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Today's News

  • Friends dedicate bench to former ILHS classmate Thomas Harris

     

  • Langley, Baker thrill full house in Pure Street action

     

    Two of Lancaster Super Speedway’s young stars Josh Langley and Andrew Baker thrilled the packed house Saturday, Aug. 3.

    The front row for the Cauthen Motors Pure Street main event was Josh Langley and “Burn’Em” Down Steve Hinson.

  • Chiefs sign McIlwain

     

    Kamaal McIlwain’s latest stop in the National Football League is the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Kansas City, in an effort to bolster its secondary, signed McIlwain to its preseason roster Thursday, Aug. 1. He is listed on the KC defensive depth chart at right cornerback.

  • Prep coaches note progress in drills

     

     

    High School football preseason practice is in full swing as the county camps opened over the weekend.

  • Lancaster volunteer, off-duty Charlotte firefighter dies while in New York with wife

    Just after 2 p.m. today, Aug. 7, a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office communications officer will issue a countywide pager tone for “Indian Land 7 to call the sheriff’s office.”

  • American Dream not reality for many in S.C.

    The American Dream is very simple. It is the foundation of our country and our state. It is not written into the Declaration of Independence or the Constitution; no Congress or legislature ever passed laws to make it official.
    But every American knows what it means and so do the immigrants from around the world who have risked it all to make it happen for themselves and their families here.
    The American Dream is you work hard and play by the rules and your children will be better off than you are. Economists call this “social mobility.”

  • Experienced drivers can set the example for all drivers

    There are many ways to classify drivers. Some people classify drivers according to their mental state, such as drowsy or aggressive. Other people classify drivers according to their speed. I, however, believe that a combination of age and experience is the best way to classify drivers, whom I think fall into three categories – older, beginning and experienced.
    Although there are exceptions to my belief, classifying drivers this way gives a better understanding of why people drive the way they do.
    Older driver

  • MYN: Morgan Farrar

     Age: 19

    Address: Meadow Drive

    Family: Parents, Bill and Lisa Farrar

    Pets: Three dogs, Murphy, Foster and Lola; three cats, Gee, Allie and Molly

    Job: Student at University of South Carolina Lancaster and works at Subbie’s

    Church: Second Baptist Church

  • Get creative with convenient cake mixes

     There’s a time and a place for a cake mix. When you’re in a pinch, a boxed mix gets dessert on the table fast, and allows you to check one more thing off your list.

    But beyond cake, use these convenient mixes for cookies too. Home cook Sherry Symmonds includes cream cheese for flavor and to keep her cake mix cookies moist. She also suggests getting imaginative with mixes and add-ins – any favorite combination will do.

  • Swinging for a cause

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Teamwork proved to be vital for the winning team in the seventh annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on July 26.
    The foursome of Danny Reynolds, Dan Edwards, R.G. Hayes and Brian Turner combined for a 17-under 55 to take a two-shot win in the 14-team field.
    The winning team carded three eagles, four pars and 11 birdies in posting the victory.