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Today's News

  • County council debates benefits for LCEDC employees

    It took four votes and about 30 minutes of debate, but Lancaster County Council finally charted a course for how to proceed with obtaining benefits for employees of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp.

  • Head-on crash on Van Wyck Road injures two

    Two people were flown from the scene of a head-on automobile accident outside Van Wyck on Monday afternoon, April 27.

  • SECA Crates Bonus race Saturday

     

    April showers have produced yet another rainout at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    LSS, for the second straight week, fell victim to the wet weather and the racing action was postponed.

  • Elgazar races to win in Seth's Hope 5K road race

     

    Rain did little do put a damper on the Seth’s Hope 5K Road Race at the University of South Carolina Lancaster on Saturday, April 25.

    Central High School runner Mustapha Elgazar, 16, topped a 53-runner field in 19:16 during the rainy race at the USCL course.

  • IL Warrior booters post wins

     

    Indian Land, 11-3, caps its boys soccer regular-season schedule with two matches this week.

    The Warriors host Lancaster for the annual IL senior night match tonight, Wednesday at IL’s Reservation.

  • Prep softball teams set for playoffs

     

    Lancaster County has four softball teams in the Upper State playoffs.

    Region IV-AA softball champion Andrew Jackson, 20-6, closed regular season play with a 5-1 win over Indian Land on Friday, April 24.

  • Buford wins, now 22-0

     The Buford Yellow Jackets capped a perfect regular season – 22-0, 12-0 – with a 12-1 baseball win over Central of Pageland at the CHS field on Monday, April 27.

    Jackets’ senior right-hander Evan Flynn worked four frames in the win, which was halted in the fifth frame due to the mercy rule.

  • County GOP elects officers at convention

    from Lancaster County Republican Party
    In a show of unity, Lancaster County Republicans came together April 16 at their bi-annual county convention to elect a new slate of officers, look back at a number of recent history-making achievements and talk about the upcoming 2016 elections.

  • Burwell column: Minority Health Month: Making progress on health disparities

    Half a century ago, our nation was in the midst of a civil rights revolution.
    Over these last few years, we’ve reached several milestones: the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s transformative “I Have a Dream” speech and the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.
    As we commemorate these events, we feel the weight of their expectations. We see the path that has moved us closer to justice and equality, but we also see the stumbling blocks and shortcomings along the way.

  • Payne letter: Where is the church on Wednesday ballgames?

    Currently, there is controversy involving the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department and its scheduling of youth recreation ballgames on Wednesday nights.
    Some parents are concerned that their children feel they are not only letting their teammates and coaches down by not participating on Wednesdays, but feel like they are being punished by not getting to play as often as others because their parents take them to church services and activities on Wednesday nights.