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Today's News

  • Miller touts experience, passion and work ethic

    Recently, I received a mailer from my Republican opponent. It was excellently prepared, and was an example of the value in hiring professional campaign management.

    As a fiscally conservative Republican, I chose not to expend my resources for this style of campaigning. I write my own material, without the aid of experts and express my own thoughts and feelings on the subjects I address.

  • Do we really want change in our lives?

    Looking back on the last century, I can’t help but imagine what life will be like during the coming century. I wonder what advancements will be made technologically, politically and religiously.

    We’ve come a long way since the Industrial Revolution. Automobiles are far more efficient than ever. Planes have gone from unstable gliders to space shuttles taking man to places we previously only dreamed of.

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  • Stolen mower dampens soldier's return from Afghanistan

    Everything was set and ready to go Wednesday for the return of Angie Greer’s husband from his tour of duty in Afghanistan.She had decorated the front door of their J.B. Denton Road home with a welcome back banner and tied colorful balloons on the mailbox.

  • Homers boost P-31 seniors to triumph

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team used the long ball to down the junior squad 7-2 in P-31’s annual senior vs.

  • County council to hear second reading of $30.2 million budget

    Lancaster County Council will consider second reading of the county’s 2008-2009 budget at Monday night's meeting.The new budget is $30.2 million, up 5 percent from last year and in its current form, includes no tax increase.Council voted 5-2 on first reading of the budget May 5, with Councilmen Fred Thomas and Kersey voting against it.County Administrator Steve Willis recommended the addition of six new employees to staff the new Indian Land library at a cost of $233,000, another $200,000 to staff new recreation centers at Edenmoor and Buford, and

  • Buford honors Jackets' elite

    BUFORD – Buford High School’s athletic best took top billing as the Jackets held their annual athletic awards night in the BHS gym on Thursday night.A host of athletes were honored, with senior baseball star Christian Dickson among the elite.Dickson, the Jackets MVP, was named the Conference VIII-AA Player of the Year.

  • After 25 years, Heath Springs double murder remains unsolved

    Every day, there are countless people and objects that make Terry Thompson remember his slain sister.Some memories are pleasant, others are bad. But what is a constant is the emptiness that results from not knowing what happened to her. It’s a pain that never goes away.It's been 25 years since Lisa Ann Thompson was found dead inside a car near U.S. 521 in Heath Springs. She had been out riding the night of May 14, 1983, with Russell Anthony.Thompson, who was riding in the passenger seat, had been shot with a .38-caliber handgun.

  • Clues few in Arch Street murder

    Yvonne Harris said her family doesn’t have a clue who would want to murder her godson, Harry Frazier Jr.

  • Bruins' defense delivers

    The 2008 Lancaster High School spring football game had a mixed message for Bruins’ third-year head coach Bennie McMurray.The Lancaster defense was stellar in posting a 73-24 win over the LHS offense, which had its struggles over the better part of the afternoon session.“The defense outshined us today. They did a great job,” said McMurray after the 90-minute scrimmage which pitted the offense against the defense.