.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • County trio advances to state finals

    Three Lancaster County prep wrestlers advanced to battle for individual state championships this weekend.Lancaster High School’s Dawan Thompson is bound for the Class AAAA state meet at Irmo High School, while Buford has a pair of wrestlers – Lamont McPhearson and Rashad Cunningham – in the hunt for Class A-AA state crowns at Gilbert High School.Thompson, a junior, placed fourth in the Class AAAA Upper State meet on Saturday.He went 3-2 to advance his record to 29-8 for the season.“Dawan wrestled hard and performed wel

  • Jackets' Wells all-star coach

    Lancaster County will have a pair of links to the Palmetto State’s premier high school all-star football games this fall.

    Buford High School head football coach Mike Wells will coach in the 61st annual North-South All-Star football game at Coastal Carolina University on Dec. 13.

    Lancaster native Keith Crolley, the head football coach at Crestwood High School in Sumter, is a member of the 2008 S.C. Shrine Bowl coaching staff for the 72nd annual game to be played in Spartanburg on Dec. 20 at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium.

  • Carolina Thread Trails include Lancaster County

    In November, more than 600 guests were invited to attend a kickoff luncheon at Charlotte Marriott City Center sponsored by Carolina Thread Trails. Two of those guests represented See Lancaster - board president Debbie Jaillette and welcome center hostess Sylvia Hudson. They and other guests were educated about the proposed trails while witnessing first hand $14.5 million in corporate commitments toward the fundraising campaign. Duke Energy, Wachovia, Bank of America and Foundation for the Carolinas were among the contributors.

  • Compromise benefits county

    Project Palomino became a reality because of incentives and compromise. Project Palomino, as it was dubbed in the early stages, is the Finland-based company Metso Power Corp.

    Metso held a ground-breaking ceremony recently for its $13.5 million plant on a 21.4-acre site in the Lancaster Business Park. The firm that produces boilers for large industrial projects is expected to create 50 new jobs that pay between $15 and $30 an hour.

  • Lancaster man, 24, listed in serious condition after wreck

    A Lancaster man is in a Charlotte hospital after being involved in a two-vehicle accident early Saturday morning.

    Gonza Mackey, 24, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet sedan about 3 a.m. along U.S. 521 when he collided with a 1984 Chevrolet driven by Kendrick Cook, 27, of Lancaster, said Sgt. Mike Burgess of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

    Mackey was traveling north when Cook, who was on the southbound shoulder, made a U-turn into Mackey's path, a report said.

    Mackey was flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where he was listed in serious condition Tuesday.

  • Couple dies in 12th Street fire early Sunday

    The Lancaster County Coroner's Office has released the names of a couple killed in a house fire early Sunday morning.

    Nakim Omarsabrii, 35, and his wife, Jacqueline S. Omarsabrii, 39, died of carbon monoxide poisoning, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Shannon Evans on Monday.

  • Overturned truck backs up traffic
  • Heritage tract preserves river shore
  • Mayer has strong feelings about new Warriors weights

    Indian Land High School athletic director Mike Mayer ranks the schools new weight facility with the states best.

    The Warriors weight room, located in the gym area of the new high school, is complete with new weights.

    A total of $29,495 was raised to purchase the new equipment which is featured in the weight room.

    Our goal was $30,000 and all this money to pay for the equipment was raised from private donations, said Mayer, who made the first donation of $1,000 a year ago. We raised that $29,000 in about nine months. It was all paid for by the first day of school.

  • Ball players, reporter help students with assignment

    Students across the school district met at Covenant Baptist Church on Feb. 8 for the 12th annual READ-In.

    Forty middle school students from area schools were divided into different groups to discuss the book, "Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery" by John Feinstein.

    A.R. Rucker sixth-grader JeNae Jones enjoyed the book.

    "I like the book because it's about sports... Basketball is a great sport and it's competitive," Jones said.

    Just like the characters in the book, students received pointers about being a reporter.