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Today's News

  • Kershaw man dies in four-wheeler accident

    A 22-year-old Kershaw man lost his life in a four-wheeler accident at Carolina Adventure World on Saturday, June 20.
    Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey said Cody Allen Broughton, 22, of Kershaw, was pronounced dead at 11:01 p.m. June 20 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
    Ramsey said Broughton was riding with a group in an event at the park when the four-wheeler overturned and landed on top of him.

  • Red, white and blue fun this weekend

    Cathyleen Rice

    crice@thelancasternews.com

    Lots of red, white and blue booming and sparkling fun is in store throughout the Lancaster County area and beyond as Independence Day celebrations take place on Friday, July 3, Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5.

  • City Council majority thumps rules, legal criteria

    I read with interest the article concerning the City Council’s recommendation to the Lancaster County Transportation Committee (CTC) which streets needed to be repaved within the city limits of Lancaster.

    Council had to decide between a lists of streets that were in dire need of repaving. Specifically mentioned were Clinton Avenue, Rock Springs Street, Hawthorne Road, Hampton Road and Springs Street and others that were not mentioned.

  • Dixie Boys 14 stars seek to stay alive

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14 all-stars are 1-1 in the district baseball tournament at the Rodman Complex in Chester County.

    The Lancaster stars returned to Rodman to face  Kershaw County on Tuesday, June 30 at 6 p.m.

  • LJGA reaches season’s midpoint

     

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped its first half of the season, playing at the Lancaster Golf Club on Monday, June 22.

    Trey Crenshaw and Mason Tucker, in the boys 10-12 age division, continue to wage a solid links duel.

  • P-31 bids for runner-up

     

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team is bidding for a strong finish to take the League V runner-up spot heading into the S.C. Upper State playoffs.

    Post 31, in its 72nd season of Legion baseball, held a 7-6 mark going into a League V road clash with Fort Mill Post 43 on Tuesday, June 30.

  • Thrilling racing highlights LSS action

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway fans were provided thrilling racing Saturday night, June 27 at the half-mile dirt oval.

    In the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock main event, the front row was Andy Hodges and Joseph Engelbrecht.

  • Time to remove Confederate flag

    Imagine the year is 2039, which is 100 years since Germany invaded Poland to start a second world war.

    To commemorate the anniversary, the German Republic decides to fly a flag emblazoned with a swastika on its capitol grounds. They say the flag is a symbol of their heritage and it is flying for all German soldiers and civilians who died during the war.

  • Nightmare becomes reality

    A simple night of fun turns into the worst nightmare for a mother. While documenting a short film, “Vision of Home,” Dekeem O. Reed’s mother, Alice Blackmon Tillman, showed the filming crew a picture she bought her son years before he was murdered.

    The picture, which is still hanging in Dekeem’s room today, shows a young African-American boy kneeling beside his bed praying. Behind the boy is a beautiful African-American woman, who appears as an angel.

  • LCST Sharks take win over Kershaw

     The Lancaster County swim team Sharks captured a 290-98 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Monday, June 22.

    Lancaster was paced by Tamra Tipton, Makenzy Mills, Simon Wright, Samuel Page and Lauren Spencer who each posted four firsts in the meet.