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Today's News

  • Seniors win; Juniors stay unbeaten

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team survived in a slugfest to post its first win of the 2011 Legion baseball season on Tuesday night in York.

    The Post 31 seniors, with a five-run ninth-inning rally, snapped a 12-all draw for a 17-12 League V victory over host Post 66.

  • Warriors honor ace IL athletes

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior stars Breyon Williams and Mariah Williams earned top honors at the annual Warriors’ all-sports banquet on Monday night in the school gym.

  • Dirt Diamonds win Lexington tourney

    The Dirt Diamonds 12U girls traveling softball team cleaned up in the Come Bat For Measles softball tournament sponsored by the American Red Cross in Lexington last weekend.

    The Dirt Diamonds posted a 9-1 record, which included a 7-1 bracket mark after going 2-0 in pool play.

  • Bonus money for two divisions Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host seven divisions of racing, with the highlight Saturday night a $200 bonus for first place in the NDRA GM Performance Late Models and Crate Sportsman Division.

  • Honoring a fallen officer

    Under a bright blue sky Wednesday morning, tears streamed down the faces of Cpl. D. Kevin Cusack’s family as his name was added to the Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
    Huddled in the front row at the memorial’s rededication ceremony, in the shadows of the historic and new county courthouses, Cusack’s family listened as a reverberating bell chimed for each name on the monument. There were eight chimes in all.

  • County considers tax hikes

    Homeowners may soon see an increase in county taxes as Lancaster County Council considers new funding for higher education and public-safety projects.
    Council voted unanimously Monday to approve second reading of its proposed 2011-12 county budget, which includes two separate millage increases.
    This year’s proposed budget includes an increase of 1 mill in the county’s general fund, a one-tenth of a mill increase in the University of South Carolina Lancaster fund and an increase of $5 in the county road fee.

  • Grads who inspire: Teen mom Christy Newton not a typical high school role model

    Growing up, 19-year-old Christanna “Christy” Newton always wanted to be a legend and make a difference.
    That’s why she wants to be a surgeon.
    “They help make things better,” she said. “A good doctor...your patients don’t forget you.”
    Those who know Newton say she has already made a difference in at least one life – the life of her daughter, Cavanna.
    It’s going to be a long time before anyone at Buford High School forgets Newton and what she has accomplished.

  • ‘Good kid’ loses battle with cancer

    As the last two days of school ebbed away Thursday and Friday, the students and staff of A.R. Rucker Middle School celebrated, a not uncommon scenario for most schools this time of year.
    But their celebration was of another sort, one much closer to their hearts.
    While other schools simply celebrated the end of the school year and the start of summer vacations, A.R. Rucker honored the memory of one of their own, seventh-grader Harley Manus, 13.

  • City Council passes first reading of $20M budget

    Though no cost-of-living or merit raises are included in the draft for next year’s budget, a number of city of Lancaster employees may see an increase in their salary.
    City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night in favor of first reading of the $19.98 million budget for 2011-12. Councilwoman Linda Blackmon-Brace dissented.
    Several city employees could receive a pay increase as adjustments are being made to either their job duties or title, or both.

  • Harley Dokota Manus, 13

    LANCASTER – Mr. Harley Dokota Manus, age 13, of 1100 West Shore Drive, died May 24, 2011, at his home.
    He was born March 2, 1998, in Rock Hill, the son of Darryl Manus and Donna Catoe Manus. Harley was a seventh-grade student at A.R. Rucker Middle School, loved fishing, his computer, spending time with his family and friends and was of the Baptist faith.