Today's News

  • County Council’s dispute with Tunnell personal

    I attended the special Lancaster County Council meeting about the I-77 Alliance snub. I sat in the back. I was a little late and couldn’t get my name on the list to speak.

    So, I figured I would stay for the meeting. I couldn’t believe what I heard and witnessed. This whole issue is personal, it has nothing to do with any law-breaking or violation of any ordinance. The action taken by the council to freeze Lancaster County Economic Corp. (LCEDC) budget, in my opinion, is an abuse of power.

  • Council needs to work with the school district

    At the June 9 Lancaster County Council meeting, when introducing the development agreements, Council Chairman Larry McCullough indicated that the MI Homes development agreement included a payment of $500 per house to the county for the benefit of Lancaster County School District.

    McCullough further indicated that provision had been made by the Lancaster County Planning Commission that the school district be given a 30-day opportunity to suggest a contribution level that was more representative of the cost of constructing a new school.

  • TLN to add Parade Magazine

    The Lancaster News welcomes Parade, the most widely read magazine in America, to its Sunday newspaper beginning July 6. 

    Parade has been a staple in American households since 1941, bringing relevant and insightful coverage of popular A-list celebrities, health, food, investigative reporting and inspirational features to 59 million readers each week. 

  • Fun for the Fourth

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

  • Walnut Creek thrives, an eyesore no more

    What once was the beleaguered Edenmoor neighborhood, plagued with potholes, massive erosion and treacherous pits, has been completely transformed into a thriving community, developers told county officials about Walnut Creek earlier this month. 

  • FCA invites Creighton on mission trip

    Right now, Dalton Creighton knows that nothing is impossible with God.

  • Finally Friday reset for July 11

    The First Friday in Lancaster “Beach Night” summer concert featuring the Lakeside Drive Band was rained out Friday, June 27. The night of fun has been reset for July 11 in the field behind City Hall at Catawba and West Arch streets. For details, contact Caroline Hasty, events and promotions coordinator of See Lancaster SC, at (803) 289-1498 or chasty@lancastercitysc.com.

  • Police investigate possible burglary spree

    Could a recent rash of burglaries in the city of Lancaster be connected?

  • Fake money shows up in Great Falls

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls Police responded to the Dollar General on Chester Avenue on June 10 for a shoplifting call but upon arrival, learned counterfeit money had been passed at the store.

  • LSS has fireworks, full racing card