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Today's News

  • Rich Hill couple think man was living under their home

    A Rich Hill couple whose home was burglarized last week found evidence suggesting the suspect had been living underneath the structure for some time.
    Sonya and Crystal Brazzell reported the burglary March 8 after discovering hand tools missing from a toolbox inside their home at 1976 Beacon Road, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • Big Thursday brings in $40K for scholarships

    The Big Thursday Scholarship of Lancaster Inc. said Wednesday it raised $40,000 in this year’s scholarship drive, bringing the total amount raised in 17 years to $544,600.
    The money goes to Lancaster County students who attend Clemson University or USC Lancaster. The scholarships are split between the universities, with $20,000 going to each school this year.

  • Coming Events

     Week Ahead

    Community garden needs participants

    The United Way of Lancaster County is seeking participants for the Lancaster County Community Garden near the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department on 260 S. Plantation Road. Garden sites will be free for participants to grow their own produce. Free seeds and plants will be provided. Applications are available at the United Way of Lancaster County office, 109 S. Wylie St. Plant day is April 22. 

  • Church News

     Week Ahead

    Women’s conference

    Red Hill Baptist Church, 2020 Red Hill Road, Lancaster, will host a women’s conference at 11 a.m. March 25. The theme is “Come up higher.” Prophetess Virginia McIlwain and Pastor Natalie Goodman will speak. 

    Registration begins at 9 a.m. and is free. Lunch is served after the conference. For details, call Yvonne Grier at (980) 257-7259.

    Pleasant Dale clothes closet

  • News Briefs

    I&R committee meets March 24

     

    The Lancaster County Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meeting is 10 a.m. March 24 in the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

    County council meets March 27

    The Lancaster County Council meeting is 6 p.m. March 27 at the county administration building, 101 N. Main St.

    Cane Creek board to meet March 28

  • Bruins blank Warriors, 7-0

    The Lancaster Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of county rival Indian Land, taking a 7-0 win over the host Warriors on Wednesday night.

    LHS, 4-3, 1-2, topped the Warriors, 12-11 in extra innings at Doomsday Corner on March 8.

    Bruins’ right-hander Anson Taylor hurled a four-hit shutout to aid the Lancaster win.

  • Vols top Rams in golf

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team upped its record to 3-1, taking a 10-shot win over Chesterfield at the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday.

    Dakota Roberts and Emily Cox each shot a 39 to lead the Vols to the win over the Rams. Mason Sowell registered a 44 and Andrew Bowers carded a 59.

    Raegan Brewer had a 63.

    Oliver led Chesterfield with a 43 on the day.

    Bruins unbeaten

  • LSS gearing for new opening night

    Opening night for the Lancaster Super Speedway season is Saturday night.

    A late afternoon thunderstorm put the brakes on opening night last Saturday, so the track’s 63rd opener is Saturday.

    Anxious LSS race fans have waited all winter long to see some racing at the half-mile oval.

    New dirt has been added, so fans are looking forward to what holds for opening night.

  • Fore the Kids golf tourney set for April 21

    The seventh annual Fore the Kids golf tournament is April 21 at Edgewater Golf Club.

    The tournament is held to benefit the Lancaster, Chester and York chapters of Child Evangelism Fellowship.

    The four-man captain’s choice entry is $75 per player which includes lunch, supper, prizes and a goodie bag.

  • Editor's Column: Parnell’s big moment in the comedy vortex

    Archie Parnell, one of the 14 candidates running for the congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, got a bit of national publicity last week to help him stand out from the crowd.
    Boy, did he ever!
    Fair warning. If you’re not a fan of crude anatomical humor, do not check this out.
    It happened on comedian Samantha Bee’s political satire show “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” on TBS. She has an audience of about 2.5 million, not far behind the 3 million or so who watch Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon on the big networks.