Saturday was always big for us young’uns on the farm, and it was no different the last Saturday in June 1954.
If it wasn’t raining, Saturday was always washday; and our work load was cut by one-third since Daddy had a well drilled. No more hauling water from the spring and no more boiling clothes in wash pots. Mama had a used washing machine, and the sisters really liked it until the wringer tried to swallow one of them’s arm. Big young’uns were hanging clothes on the line while us little ones were putting socks and our underwear on bushes to dry.
The pilot was locked out of the cockpit. That phrase finally revealed the full horror of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.
Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in his single-minded madness, couldn’t be stopped because anyone who could change the jet’s disastrous course was locked out.
It’s hard to imagine the growing feelings of fear and helplessness that the passengers felt as the unforgiving landscape rushed up to meet them.
Lancaster County’s unemployment for February dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.2 percent, down from 7.3 percent in January, according to data released March 27 by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
University of South Carolina Lancaster’s new Founders Hall has earned two honors from the architectural and green building industry, an American Institute of Architects Charlotte Merit Award for design and LEED Silver certification.
The jury for Christian Brown, 28, the man charged in 2010 with unlawful conduct toward a child – his then 2-year-old son – was found guilty Thursday, April 9 in courtroom A of the Lancaster County Courthouse.