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Today's News

  • Column: Time for action, not just prayers, to end shootings at U.S. schools

    I am writing in response to Joseph C. Hinson’s Friday column headlined “Agonize, pray, repeat: School shooting routine never changes.”
    I disagree with his repeated statement: “This is who we are now, America.”
    I believe this is where “they” want us to be. There is a solution to what is going on, and guns in the wrong hands – or any weapon – is the problem. Prayer is the answer.

  • Column: Treasurer: No cash payments at IL office, opening July 17

    Part of keeping the treasurer’s office taxpayer-friendly is coming up with new choices for improved customer service. As part of my promise to put Lancaster County taxpayers first, the treasurer’s office will soon begin offering service at the county’s new Indian Land Service Center.

  • Post 66 decks Lancaster 14-0

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team will look to get back on track tonight as it ventures to York to face Post 66 in the second meeting of the week.

    Lancaster, 1-3, dropped a 14-0 loss to York on Monday night when the game was shortened due to rain at the field.

    The game was actually stopped in the fourth inning, and early thoughts were to finish the game Thursday night when York made a return visit to Lancaster to finish the week’s mini-series, but the game will go as a York win in League V baseball play.

  • Belk commits to South Carolina

    Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    Josh Belk likely will play in Clemson’s Death Valley during his career, but it will be as a visitor.

    Belk, the Lewisville High grad who enrolled in Clemson in January but requested and was granted an unconditional release from his football scholarship last month, announced Saturday he has committed to the University of South Carolina.

  • Mangum doubles down with two wins

    Veteran Lancaster Motor Speedway driver Timbo Mangum had a monster night at the track Saturday.

    Mangum had one of his best nights racing on the 2018 racing season, capturing wins in the SECA Crate Late Model Division and in the Super Stock Division.

    In the Super Stock main event, two of LMS’s most popular drivers ever, Brandy Baker and Mangum, battled.

    At the green flag, Baker, Mangum and Jason Gulledge roared into turn one.

    They were three wide in the middle of turns one and two.

  • Piranhas fall to Rock Hill CC

    The host Rock Hill Country Club captured a close Metrolina Swim League win, topping the Lancaster County Piranhas, 162-121 in a meet shortended due to inclement weather on Monday night.

    In the meet breakdown, the Lancaster County girls won with an 88-59 edge over the RHCC girls.

    The Rock Hill Country Club boys downed the Lancaster County boys, 103-33 to take the 41-point win.

    The Piranhas were led by Olivia Thorpe and Makenzy Mills, who each had two wins in the meet.

    Lancaster County also posted two wins in the four relay events swam.

  • Pillow-maker 3i Products targets Walmart shelves

    3i Products, a Lancaster-based pillow manufacturer, is making a pitch to Walmart executives today in Bentonville, Ark., at the colossal retailer’s annual Open Call event.

  • P-31 hosts Public Safety Family Night

    The Lancaster Post 31 baseball team returns to play Monday night with a special night at Eggleton Field.

    P-31’s Public Safety Family Night will be held 5-7 p.m. prior to Lancaster’s League V home game with York Post 66.

    The Public Safety Family Night is sponsored by Lancaster County and the City of Lancaster.

    Prior to the 7 p.m. game, the event will feature a 911 call simulator, fire truck tours, DUI goggles, Andy the Ambulance and sno cones.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models return to LMS

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models, a popular and successful late model racing series in the Carolinas, will return to Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

    The Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models Series has become a popular division at LMS over the past two seasons.

    The BROLM has averaged between 14-20 cars at every race they have had this season.

    Fans can expect a full field when the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models make a stop at LMS.

  • County quartet set for North-South All-Star softball games

    Four Lancaster County high school softball stars will cap their prep diamond careers next week in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) all-star games.

    Lancaster High School’s Summer Clinton and Gracie Revels along with Andrew Jackson High School’s Savannah Small and Buford’s Kristin Wemes will play in the annual North-South All-Star games at the University of South Carolina Aiken.