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Today's News

  • Putting ‘fun’ in fundraising

    The Lancaster Rotary Club knows fundraising is best done fun.
    That’s why the group of Lancaster’s finest community and business leaders and a few visitors got together Thursday to kick off the club’s seventh annual Rotary Football Classic.
    Rotarian Don Gardner, who organized the fundraiser along with fellow Rotarians Cari Threatt and Brad Small, said the idea was to have a fundraiser that was fun, would encourage interaction between members and benefit local non-profits.
    And everyone – all 70 club members – got involved.

  • Lancaster High swimmers sweep in road tri-meet

    The Lancaster High School swim team swept to a pair of wins in a three-way meet earlier this week.

    The Bruins topped the field with 198 points followed by Northwestern’s 151 and York’s 63.

  • Jackets swarm Panthers

     

       

  • LHS volleyball making strides

     

       

    Lancaster High School third-year volleyball coach Betsi O’Shields sees progress with her Lady Bruins’ team and hopes for more success this fall.

  • Lady Vols to build on net success

     

       

    Andrew Jackson High School second-year volleyball coach John Verdugo said the Lady Vols face a challenge this fall.

  • Three games reset

     

       

    A heavy thunderstorm Friday night played havoc with the bulk of the Lancaster County high school football schedule for week two.

  • Marion Ross McClanahan, 57

    Marion Ross McClanahan, 57

    Marion Ross McClanahan, 57, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.  

    She was the daughter of Gertrude Stewart and the late Lewis Hood.

    Survivors include three sons, Marcell McClanahan of Fort Mill, Christopher McClanahan and Jonathan McClanahan of Lancaster; her mother of Lancaster; three sisters, Blondella Ross of Rock Hill, Norma   Chambers of Charlotte and Yvonne McClanahan of Van Wyck; a brother, Percell Ross of Waxhaw, N.C.; and six grandchildren.

  • Ira T. “JR” Bailey Jr., 71

    Ira T. “JR” Bailey Jr., 71 

    Ira T. ‘JR’ Bailey Jr., 71, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, surrounded by his family, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.

  • Train cars derail on Market Street

    The section of Market Street between Chesterfield Avenue and Gooch Street has been closed down after a train derailed near the Market Street crossing just before noon Friday.

  • America headed for bankruptcy

    The U.S. Congress has failed to pass a budget for the past two years. You can use your own imagination to figure out why.
    Even without a printed budget we can document the income and spending by our federal government.
    The amounts are usually expressed in the trillions of dollars. Most of us cannot visualize or comprehend what those amounts actually mean. So here is a breakdown of federal spending in simple terms.
    Let’s put the 2011 federal spending into perspective:
    u Federal income: $2,170,000,000,000