Today's News

  • Brooklyn Avenue Fellowship Saturday

    Jesef Williams
    Terry Anthony has lived in Lancaster’s Brooklyn community nearly 20 years. The 15th Street resident says prostitution and drugs are commonplace, though he believes it doesn’t have to be that way.
    He’s hoping an upcoming event will be the start of a new era for the community.
    Anthony is one of the organizers of the Brooklyn Avenue Community Fellowship, which will take place for the first time this Saturday.

  • City amends abandoned, derelict vehicle ordinance

    Jesef Williams
    After recent sessions with much discussion about taxes, raises and other budget items, Lancaster City Council met June 28 for a relatively short and uneventful meeting.
    Council took action on two items – a measure to amend an existing city ordinance regarding abandoned vehicles and a resolution dealing with unwanted city-owned equipment.

  • Makos cap regular-season with win

    The Lancaster Makos capped their regular-season schedule, posting a 328-186 win over Chester at the Lancaster County pool.

    The Makos, were led by Michaela Burton and Logan Phillips who posted four wins apiece. Taylor Teague, Riley Burton, Anna Funderburk and Bailey Walker each had three wins.

  • LMS to host double Stock 4 main events

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will be hosting double main events for the Stock 4 Division on Saturday night.

    Ray T. Adams posted the win last Saturday night and will be a favorite to win this week.

  • Area Golf Notes

    Lancaster golfer Betsy Rushing registered a hole-in-one on No. 7 during a golf outing last month at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Rushing used a 4 hybrid to notch the ace.

  • LHS's Sylvia set for Clash on Saturday

    Lancaster High School soccer coach Bo Sylvia will be among the Carolinas prep soccer elite this weekend.

    Sylvia, who guides the Bruins’ boys and girls soccer programs, is a coach in the fifth annual Clash of the Carolinas boys all-star match on Saturday at Daniel Island’s Blackbaud Stadium, home of the Charleston Battery.

  • Post 31 juniors rebound



    The Lancaster American Legion junior team rebounded to keep alive its state tournament hopes Wednesday night.

  • Blue stars top Red, gain state bid

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys Blue all-star team used its rallying tactics to nail down a bid to the Dixie Boys state baseball tournament with a 10-9 comeback win over the Lancaster Dixie Boys Red all-stars on Wednesday night at Minuteman Field.

  • Rock Hill man dies after S.C. 5 crash

    Christopher Sardelli
    An 18-year-old Rock Hill man died early Wednesday morning only hours after his car collided with a logging truck along S.C. 5.
    Kenneth Steele Jr. died from injuries he received during the crash on the two-lane road Tuesday afternoon, said Lancaster County Chief Deputy Coroner Karla Deese.
    See Friday's edition of The Lancaster News for more information about the crash.

  • State issues burning ban for Lancaster County

    The S.C. Forestry Commission has issued a burning ban for 14 Palmetto State counties, including Lancaster.
    State forester Gene Kodama issued the ban Tuesday, which prohibits all outdoor burning in unincorporated areas.
    The counties included in the burning ban are Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter and Williamsburg.