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Today's News

  • Sales tax commission agrees on proposal

     Reece Murphy

    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster County Capital Project Sales Tax Commission wrapped up work on a new version of its proposed November ballot question Thursday, July 24, a proposal that includes everything County Council requested and more.

  • Dixie Boys 13 stars fall in state tourney play

     

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s final 2014 all-star  team in postseason play was eliminated with a tough 5-4 loss on Wednesday, July 23 when the Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars fell to Lexington American.

  • Lancaster County Debs U18 stars bidding for Series title

     

    The Lancaster County American Debs U18 all-stars, who captured the state championship, are bidding to add some more softball hardware.

  • Juniors focused on Small Championship

     Titles and all-star selections will be at stake Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 when the annual Roy Small Junior Championship tournament is played at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The Small Championship caps the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association’s 2014 tournament schedule at the LGC.

  • Team’s 55 tops PCC field

     

    A stellar start sparked the winning team in the eighth annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday, July 25.

    The winning foursome of Roger Hayes, Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards and Bryan Turner teamed for a 17-under 55 to top the 16-team field.

  • Slavery still exists here today

    What a shocking headline, but our Attorney General Alan Wilson says it’s true – and he’s right. Slavery today is not black folks standing on the auction block in the city square. Its modern day equivalent is called “human trafficking” – for the sex trade, enforced labor and especially exploitation of children.

  • Kershaw Council supports Tunnell

    Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    KERSHAW – Kershaw Town Council, with one voice, agreed Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. has proved faithful in looking out for economic impact issues in their small town.

    On Monday, July 21, town officials unanimously approved a resolution expressing support for LCEDC President Keith Tunnell and his staff in the wake of controversy surrounding the organization.

  • Sheriff warns of new scam

    Sheriff

    warns of new scam

    Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Authorities are sending out a warning to residents about a new check scam discovered in Lancaster County.

    Deputies first learned of the scam this month after speaking with a 70-year-old man who reported receiving an unusual letter and check in the mail, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Council OKs alternative roads plan

    With the capital project sales tax initiative in a state of flux, one county councilman has suggested an alternative to help fix local roads.
    During Lancaster County Council’s July 14 meeting, minutes after council decided to send a proposed list of projects back to the Capital Project Sales Tax Commission for another review, Councilman Jack Estridge offered a separate idea to secure much-needed funding for roads.

  • Kershaw Council hopes good fences make good neighbors

    Kershaw town officials have heard plenty of complaints from homeowners about swimmers traipsing through private property to get to the local pool.
    This was a hot topic of discussion during Kershaw Town Council’s meeting Monday, July 21.
    Mayor Wayne Rhodes said the complaints continue because swimmers are entering the gate from an area near the pool building to below the pool on private residential property.