Today's News

  • Lancaster Community Foundation celebrates 25 years

    The Springs House was alive with activity on Thursday, Oct. 10, as board members and guests gathered for a reception to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Lancaster County Community Foundation.

    Debbie Jailette, immediate past chair of the foundation, played the piano as attendees chatted and enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during the reception. 

    Current foundation chair Audrey Curry spoke about the foundation’s beginnings and where it stands today.

  • Shutdown really a ‘slowdown’

    OK, not much introduction needed this month.
    Here is what is going on with the so-called government “shutdown.”
    How much of the government is shut down? Even the government’s own research service says the title “government shutdown” is misleading.

  • Electric record-setting run?

    The owners of Indian Land’s Plum Quick Motors say they’re confident the second time was the charm last week in their pursuit of a record for the world’s fastest golf cart.

  • Van Wyck explosives firm responds to local concerns

    Editor’s note: The Lancaster News ran a story Aug. 16 on Dyno Nobel opening an explosives plant in Van Wyck. Readers responded with further questions on the emergency preparedness plans by the company, community and county.

  • Humphries sentenced for role in shooting death of David Brazzell

    More than two years after her arrest, a Richburg woman was sentenced this week to a decade behind bars for her role in the armed robbery of a man shot to death inside his home.

  • LSS caps season with exciting night of racing


    The final race for the 2013 racing season at Lancaster Super Speedway featured plenty of action.

    In addition to the racing, the points awards were awarded to the top five in each division and special awards.

  • North Central prevails in annual Dig Pink match


    North Central finished in the pink on its Dig Pink high school volleyball event on Monday, Oct. 14 at the Lady Knights’ gym.

    The Lady Knights, ranked fifth in the latest Class AA state volleyball poll, posted a 3-1 win over third-rated Andrew Jackson.

  • Teams bid to rebound


    It’s rebound week for Lancaster County high school football teams as week eight unfolds.

    All four county teams, after going winless in week seven, will be seeking to get on track in region play.

  • Lady Bruins second in region golf tourney

     What a difference a year makes for the Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ golf team.

    A year ago, the Lancaster High School Lady Bruins missed out on playing in the Class AAAA Upper State golf tournament, but this season is different.

  • Massey charged with murder

     Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a Lancaster man during the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 12. 

    Allen Wesley Massey, 26, 422 Elm St., was arrested on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission a violent crime after turning himself in to authorities Oct. 13, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release. 

    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant said in the release that officers had been searching for Massey in connection with the shooting death of Demarcus L. Robinson, 30.