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Today's News

  • Despite pleas, Council OKs ordinance

    Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    For the better part of an hour Monday night, Dec. 8, an anxious, impassioned group of Van Wyck residents and TreeTops camp supporters made their feelings known to county officials about a proposed plan to develop the former camp property along Van Wyck Road.

  • ‘Good cause’ a success

    Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    HEATH SPRINGS – Davis Neon employees’ second annual No Shave November contest officially ended Dec. 1 and the five men participating raised more than $5,800 for Toys for Tots of Lancaster County.

    Originally, a goal of $1,000 had been set for the Oct. 31 through Nov. 30 no shave challenge, but the men far exceeded that goal, said Scott Helms, assistant plant manager for Davis Neon and organizer of this friendly competition.

  • Local angel trees in need of sponsors

    Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    The local Angel Tree program needs immediate help to get children sponsored for a gift on Christmas Day, said Lancaster County Angel Tree Coordinator Ashlee Addison.

    This program works by families in need signing up for an angel on an angel tree. On the angel is listed both gifts the children want for Christmas and items they need such as clothing, shoes and more.

  • Two homes shot with bullets

    Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Two county homeowners were rattled but unscathed after someone fired bullets into their homes during separate incidents earlier this month.

    The first shooting happened at about 5:45 p.m. Nov. 30 inside a home in the 400 block of Three C’s Road in Kershaw, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    The 53-year-old homeowner reported the shooting about 9:30 a.m. the next day after meeting with a deputy at Kershaw Town Hall.

  • Helms named DuPont ambassador

     From staff reports

    Buford High School's Troy Helms was named a DuPont agriscience ambassador after completing a professional development course offered by the company at its Chesapeake Farms in Chestertown, Md. 

    Helms, the school's FAA teacher, earned the honor by completing the DuPont National AgriScience Teachers Ambassador Academy (NATAA) on Dec. 1.

  • Kershaw man honored by Masons

     From release 

    KERSHAW – On Nov. 24, one of Lancaster County’s finest citizens, Howard W. “Walker” Crawford was honored at Flat Rock Masonic Lodge No. 178 during the monthly Square and Compass Meeting. Crawford was presented the 2014 Glenn Watts Lamp of the Masonic Light, in honor of Watts, another of Lancaster’s finest citizens.

  • County quartet set for North-South All-Star contest Saturday

     

    The 67th annual North-South All-Star game will feature a Lancaster County ace quartet.

    The group includes three star senior players along with Andrew Jackson High School head football coach David Moore.

  • Hanging Rock Kartway resets race Saturday

     

    Following a rainout on Saturday, Dec. 6, Hanging Rock Kartway roars back into action this Saturday night, Dec. 13.

    Hanging Rock Kartway, located in Kershaw at 1082 Horton Rollins Road, will be hosting the King of The Rock/FH Mania.

  • Buford nets second mat win over LHS

     

    The Buford Yellow Jackets completed a mat sweep of Class AAA county rival Lancaster with a 46-36 wrestling win over the Bruins on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the BHS gym.

    Buford, 2-0, opened its season with a 51-30 victory over the Bruins in the LHS gym on Dec. 4.

  • Lady Bruins down Camden, stay unbeaten

     

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins finished strong to stay unbeaten on the 2014-15 prep basketball campaign with a 55-35 win over Camden at CHS on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

    The Lady Bruins’ 20-point win gave LHS a split after the LHS boys dropped an 82-78 loss to the Bulldogs.