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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets trip Central in split

    PAGELAND – Buford split in a Region IV-AA trip to Central of Pageland for hardwood play Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets notched a 38-22 win, but the CHS Eagles prevailed in the nightcap, 60-50 to earn the hoops split.
    The BHS girls, with a strong second half, registered the 16-point win over the Lady Eagles.
    Buford led 17-11 at the half, and used a 21-11 surge in the second half to take the region win.

  • Vols fall in MLK Showcase

    CHARLOTTE –  Andrew Jackson received less than royal treatment on the Volunteers’ hoops visit to the Carolinas Queen City on Saturday afternoon.
    The Vols, playing in the MLK Showcase at Charlotte’s Grady Cole Center, dropped a pair of basketball games to Class AAAA West Charlotte High.
    The Lady Lions, in the opener, rallied late to take a 44-40 comeback win over the Lady Vols.
    The WCHS boys built an early lead and cruised to a 73-37 victory over the AJ boys to complete the Lions’ sweep.

  • Brice savoring final hill thrill

    Jaquarius Brice’s final Death Valley day Saturday is one he will never forget.
    Brice, the senior walk-on defensive end for the national champion Clemson Tigers, totally enjoyed his final appearance at Frank Howard Field.
    The former Lancaster High School football player called the experience “amazing.”
    “There’s no experience like going down the hill at Death Valley,” Brice said.

  • 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

    clemsontigers.com

    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