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Today's News

  • Burwell column: Minority Health Month: Making progress on health disparities

    Half a century ago, our nation was in the midst of a civil rights revolution.
    Over these last few years, we’ve reached several milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s transformative “I Have a Dream” speech and the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.
    As we commemorate these events, we feel the weight of their expectations. We see the path that has moved us closer to justice and equality, but we also see the stumbling blocks and shortcomings along the way.

  • Payne letter: Where is the church on Wednesday ballgames?

    Currently, there is controversy involving the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department and its scheduling of youth recreation ballgames on Wednesday nights.
    Some parents are concerned that their children feel they are not only letting their teammates and coaches down by not participating on Wednesdays, but feel like they are being punished by not getting to play as often as others because their parents take them to church services and activities on Wednesday nights.

  • Family’s at-home time shattered by gunfire

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting at a Cedar Terrace home in Lancaster as a family, including six children, enjoyed their Saturday evening together.

  • March jobless rate improves

    Employment in Lancaster, Chester and York counties improved in March according to data released Tuesday, April 21 from the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW).

  • Gettin’ ready to rack ’n’ roll in Fancy Pokket dough

    Whether he’s talking about his company’s massive industrial oven or the amount of mini-muffins they’ll be able to crank out per hour, it’s hard not to confuse Mike Timani’s exuberance with that of a proud father.

  • Teamwork nets golf win

     

     

    Team Mulvaney notched the win in the 24th annual Crenco Food Stores golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, April 24.

  • Warriors rally, down Vols for region soccer crown

     

    Host Indian Land rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to take a 5-4 win over Andrew Jackson at IL’s Reservation on Friday, April 24.

    AJ came out strong to build a 3-0 edge.

  • AJ Vols golfers extend unbeaten mark

     

    The unbeaten Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers golf team, 18-0, 14-0, won its final road match on Thursday, April 23 with a victory over Class A foe Great Falls.

    AJ junior ace Logan Sowell finished with a two-over 38 to take medalist honors.

  • Vols blank Warriors, notch second

     

    INDIAN LAND – The Andrew Jackson High School baseball team, in impressive fashion, sealed the Region IV-AA runner-up spot with a 12-0 league win over Indian Land at the IL field on Friday, April 24.

    AJ senior pitcher Kipp Rollings earned the win in six frames, notching 13 strikeouts and allowing a hit.

  • Noble column: S.C. Democrats applaud O’Malley

    Democrats in South Carolina are not a group that is easily impressed, but recently former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley really impressed them, as in a standing-ovation impressed.
    All the national pundits and so-called experts who are saying that Hillary Clinton has it all wrapped up should take note, because it just ain’t so – at least not in South Carolina.