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Today's News

  • Tigers take win over Kershaw

     

       

    The Lancaster Tigers launched their 2013 swim season with a 376-135 win over Kershaw at the Lancaster County pool on Tuesday, June 11.

  • Speedway Report

    Following are the Lancaster Super Speedway points through June 8. The track has its annual summer break this weekend. Action returns  Saturday, June 22.

    Super Street

    Pos., Driver, Car No., City, State, Points

  • Dixie all-stars open tourney play

     

       

    Lancaster Dixie Baseball opens its 2013 all-stars postseason tournament play with games tonight, Friday, June 14 at the Wylie Park Complex.

  • Juniors jolt Clover Blue

    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior team capped its week with a resounding 11-1 bruising  of Clover Blue, on Wednesday, June 12.

    Byron Heigler paced the 10-run Lancaster juniors’ victory with a complete game pitching effort, which included four strikeouts.

  • Close play highlights juniors' start

     

       

    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association opened its 19th season at the Lancaster Golf Club on Monday.

  • Severe thunderstorm warning issued for northern portion of county

    The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the northern portion of Lancaster County until 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the entire county until 1 a.m. Friday, June 14.

  • From West Coast to East Coast: Fulfilling The Great Commission

    Barbara Westbrook
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    “Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15)

    This familiar scripture – known as the “great commission” – was given by Jesus to his disciples. He wanted them to devote their lives to teaching His Gospel to those who would accept and follow Him.

  • Smells of blossoms bring back memories

    Returning from a mid-May trip to Virginia, I was very happy to be bringing back a bouquet of lilacs cut from my sister’s yard.
    Growing up, we both loved an old lilac that stood at our home’s back door and would often take flowering branches, stems wrapped in damp paper towels, to our teachers. The scent of lilacs still transports me back to those schoolgirl days.

  • Renovated lanes give facility a new role

    The bowling lanes at the Kershaw Recreation Center at Stevens Park are taking on a new life.
    Thanks to a major renovation project, the lanes sport a more pleasing, modern look.
    Back in February, Kershaw Town Council voted to allocate $118,330 from the town’s reserve fund for the bowling alley’s major improvements.
    Town officials have considered ways to increase attendance at Stevens Park and use of its facilities, and the bowling alley has been a major part of those discussions.

  • County tied up over budget

    It took almost an hour of discussion and three separate votes, but Lancaster County Council eventually approved second reading of its proposed 2013-14 county budget Monday night, June 10. 

    The series of votes – in which the motion for the county’s budget first failed, then was reconsidered, and finally approved with special conditions – came after a lengthy debate about planning fees, funding for nonprofit agencies and county employee pay raises.