Today's News

  • Council considering Dave Lyle Blvd. extension project

    Though the idea to connect York and Lancaster counties via an extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard has long been tossed around, Lancaster County officials are hoping to breathe new life into the proposed project.   
    During Lancaster County Council’s Sept. 28 meeting, Council chairman Bob Bundy discussed the possibility of partnering with York County to investigate how to make the connection a reality.

  • Robbery suspect arrested

    The third suspect wanted by local law enforcement for two convenience store robberies early last week turned himself in to Lancaster Police last weekend, a release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Office said.
    Ladarius Akeem Moore, 20, of the 2000 block of Cane Mill Road, is charged by both agencies with armed robbery for his participation in the robberies of JR Grocery on Brooklyn Avenue shortly before noon Sept. 28 and the Crenco Food Store on S.C. 9 Bypass West about 4:37 a.m. Sept. 29.

  • Locals helping with flood recovery/relief effort

    Lancaster County has a reputation across the state as a giving place where folks come to the aid of neighbors.
    As the cleanup begins from last weekend’s historic floods, community organizations, business and individuals are teaming up independently to raise much-needed supplies for the victims.

  • Lancaster man wanted in shooting

    Lancaster authorities are searching for a man wanted in the shooting of another man late Tuesday night, Oct. 6.
    In a press release sent Wednesday, Oct. 7, Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant said officers are on the hunt for Angelou Lopas Cunningham, 44, who is wanted on charges of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent crime.

  • Is your mailing address correct?

    Part of the job of the Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office is to send out property tax bills to county residents for homes, cars, boats and other property.

    While nobody likes getting a tax bill, it’s important the bills are sent to the correct address. The real estate tax notices were mailed Sept. 30.

    Many property owners called in the prior years to complain that they didn’t get their tax bill and ended up paying their taxes late because the bill was sent to an old address.

  • The theme of National Newspaper Week relevant

    In 1928, Frank Capra made a silent movie called “The Power of the Press.”

    Douglas Fairbanks Jr. played Clem Rogers, an ambitious cub reporter hungry for a scoop. He gets more than he bargained for when his big story implicates the mayor’s daughter – who just happens to be Clem’s girlfriend – in a murder.

    In the end, the heroic journalist lands the story and the girl, and exposes political chicanery to boot.

  • Speedway caps 2015 racing campaign

    The 2015 racing season at Lancaster Super Speedway has come to an end, the last two races won by Mother Nature.
    Rainy weather wiped out the final two races on the 2015 season, including action last Saturday night.
    The season has been competitive as ever at the famous half-mile dirt track.

  • Teams focus on streaks

    It’s the week of streaks in Lancaster County high school football.
    Lancaster and Buford will seek to keep unbeaten region streaks intact this week.
    Andrew Jackson will look to continue its new win streak.
    Indian Land is bidding to halt its losing skid.
    Lancaster, in its first region road game this season, visits Clinton, while Buford travels to Chesterfield.
    AJ is back home to face rival North Central and Indian Land steps out of region play with a visit to Prosperity to face Mid-Carolina.

  • Five county players reap Tri-County grid honors

    RICHBURG – Five football players – three from Lancaster and a pair of Andrew Jackson High School performers – were honored at the week six meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
    Lancaster, 6-0 and off to its best start since the 1963 football season, was led by the trio of Houston Brantley, Charlie Ellis and Trevor Latham.
    The AJ Vols honorees included junior running back Heath Gandy and senior linebacker Dalton “Tex” Haven.

  • City proclaims Lancaster Habitat Day

    Students at Discovery School and members of the Habitat board of directors braved the rain on Monday, Oct. 5, to celebrate World Habitat Day and Lancaster Habitat Day. Student artists painted the school rock with their own original design to recognize Habitat and Chucky Rivers, lead teacher, taught the students about Habitat and World Habitat Day.