Today's News

  • Teams set for jamborees


    Lancaster County high school football teams launch jamboree play with the four teams playing in three different jamborees this weekend.

    Buford and Andrew Jackson will play in the annual Camden Shrine Jamboree at Camden’s Zemp Stadium tonight.

  • Brighten up school lunches with fun recipes

     Shhhh, don’t tell the kids, but it’s nearly back to school time again. 

    I can hardly believe it myself. It seems just like yesterday that I finally got all the summer clothes ironed and hung up (Oh dear, I think that was yesterday). 

    Well, no matter - summer wasn’t meant for chores anyway. 

  • ‘One for the old guys’

    Robert Howey
    Experience was the winner in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship on Sunday, Aug. 11.
    “This one is for the old guys,” said an exuberant Mike “Red Man” Kennington just after he captured the LGC title with a one-under 143 (71-72) in the two-day, 36-hole event.

  • Results mixed in early scrimmages

    Robert Howey
    County coaches are hoping for better results as their teams battle in their second scrimmages this week.
    Coaches at Buford, Andrew Jackson and Indian Land noted mixed results in their first scrimmages.
    “We did some things well and then we have some areas we need to work on,” AJ coach David Moore said. “We have our share of youth and we know we’re going to have to grow up fast.”
    AJ visited Lee Central of Bishopville to play the Stallions at Keenan High School.

  • Rain halts, but doesn’t stop race

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Brandy Baker and Timbo Mangum were in the front row in the Montgomery Towing Super Street main event Saturday night, Aug. 10, at the Lancaster Super Speedway.
    When the green flag dropped Baker, Mangum, Walter Cook and Joey Engelbrecht all roared into turn one battling for the lead. The huge crowd stood as leader Mangum exited turn 2 and completed lap one.
    As the laps ticked off it was Mangum in the lead followed by Baker and then Baker’s son, Andrew Baker.

  • Not horsin’ around

     The game of horseshoes has a long history, one that can be traced back to ancient Rome. According to the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, records were not kept in the United States on horseshoe tournaments or competitions until 1909, but it has been established that one of the driving force behind present day horseshoe pitching came from the throwing of mule shoes in Union camps during the Civil War. One Lancaster resident recently demonstrated his skill in the sport July 24 and 25 at the 2013 National Senior Games held in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Code change would permit temporary housing on industrial sites

    Possible interest from a foreign company had Lancaster County Council considering the idea of temporary employee housing for the first time in the county’s history during its meeting Monday, Aug. 12. 

  • Man threatens police officer at restaurant

    A Lancaster man was charged and jailed after threatening an officer at a restaurant last week.

  • HOPE in Lancaster in critical need of certain food items

    Many of the shelves are bare at HOPE in Lancaster. The charitable organization is experiencing a major food shortage right now as local need continues to climb. This week, staff released a list of items they’re completely out of.

  • Back-to-class blowout

    Lancaster County teachers blew it out again this year during the school district’s Celebrate of Great Teaching event at Lancaster High School gymnasium Tuesday, Aug. 13.