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Today's News

  • Art with class

    From Release

    Lancaster-based sculptor Bob Doster recently installed a student-made metal sculpture at Duncan Elementary School in Spartanburg. The circular design utilized student self-portraits standing beside each other. 

    Doster was the artist in residence at the school as part of Chapman Cultural Center’s Arts Advantage program.

  • Earth Day on the Greenway

    April showers didn’t dampen the spirits of those gathered Friday to celebrate Earth Day on the greenway at Constitution Park. 

    More than 50 people stood in the rain under colorful umbrellas and listened as speakers shared a common message to be better stewards of the Earth. Children ran and played in the green open space, and lunch was served on flying discs.

    Everyday people, politicians and children mingled and played in the green open space.

  • Evidence of forgery found floating in creek

    A Charlotte man is facing 28 felony counts of forgery in Lancaster County after local investigators found evidence of his crimes in a bottle floating in a creek.

    Lancaster County investigators have also prepared warrants against a Lancaster resident who they say helped the Charlotte man cash other forged checks.

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested William Randolph Umstead, 50, of Charlotte on April 13 at the Anson County, N.C., jail on 28 warrants for forgery.

  • School board OKs bond sale

    The Lancaster County school board met Tuesday night for the first time since the bond referendum passed last month, approving $199 million for school construction, safety and technology projects. 

    The board unanimously approved the resolutions to declare the results of the bond referendum and to allow the issuance and sale of the bonds.  

  • Relay for Life’s community of caring

    More than 200 cancer survivors were honored April 16 at the annual Relay for Life Survivor’s Luncheon at Covenant Baptist Church.  

    Debra Steen shared with an audience of cancer fighters and their supporters her story of struggle and survival in her husband’s fight against cancer. 

  • Harris takes foot care to Nigeria

    Dr. William Harris IV is a beloved husband, father, son and a podiatrist with Carolina Podiatry Group in Lancaster and Indian Land. Behind the persona of the soft-spoken bow-tie-wearing doctor beats the warm heart of a man of international good will.
    Only after being prompted by several of his patients did Dr. Harris agree to talk with me about his trip last year to Lagos, Nigeria, to train local health-care professionals.

  • Remember When: ‘Papa, act your age’ – Don’t want to quite yet

    Like a thief in the night, he came and messed stuff up.
    I began to notice little things, shortness of breath when bending down, but that didn’t last long after taking a short break. The breaks became more frequent, and walks around the yard became fewer.
    My doctor said my heart was good for a man of my age. I could have figured that one out all by myself.  Getting up real quick sometimes made me a might dizzy. Shucks, that happened bunches of times.

  • LSS hosts M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown on Saturday night.
    The M&M Garage Extreme 4 Division averages one of the largest car counts at Lancaster Super Speedway each week. The division features exciting racing with rubbing, beating and sometimes two- or three-wide finishes.
    Fans can expect some of the Carolinas top Extreme 4 drivers to be here for the Double Duels.

  • Lady Jackets booters close with two victories

    The Buford High girls soccer team improved to 11-9 on the season with a 9-0 road win over Lewisville on Wednesday in Richburg.
    Victoria Hinson led BHS with three goals and Samantha Broome added two goals. Emma Larson, Jessica Williams, Alexus Bryson and Cassie Bailey each scored one goal for the Lady Jackets.
    Tory Knight posted her seventh shutout of the season in goal.
    The Buford High Lady Jackets soccer team improved to 10-9 on the season, taking a 4-0 win over York Prep on Tuesday night in the final regular season home match.

  • Volunteers golfers tie mark in home finale

    The 32-1 Andrew Jackson High golf team saved its best for last.
    The Volunteers, in their final home golf match on the 2016 regular season and AJ golf senior night, shot a 142 to tie the school record golf team score on Wednesday at the Kershaw Golf Club.
    The Sowell brothers – senior Logan and sophomore Mason – teamed to lead the AJ effort in wins over North Central and Lugoff-Elgin.
    Logan Sowell shot a four-under 32 and Mason Sowell posted a three-under 33 over nine holes. Each had four birdies to lead the AJ golfers.