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Today's News

  • VA seeks info on Korean War vets

    Lancaster County                   Veterans Affairs Office
    Calling all Korean War veterans: a local effort is underway to find any and all surviving veterans for special recognition in this, the 60th anniversary of the end of the three-year war in 1953.
    The Lancaster County Veterans Affairs Office is trying to collect and identify names and addresses of all Korean War veterans here to be recognized July 15 during a patriotic service at the Columbia Convention Center.

  • A firm foundation of faith, service

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Will Shetley admits he wasn’t too excited about taking part in this year’s Salkehatchie Summer Service program.
    The 14-year-old from Union said his mother and grandfather years ago participated in  Salkehathchie, which recruits teens throughout the state to make home repairs for residents who aren’t able to afford the work.

  • Forever father figure

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    In 2004, TV Guide ranked John Walton Sr. as No. 3 on its list of the 50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time.
    That sort of prominence will never escape actor Ralph Waite, who portrayed Walton Sr. in the long-running "The Waltons" TV series.   
     Waite, who was in the Carolinas in late April filming a six-part short-form miniseries, “Old Henry,” for INSP, still walks in Walton’s shoes.

  • Tigers win over Makos

    The Lancaster Tigers improved to 2-0 on the 2013 summer recreation swim season, taking a rain-shortened 202-148 win over the Lancaster Makos on Thursday, June 13 at the Lancaster County pool.

    A late afternoon thunderstorm stopped the meet in the butterfly events.

  • Teams fall in coach pitch district baseball tourney

     

       

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation coach pitch all-star teams saw their seasons end in the Little League Baseball S.C. District 8 tournament at Oakridge Middle School in Tega Cay on Friday, June 14.

  • Legends Baseball Academy sets grand opening June 22

    The Legends Baseball Academy, located at 2333 Airport Road, will host its grand opening Saturday, June 22.

    The grand opening will feature a cookout between 2 and 6 p.m. and giveaways.

  • Team Founders tops 'Fore the Kids'

     

       

    Team Founders took top honors in the third annual “Fore the Kids” golf tournament at Edgewater Golf Club in Lancaster on Thursday, June 13.

  • Brock baffles Clover P-38

     

       

    After a 15-day layoff, the Lancaster Post 31 seniors returned to American Legion League V baseball play to show they were on pace.

  • Time to fix education in S.C.

    Jon Butzon is a big guy and he has some big ideas about how we can fix education in South Carolina. He should know because for years he’s run the Charleston Education Network – he’s seen it, lived it and thought about it. He knows where we are as a state; he knows what works and, most importantly, what doesn’t work.

  • It’s important to sustain hope when facing cancer

    Hope is a curious thing. It’s about looking forward to something positive and refusing to give up. It’s about persisting in the face of adversity, even when the odds and the facts seem to be working against you. It’s about creating positive energy that can nourish both body and soul.