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Today's News

  • Task force to reveal homeless count results July 31

    Several agencies, including the United Way of Lancaster County, American Red Cross, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster Police Department, Alston Wilkes Society, Lancaster County Council on Aging and many other volunteers, participated in the unofficial homeless count conducted throughout the county March 15 through May 1. 

  • Summer camp aims to put fun back in learning

    Helping children to get excited about learning by setting positive goals is the aim of instructors at the “Putting Fun Back Into Learning Summer Camp” at the Preston Blackmon Family Success & Career Center. 

  • Limited Late Models return to LSS

     

    The Limited Late Models will return to Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, July 19.

    The Limited Late Models were slated to run earlier this season at the big half-mile track, but the race was cancelled due to teams unable to make the field for the scheduled event.

  • Sharks post solid Aquatics effort

     

    The host Lancaster County Sharks posted an impressive effort in the annual Aquatics at the Lancaster County Pool on July 8-9.

    The meet, which capped the 2014 summer recreation swim season, included Camden, Chester, Kershaw and Lancaster County.

  • Ozone stars see state hopes end with extra-inning loss

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars, ages 11-12, saw their state title hopes end with an 11-5 extra inning loss to Seneca on Wednesday, July 16 at Byerly Park in Hartsville.

    Seneca forged an early 5-1 lead, but Lancaster fought back to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth.

  • Juniors seek to rebound at Inman

     

    Lancaster returned to Inman hoping to repeat what it accomplished on its first trip to Spartanburg County earlier this week.

  • Debs deliver state title

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Softball Debs 18U all-star team rebounded in a big way to capture the 2014 state championship and a bid to the Debs World Series.

  • Noble column: S.C. motto: ‘While I breathe I hope’ – really?

    South Carolina’s motto, “While I breathe I hope,” is surely the most optimistic statement anyone can make. Despite all, if we can draw a breath, we are hopeful and optimistic.

  • Miller column: There’s no room for renegades

    Why does the world continue to cater to the ultimate spoiled child?
    When a child with homicidal tendencies acts out, he or she is usually put away somewhere safe, for the good of everyone.
    What happens when this spoiled child is the renegade, insane leader of a nuclear power? What happens when this monster kills his own, openly and without remorse, just to show the world he can?
    Is there any question who I am referring to?

  • Republicans dominate at ballot box

    Lancaster County Republicans have much to be proud of in the recent Republican primary elections.

    The strong turnout in the June 10 election provided more proof of the county’s growing embrace of the Republican Party, as roughly four times as many voters chose to vote in the Republican primary (4,472-952) than the Democratic primary. It is a telling sign that in a stronghold of Democrats like Jim Hodges and the late Tom Mangum when a Republican Party primary has a four-to-one advantage over the Democratic primary.