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Today's News

  • Editor's Column: Parnell’s big moment in the comedy vortex

    Archie Parnell, one of the 14 candidates running for the congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, got a bit of national publicity last week to help him stand out from the crowd.
    Boy, did he ever!
    Fair warning. If you’re not a fan of crude anatomical humor, do not check this out.
    It happened on comedian Samantha Bee’s political satire show “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” on TBS. She has an audience of about 2.5 million, not far behind the 3 million or so who watch Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon on the big networks.

  • Column: We need Trump to undo Obama’s horrible policies

    This is my response to the columns by Jeremy Miller and Michael Jedson in Wednesday’s paper, which criticized Dr. Brooks Walker’s support for President Trump.
    I loved Dr. Walker’s letter. It was all true. Trump is trying to save our country. He sees that America is running toward socialist government, and that goes to communist.

  • Column: Democrats obstructionist?

    I am responding to Brooks Walker’s March 17 column “Democrats are redefining the party.”
    Dr. Walker states that the Democrats’ one goal is to “get Trump.” Apparently, Dr. Walker must have forgotten Sen. Mitch McConnell’s statement at the beginning of Obama’s first term that the Republican’s goal was to block any and all legislation initiated by Obama.

  • Lancers split with Crusaders

    The University of South Carolina Lancers split a pair of baseball games Monday night at Belmont Abbey with the Crusaders’ jayvees.

    USCL rebounded from an 8-6 loss in the opener to take a 3-2 win.

    Cross Holfert drilled two hits, including a double, and drove in two runs in the Lancers’ win.

  • Annual martial arts tournament features intense competition

    From Release

    The 43rd annual Universal Martial Arts Championships featured a broad band of competitors, including those from across the country and international participants.

    The event, held March 11 at the Springdale Recreation Center, was sponsored by Hanshi James White and Universal Karate Studios.

    The chilly weather did not stop competitors and spectators from attending.

  • Bruins booters bury Westwood

    Lancaster upped its region mark to 2-1 with an 8-1 win over Westwood on Tuesday night.

    LHS’s Seth Blackmon, Harrison Lathan and Isaac Marin each tallied two goals.

    Cristian Diaz tallied and LHS had an own Goal.

    LHS assists were from Alex Quevedo, Jonathan Roman and Cristian Diaz who had two apiece.

    Jose Robles added an assist for LHS.

  • Celebrate AJ’s 250th birthday Saturday

    Andrew Jackson State Park

    Andrew Jackson State Park will host Andrew Jackson’s 250th Birthday Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 25.
    Stroll around the lawn to meet traditional crafters and re-enactors. Listen to the blasts of black-powder guns during firing demonstrations by Revolutionary War re-enactors. See how everyday items that we can get in any retail store today were made by hand during Jackson’s time.

  • Buford High nets soccer victories

    The Buford High varsity boys soccer team extended its winning ways with a 10-0 win over Fairfield Central of Winnsboro on Friday on Lancaster County Recreation Soccer Appreciation Night.

    The Jackets, 6-2, are 1-0 in region play with their fifth straight win.

    With a change in formation, sophomore Jesse Black enjoyed his position switch from left back to forward, and led all scorers with two goals.

  • Bring the outdoors in with sunrooms and porches

    Amanda Harris
    For The Lancaster News

    Local residents are finding ways to enjoy the outdoors without the elements.
    Sun City Carolina Lakes resident Theresa Gahren’s custom-built, screened-in porch allows her to enjoy the outdoors, no matter the season or weather.
    “We love it,” she said. “It’s an extension of the inside, outside.”
    Gahren enjoys sitting on her extended patio with her German shepherds and uses her porch for eating meals, napping and reading.

  • Granddad builds custom playhouses

    Kayla Vaughn
    The Lancaster News

    What started out as a request for a cardboard cutout train for a birthday party prop grew into a playhouse project in the hands of Lancaster grandfather Justin McDaniel.
    McDaniel took the idea of the cardboard cutout train and expanded it into a wooden train playhouse.
    “I thought that if we made one out of wood, it would last longer,” McDaniel said.