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Today's News

  • Taylor Memorial June 14

    The fourth annual Jimmy Taylor Sr. Memorial golf tournament is June 14 at Bermuda Run Golf Club.

    Check in is at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served between 7 and 8 a.m. The Bermuda Run Golf Club is located east of Lancaster off S.C. 903.

    The registration deadline is May 24. The field is limited to the first 36 teams to register.

    The entry fee is $240 which includes four golfers, two Mulligans per golfer, four Jimmy Packs and dinner and awards ceremony. A Jimmy pack includes a ladies tee, closest to the pin and the long drive entry.

  • Man, 22, dies after cycle wreck

    Stephanie Carnes is trying to understand how her son's life was taken away so suddenly.

    Russell Cory Kennington, 22, died Wednesday from injuries he suffered Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident on Palmer Lloyd Road, just feet from his home.

    Kennington, who was riding a 2006 Yamaha motorcycle, was traveling east at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday when he ran off the right side of the road and was thrown into a wooded area, said Lance Cpl. Jeff Gaskin of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

  • USCL program focuses on Native American studies

    Scholars from throughout the Southeast will gather at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster next week to add new dimensions to the campus' annual Native American Studies Week.

    The celebration, which looks at Native American history and culture in this area, will feature speakers from the Catawba Nation, the University of North Carolina, the University of South Carolina and Warren Wilson College.

    All events are free and open to the public.

  • Defining animal ordinance difficult

    What is a dangerous dog? Is it fair to categorize certain breeds as dangerous? Can you spot a dangerous dog just by looking at him? Can anybody?

    These are some of the questions that County Council members have been grappling with since they began looking at adopting an animal-control ordinance that primarily targets man’s best friend.

  • Rep. Mulvaney ‘cares about education’

    I would like to express a few concerns that I’ve had regarding the recent public education attacks on my friend Mick Mulvaney.

    Mick is one of the most honest and straightforward people I have ever met. What you see is what you get. Our friendship has grown even fonder over the past couple of years while working for the citizens of Lancaster and York counties in Columbia.

  • The Marvellettes, Platters come to USCL

    Doo-wop royalty will grace the Bundy Auditorium stage on April 26 when The Platters and The Marvelettes perform for the finale of the 2007-08 Performing Arts Series at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

    The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and some $45 tickets are still available at the box office inside the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building.

    It is the second time The Marvelettes have come to USCL. They kicked off the inaugural performing arts series with a September 2006 concert here.

  • Former Miss S.C. to speak at National Day of Prayer luncheon

    The Lancaster faith community is encouraged to attend the Fifth Annual Lancaster Community Prayer Luncheon on May 1 at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road.

    This year’s keynote speaker is Kelly McCorkle Parkison, who served as Miss South Carolina 2002 and participated in the television reality show, “Amazing Race.”

    In addition to McCorkle Parkison, the service will include prayers offered to God for our families, churches, our government leaders, military and civil servants and our nation said Dr. Bert Welch, Covenant senior pastor.

  • Lions roaring over new training room

    RICHBURG – There were no loud cheers, or lively pep band music. No points were tallied, but the Lewisville Lions had plenty of reasons to celebrate. The occasion was somewhat of a state championship for the Chester County Class A high school.

  • Family Promise has Web site

    Family Promise is moving along quite nicely in its seventh month of this journey. eeMuch progress in all areas has been achieved and the latest accomplishment is the Family Promise of Lancaster County Web site.

    Most people in America are able to connect to the Web and I’m sure the same is true for Lancaster County citizens.

    Family Promise wants to make it easy for people to learn about and  understand what Family Promise is and what it will mean for Lancaster County.

  • Team's 52 tops Catawba field

    The winning team took a narrow victory in the eighth annual Catawba Lions golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday.

    The winning foursome of Phillip Knezevich, Garrett Hammond, Tyler Young and Ray Rainey teamed for a 20-under 52.

    The tournament included 20 teams.

    The team of Chris Johnson, Steven Threatt, Steve Hoke and Anne Small shot a 53. The third-place team posted a 54. The team included Joe Lytle, Brent Wainscott and Sonny Weeks.