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Today's News

  • Aycock signs to play at USCL

     

       

    Brittany Aycock views her move to play soccer at the University of South Carolina Lancaster as a “new start.”

  • Pelham, Robinson lead LHS spring honors

     

       

    A pair of Lancaster High School athletes who garnered statewide recognition were among the honorees at the annual LHS spring awards on Friday, May 24 in the school’s auditorium.

  • P-31 pounds Rock Hill

     

       

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior baseball team rebounded from its first loss to down Rock Hill Post 34, 6-1 on Monday, May 27 and stay unbeaten in Legion baseball League V play.

  • Half-staff flags reflect true cost of freedom

    Occasionally The Lancaster News receives an email from Gov. Nikki Haley’s office announcing that flags across the state will be flown at half-staff on a certain day.
    Often the reason is because a South Carolina soldier has been killed in action, usually in Iraq or Afghanistan. We post those announcements on our website.
    Those half-staff flags are reminders of why we observe Memorial Day. It is so easy to get caught up in the celebration of the holiday with picnics, cookouts and get-togethers that we forget just why there is a Memorial Day.

  • They died before their time

    More than likely, people of my generation who have tried to contact service buddies years later have been told by someone on the other end of the line that the person has died.
    Graciously, the person may also have told you that the buddy contracted some unusual disease or described some other circumstance that contributed to the buddy’s early death.
    There wasn’t a green sedan with two immaculately dressed service members who walked to the door, tapped lightly and then, in a solemn, dignified manner, gave regrets to the heart-throbbing loved ones.

  • More than 1,000 job-seekers attend fair

    RICHBURG – Darlene Owens is looking for the opportunity to help people. She is also looking for a job.
    Owens was one of more than 1,000 people that turned out Thursday for an SC Works job fair at the Gateway Conference Center. Forty businesses, organizations and industries were on hand trying to fill almost 600 available jobs in Chester, Lancaster and York.

  • Police charge man with CDV in stabbing

    A Lancaster woman is recovering after she was stabbed in the arm Saturday, May 18, and police have arrested a man in connection with the case.
    Adrian Jamal Foster, 23, 622 Eastview Court, was charged May 18 with aggravated criminal domestic violence, said Lancaster Police Capt. Paul Smith. Foster was also jailed for owing money on a previous fine, Smith said.
    Police responded to Springs Memorial Hospital Emergency Room just after 3:30 p.m. about a woman with a stab wound, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

  • More than 1,000 job-seekers attend fair

    RICHBURG – Darlene Owens is looking for the opportunity to help people. She is also looking for a job.
    Owens was one of more than 1,000 people that turned out Thursday for an SC Works job fair at the Gateway Conference Center. Forty businesses, organizations and industries were on hand trying to fill almost 600 available jobs in Chester, Lancaster and York.

  • Drive launched to help with tornado clean-up

    In the wake of the damage left behind by the devastating tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., on May 21, a local youth group is asking for donations to help in the cleanup efforts.
    Kevin Hudson, youth leader at Oak Ridge ARP church in Lancaster, said he decided to put the donation effort together when his 5-year-old daughter came home from school and asked if he had heard about the tornado in Oklahoma.

  • Graduates who Inspire, Part 4

     Editor’s note: In the last four issues, including today, The Lancaster News has been profiling students who have overcome the odds to earn a high school diploma in 2013.

    Michaela DeBruhl comes to life onstage.
    The Andrew Jackson High School graduating senior has developed a great passion for acting. She first became interested in drama in middle school and these days has her eyes set on a professional acting career.