke has asked herself that question, as the nation will be able to watch her compete for the attention of a coveted bachelor.
    Duke, who made headlines earlier this year after her controversial firing as a Miss Sprint Cup, is one of 22 woman who will appear on “Sweet Home Alabama,” a reality series that airs on the CMT cable network.

  • Student charged with assault later alleges assault

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster High School student charged with assault and battery earlier in the day later told police he was the victim of an assault by an 11-year-old girl.
    Joshua Croxton, 18, of the 1600 block of Caroline Court, was charged with third-degree assault and battery on Sept. 28 for assaulting a fellow student on the school bus, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.