Today's News

  • Annual KLS fundraiser set for 10 a.m. Saturday

    Jesef Williams 


    The president of the United States will be attending the fifth annual Running for Ryan event in Lancaster this weekend. 

    Well, Barack Obama himself won’t be there. But life-like cardboard cut-outs of the president and first lady will be among the displays at the event, which raises awareness about a rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome. 

  • Murder suspect pleads guilty


    A Kershaw man was sentenced Monday for the shooting death of another man last year. 

    Circuit Court Judge Brooks Goldsmith sentenced Rodney Thompson, 42, of 215 Jason St., Kershaw, to 24 years in prison after Thompson pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the March 27, 2010, death of 28-year-old Kershaw resident Quintal Nehemiah James. 

    Sixth Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield said Thompson’s trial was set to start this week, but Thompson changed his plea to guilty on Monday. 

  • 2010-11 Principals’ Choice winners

    From staff reports

    In Sunday’s listing of 2010-11 Principals’ Choice Award winners, several student names were incorrect or omitted. Here is a corrected list in its entirety. 


  • Camp Adventure makes summer learning fun

    Looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer?

    Maybe you want them to learn a thing or two in the process?

    If those ideas appeal to you, then there’s no need to look any further than Camp Adventure.

    Sponsored by the Lancaster County School District’s Gifted and Talented Program and Discovery Charter School, Camp Adventure meshes intellectual stimulation and fun for a unique summer experience.

  • Pizza delivery driver robbed

    Kesha McCain said she was devastated to hear the news about one of her Papa John’s coworkers being robbed at gunpoint during a pizza delivery. 

    That coworker, a 24-year-old Lancaster woman, was delivering at a Forest Glen Drive home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when she was approached by two men, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

  • Jackets jolt Knights, 18-8



    Buford used a 16-hit attack to notch an 18-8 non-region baseball win over North Central at the Knights’ field on Monday night.

  • Police Reports 3/30/11

    According to Lancaster Police Department reports:

    • Ravenell H. Parker, 33, 513 Oxford Place, Lancaster, was charged Feb. 21 with simple possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct. Cynthia Maness Cauthen, 42, 513 Oxford Place, Lancaster, was also arrested at the same time for disorderly conduct. 

  • Lady Vols have solid hope for new season

    The 2011 Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ soccer season has solid hope for the season.

    The AJ girls, with a 4-5-1 alignment, are led by captains Rebecca Johnson, Leah Kennington, Ashleigh Aiello and Katherine Killingsworth who were selected by the coaches and players.

  • Total Control strong in Battle on the Border



    The Total Control Power Club produced a solid showing at the Battle on the Border power meet at the Baxter Village YMCA in Fort Mill on Saturday.

  • NDRA GM Performance late models special race Saturday



    Rain washed out the opening week of racing at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday.

    This week the NDRA GM Performance late model race will be held at the half-mile oval.