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Today's News

  • Lancaster soldier honored at site of South Dakota fire

    A Lancaster resident was among those honored in South Dakota on Monday, July 1, during a ceremony to dedicate a memorial site for six N.C. Air National Guardsmen whose C-130 airplane crashed while fighting the White Draw Fire.

    Four members of a six-man airborne firefighting crew from Charlotte’s N.C. Air National Guard 145th Airlift Wing died July 1, 2012, when strong winds from a thunderstorm caused their air tanker to crash on a ridge top northeast of Edgemont, S.D.

  • Council approves Lennar rezoning

    A brand-new residential development in Indian Land is back on track following a series of pledges from its developer and approval from Lancaster County Council. 

    Council members unanimously approved final reading of an ordinance to rezone property owned by developer Lennar Carolinas, LLC during council’s June 24 meeting. 

  • Latest Streetscape project is done

    The city of Lancaster’s most recent Streetscape project is now complete.

    This phase – the sixth in a series – brought new sidewalks, curbing, lighting and greenery to South Main Street, starting from Emmons Street and extending south past South Avenue. The end point is just north of the end of the Lancaster city limits.

    A $500,000 federal Community Development Block Grant allowed for the improvements to be made. Nearly $380,000 in local matching funds went toward the project.

  • Developer pulls TreeTops rezoning request

    Mattamy Homes has withdrawn its request to the county to rezone a 622-acre tract along Van Wyck Road for a residential development after opponents challenged its cluster subdivision overlay district proposal.

    Nearby property owners received notice of the zoning withdrawal late last week.

    “They want to make sure the text amendment will be approved and supported by the County Council,” said Penelope G. Karagounis, the county’s planning director. “For the time being, they would like to pull the rezoning application.”

  • LSS hosts six divisions Saturday

     

       

    The Lancaster Super Speedway will host six divisions of dirt track racing Saturday, July 6.

  • Recreation Commission's fall sports registration

    The Lancaster County Parks and and Recreation Commission has set fall sports registration.

    The LCPRC fall sports program will include a new program for fall baseball for boys ages 5-12 and girls softball for ages 5-12 as of Sept. 1, 2013.

  • Tigers top Stingrays swimmers

    The Lancaster Tigers topppled the Kershaw Stingrays, 320-224 in a meet at the Kershaw Aquatics Center on Saturday, June 29.

    The Tigers were led by Lauren Spencer and Jonathan Wade who had four wins each.

  • 13 stars district champs

    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 13 all-stars are headed to the state tournament in Aiken after winning the District 10 championship in York.

    The Lancaster 13s captured the district crown and state bid with an 8-3 win over the Rock Hill all-stars on Tuesday, July 2.

  • Angels National stars look to state

     

       

    The Lancaster County Recreation Commission Angels National all-stars, fresh off winning the District Two championship, open state play Saturday, July 6 at 11 a.m. when they play Boiling Springs in North Charleston.

  • Wanted man found hiding in closet

    A Lancaster man wanted on an attempted murder charge was found hiding inside a closet Tuesday, July 2. 

    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant announced Wednesday that a large group of authorities arrested Markevious Demond Samuel, 21, 1344 Locustwood Ave., on the charges of attempted murder and armed robbery.