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Today's News

  • Cook, Coy place hopes on petition drives

    The two men who were removed from the S.C. House District 44 primary ballot say they’ve made substantial progress in their quest to still appear as candidates in November’s general election.

    Bob Cook and Joseph Coy are each running a petition campaign to be placed on the election ballot as an independent candidate. District 44 is completely enclosed in Lancaster County.

    Cook, a Kershaw resident, had been seeking the Democratic nomination against Mandy Powers Norrell.

  • Scams target utility customers

    Duke Energy and Lynches River Electric Cooperative are warning their respective customers to be on the lookout for two new identity theft scams.

    Duke Energy District Manager Rick Jiran said one that’s sweeping the nation claims President Barack Obama will pay utility bills through a new federal program.

    Jiran said consumers are being asked for personal information including their birth date and Social Security number and are given instructions on how to make a utility payment.

  • Foursome's 51 wins Taylor Memorial golf tournament

    The winning team shot a 21-under to capture the title in the seventh annual Jimmy Taylor Sr., Memorial golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club on Saturday, June. 16.

    The winning team, with a 51, included Leroy Roseborough, James “Slim” Boulder, Kenue Dunlap and Bobby Ellis.

  • Alexis King paces CPTC AAU National qualifiers

     

       

    Alexis King, a 13-14 girls competitor with the Columbus Parker Track Club, led the way as the CPTC qualified 11 athletes to compete in the AAU Nationals to be held at Turner Stadium in Houston, Texas.

  • Speedway to host double points races Saturday night

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will feature double points night at the track Saturday, July 7.

    The  NDRA GM Performance Late Models has $1,200 to win and $100 to start. The NDRA GM Performance Late Models will be the only division qualifying.

  • Dixie Boys 13 stars win district, net state bid

     

       

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars had plenty to celebrate on Independence Day, 2012.

  • P-31 seniors shell Chester

     

       

    The Lancaster Post 31 seniors continued their run for the American Legion League V baseball crown with an 11-4 road win over Chester Post 27 on Tuesday night.

  • Karagounis is interim planning director

    The county’s planning department has found a new director, albeit temporarily.

    Penelope Karagounis, one of two planning employees left at the department, will serve as interim director. The move came only days after former county planning director Chris Karres was fired by county officials. 

    Karres’ last day on the job was June 22. 

  • Be safe, have fun on the Fourth of July

    The United States of America will celebrate its 236th birthday today.
    The midsummer holiday commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring America’s independence from Great Britain.
    It is a day of celebration, from the backyard to the pool, river or the beach. Popular forms of celebration and observance include picnics, parades, cookouts, concerts, baseball games and family reunions.
    Before embarking on that special celebration, we encourage you to take in the true meaning of the day.

  • Set aside today for fasting and prayer for our nation

    On Thursday June 28, 2012, I spent the day reflecting on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Health Care Act.
    Many people made a lot of smart-sounding pronouncements. They all sound great and wise. I fear they have missed the real issue. This is my attempt to address the elephant in the room that few are willing to discuss.
    America was born in 1776 in the fires of a tax revolt. Is history repeating itself? King George arrogantly assumed he had enough power to keep the colonies under control. He was wrong.