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Today's News

  • Miller column: Congress, president must put America first

     Fireworks, balls, parties, concerts and all sorts of revelry – it’s over and we have elected a new/old president of the United States.

    Eighteen months and more than $5 billion and what do we have? We have the same old people sitting in Washington, in their same old positions, doing their same old jobs and accomplishing the same old results. That’s a pretty hefty price tag just to buy a repeat of the last four years.

  • Quick start sparks Cats sweep of LHS

    Eric Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    Rock Hill made the most of a visit to the Lancaster High Bruins’ Den, downing host LHS twice for a Region III-AAAA hardwood sweep.
    The Bearcats, ranked No. 10 in Class AAAA boys, used a fast start to notch a 73-57 win over the Bruins in the nightcap.
    The LHS girls fell in the opener, dropping a 52-51 loss.
    Rock Hill, keyed by the play of Jaylen Reid, shot to a 20-9 lead after one period and held a 33-20 edge at the half. Reid hit 14 of his game-high 19 points in the first half.

  • Teen’s wish comes true

    Nancy Parsons
    Landmark News Service
    Dillon Pearson, 15, had a wish come true.
    A Clemson Tigers fan, Dillon wanted to attend a Carolina/Clemson game at Frank Howard Field at Memorial Stadium in Clemson.
    Dillon spent Nov. 24 at Death Valley with his father, Mike Pearson Jr.
    A sports enthusiast, Dillon has been diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare inherited disease that causes nervous system damage and movement problems. It usually begins in childhood and leads to impaired muscle coordination that worsens over time.

  • Nighthawks, in Roscoe fashion, just got better

    When you reflect over Northern Guilford High School’s three straight state championship seasons, one fact is obvious about the Nighthawks.
    They have made huge strides since winning that coveted first N.C. High School Athletic Association Class III-AA state crown two years ago.

  • Mail delivery resumes on IL road

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The U.S. Postal Service has resumed regular home service to residents who live along a narrow Indian Land road it deemed too dangerous for mail delivery two months ago.
    Located off Henry Harris Road, Green Pond Road is a mile-long, single-lane road that serves 31 families.

  • Leadership Lancaster delves into education

    Return to the world of locker combinations, class schedules and pop quizzes.
    For me and the other 20 members of Leadership Lancaster, Wednesday, Dec. 12, was all about education, as we spent the entire day learning about public school, private school and collegiate opportunities in Lancaster County.
    And fittingly, the first thing we did was take a test.
    Lancaster County School District Superintendent Dr. Gene Moore gave an overview of the district, which has 20 schools and more than 11,000 students.

  • Council passes Project Brick ordinances

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    With two unanimous votes, Lancaster County Council moved another step toward bringing a new company to the county’s Air-Rail Industrial Park during a special meeting Friday, Dec. 14.
    Council held the meeting to vote on second reading of two ordinances related to Project Brick, a company county officials have not yet identified.

  • City OKs multi-county ‘park’

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster City Council is in accord – to this point – with plans on an agreement that could provide significant tax relief for L&C Railroad in the near future.
    After returning from a closed session during its Tuesday, Dec. 11, meeting, City Council unanimously approved a resolution to agree to the development of a joint industrial park between Lancaster and Chesterfield counties.

  • Jackets down Red Devils

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancasterr News
    BUFORD –  Buford capped a home sweep with a milestone win Friday, Dec. 14.
    The Jackets, avenging a tough loss to Class A’s No. 1 ranked Great Falls Red Devils, put the finishing touches on the Buford broom job in a 45-42 overtime win.
    The Lady Jackets opened the varsity twin bill with a 49-34 victory to improve the BHS girls, rated No. 9 in Class AA, to 6-1.
    The boys game was a battle to the finish with Buford taking the three-point OT win.

  • Futbol Club’s U18 team has solid fall

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Futbol Club saw a host of new players and coaches for its  2012 season.
    The LFC consisted of a U12 boys, U16 boys and U16 girls, with coaches Steve Cauthen, Todd Williams and longtime Lancaster coach Joel Patterson.
    These teams joined the existing U18 Girls, led by coach Lon Christensen, for a most successful and exciting season.