Today's News

  • Humphrey shoots for success as new LHS girls soccer coach

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins’ soccer team has a new look this spring as veteran assistant Ed Humphrey is leading the LHS squad as the Lady Bruins’ head coach.

  • Team Langley enjoys opening night success



    The Lancaster Super Speedway’s opening night featured Team Langley – Josh Langley and Timbo Mangum – dominating in two race divisions, Pure Street and Super Street.

  • Lancers split with Fire Ants



    The USCL Lancers split a pair of Region X baseball games with USC Sumter on Saturday, March 24

    USC Sumter took a 6-4 win in the opener.

  • City employee shoots self at work

    A city employee committed suicide at work Tuesday, March 26.

    Lancaster Police Department and Lancaster Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting at the Lancaster wastewater plant at 1150 Lockwood Lane at 3:46 p.m.

    Lockwood Lane is off West Meeting Street near Plantation Road.

    When officers arrived, they found 45-year-old Kim Burbach unresponsive in her car in the parking lot, the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release issued Wednesday.

  • Three set example as true public servants

    A trio of outstanding people have left us in recent weeks, but their mark will be on Lancaster County for years to come.
    Lib Wilson, Walter Craig Sr. and Jimmy Moreland Sr. died, but their legacy of community involvement will live on.
    Lib Wilson
    Any time a Lancaster woman meets with success, she can be grateful that Lib Wilson blazed the way.

  • Don’t allow cigarettes to take away your life

    Editor’s note: Following is the essay Danielle Phillips entered in the Smoke-Out Contest, sponsored by the Lancaster  County Health & Wellness Commission.

    Why do you want to throw your life away? Everyone is given one chance to see amazingly great things that the world has to offer and live life to the fullest, so why? Why do you take life for granted? Then before you know it, everything is taken away from you.

  • Native American Studies Week under way

    USCL release
    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies department kicked off its eighth annual Native American Studies Week on Saturday.
    Since 2005, USCL has hosted a week of events each spring focused on the rich history and cultural traditions of South Carolina’s indigenous peoples.
    This year’s program focuses on issues surrounding Native Americans and law and justice, and includes lectures by regional and nationally-recognized scholars, screenings of films and exhibits highlighting the topic.

  • Kayak demos at Landsford Canal starting in April

    The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation will give one-hour kayak demonstrations at Landsford Canal in April.  
    Demo kayaks, gear and beginner instruction will be provided by Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation. Life jackets will be required, and minors must have a parent’s/guardian’s signature on an Assumption of Risk and Release form to participate. The form is available at  http://lakewylieriversweep.squarespace.com/storage/forms/20120905175321.pdf. Please include cell phone and emergency numbers.

  • Guidonian Hand returns to Lancaster

    Nita Brown
    For The Lancaster News
    If you missed them before, concert-goers from the 2011 performance will tell you you’re in for a treat.
    The trombone quartet, The Guidonian Hand, from New York City, returns to Lancaster for a spring concert.
    Save the date now for the outdoor performance at the Pavilion at historic Craig Farm, set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
    Interspersed between musical selections are the group’s entertaining comments about composition, composers or the instrument itself.

  • Photo exhibit aimed to delight the senses

    Beverly Lane Lorenz
        For The Lancaster News    
    The Sun City Carolina Lakes Photography Club opened its latest photo exhibit, “Delight Your Senses,” to an enthusiastic crowd at a champagne reception Nov. 1, 2012, at the LakeHouse Gallery.
    Thirty-six photographers displayed 86 photos.
    Photography Club President Greg Douglas invited members to display photos in five categories – animals,  landscapes, nature, man-made and people. He challenged them to try different categories.