Today's News

  • Centurions’ charge seizes victory

    Robert Howey


    Call it the nightmare on Stadium Street.

    Broome, down 23-14 with less than two minutes to play, stormed back to take a 29-26 overtime win over the stunned Bruins on Friday, Oct. 30 – Halloween eve – at Memorial Stadium.

    LHS senior kicker Trevor Latham drilled a 35-yard field goal with 1:56 to play to give the No. 9 Bruins a 23-14 lead.

    From that point, the never-say-die Centurions, with a ghost of a chance to win, rallied to take the three-point comeback win in overtime.

  • Massey-led Warriors deck Vols

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was senior night for the Indian Land Warriors and they hosted their second straight county rival, the Andrew Jackson Volunteers.

    Thanks to the running of Lee Massey and three defensive scores the Warriors were able to hold off a game Volunteer team late for a 48-27 win.

    Early on Andrew Jackson used the running of Heath Gandy, and Indian Land mistakes, to take a 13-6 lead.

  • Lancaster girls rally to advance

    Staff Reports

    Region III-AAA champion Lancaster rallied to notch a 3-2 comeback win over Wren in the opening round of the Class AAA Upper State volleyball playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 in the LHS gym.

    The Lady Bruins prevailed in a seesaw match in opening round play.

    Lancaster, down 2-1, rallied to take the match in a decisive fifth game with a convincing 15-7 game five win.

    The teams split the opening two games before Wren won a marathon game three, 34-32.

  • Mistletoe Market

    Amanda Harris
    For The Lancaster News

    Those who start their Christmas shopping early this year will also be helping children with disabilities work to strengthen themselves.
    This year’s Lancaster Women’s Club Mistletoe Market will support Horse N Around, a nonprofit therapeutic riding program in Lancaster that works to improve the well-being of children and adults with a range of challenges, said market chair Shonda Carlton.

  • Store owner says son of arsonist threatened him, family

    The owner of Old Mill Grocery in Lancaster and his girlfriend said a 21-year-old Myrtle Beach man threatened them several times after the man’s father was convicted earlier this month for starting the fire that destroyed their store.
    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Old Mill Grocery owner Mark Johnson told deputies Furman Coy “Sonny” Knight began contacting him by phone Oct. 7, the day his father, Coy Lamar “Marty” Knight of Lancaster, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for third-degree arson.

  • County to honor its veterans Saturday

    Get your red, white and blue ready; Lancaster County will honor its veterans and their service to the country next weekend during the annual Veterans Day Parade and Program.
    This year’s events are set for Saturday, Nov. 7, an opportunity to pay respect to those who served honorably as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
    This year’s event includes a couple of important changes to the time and location.

  • Women injured in separate incidents

    Lancaster County deputies responded to a home in Lancaster on Sunday, Oct 25, regarding a woman who’d been shot.
    The incident was the second incident in less than a week in which a woman was injured by a deadly weapon.
    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, deputies were called to 1379 Duckwood Road about 6:15 p.m. where they found a 58-year-old resident of the home lying in the front yard suffering a gun shot wound to the leg.

  • Heath Springs, Kershaw council elections Tuesday

    KERSHAW – A precedent will be made Tuesday, Nov. 3, when Kershaw voters select a new mayor through a write-in vote.
    No political candidate in Lancaster County history has ever been successfully elected through the write-in process.
    “It’s never happened,” said local historian Lindsay Pettus.
    Four candidates – Johnny Carter, Mark Dorman, Sonya Poole and Morris Russell – have launched write-in campaigns for Kershaw mayor.

  • City tables vote on $25k LCEDC dues

    Lancaster County isn’t the only entity to tighten the purse strings of the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. (LCEDC).
     The city of Lancaster hasn’t paid its $25,000 membership/participation dues for fiscal year 2015-16 to the corporation, though the organization is seeking its continued support.
    At it’s Tuesday, Oct. 27 meeting, city council tabled a vote on the city’s LCEDC dues until it gets more information.  

  • Thinking on their feet

    Imagine a small medical emergency quickly spiraling into a chaotic scene filled with firefighters pulling drivers from wrecked cars, as medics tend to scores of injured people sprawled across a field.
    Though it sounds like some sort of disaster, it was actually one of several worst-case scenarios longtime Lancaster County EMS medics Scott Dunham and David Demby were faced with as they competed in, and won, the 19th annual Carolina Competition.