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Today's News

  • County Council to discuss peddlers, poker machines

    Peddlers, pawnbrokers and poker machines will all be up for discussion as Lancaster County Council considers a trio of different ordinances at its meeting Monday, Feb. 25.

    As part of its agenda, council will vote on final reading of an ordinance to revise the county’s code, allowing council to set license fees for people classified as peddlers and hawkers. If approved, council would then have the power to establish a fee as part of its fiscal year 2013-14 budget.

  • Grant seeks to address teen dating violence issues

    Valentine’s Day may be a day dedicated to love, but Lancaster County School District dedicated the entire month of February to a much more serious subject – teen dating violence.

    Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month is a project of the school district’s federal STEP Grant, a month-long effort made official with local proclamations by Lancaster City Council, Lancaster County Council and statewide by Gov. Nikki Haley.

  • Sludge permit up for consideration

    The word “sludge” may evoke many images, from broken pipes to soupy sewer drains, though the image of a field covered in the stuff may not immediately come to mind.

    But that’s exactly the aim of a permit up for reissuing, which would allow the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Department to continue applying treated wastewater sludge to farm properties in Lancaster, York, Chester and Fairfield counties.

  • USCL cooks up another cook-off success

    There was plenty of belt-loosenin’, good eatin’ going on at University of South Carolina Lancaster on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

    Try this on for size: barbecue riblets, hog jowls, shrimp and grits, collard greens, shredded cabbage and homemade macaroni and cheese. If that’s not enough to fill you up, then add Cajun salmon, corn bread, peach cobbler, cheesecake, fudge brownies and cinnamon roll stickies to the list.

    If any of those rib-stickin’ dishes make your mouth water, you should have been there.

  • Bruins have tough outing at state qualifier

    LAURENS – It wasn’t a good day on Saturday, Feb. 16 for the Lancaster Bruins as they were shutout at the Class AAAA Upper State championship tournament by not qualifying anyone for this weekend’s individual state tournament at the Anderson Civic Center.

  • LHS golfers seek community support

    With the 2013 high school golf season set to hit stride, the Lancaster High School golf team will be visible on area courses for season’s play as well as in the community.

    The Bruins golf program, the LHS boys and girls, will be active seeking to raise funds through various events in the community this spring and on forward.

  • Jackets looking for solid season

     

       

    BUFORD – The Buford High School baseball team sports plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the 2013 Jackets.

  • AJ, BHS in softball elite

     

       

    A year ago, the Andrew Jackson and Buford high school softball teams produced stellar seasons on the prep diamond.

    The same is expected this spring.

  • Lancers drop twin bill at Newberry

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers dropped a pair of non-region losses to the Newberry College junior varsity on Wednesday, February 20.

    The Newberry Junior Wolves took an 8-6 win over the Lancers in the opener and notched a 2-1 victory in game two.

  • Educational choice is already working in S.C.

    There’s no question that people like having options. It’s simple, but true. In everything from smart phones to shoes, people take for granted the ability to choose products that fit their needs and personality.
    That same desire for choices applies to larger, more vital goods and services.