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Today's News

  • Sharks down Camden in home meet win

     

    The Lancaster County swim team Sharks upped their record to 2-0, topping Camden, 403-106 on Thursday, June 12 at the Lancaster County Pool.

    Tamra Tipton, Charlie Brooke Henry, Simon Wright and Samuel Page led the Sharks with four wins each.

  • Swimmers start strong

     

    The Lancaster County Sharks swim team opened their 2014 season defeating the Kershaw Stingrays, 270.5-89.5 on Tuesday, June 10 at the Kershaw Pool.

  • Nationals solid in district tournament

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National League all-stars rolled to a 26-1 win over Lancaster American to remain as the lone unbeaten team in the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 baseball tournament at Ronnie Gandy Field in the Wylie Park Complex on Monday, June 16.

    Lancaster National stars, ages 7-8, were led by Adam Wright, who was 3-4 with two triples.

  • Lies continue to come from White House

    It seems Susan “the unreliable” Rice has been sent out to spread fabrications to make the Obama administration look good once again.

    You’d think that after the Benghazi debacle of lies, someone would have learned a lesson about lying to the American people. But after her first round of lies, she was promoted to national security advisor so she could not be forced to testify about Benghazi.

  • Ms. Mike Hammer promotes her book

     

    The email arrived about a month ahead of the 18th South Carolina Book Festival, held May 17-19 in Columbia, asking if I would moderate a session or two.

    Since my next book, “Southern Justice: The Execution of George Stinney Jr.,” won’t be published until early next year, I had offered to moderate a session at this year’s festival.

  • Get your S.C. barbecue on

    Katie West

    USC School of Journalism

    Barbecue.

    Perhaps nowhere in the country more than in South Carolina does the word evoke a sense of history as rich as the smell of meat in the smoker.

  • Waving back starts with us

    A few years ago, when I did some frequent work-related traveling between Springs’ Customer Service Center and their New York office, several of those “real city boys” used to chide me about one of my neighborly tendencies.

    For some strange, inexplicable reason, they perceived my inclination of nodding and speaking to people on the street as a “bad habit.”

    Folks in midtown New York City, they said, never make eye contact with total strangers.

    If you did, you were asking for trouble.

  • Men steal $3,000 in cigarettes from convenience store

    Authorities are trying to identify three men who stole at least $3,000 worth of cigarettes from a Lancaster convenience store on Tuesday, June 10. 

    Officers responded at 2:48 p.m. to a 911 call about a shoplifting that just happened at Citgo, 1200 N. Main St., according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • University honors Jairy and Sissy Hunter

    Staff Reports

    Charleston Southern University dedicated a new wing of its Hunter Center and renamed the building during a ceremony June 11 in honor of Lancaster natives Dr. Jairy and Carolyn “Sissy” Hunter.

    The Hunter Center serves as both the students services and reception center at the Christian liberal arts school where Jairy Hunter has served as president for the past 30 years.

  • Man wanted in accident that injured mo-ped driver

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com 

    Police are searching for a Lancaster man in connection with a car accident that injured a mo-ped driver earlier this month.