Today's News

  • Woman injured in car dragging

    A Lancaster woman was severely injured after she was allegedly dragged by a car Oct. 14, and two women have since been charged in the incident. 

  • City to treat contaminated water in-house

    Thousands of gallons of contaminated water stored in tanks on the streets of downtown Lancaster is heading for the city’s wastewater treatment plant on Lockwood Lane after tests showed the contamination levels were negligible.

  • Duke residential program meeting draws large crowd

    The cafeteria at Clinton Elementary School was packed Oct. 15 with area residents wanting to learn more about Duke Energy’s Residential Neighborhood Program.

  • Mulvaney votes against federal shutdown deal

     After 16 days, the partial government shutdown ended near midnight Oct. 16, when President Barack Obama signed a bill funding the U.S. government through Jan. 15 and raising the country’s debt ceiling through Feb. 7. 

    The Senate-brokered bill passed there, 81-18, and passed in the U.S. House, 285-144.

    Sen. Lindsey Graham voted for the deal, while Sen. Tim Scott voted against it. 

  • Four Warriors players, AJ’s King reap Div. II honors


    Five Lancaster County high school football players – four from Indian Land and one from Andrew Jackson – swept the week eight awards at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

  • Northern Guilford High names stadium for Roscoe


    Johnny Roscoe, the former Lancaster High School football coach, retired from coaching after a 42-year career last winter, but this fall he’s stayed close to the game.

  • County skid to end Friday


    Two weeks of county high school football futility is going to end Friday night.

    At least one game will have a county winner as week nine of the 2013 regular-season high school football campaign unfolds.

  • Lady Vols capture region volleyball title


    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers wrapped up the Region IV-AA volleyball championship with a 3-0 home win over Indian Land on Thursday, Oct. 17.

    The Lady Vols, 15-3, 9-0, swept the IL Lady Warriors, 25-13, 25-15 and 25-9.

  • Family Promise awareness month

    October is Family Promise Awareness Month, when a local and national focus is put on the problem of homelessness – more specifically the homelessness of children – in Lancaster County and across the country.

    Family Promise was founded in 1988 and is a national non-profit organization that mobilizes communities and existing resources to help homeless families regain their independence. 

  • Make sure information correct on your tax bill

    In the fall, tax bills are sent out to county homeowners. Tax bills are normally sent out in late September or early October in which many Lancaster County homeowners have already received their tax bills.
    Tax bills are customarily sent out early to allow those with escrow accounts enough time to ensure the information is being forwarded to their mortgage companies and taxes paid, as well as allow those who have paid off their homes and don’t have escrow accounts enough time to pay their taxes.