Today's News

  • Annual B&B Craft Show celebrates 35 years

    Barbara Bowers said she’s the first “B” in the B&B Craft Show and friend Novice Baker is the second one, or so Bowers thinks.
    “Well, it all depends on who you’re talking to,” Baker said, laughing. “After all, Baker does come before Bowers in the alphabet. Now, don’t you try to stir anything up.”
    Regardless of who is who on the “B” front, an idea hatched in 1980 by a painter and a seamstress, who remain best friends, is still going strong.

  • Column: Lancaster group needs your help to continue mission in Honduras

    I am writing to urge your readers to support a group of nearly 30 Christian men from the Lancaster area who are preparing for a mission trip to Honduras.
    On Jan. 16, the group will return to Santa Elena, Honduras, to continue its partnership with Mission on the Move (MOM).  MOM in Honduras is proposing to help Honduran children find a home in a foster-care type of environment with Honduran families.

  • Column: Catawba-Wateree license strengthens Duke’s bonds with Carolinas communities

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Nov. 25 issued a new 40-year operating license to Duke Energy for the Catawba-Wateree Hydroelectric Project. It became effective Nov. 1, 2015.
    The new license allows the company to continue operating its 13 hydroelectric stations and 11 associated reservoirs located along the Catawba-Wateree River in North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Hallman-Dean Engagement

    Tim and Lisa Hallman of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Jena Hallman, to Jeffrey Allen “Jad” Dean Jr., both of Columbia.

    The wedding was planned for 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at Bonclarken Chapel in Hendersonville, N.C.

  • Smith-Phillips Wedding

    Amber Chrise Smith and Earl Samuel Phillips, both of Ladson, were married Sept. 19, 2015, at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia by the Rev. Lorenzo Moses.

    The bride is the daughter of Adrienna Smith of Lancaster and the late Moses Smith Jr.

    She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina Lancaster with an associate’s degree in biology and the University of South Carolina Upstate with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She is a histotechnologist at AP Laboratories in Charleston.

  • Kelley-Cox Wedding

    Amber Elizabeth Kelley and David Wesley Cox III were married Nov. 21, 2015, at Edgemoor Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church by the Revs. Robert Elliot III and Bryant D. Fersner.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgeworth A. Kelley III of Kershaw. She is the granddaughter of JoAnn Carter Jordan and the late David H. “Doc” Jordan of Fort Lawn, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Edgeworth A Kelley Jr. of Kershaw. Honorary grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Dyer of Aiken.

  • LSS’s Turkey Bog on tap today

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the first Turkey Bog (mud bog) at the new 280-foot Mud Bog Pit at Lancaster Super Speedway today, Nov. 27.
    The classes running will be based on tire size. All first place winners will receive a winner’s plaque.
    ◆ Tire sizes 33-35
    ◆ Tire sizes 36-38
    ◆ Tire sizes 40-42
    ◆ Tire sizes 44-46
    In addition, a $100 bonus goes to the longest distance in the Mud Bog by a truck/jeep, no paddle or tractor tires will be allowed at this competition.

  • Small fry stars win District title

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation small fry all-stars, ages 9-10, continue to make big news in youth football play.
    The LCPRC small fry stars won the Central District football championship, taking a 16-0 win over Fort Mill on Nov. 21.
    The Lancaster small fry stars scored a TD in each half on the way to the win.
    Lancaster County will play for the Upper State title Dec. 5 in Chester where it faces the Western District champion.
    Zi Moffatt and Kaden Sapp each scored a touchdown on a long runs to spark the LC shutout victory.

  • Lady Jackets edge York for crown

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

    Buford had to work overtime, but it paid big hardwood dividends as the Lady Jackets captured the Buford Preseason basketball tournament title at BHS with a 42-40 overtime win over Class AAAA York on Tuesday night.
    Lady Jackets’ senior Autumn Rabon scored a basket in the closing seconds of the extra period and York missed on what would be its final shot and Buford took the two-point win.

  • LHS girls dump Dorman

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins handled an early test to boost their No. 1 ranking in Class AAA girls hoops.
    Lancaster, the defending Class AAA state basketball champion, opened the 2015-16 season, taking the Lady Cavalier Invitational at Dorman High School in Spartanburg where LHS notched a 50-44 win over host DHS on Tuesday.
    Lancaster, sparked by senior guard Malia Rivers, opened an early lead and protected its edge en route to the title.