Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Upcoming area blood drives

    American Red Cross

    - Thursday, Jan. 19 – Springs Memorial Hospital, 800 W. Meeting St., 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    - Friday, Jan. 20 – Church of Good Shepherd, 1005 University Drive, 2 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Living Word prayer revival

    The Living Word Church of Lancaster, 117 S. Market St., will continue prayer revival services at 7 p.m. Jan. 18-20. Guest speakers for the week include the Rev. Lorenzo Coleman, Prophetess Gloria Gordon, the Rev. Eddie Usher and Prophetess Emma Moore. Wednesday is a night of intercession.

    Camp Creek UMC clothes closet

  • News Briefs

    Silver Haired Legislature meets

    The Catawba Council of the South Carolina Silver Haired Legislature meeting is 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at Highland Park Senior Center, 917 Standard St., Rock Hill. 

    For details, call Wayne Kersey at (803) 287-9453. 

    Housing authority to meet Jan. 18

    The Housing Authority of Lancaster Board of Commissioners meeting is 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Dr. James A. Boykin Boardroom, 3502 Caroline Courts. 

  • Column: In life’s tough times, be the Cowboys

    I have been a Dallas Cowboys fan since 1963. My Cowboys Cave has all manner of Cowboys memorabilia on its silver and blue walls. Outside is my Cowboys flag. On my vehicle, a Cowboys trailer-hitch and headrests. At Christmas, my tree is silver and blue.

  • Column: Give Trump a chance, don’t disrupt government

    Donald Trump has been called a xenophobe, a racist and a bigot, but do the titles really fit?
    A xenophobe is one who is fearful of what is foreign especially people of foreign origin. Trump does business all over the world, so I doubt he fears foreign places or people.
    What he is concerned about is Isis terrorists infiltrating as refugees into our country from Syria as they have done in Europe. He has called for a halt to Syrian immigration until these people can be vetted properly.

  • Town targets clean-up funds for old Kershaw Plant site

    KERSHAW – The old Springs Mills property isn’t inside the corporate limits of Kershaw, but town officials are still trying to get it ready for future development.

    The town is now working with the Catawba Council of Governments (COG), the county and the property owners to get the 9.1-acre tract assessed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Task Force.

  • Column: Obamacare has failed for S.C.

    Obamacare has completely met our expectations – that it will fail.
    Americans were promised they could keep their doctor, and that turned out to be false. Prices were supposed to decrease, and they didn’t. Our middle class is feeling the burden of rising premiums, out-of-control deductibles, and lack of insurance options and choices.
    Obamacare is predicted to cost the American taxpayers more than $1 trillion over the next several years.  

  • LHS honors season’s top volleyball stars

    The Lancaster High School volleyball team recently honored top players for the Lady Bruins’ volleyball season.

    Junior captain Ashley Abbott, the LHS libero, earned a pair of awards for her play during the 2016 season.

    Abbott was named the Lady Bruins Defensive Player of the Year and she was also selected to the all-region volleyball team.

  • Tigers’ Watson repeats as Manning Award winner


    NEW ORLEANS — Deshaun Watson, the All-American quarterback for Clemson University, has been selected as the 2016 winner of the Manning Award, presented by the Allstate Sugar Bowl to the top quarterback in the nation.

  • 1981 champions reflect on Tigers’ title

    Editor’s note: Four Duke Energy employees who were members of the Tigers’ 1981 national championship team, and their reflections on this week’s game and what the experience meant for them and their careers.

    Jessica Wells

    Illumination Staff Writer