Today's News

  • Thornwell to play at Oak Hill



    Lancaster High School basketball star Sindarius Thornwell will play his final season of prep basketball at Oak Hill Academy, Va.

  • Warriors blank Emerald, 3-0



    The Indian Land High soccer team is hoping a past bad taste in the mouth will become a victory to savor.

  • Lancaster under severe thunderstorm watch today

    Staff reports
    The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Lancaster County from 2:30 to 9 p.m. today.
    According to the National Weather Service, hail up to 2 inches in diameter, wind gusts up to 70 mph and dangerous lightning is possible.
    Remember, a severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.

  • Flags at half-staff today

    Flags will be flown at half-staff today, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This week, May 13-19 is National Police Week.

  • B-3 zoning back on council agenda

    Christopher Sardelli
    The issue of commercial zoning in the Panhandle will once again be a topic of discussion during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on Monday, May 14.

  • Studies show how children suffer when parents divorce

    In 2010, about 4.2 million of our fellow citizens got married. Since legally recognized marriage exists, at present, only between two partners, that’s about 2.1 million weddings.
    Also in 2010, there were more than 870,000 divorces in the United States. It has been estimated that, conservatively, more than one million children are affected by these divorces annually.

  • Be sure to honor mother today

    No doubt you know what today is – Mother’s Day. The day set aside to honor and pay tribute to the ones who brought you into the world and tried to keep you on the right track.

  • Join us for Red Rose Festival fun

    Downtown Lancaster is celebrating the arrival of spring on May 18 and 19 with the Red Rose Festival. Now in its third year, the rain-or-shine festival offers a chance to come to relax with great music, food and activities.
    Events include outdoor concerts, arts, crafts, a kids zone, car show, karate showcase and Radio Disney fun, along with roaming entertainment and more.
    Join us from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 18, and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, in beautiful historic downtown Lancaster.

  • McDonald Green School presents Healthy Living workshop

    McDonald Green Elementary held a family workshop at the school on March 27.
    Workshop sessions included Healthy Living presented by Michael Owens, the school’s physical education teacher. Technology to raise academic achievement for the 21st Century was presented by Lesley Saxon, the school’s computer lab manager and Social Networking was presented by Shandra Hall, school counselor.
    The school’s Beta Club members served as greeters and assembled personal care packages, that included items donated by Gilliam Dentistry.

  • Margaret Zelphor Altman

    Age: 88
    Address: Lancaster
    Family: Husband, the late Nickolas Hagwood Altman; and three children – Nick, Judy and Larry
    Job: Retired from Springs Industries
    Church: Camp Creek United Methodist Church
    Hobbies: Sewing personal pillows for family and friends
    Favorite getaways: The beach
    Who are your heroes and why? My parents were my heroes. They raised me to love everyone.
    What are you most proud of and why? My family because of what they have accomplished and what they have done for me.