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Today's News

  • Good music, food & cause

    Today I am going to include four card exercises for men and women, because at some point in our training we all fall short of understanding how important it is. 

    Most reasons are the same, universal excuses we all use. 

    I hear you saying it now – “I don’t have the time” and the famous line – “It is so boring to walk on a tread mill. I hate it.”

  • Cardio tips for everyone

    Today I am going to include four card exercises for men and women, because at some point in our training we all fall short of understanding how important it is. 

    Most reasons are the same, universal excuses we all use. 

    I hear you saying it now – “I don’t have the time” and the famous line – “It is so boring to walk on a tread mill. I hate it.”

  • School bells will ring tomorrow

    It’s hard to believe summer is nearly over for local schoolchildren. While autumn doesn’t officially arrive until next month, on Monday morning, about 12,000 Lancaster County students will say goodbye to the carefree days of summer and return to their classrooms.

    This week, school administrators and teachers are making last-minute preparations for the 2014-15 school year. Their planning and preparation welcomed the students back at recent drop-ins and open houses.

  • USCL provides an ‘educational awakening’

    Late last year, the University of South Carolina Lancaster archivist posted on the USCL Facebook page a 1963 clipping from The Lancaster News.

    Mrs. T.W. Boyce urged the citizens of Lancaster to support the continued growth of the four-year-old extension of USCL by donating money for the construction of Hubbard Hall.

  • County welcome center moves across the street

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster County Welcome Center has relocated from the ground floor of the county’s historic courthouse across the street to the Lancaster County Administration Building lobby, 101 N. Main St.

    Angie Estridge, receptionist for the county administration building, is now the first point of contact for welcome center visitors.

  • Candidate filing for 2014 ends

     Gregory A. Summers

    gsummers@thelancasternews.com

    Another phase in the 2014 election cycle ended at noon Friday, Aug. 15, when candidate filing wrapped up for four Lancaster City Council seats, four Lancaster County school board seats and the Cane Creek Watershed Board.

    Filing in the nonpartisan (no political party affiliation) races, which started Aug. 1, had some last-day activity with two candidates coming in to file, said Lancaster County Director of Elections Mary Ann Hudson.

  • Orientation gives some students early start on 2014-15 school year

     

    Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    Bells will ring for the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 18, and throughout the county, students will re-enter and enter for the first time elementary, middle and high schools in the Lancaster County School District.

  • County yet to close on new LCEDC building

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@thelancasternews.com

    Flipping his office calendar to the second week of August, Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. President Keith Tunnell fully expected to be moved into his new headquarters by now.

  • Scores dip on standardized tests

     Reece Murphy

    rmurphy@thelancaternews.com

    Lancaster County student performance on the 2014 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) and High School Assessment Program (HSAP) decreased slightly overall, though results varied widely among the tests individual subject areas.

    Lancaster County School District results largely mirror results statewide, according to South Carolina Department of Education data released last week.

  • Bruins edge Bearcats, 7-6

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    CHESTER – Lancaster made its share of big plays on both sides of the ball to post a 7-6 win over Class AAAA foe Rock Hill High School in the Chester County High School Jamboree at Chester High School on Friday, Aug. 15.

    The biggest play of the night for the Bruins came on LHS’s third possession after Rock Hill had snapped a scoreless draw for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead.