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Today's News

  • Residents fret smoking ordinance infringments

    Is a potential county smoking ordinance an infringement on personal rights? For at least a few county residents, that answer was yes at Lancaster County Council’s Monday, Sept. 10, meeting.

    About an hour before council voted to approve second reading of an ordinance to prohibit smoking in enclosed public places, several people voiced concerns the ordinance amounts to government intrusion.

  • A 'grand' way to share
  • Lady Bruins down Lady Jackets to go to 5-0

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins tennis team remained undefeated with their fourth region win, a hard-fought 4-2 home win over Fort Mill on Thursday.

  • Mavericks blank Warriors, 36-0

    INDIAN LAND – Opportunistic Marvin Ridge made the most of Indian Land mistakes on the way to a 36-0 win over the Warriors at the IL Reservation on Friday night.

  • Lions hold off Jackets for win

    BUFORD – Buford High School’s home football clash with visiting Lewisville proved to be a tale of two halves.

    Unfortunately for the Jackets, the story didn’t have a happy ending, with Lewisville taking a hard-fought 21-14 win.

  • Bengals roar by Bruins on early spurt

     

       

    BLYTHEWOOD – A return to Blythewood wasn’t the remedy the Lancaster Bruins were looking for in a 21-12 loss to the host Bengals on Friday night.

  • Whitley, Fair key AJ win

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson quarterback Kolby Whitley accounted for five touchdowns, including three strikes to fleet receiver Quadarius Fair, in leading the Volunteers past Great Falls, 35-15 at Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

  • Program helps seniors living in long-term facilities

    A few months ago, a bank contacted a local area agency on aging to speak to an ombudsman regarding a customer’s overdrawn checking account. After looking into the situation, it soon became evident that a staff member from a long-term care facility had befriended a resident who had vision and hearing difficulties.

  • Presidential experience was a chief attraction

    Labor Day weekend was quite a treat for me, especially that Sunday.
    I was aboard Air Force One and I visited the Oval Office, just a few feet from the president’s famous desk.
    You might find that hard to believe, and if I tell you I wasn’t even in Washington, you are probably scratching your head more than an undecided voter.
    OK, I’ll let you in on what went down.
    My family and I visited the American Presidential Experience,, billed as a “nonpartisan interactive exhibit of the American Presidency.”

  • Kmart to close store in December

    The big red letter K that has anchored a Main Street shopping center for years will soon be a thing of the past.

    Kmart informed employees at its Lancaster location Wednesday, Sept. 12, that the store will close by the end of the year, said Kim Freely, a spokeswoman with Sears Holding Corp., Kmart’s parent company.

    Kmart has been at 960 N. Main St. since 1992, she said.