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Today's News

  • Column: Just disregard Trump’s rants – Journalists not people’s enemy

    Let’s make one thing crystal clear – the press is not the enemy of the American people.
    It is hard to believe any thinking citizen in South Carolina or around the country would actually believe that. Yet some do.
    These attacks against the media by President Trump – mostly against the national press – have gone on far too long and likely won’t stop. But we as citizens must stop believing them and not let community newspapers be tarred by their brush.
    Our founding fathers stood up for a free press, and so should you.

  • Column: For small papers, newsprint tariffs might be the end

    It isn’t that easy to drop everything in the middle of the week and fly to Washington.
    If you’re a community newspaper publisher, going anywhere in the middle of the week is a challenge. That is when the newspaper has to be edited, printed and distributed to readers.
    People in Mayville, Wisc., where I publish the Dodge County Pionier, count on my paper. It is how they find out what is happening in town. We don’t have a local TV station. Facebook and Google are here, but the internet has no journalists in my town.

  • 10 days of events for IL Fall Festival

    Chris McGinn

    For The Lancaster News

    The best week of fall will be Oct. 26-Nov. 4 when the 13th annual Indian Land Fall Festival takes place. 

    Festival chairman Michael Neese previewed this year’s event at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Morning Business Connection on Aug. 3. 

  • ‘Boss Lift’ shows employers Guard and Reserve in action

    Thanks to a U.S. Defense Department program, a small group of Lancaster County employers will get a first-hand look this week at what it’s like to train and serve in the National Guard and Reserves.

    Despite low unemployment currently for most veterans, the impetus is to enable employers to gain greater appreciation and understanding of their service-member employees, who may either be deployed overseas or called away periodically from their jobs to train.

  • Mosley takes Renegade race win

    Travis Mosley highlighted action at Lancaster Motor Speedway, winning the Renegade race.

    Mosley and Andrew Baker were on the front row for the main event. At the green flag, Mosley, Andrew Baker, Brandy Baker and Jason Knight battled for the lead entering turn one.

    Exiting turn two, Andrew Baker and Mosley battled for the lead, while Knight, Brandy Baker and Brady Kirk battled for third. As the laps passed, Andrew Baker and Mosley put on a  show.

    Mosley was all over Baker for the lead, seeking a way around the young Baker.

  • Bruins fall to West Meck

    CHESTER – Lancaster dropped a 14-7 loss to West Mecklenburg High School of Charlotte in the Chester County Jamboree on Friday night at Chester High School.

    The Hawks, with the big play, struck for a 14-0 lead and held on for the seven-point win.

    A LHS fumble led to the Hawks’ first score.

    A snap after the turnover, West Meck quarterback Preston Brown heaved a 55-yard pass to Khafre Brown at the Bruins’ 10.

    Four plays later, Jamari Taylor scored on a two-yard run.

  • Crenshaw charges to club crown

    Trey Crenshaw, a mere 15, was the man Sunday afternoon at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Crenshaw, a freshman member of the Class AAAA state champion Lancaster High School golf team last May, added another crown jewel to his sterling links resume.

    Crenshaw, down two shots to fellow LHS teammate Mason Tucker, charged to the LGC club championship with a nine-under 135 (67-68) to post a three-shot win over five-time club champion Scott Roberts, who was denied his third straight club championship on a sweltering afternoon in the 36-hole tournament.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in Camden jamboree

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    CAMDEN – The Buford Yellow dropped a 19-0 loss to Class AAAA foe Westwood High School of Blythewood in the Camden Shrine Jamboree on Friday night. The Redhawks took an early lead with a touchdown and a recovered fumble for a touchdown. The teams were balanced in choices of plays, splitting equally between runs and passes.

  • North take Classic win

    The North forces – four North Carolina high schools – prevailed in the 12th annual North-South Kickoff Classic at Lancaster Memorial Stadium on Saturday night.

    Buford, in the scrimmage, opened with a 14-7 win over Northwest Cabarrus and Weck Mecklenburg evened the score at 21-all with a 14-7 win over Andrew Jackson.

    Ardrey Kell topped Indian Land in a 14-7 win to give the North a 35-28 win.

    Lancaster and South Mecklenburg battled to a scoreless draw to cap the action.

  • Fuel Racing Series at LMS Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host another night to remember Saturday as the Fuel Racing Series will be making its  return to the half-mile dirt oval.

    The series features a large car count of 525 and Limited Late Models, with some races this season averaging 20-plus cars.

    Drivers expected here for the race include Robbie Emory, Shaun Harrell, Brandon White, Derrick Ramey, Steve Banal, Chuck Smith, Mark Dysart and Adam Yarbrough.

    The SECA Open Wheel Modified Division will also be on the card.