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Today's News

  • Hanna happy with AJ girls’ soccer progress

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ soccer team, at 6-2 and ranked No. 7 in Class AA girls, has first-year coach Lee Hanna pleased to this point in the season.

  • County's hoops coup

     

       

    The 2012-13 Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ basketball season ended earlier than expected, but it still measured up to expectations.

  • County's hoops coup

     

       

    When the Indian Land Warriors captured the 2012-13 Region IV-AA basketball championship with a 10-0 record, few could recall IL’s last league hardwood crown.

  • A few hoops memories of 75 Final Fours

     

       

  • Nullification – are these guys nuts?

    You can’t make this stuff up. And if you did, no one would believe it. But it’s true – South Carolina legislators are once again talking about nullification.
    It’s no wonder, I guess, given how well that worked out for us last time.
    When this nullification stuff first happened in 1850s and 1860s, Charleston Unionist James L. Petigru uttered his famous description of the Palmetto state: “Poor South Carolina, too small for a republic, too large for an insane asylum.”

  • NNA survey shows readers value community newspapers

    Although our society is becoming more and more plugged into the Internet, there are some things the online universe cannot provide or substitute for us.
    This includes the unique services provided to citizens by community newspapers.
    Weekly and small daily papers help strengthen communities, build local economies and report on local governments.

  • Changes coming

     Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster Police Department will undergo some structural changes.
    Police Chief Harlean Howard spoke about her restructuring request during the Tuesday, March 26, City Council meeting.
    She spoke of the personnel changes the department has experienced over the past six months.
    “Three senior officers retired due to changes in the retirement system,” Howard said.

  • Old jail stabilized

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Display space for historical artifacts, office space for outside agencies or extra room for the economic development corporation are all ideas being floated for the county’s newly stabilized historic jail building.
    Almost three years after severe cracks were found in the jail and less than a year after county officials approved $75,000 to stabilize the walls and ceilings inside the structure, Lancaster County Council discussed ideas for using the space during its March 25 meeting.

  • City staff seeking grants

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Officials want to see if the city of Lancaster can further solidify itself as a regional arts advocate.
    Teresa Meeks, the city’s support service director, and Cherry Doster, who works in marketing for the city, spoke at City Council’s March 26 meeting about the chance to establish an arts business incubator in the city.

  • City of Lancaster seeking summer interns

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    The city of Lancaster is once again looking for college workers.
    Its staff is now accepting applications for the city’s 2013 summer internship program.
    Five college students will be selected to work in eight different city departments for 10 weeks from May 28 to Aug. 5.
    Each intern will work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The pay is $7.25 per hour.