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Today's News

  • League crowns champs, sets all-star teams for play

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission Dixie Softball capped play recently crowning league champions and selecting all-star teams.

    u The Darlings regular-season champions included Comporium out of Buford for the National League. Morphis Pediatrics out of Buford won the American League crown.

  • LSS returns to action Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway returns to action for the second half of the season following its annual mid-season break.

  • Rock Hill foils juniors

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior Legion baseball team couldn’t protect a 3-1 lead and Rock Hill rallied to post a 10-3 comeback victory in League V play Monday, June 17 at Eggleton Field.

  • Makos down Chester for first victory

    The Lancaster Makos are 1-2 on the swim season after a 348-184 win over Chester on Saturday, June 15.

    The Makos were led by Taylor Teague and Grayson Young who had four wins each.

  • Fathers deserve own day

    We search the various greeting cards for just the right words. Words that adequately reflect how we feel in our hearts for that important man.
    Today is that important man’s special day – Father’s Day. It’s a day set aside to thank that man who plays such a pivotal role in our lives. He provides and protects his family. His love is unconditional. A father’s daily presence in children’s lives provides a stable family foundation.

  • Why is death so expensive?

    Death isn’t cheap these days. Critics say regulations of South Carolina’s funeral industry block competition for those who want to buy an inexpensive casket. But they likely won’t get a sympathetic ear from a state lawmaker/funeral director who has successfully pushed funeral-related bills in recent years.

  • Tiny graduates celebrate last day of school

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Carolina Christian Academy celebrated the graduation of 19 kindergarten students in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 28.
    The students were taught by K-5 teacher Cassy Pittman, who said she couldn’t be prouder of the tiny graduates.

  • Forever father figure

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    In 2004, TV Guide ranked John Walton Sr. as No. 3 on its list of the 50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time.
    That sort of prominence will never escape actor Ralph Waite, who portrayed Walton Sr. in the long-running "The Waltons" TV series.   
     Waite, who was in the Carolinas in late April filming a six-part short-form miniseries, “Old Henry,” for INSP, still walks in Walton’s shoes.

  • Council looks at new road repair process

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Cracked pavement, degraded creek crossings and bothersome potholes.
    These are perennial problems along the county’s many roads, though county officials settled on a new way to prioritize those issues this week.  
    As the county’s current budget cycle comes to a close, and with no action taken on planned repairs to Kirk Air Base Road, Lancaster County Council approved a new process for handling road concerns at its Monday, June 10, meeting.

  • ‘Old Henry’ chronicles the trials of growing old

    “Old Henry,” a six-part short-format mini-series, will be aired in the same fashion as INSP’s “Moments” initiative.
    Shown during primetime programming, the 90-to-120-second videos have gained a national audience with their topics, which include “Moments of Truth,” “Moments of Hope,” “Moments of Insight” and the get-out-the-tissues “Moments of Valor.” The latter is a partnership between INSP and The Medal of Honor Foundation that features Medal of Honor recipients.