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Letters

  • Boy Scouts help those here struggling to survive

    I am writing in response to Jay Evan’s letter “Boy Scouts should help Sandy Victims,” in the Nov. 7 edition of The Lancaster News. While I understand the concern for those affected by the recent events in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and would applaud any local efforts to help, this should not  be done at the expense of or in lieu of helping our local folks who are in need.

  • Northeast needs help; so does our community

    I am writing in response to Jay Evan’s letter “Boy Scouts should help Sandy Victims,” in the Nov. 7 edition of The Lancaster News. In his letter, Mr. Evan was upset that the food collected by the local Boy Scouts would be used locally and not distributed in the Northeast to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Judicial system gives criminals slap on wrist

    The men and women of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office and the Lancaster Police Department put their lives on the line everyday. They are at risk everytime they put on their uniforms. They do their best to protect and serve our community. But it doesn’t make any difference because the judicial system just gives criminals a slap on the wrist.

  • Military veterans face higher risk of ALS

    A few weeks ago, studies found that National Football League players are at greater risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Papers ran stories about the news and rightfully so. But with Veterans Day approaching on Sunday, Nov. 11, how many of us know that a much, much larger segment of our population – military veterans – also is at greater risk of Lou Gehrig’s disease?   

  • Williams Financial thanks sheriff’s office

    We would like to thank the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for its prompt response to the robbery at Williams Financial Services on Oct. 18. The officers’ expertise and professionalism led to the arrest of the robbers the same day.
    We applaud your dedication and attentiveness regarding the safety and well-being of the town of Kershaw.

  • Boy Scouts should help Sandy victims

    On Saturday, those of us who reside in Indian Land found a brown bag with a paper stapled to the bag attached to our mailbox post. The letter was from the Palmetto Council Boy Scouts of America (York District) asking to have non-perishable food items, personal hygiene, baby food or diapers to benefit York District residents who need assistance left in the bag for collection next Saturday, Nov. 10.

  • Hammond letter: Mother’s poem still relevant today

    My mother-in-law, Avis Rowell Hammond, who died Feb. 25, 2012, lived to be 100 years old.
    She had five sons and two daughters. Her first three sons, Max, Lloyd and Bobby were all in the Navy at the same time during the Korean War, and all were on the same ship, which was very unusual in that day and time.

  • Ferguson letter: Lancaster High’s reasons to Relay

    Everyone has been touched by cancer, either through their own personal battle or through someone they love.
    In case you didn’t know, Relay for Life is a 12-hour festival that raises money for the American Cancer Society. The event is 12 hours because cancer never sleeps.
    Through the fun and games, lives are honored, survivors are lifted and memories are shared.

  • Hayes letter: McCain concert a fun night for residents

    Those of you who like R&B, contemporary rock and a little country rock missed a treat if you weren’t at Bradley Auditorium on Oct. 16. Edwin McCain never disappoints. He even has some new stories. His saxaphone player is excellent and is given ample solos during concerts.
    If McCain returns to Lancaster, I hope there will be a larger audience. It’s good to support the arts, but even better to support South Carolina artists.

  • Eudy letter: I'm no newbie to Lancaster County

    In reply to W.B. Evans’ letter to the editor titled, “Northerners seek to make Indian Land like home,” Mr. Evans, you should have done your homework about me.