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Today's News

  • Junior golfers launch 19th season Monday

     

       

    The 19th season of the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association tees off play Monday morning in the 2013 opener at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Juniors making strides

     

       

    he Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team is coming along after a slow start.

  • Caregivers need respite

    “I was tired, but it was a different kind of tired. This kind of tired comes from day after day of constant caregiving with no end in sight – with no hope and no one to care. Respite allowed me to be with people who care and realize that some people understand what caregivers are going through.”

  • Looks like an inside job

    Our government is run by immoral and dishonest figures who pursue policies and actions designed to ruin America. It’s a war waged on America, sadly, from the inside.
    Sinister and destructive actions of America’s leadership, including the behavior of political parties, but especially the radical left, the mainstream media, the White House and President Barack Obama are leading to our demise.

  • Homecoming : 'Third Herd' welcomed back

    Friday, May 31, was a very special day for the family members of the Army National Guard 178th Combat Engineer Battalion, as the group returned home from Afghanistan after a 10-month deployment.

  • City Council tweaks budget plan

    Trash pick-up in the city of Lancaster may look more like a robotics demonstration starting this summer.

    City staff have added $40,000 to the proposed 2013-14 budget to buy a “swing arm” that will attach to one of the solid waste pick-up trucks. The driver of the truck will operate the device, which will lift curbside trash cans, dump them into the truck’s trash bed and place the cans back in their place.

  • Warrants issued for shooting suspect

    Warrants have been issued in the hunt for a Lancaster man wanted in connection with the shooting of another man in both his legs Tuesday, June 4. 

    Authorities are searching for Markevious Demond Samuel, 21, 1344 Locustwood Ave., after a 43-year-old Lancaster man was rushed to a hospital with shotgun wounds to both legs, said Lancaster Police Department Capt. Scott Grant. 

  • Heavy rain headed this way

    Get ready to get wet.

    According to the National Weather Service, heavy rain could drench this part of the Carolinas today as moisture from Tropical Storm Andrea collides with a lingering cold front.

    The Associated Press reported Thursday, June 6, that up to 4 inches of rain could fall across the state through Saturday. 

    The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for Andrea along the Grand Strand. The heaviest rainfall is expected along the coast, where the center of the storm is expected to move. 

  • Fancy Pokket breaks bread Thursday

    Though the sample size of dirt was small, the significance of the moment was quite major for Lancaster County. 

    Fancy Pokket Corp., a Canadian maker of bakery products, had its official groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, June 6, to mark its arrival here. 

    The company plans to build a new 57,000-square-foot baking plant inside the Lancaster County Air-Rail Industrial Park, which is being developed now. The investment is expected to create 68 jobs. 

  • County EMS medic injured

    Although much of the details are sketchy, a county medic is recuperating after being injured in a car accident while tending to a medical emergency along Main Street on May 29. 

    The male medic, whose full name and age have not been released, was injured during a chain reaction of car collisions at the intersection of Gay and Main streets at about 9:30 p.m., according to a S.C. traffic collision report. 

    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant said the medic was inside a car providing treatment when he was injured.