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Today's News

  • NL Angels seeking district title

     

    The Lancaster County all-star softball teams had a tough night in the Dixie Softball District 2 tournament in Chester on Wednesday, June 25.

    Two Lancaster teams were eliminated with losses.

  • Juniors’ rally falls short

     

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team fell short in hopes of a second straight major comeback win on Wednesday, June 25 at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

  • Unbeaten Ozone NL shoots for district title

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone National League all-stars earned a bid to the District 2 championship round with an 11-1 win over Lancaster American in Gaffney on Wednesday, June 25.

  • SECA Crates Late Models highlight LSS card

     

    The SECA Crate Late Models, with $1,500 to win, headline the Saturday, June 28 racing card at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    The SECA Crate Late Models, part of six divisions of racing at LSS on Saturday, will feature a 25-lap main event.

  • LCST Sharks down Camden in road win

     

    The Lancaster County Sharks swim team stayed unbeaten on the recreation swim season at 5-0, taking a 368-153 win over host Camden on Saturday, June 21.

    The Lancaster County swimmers were led by Tamra Tipton, Charlee Brooke Henry and Jonathan Wade with four firsts each.

  • Just how widespread is public corruption in S.C.?

    After six years of peeling back layers of our corrupt state government, nothing should surprise us.

    And yet Judge Casey Manning’s ruling was still a shock – it didn’t seem possible for a judge to shut down a grand jury investigation into alleged corruption by the speaker of the house and argue that Bobby Harrell’s staff and colleagues on the House Ethics Committee must first decide if he had committed a crime.

    But it happened.

  • Time a deciding factor?

    “Let’s pass the law even though we know we do not like all that is in it. Then we can clean it up and change the areas that concern us through amendments immediately after,” said one Lancaster County Council member.

  • 3 GOP council members pass ordinance so they can fix it

    The Panhandle overlay district was passed by Lancaster County Council on June 9. Councilwoman Charlene McGriff, a Democrat, made the motion to approve, commenting, “What if we move forward, pass the third reading, and then move forward immediately with amendments to change some of the concerns we have.”

    Republican council members Larry McCullough, Bob Bundy and Brian Carnes agreed with McGriff and passed the motion.

  • Armed robbery suspect gives up at TLN

    A man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of the McDonald’s drive-thru on Friday night, June 20, was arrested by Lancaster Police Department officers at gunpoint Saturday morning, June 21, after he turned himself in to employees of The Lancaster News. 

  • Council to freeze LCEDC funding

    What do you get when you add heated discussions, bickering council members and frozen economic development funds?