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Today's News

  • P-31 seniors split home twin bill with Clover

     

    The Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball senior team split a League V twin bill with Clover Post 38 on Monday, June 30 at Eggleton Field.

    Lancaster fell to Clover, 6-1, but the P-31 seniors rebounded to top Clover, 2-1.

  • AA Nationals capture state crown

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AA National all-stars completed an unbeaten run (5-0) in capturing the machine pitch state championship on Tuesday, July 1 at Greenwood Park in Florence.

    The Lancaster AA NL stars rolled to a 14-1 win over Aynor to wrap up the state crown, the first for the Lancaster Dixie Baseball program.

  • Wounded Warriors win

     

    The Wounded Warrior Team took top honors in the Warrior Salute Golf Tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday, June, 28.

  • There’s a time when loyalty is not a virtue

    After the Benghazi attack President Barack Obama went on The View and said this about the attack, “We don’t know what happened, it looks like a response to a video.” Then in the debates of 2012, when challenged by Mitt Romney about the video story he said, “We knew the next day that it was a terrorist attack and I said so in the Rose Garden speech the next day.” He was supported by the moderator which showed her obvious bias, considering it was at best an interpretation of his comments and at worst an out right lie.

  • Out of the Earth

    Sherry Archie

    For The Lancaster News

    The Haires built their home in 1970. Many of the original boxwoods and hollies kept neatly trimmed continue to thrive in the yard – a direct result of Judy’s green thumb.

    “Growing plants has always been easy for me,” Judy said. “Many times I have just stuck a small cutting from a plant in the ground and it really takes off.”

  • I could use a little ‘mow money’

    In another realm, I was a ball of fire, always full of energy.

    Why, I took on all kinds of projects and tasks of all sorts and sizes around our Charlotte Road Camelot.

    Now, I get up in the morning with the best intentions of getting our yard in better shape.

    No, I don’t mean that blue ribbon, Yard-of-the-Month frenzy.

    While I enjoy lookin’ at the pictures, once you win that distinction, you are under pressure and the lawn is under neighborhood microscope.

  • Griffen new ILES assistant principal

     A Fort Mill fifth-grade teacher with family ties to Indian Land has been named assistant principal at Indian Land Elementary School. 

    Jad Griffen, a teacher at Fort Mill’s Pleasant Knoll Elementary, was pegged to fill the position vacated by former ILES Assistant Principal Steven Puckett, who was named principal of the Harrisburg Elementary School.

    Griffen’s first official day on the job is July 28.

  • Work at Harrisburg Elementary site at brisk pace

    INDIAN LAND – Harrisburg Elementary School project manager Jimmy Wilhide of Moseley Architects said after some concern about rain and other delays in the past two months, work on the school is moving at a brisk pace in anticipation of the August opening. 

    Wilhide said contractors would begin pouring asphalt at the school Wednesday June 25. 

    The project’s final stage inspection is scheduled for July 10, he said, with furniture move-in set to begin July 14. 

  • City’s home garbage service is in the red

     Lancaster City Council members and a city employee literally talked trash to each other during a meeting Tuesday, June 24. 

    Marty Cauthen, director of sanitation and maintenance operations, told the council the municipality will lose about $250,000 in its residential garbage operation unless steps are taken to modify services or increase fees for services.

    “We can’t continue to operate and lose this much money,” he said.

  • United Way exceeds campaign

     

    The United Way of Lancaster County celebrated its 2013-14 campaign finale Thursday, June 19, at The Coker Ranch.

    About 80 donors and volunteers attended the barbecue, where  United Way announced its 2013-14 pledge total and presented awards to its donors, businesses and volunteers in various categories.