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Today's News

  • Deputies nab trio for recent burglary spree

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrests of three people charged in a string of recent burglaries and thefts.

    Joel Brandon Scott, 31, 1317 Memorial Drive; Joshua Matthew Thurman, 27, 1348 Memorial Drive; and Amber Leigh Airington, 20, 1121 Chesterfield Ave., were each charged in connection with incidents occurring between Nov. 27 and Dec. 9, according to a media release issued Monday, Dec. 17.

  • Passenger falls from car during North Main street police chase

    A Lancaster woman was flown to a Charlotte hospital Saturday, Dec. 15, after falling out of a car during a police chase.

    The 29-year-old woman was injured only minutes after officers approached a man outside the Carriage Inn, at 1100 N. Main St., according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

    Police were conducting a walk-through of the inn’s bar about 1:30 a.m. when they noticed a possibly intoxicated man leave and walk toward his car, the report said.

  • Man injured after struck by car at Grace Avenue bar

    Authorities from two counties are investigating a hit-and-run incident that left a Lancaster man injured outside a bar early Saturday, Dec. 15. 

    Deputies responded to The Pit Stop, 1782 Grace Ave., about 2:30 a.m.  after learning someone there  had been struck by a vehicle, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

    When they arrived, deputies saw a large crowd of people in the parking lot and a 21-year-old Lancaster man on the ground. 

  • Warriors down Lions twice for home sweep

    Indian Land swept Class A foe Lewisville in a non-region twin bill on Monday, Dec. 17 in the IL gym.

    The Warriors rallied from a 36-33 halftime deficit to notched the 70-61 win in the nightcap for the sweep.

  • BHS Jackets honor fall sports stars

     

       

    BUFORD – Buford High School fall sports stars had their final shining moment Monday, Dec. 17 at the annual BHS fall sports awards night.

  • Wells enjoys Shrine time

     

       

    SPARTANBURG – Buford High School head coach Mike Wells battled a nagging cold and sore throat for the better part of last week, but for how he felt Saturday afternoon, he couldn’t have felt better.

  • Flag at half-staff for shooting victims

    The American flag is flying at half-staff until sunset Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

  • Mulvaney column: How we know president’s not serious about ‘fiscal cliff’

     At a recent town hall meeting, I had a constituent ask me a fairly straightforward question: “Why won’t you compromise with the president?” 

    My response was probably not what she expected: “Do you want to sell your home?” 

    Taken aback, she responded that she did not. 

    “I’ll give you $100,000,” I told her. 

    Again, she refused. 

    “How about $200,000?” I pressed. 

  • Miller column: Congress, president must put America first

     Fireworks, balls, parties, concerts and all sorts of revelry – it’s over and we have elected a new/old president of the United States.

    Eighteen months and more than $5 billion and what do we have? We have the same old people sitting in Washington, in their same old positions, doing their same old jobs and accomplishing the same old results. That’s a pretty hefty price tag just to buy a repeat of the last four years.

  • Quick start sparks Cats sweep of LHS

    Eric Rowell
    For The Lancaster News
    Rock Hill made the most of a visit to the Lancaster High Bruins’ Den, downing host LHS twice for a Region III-AAAA hardwood sweep.
    The Bearcats, ranked No. 10 in Class AAAA boys, used a fast start to notch a 73-57 win over the Bruins in the nightcap.
    The LHS girls fell in the opener, dropping a 52-51 loss.
    Rock Hill, keyed by the play of Jaylen Reid, shot to a 20-9 lead after one period and held a 33-20 edge at the half. Reid hit 14 of his game-high 19 points in the first half.