Today's News

  • Meet Your Neighbor

    Age: 44
    Address: Shiloh Unity Road
    Family: Husband Michael, 43, and daughter Madeline, 9
    Job: Administrative assistant for Lancaster County Fire Service
    Church: Second Baptist Church
    Hobbies: Spending time with family
    Favorite books: “Susanne’s Diary for Nicholas” by James Patterson
    Favorite movie: “BIG”
    Favorite food: Prime rib and Italian food
    Favorite getaways: Sunset Beach, N.C.

  • LHS honors spring stars



    A fitting fond farewell and a job well done highlighted the annual Lancaster High School spring sports awards Friday, May 11 at the Lancaster High School auditorium.

  • Jackets' Roach, Jenkins sign with USCL



    University of South Carolina Lancaster soccer coach Randy Jordan has tapped into each county high school for talented players to build his first Lancers’ squad.

  • Post 31 sets staff, schedule for 2012 Legion campaign

    The Lancaster Post 31 senior team will be led this season by head coach Quinton Rodgers and he will be assisted by Todd Ellis, Jeff Segee and Brant Barnes.

    The team has nine junior players moving up to the senior level and will be anchored this season with eight returning senior players.

  • Palmetto Lightning strikes gold with regional tournament title



    The Palmetto Lightning has struck gold again.

  • Miller-led Eagles win region title



    Central shot a 625 (312-313) to capture the Region IV-AA golf championship and a bid to the state championship.

  • County council to take first stab at budget

    Christopher Sardelli
    A year after county officials and residents debated the contents of its annual budget, Lancaster County Council will begin the process again Monday evening, May 21.
    That’s when council will hear first reading of the county budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2013.
    After three meetings of council’s Finance Committee, the draft budget is $1.65 million out of balance because of several cost increases and newly added community needs.

  • Police charge Clinton with attempted murder

    Christopher Sardelli
    A Lancaster woman remained jailed this weekend after attacking a man with a hammer earlier this week.
    Gena Naliah Clinton, 26, 3034 Miller St., was arrested Tuesday, May 15, and charged with attempted murder, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    Lancaster police officers first learned of the attack after responding to a domestic dispute call in the 3000 block of East Miller Street.

  • Heath Springs water line project at a standstill

    Jesef Williams
    HEATH SPRINGS – The latest phase of Heath Springs’ water line replacement project is at a standstill, and officials don’t know when construction will begin.
    Mayor Ann Taylor updated Town Council on the project during its Tuesday, May 15, meeting.
    Last year, Heath Springs once again received a federal Community Development Block Grant to replace water lines in the town.

  • Fort Lawn unveils 9/11 sculpture

    Denyse Clark
    Landmark News Services
    FORT LAWN – Fort Lawn resident Richard Hulse choked back tears at the unveiling of a unique memorial monument as he remembered fallen comrades who perished in the terrorist attacks in New York on Sept. 11, 2001.
    Hulse, a former volunteer with New York firefighters, told a crowd gathered in front of the Fort Lawn Community Center on May 5 why this memorial dedication was of special significance to him.