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Today's News

  • Tough Marine reveals his true feelings to friends

    One of the jobs my older brother, Pete, had during his early years was running an establishment on the north side of Lancaster called Twin Pines. It was complete with a small bowling alley and restaurant. It was the type of business establishment that attracted a variety of people and lots of them.

  • Two men hurt in Miller Street shooting

    A police investigation continues into two Lancaster men who were injured during a shooting at a home late Saturday night, Nov. 3. 

    Officers found the two men after they responded at 9:54 p.m. to reports of shots fired in the 500 block of Miller Street, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release. 

    When they arrived, officers saw several people carrying an apparent gunshot victim to a vehicle parked in a nearby driveway. The 18-year-old man had injuries to his back, the release said.  

  • Man leads police on car chase

    A Mount Croghan man was arrested on a multitude of charges moments after leading police on a car chase through the streets of downtown Lancaster on Friday, Nov. 2. 

    Lancaster police officers arrested Khalfani Butler, 34, on charges of driving under suspension third offense, wrong way on a one way road, reckless driving, failure to stop for police, operating uninsured and resisting arrest, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • Sunday alcohol sales projected to pass

    The hottest item on this year’s general election ballot for Lancaster County voters wasn’t a political race at all but one of two ballot measures that despite the legalese boiled down to one simple question – should local restaurants be allowed to sell alcohol on Sunday?

  • Lady Vols third in final AA poll

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers volleyball team earned a No. 3 ranking in the final Class AA state poll.

    The poll was released this week following the state playoff matches held Saturday at White Knoll High School.

  • Lady Warriors eighth in Class AA state meet

     

       

    The Indian Land High School girls cross country team placed eighth in the Class AA state meet Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sandhills Research Center in Columbia. The IL boys team came in 14th.

    Girls race results

  • Lady Bruins 14th in AAAA state cross country meet

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins finished 14th overall at the Class AAAA state meet at the Sandhills Research Center on Saturday, Nov. 3.

  • BHS, AJ seek playoff wins

     

       

    Buford is at home and Andrew Jackson hits the road and both hope to extend their seasons after Friday night in the Class AA Division II Upper State football playoffs.

  • Faile doubles up Case

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com  
    Sheriff Barry Faile celebrated with his family late Tuesday night as he was projected to win a second term in office.
    According to unofficial results from the Lancaster County Election Commission at about 11 p.m., Faile was projected to win with 64.6 percent of the vote, which translates to 20,229 votes. His Republican challenger, Great Falls police officer Scott Case, trailed with 10,067 votes, which was 35.29 percent of the vote.

  • Absentee voting high in county

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com  
    Many people are familiar with the old saying that when one door closes, another door opens, but the expression took on a whole new meaning for Bill Allen on Monday.
    Stationed at one of the Lancaster County Administration Building’s two main entrances, Allen watched a constant stream of voters file into the building, flinging open the doors every few seconds.