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Today's News

  • Sherman-Jackson Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sherman of Hahira, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly M. Sherman, to William L. Jackson, both of Seneca.
    The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 21, 2013, at Old Stone Church in Clemson.

  • Humphries-Medlin Engagement

    Joe and Rhonda Humphries announce the engagement of their daughter, McKenzie Humphries, to Justin Medlin, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. August 24, 2013 at Coker Ranch.
    Miss Humphries is the granddaughter of Jesse and Gladys Humphries and Hazel Roberts. She is a 2008 graduate of Lancaster High School and attended the University of South Carolina Lancaster. She is self-employed and owns her own business.

  • Church honors longtime musical member

    Members of Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, 912 Clinton Ave., will celebrate one of their own Thursday, Aug. 15, through Saturday, Aug. 17, with a music workshop.

    The event will honor church elder Dolores C. Hudson.

    Hudson, a longtime member of Pleasant Ridge, has been involved with the music program at the church for nearly 70 years.

  • Police investigate shooting

    Lancaster Police Department officers are combing the Southside neighborhood near Hampton Road and Miller Street for suspects after a shooting in the area. The shooting vicitim may be in a car that wrecked near the intersection of Market and Gooch streets just after 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. Check back later for details.

  • Please tell our government to stop developing economy

    It seems every day, the governor, a lawmaker or a bureaucrat is touting another “economic development” project that’s slated to create some improbable number of jobs (usually a suspiciously round number – 2,500 or 5,000).
    We hear the exclamations: “We’re creating more jobs!”
    Don’t get me wrong, jobs are great, but what exactly gives you, a state government, the idea that it’s your function to create jobs, or to “develop” the private-sector economy?

  • LGC to have new champ

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    For the first time in three years, the Lancaster Golf Club will have a new club champion.
    Taylor Banks, the club champion for the last three years, will not be back to defend his title this weekend when the annual tournament is played.
    The two-day, 36-hole tournament opens Saturday morning and concludes Sunday afternoon.

  • Bear Hug Brawl kicks off Aug. 24

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    The second annual Bear Hug Brawl, a junior varsity football jamboree, is set Saturday, Aug. 24 at Buford High School’s Jackets Stadium.
    The jamboree is held in memory of Buford High School junior varsity football player Seth Muennich, who died after being struck by an auto in the area of Buford Middle School two years ago.
    Event proceeds support Seth’s Giving Tree Projects and scholarships. The foundation was named Seth’s Giving Tree after one of his favorite childhood books and its story.

  • County prep teams open scrimmages

    Staff Reports
    Lancaster County high school football coaches will have a good idea where their respective teams stand after today.
    Teams, in accordance to S.C. High School League rules, launched contact drills at mid-week.
    Teams can have their first official scrimmage today, and all four county teams plan to be in action on the road.
    Lancaster High School hits the road for a scrimmage with Class AA foe Chesterfield High School at 6 p.m.
    Georgetown High School was slated to be part of the scrimmage at CHS, but will not attend.

  • Borden has preliminary hearing

    The Indian Land man involved in a July 15 car wreck that injured Aaron Morrison, staff photographer for The Lancaster News and Carolina Gateway, had his first court appearance this week.

  • Heintz Performance Limited Late Models to return Saturday

    Michael Knight
    For The Lancaster News
    Lancaster Super Speedway will host six divisions of racing highlighted by the return of the Heintz Performance Limited Late Models on Saturday, Aug. 10.
    The LSS racing card will also feature the Montgomery Towing Super Street, Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Pure Street, Lancaster Speedway Vintage and M&M Garage Muffler & Tire Extreme 4 Division.
    In the Deal 1 Auto Sales Crate Sportsman Division, Hank Taylor will have to start in the rear of the field after capturing three straight wins.