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Today's News

  • 9/11 event Tuesday in Kershaw

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – The 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be commemorated in the town of Kershaw with some community service.
    AmeriCorps and the YouthBuild local service groups will volunteer their time and energy Tuesday at Stevens Park’s Haile Gold Mine Playground.
    They are joining forces with Kershaw Community Park Council (KCPC) on the effort to perform beautification and maintenance work such as repainting and garden clean-up.

  • Masonic riders step up to help HOPE again

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    Last fall, the Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association, with help from their fellow masons and several business, collected more than 3,000 pounds of food and raised more than $4,500 for HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster by holding a charity motorcycle run.
    The inaugural effort was a lot of work, most of which was behind the scenes.
    But it was also a lot of fun, said Elaine Adkins, HOPE’s executive director.

  • Great Falls couple seeks help for snake problem

    Nancy Parsons
    Landmark News Services
    GREAT FALLS – A Jackson Street couple is hopeful that help is on the way to deal with baby copperhead snakes in their yard.
    Travis Lipford and Vanessa Trull have lived at 3 Jackson St. for almost two years. Lipford said he has seen more snakes this year than before.
    “I saw a few last year,” he said.
    But he worked out-of-town last year and paid someone to cut his grass, he said.

  • Woman to pay $225 fine in animal cruelty case

    S.C. News Exchange
    DARLINGTON – The woman accused of leaving a dog in a bag for three days in the heat of June has been found guilty of ill treatment of animals.
    Veronica Crawford, 29, was found guilty on Aug. 10. The court ordered her to pay a $225 fine or spend 30 days in the Darlington County Detention Center.

  • Vols roll over Panthers

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    McBEE – Andrew Jackson, in impressive fashion, snapped a two-game losing skid by forcing four turnovers and getting two long touchdown runs from senior Gavin Clyburn en route to a 34-6 drubbing of McBee at the Panthers’ stadium on Friday night.
    Clyburn bolted on touchdown runs of 65 and 44 yards in the second half to extend the AJ lead to 21-6.
    McBee, 0-3, opened he game by driving to the Volunteer two before alert Quadarius Fair ended the Panthers’ drive by recovering a fumble on the AJ two.

  • Eagles’ ground game buries Bruins

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    The ball-hawking Central Eagles soared to a 28-13 win over Lancaster at Memorial Stadium on Friday night.
    The 2-1 Eagles, ranked No. 7 in the latest Class AA state football poll, built a 21-13 halftime lead and added a second-half score on the way to the solid 15-point lead.
    The Eagles, making the most of their ground-oriented attack, limited the Bruins to four first downs and no points in the second half as they protected their lead behind a sound ball-control offense.

  • Jackets use early surge to down Rangers

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – After starting the 2012 football season with back-to-back road games, the Buford Yellow Jackets played host to the Airborne For Christ Rangers on Friday night.
    The Jackets’ home opener proved to be a good night as Buford posted a 35-22 win over the Rangers, a home-school team based out of the Charlotte area.
    Buford was looking to rebound after last week’s embarrassing loss at Lee Central High of Bishopville.
    BHS wasted no time as the Jackets scored on their opening possession.

  • Key pick powers Lions by Warriors

    Eric Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – A key turnover turned away Indian Land’s hopes of a football win Friday night at the IL Reservation where the Lewisville Lions roared to a 42-7 win.
    Lewisville’s Malcolm Means took the wind out of Indian Land’s momentum drive, intercepting IL’s Dalton McGuirt’s pass and returning it 75 yards for a touchdown early in the third period.
    The pick six gave Lewisville a 28-7 lead on its way to the 35-point win over host IL.

  • LHS Lady Bruins upbeat about tennis hopes

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Lady Bruins’ tennis team is hoping to develop a solid lineup from top to bottom for the 2012 season.
    The LHS girls retrun a solid cast, including three senior standouts at the top of their lineup.
    The trio includes Lyndsey Hegler, Sara Hicks and Carley Adams.
    Hicks was the team MVP last fall, while Adams earned the Lady Bruins’ Coaches Award.

  • New threat of West Nile has people combing the cupboards for bite blockers 

    RALEIGH, N.C. – With North Carolina’s first West Nile death of the year in Wayne County recently mosquito bite prevention is top of mind.

    The recent wet weather across North and South Carolina is only stoking the flames of the growing mosquito population.

    Mosquitoes have been around for 170 million years and there are more than 175 known species in the U.S.
    These pesky summertime pests clearly aren’t going to disappear any time soon.