Today's News

  • Makos top Kershaw to even record

    The Lancaster Makos evened their summer swim season record at 2-2 after an incomplete meet against Kershaw’s Stingrays on Thursday.

    The two teams were unable to complete the meet due to the weather, but both teams decided to call the meet and keep the score of 113-89.

  • Tigers take win over Camden

    The Lancaster Tigers topped Camden, 334-240 in a recreation swim meet at Camden on Saturday, June 15.

    The Tigers were led by Simon Wright, Charlee Brooke Henry, Samuel Page and Lauren Spencer who had four firsts apiece in the team’s 94-point victory.

  • Juniors rebound, sweep



    The Lancaster American Legion Post 31 juniors baseball team rebounded on the road Wednesday, June 19 when they posted a doubleheader sweep of Clover Blue Post 38.

  • League champions saluted

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission recently saluted its 2013 champions for Little League Baseball.

  • Howey column: The impact of a teenage pregnancy can last lifetime

    Those of us who have seen the movie “Riding in Cars with Boys” are aware of the hardships teenager mothers face.
    In the movie, Drew Barrymore’s character, Beverly D’Onofrio, was forced to put her aspirations of attending New York University and becoming a writer on hold after getting pregnant in high school.

  • Republicans offer future for all ages

    Lancaster County Republicans welcome Matt Moore, the new chair of the S.C. Republican Party. Moore replaces Chad Connelly, who just took a role at the Republican National Committee.

  • We can all help curb underage drinking

    My name is Caroline Howey and I am doing an internship with the Lancaster County Partners for Youth Foundation, and assisting with the Office of Research and Development at the school district.
    During my work here, I learned of the work of the Coalition for Healthy Youth, a network of public, private, civic, and faith-based representatives focused on preventing underage drinking and drug use within the county.

  • I still go crazy for coleslaw

    Ice cream aside, nothing cools down a steamy barbecue like creamy, crunchy coleslaw.  

    Slaw has long been a favorite of this cookout-loving gal, and I’ve eaten my way through many fabulous recipes.  

  • 'I want to tell everyone to never, ever give up': Life goes on for Alyssa Garris after pediatric stroke in 2010

    Pediatric strokes are extremely rare. When Lancaster High School student Alyssa Garris suffered a stroke after cleft lip and palate surgery in June 2010, the doctors on her case had a hard time giving her parents a proper prognosis.

    They couldn’t even tell Mika and Mark Garris what the future held for their daughter.
    “It was a really, really tough thing to hear,” Mika said. “We go in expecting a routine surgery and plan to be going home in two or three days, and it turned out she didn’t come home for seven weeks.”

  • Truck accident claims Kershaw man

    A head-on collision on Gold Mine Highway (S.C. 601) claimed the life of a Kershaw man, Monday, June 17.

    The accident happened about 5:10 p.m. in the Flat Creek community near Haile Gold Mine, according to emergency radio chatter.

    Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris identified the deceased Tuesday afternoon as 61-year-old Ronnie Lee Cranford of Kershaw.