Today's News

  • Police probe fake money

    Police are looking into a case in which someone tried to use counterfeit money at two fast food restaurants late last month.

  • Safety before culture

    When the Olde Presbyterian Cultural Arts Center opened in June 2012, it was called a work in progress,

    That’s been especially true since mid-May.

    When the Lancaster County Society for Historical Preservation opened the doors, it opened all of them.

    However, the doors that face Gay Street have been sealed off by a chain link fence since early May as the front steps and retaining wall are replaced.

  • Darlings stars battle for state bid

    The Lancaster County 7-8 Darlings American softball all-stars and National all-stars were slated to play Saturday morning in the district championship round at the Rodman Athletic Complex in Chester County.

    The game was completed after The Lancaster News' deadline for the Sunday paper.

  • Aquatics meet set for Kershaw pool



    The annual Aquatics meet, the season-ending competition between the area recreation summer swim teams, is set for Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10 at the Kershaw Aquatics Center.

  • Ozone AL stars win district crown

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball Ozone all-stars capped a 5-0 run to the District Two tournament title with a 9-8 comeback win over Union.

    The one-run win sends the Lancaster Ozone stars to Florence’s Greenwood Park to face Lexington on Saturday, July 13.

  • P-31 squads eye playoffs

    Lancaster American Legion baseball teams are set to open their postseason runs at home.

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team will launch its playoff hopes with a home game Monday night at 7.

  • Old name brought back some memories




    When I saw the player’s name, it was, as they say, like it jumped off the page at me.

    To say it was a blast from the past would be a bull’s eye.

  • Advice for recent graduates

    Well, it is summertime and graduation has come and gone. For those who do not rush off to college, I am guessing mom and dad are probably encouraging you to get out and find a job.
    And with that being said, I have some advice for you related to the job interview process. No, I am not going to bore you with the mechanics of how to build a resume, merely tell you what employers are looking for in today’s work environment and prospective candidate.

  • New county deputy earns top class honor

    COLUMBIA – The Lancaster County Sheriffs Office is excited and honored to announce its newest deputy – Aaron Vrooman – earned the J.P. Strom Award for graduating at the top of his class at the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy.
    Vrooman received the honor during a graduation ceremony held June 21.
    The J.P. Strom Award is presented to the academy graduate who obtains the highest academic average throughout the 12-week Basic Law Enforcement Certification program.  

  • Robber of Chester bank remains at large

    CHESTER – Authorities are still looking for the man who robbed a bank June 27.
    At approximately 3:10 p.m. that day, Spratt Savings and Loan on Saluda Street in Chester was reportedly robbed.
    Within minutes, law enforcement vehicles from the City of Chester Police Department and Chester County Sheriff's Office were at the scene and fanning out across the city in search of the suspect.
    At one point, 15 law enforcement vehicles were parked in front of the bank.