Local News

  • Andrew Jackson booters blank FCHS

     Staff Reports

    Andrew Jackson was scheduled to face York Comprehensive on Wednesday, April 30, but the match was cancelled due to pending bad weather.

    Fairfield Central’s Griffins did come to play Thursday, May 1 at AJ.

    The Griffins had a busy week, losing to Indian Land 5-0 on Tuesday and to Buford, 2-1 on Wednesday.

  • Lady Vols smash Shamrocks in playoffs

     Staff Reports

    Andrew Jackson blasted Eau Claire of Columbia, 26-0 top open the Class AA Upper State District IV softball playoffs on Thursday, May 1 at AJ.

    Lady Vols’ hurler Lindsey Robinson, 4-3, tossed a perfect game as she struck out 15 of 15 Lady Shamrocks batters she faced. Robinson ripped a triple to back her cause in the lopsided win.

    Cassidy McKittrick rapped four hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs.

  • Lancers’ locks lost in USCL win


    The 2014 University of South Carolina Lancaster baseball season, with a 32-17 record, has had its share of shining moments on the diamond this spring, but Sunday, April 27 ranks as one, if not the high point, to date.

    The Lancers capped the day as big losers, but it was all about winning and, as they say, “having their heads in the game.”

    More about that a little later.

    The Lancers had a boost of momentum coming into the day after posting an exciting 

  • Buford and IL face playoff foes

     Staff Reports

    Buford downed North Central 9-5 to open the Class AA Upper State District III baseball playoffs on Thursday, May 1 at Buford Park.

    The Jackets ignited for 10 hits, with senior Kholby Pate pacing the

    winners with two hits, a RBI and two runs scored. Evan Flynn had two hits and scored a run.

  • Faile: Mayer’s actions at traffic stop gave deputy little choice

    When it comes to the officer-involved shooting death of 55-year-old Ingrid Mayer on April 24, Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile said Deputy Glenn Reams had little choice.

  • Kershaw set to change election

    KERSHAW – After talking with county election officials, leaders for the town of Kershaw will start the process to move its municipal elections from March to November in odd-numbered years. 

  • Global player groundwork

    Despite the exhausting 26-hour journey to China he embarked upon earlier this month, Larry McCullough was upbeat about the positive impact the trip could make on Lancaster County’s long-term economy. 

  • Robbery suspect arrested here

    A man wanted in North Carolina for a robbery charge was arrested after local deputies found him in a Lancaster home earlier this month. 

  • Panhandle residents talk capital project sales tax

    INDIAN LAND – Lancaster County Capital Project Sales Tax commissioners met with Indian Land residents Tuesday evening, April 29, for the second of five public hearings to help determine future uses for the county’s 1 cent capital project sales tax.

  • Soccer dad: Warriors' onion fundraiser stinks

     The father of an Indian Land High School soccer player said the team’s annual fundraiser unfairly pressures students into participating and gives the appearance of a “pay-to-play” program.

    But the team’s coach denies punishing students for not selling and says the allegation is a misrepresentation of the team’s fundraiser and the result of a poorly written fundraising letter.