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Today's News

  • Two arrests made in armed robbery

    Two men are now behind bars in connection with the brazen, daylight armed robbery of a man in the University Place (Walmart) parking lot Monday, July 8. 

    Malcolm Shaquille Williams, 18, of Rock Hill, was charged Tuesday evening, July 9, with  armed robbery and possession of a handgun during the commission of a violent crime, according to a press release from Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant. 

  • Flood advisory issued for Lancaster County

    Motorists were cautioned Thursday afternoon, July 11, as the National Weather Service in Columbia issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Lancaster County.

    The advisory is in effect for the whole county until 6:15 p.m., according to a NWS release sent Thursday at 5:18 p.m. Radar was showing slow-moving thunderstorms rolling through the county and producing a significant amount of rain. 

  • Flood advisory issued for county

    Motorists were cautioned Thursday afternoon, July 11, as the National Weather Service in Columbia issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Lancaster County.

    The advisory is in effect for the whole county until 6:15 p.m., according to a NWS release sent Thursday at 5:18 p.m. Radar was showing slow-moving thunderstorms rolling through the county and producing a significant amount of rain. 

  • State-bound! All-stars claim District 10 title

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14 all-stars cinched the right to play in the state tournament when they won the District 10 tournament Tuesday, July 9, at Walnut Creek Park.
    The tournament began at Minuteman Field in Lancaster, but had to be completed at the Walnut Creek Park because the Lancaster fields were washed out.
    Drops first loss to York
    In the opening game against York at Minuteman Field on July 7, the team dropped its first loss, losing 6-5.
    Lancaster held a 4-0 lead after three innings, but York rallied late to take the win.

  • P-31 wins opening round in playoffs

    by Eric Rowell/For The Lancaster News
    The American Lancaster Post 31 senior squad came from behind Wednesday, July 10, to defeat Dalzell Shaw Post 175, 4-2, in the opening round of the American Legion playoffs at Harvey Eggleton Field.
    The game, originally scheduled for Monday, was postponed to Wednesday. Dalzell Shaw had to wait out weather conditions to play a game with Lexington.

  • Deal 1 Summer Slam is Saturday

    by Michael Knight/For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the Deal 1 Auto Sales Summer Slam Saturday, July 13.

  • Darlings win district

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Darlings American League all-stars defeated the Lancaster National League all-stars, 23-22, to win the Dixie Softball District 2 championship on Saturday, July 6, at the Rodman Sports Complex in Chester County.
    Brianna Vincent doubled to drive in two runs to lift the Lancaster County Darlings American League all-stars to the narrow win.
    The game was the third time the two Lancaster teams played in the district tournament.
    Lancaster AL won the first meeting July 2, when it took a 10-9 win.

  • A trip with friends through the N.C. mountains

    The Rev. Harriss Ricks, pastor at Douglas Presbyterian Church, is a good friend of mine – and everyone else, for that matter. He has a very nice family home just off Lousiana Street in Montreat, N.C. He invited all of his friends and church members to go up to Montreat for a day on June 11.

  • Man arrested for armed robbery

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Rock Hill man is behind bars in connection with the brazen, daylight armed robbery of a man in a busy Walmart parking lot on July 8, as detectives continue using surveillance videos and eyewitness accounts to track two others in the incident.
    Malcolm Shaquille Williams, 18, was arrested Tuesday evening, July 9, on the charges of armed robbery and possession of a handgun during the commission of a violent crime, according to a press release from Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant.

  • Gallery 102

    Art lovers, listen up.

    There’s a place in downtown Lancaster that is a treasure trove of local art, a place called Gallery 102 at 104 Williams Street.

    Co-owned by Carla Bryant and Kevin Lilly, the gallery pops from the minute you walk in the door. Glass mosaics. Metal works. Paintings. Jewelry. Glass-blown lamps. Candles that look as good as they smell.

    There is art representing all forms and media.