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Today's News

  • Column: S.C. moving in right direction on race

    In the early days of World War II, the British, standing nearly alone, suffered a number of huge defeats. And then in November 1942, they won a major victory defeating Gen. Rommel’s forces in North Africa.
    In reporting this victory to the House of Commons, Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, “Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”

  • Column: We don’t need the disaffected

    Is there a point in everyone’s life where you just sit back and say, “Enough is enough?”
    It seems that with every news cycle, there is another story about an American finding fault with this country. Does anyone but me see this?
    We achieved our reputation and world standing through the generations that America has existed due to our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

  • Big names coming to Lancaster this year

    Season tickets for the 2016-17 See Lancaster SC Performing Arts Series go on sale ($275 plus tax) in July.
    The lineup ranges from down-home country and uptown R&B to classic rock ’n’ roll and cutting-edge comedy.
    Leading the list is a Sept. 17 concert by Shooter Jennings and Waymore’s Outlaws.

  • Column: Tanner responds to Evans’ column

    I just want to let Dianne Evans, who serves on the Lancaster County Library Board, know that I believe rules need to be applied and followed. (Evans wrote the column, “Some think rules don’t apply to them,” in last week’s Gateway.)
    What many residents don’t realize is that all the county boards and commissions are different and, therefore, their rules need to be written accordingly.

  • Column: Lancaster County has best government money can buy

    “We have the best government that money can buy.” Was Mark Twain a resident of Lancaster County? I don’t think so, but at times his famous quote seems to fit our system of government.
    Here are but two examples:
    ◆ You may recall this past December when an out-of-state developer was caught violating the laws of Lancaster County. Those laws, adopted in 2007, were to protect the endangered natural habitat of the Carolina heelsplitter mussel on Six Mile Creek.

  • Ozone stars roll to district title

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball (12U) Ozone team was victorious in defending its District 2 crown Thursday night at the York Recreation Complex in York.

    The Lancaster Ozone stars, coming off a 17-1 victory over Gaffney on Tuesday night, faced Gaffney in the championship game after Gaffney worked its way into the championship game through the tourney’s loser’s bracket.

  • Juniors post solid scores at Kershaw

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped first round play – opening three tournaments – with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday.

    The older boys golfers posted some solid scores to highlight the action on a hot day on the Kershaw course.

    The boys 13-14 age group had a strong showing, with Caleb Henson shooting a three-under 69 (34-35) to take a one-shot win. Henson, the Buford High ace golfer, notched six birdies and nine pars for the day.

  • Lancaster P-31 sweeps York

    Lancaster Post 31 capped a banner week with a League V sweep of host York Post 66 at York Comprehensive High School on Friday night.

    Lancaster P-31, 7-2 in League V play, moved into first place with the sweep of P-66.

    Lancaster opened the twin bill with a 1-0 win and then rallied from a 3-2 deficit to take a 6-3 win over York to complete the sweep.

    York, seeking the split, held a 3-2 lead going to the top of the seventh inning when Lancaster mounted its comeback.

  • Cuttino remembered for encouraging ministry

    BEAUFORT – Those acquainted with Dr. Robert Edward Cuttino called him “Bob.” But those who knew him well called him “Barnabas,” due to his encouraging disposition.

    The former minister of Lancaster’s First Baptist Church and religion teacher at the University of South Carolina Lancaster died Thursday at the age of 86. 

  • Chamber education breakfast focuses on connections

    Building a workforce pipeline

     

    The goal of the workforce pipeline is to ensure the skills needed in the workforce match the skills developed by schools. Skills acquisition begins in elementary education. Secondary and post-secondary education build on those skills and add new ones. Industry partners work with educators to build programs.
    By working together, educators and employers build Lancaster County’s future workforce.