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Today's News

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Kids’ fashion show, talent show

    Mount Ararat AME Zion Church will host a baby contest, kids’ fashion show and talent show at 5 p.m. April 29 at the Fort Lawn Community Center, 5554 Main St., Fort Lawn. Guests should wear semi-formal attire. For details and tickets, call Kinnyetta Price at (803) 374-3646.

    Church concert set for April 29

  • News Briefs

    County planning commission meets

    The Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting is 5 p.m. May 4 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

    County fire commission meets

    The Lancaster County Fire Commission meeting is 7 p.m. May 4 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place.

    GAL Program seeks volunteers, trains May 8

  • Coming Events

     Week Ahead

    Community Playhouse presents ‘Hairspray’

    The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County will feature the musical “Hairspray” at 7:30 p.m. April 29 in the Barr Street Auditorium, 610 E. Meeting St., Lancaster. 

  • Documentary filmmaker visits LearnTV

    Catherine Clements Bauknight recalled the innocence of high school and the unknown that was ahead as she coached LearnTV students about filmmaking over the past two weeks.

    A photojournalist, filmmaker and writer, Bauknight worked with the students to produce three shows – a biography on Bauknight, stories on the history of Lancaster, and Catawba Nation history.

  • Close finish highlights Matt Blackwell Tourney

    Beautiful weather, a competitive field, a close finish, and a tribute to a friend highlighted play at the 16th-annual Matt Blackwell Foundation Golf Tournament on April 22 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The top four teams ended up within one stroke of each other in the 25-team field.

    The foursome of T.J. Yarborough, Patrick Crawford, Ryland Pond and Andrew Price were crowned 2017 Matt Blackwell golf tournament champions with a score of 50.1.

  • Lady Warriors roll in win over Lady Bruins

    The sixth-ranked Indian Land Lady Warriors built a 6-0 halftime lead on the way to a 10-1 win over host Lancaster High School at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night.

    The Lady Warriors, 13-5-1, had plenty of contributors as Kelsey Long scored three goals in the ILHS girls’ victory.

    Reagan Hunter and Emily Gerdes each had two goals and an assist.

    Shelby Ryberg, Emily Jordan and Summer Bishop each tallied a goal for the Lady Warriors. Bishop added an assist.

  • IL state champs Ross, Milasauskas head IL Warrior wrestling awards

    INDIAN LAND – Brilliant Indian Land Warriors wrestlers took center stage at the Cross Ridge Ministries in Indian Land on April 21 for the annual ILHS wrestling awards.

    Warriors state champions Chad Milasauskas (126) and Austin Ross (106) were honored as the Indian Land High School Wrestlers of the Year.

  • Column: This Tuesday, give where you live

    As part of a commitment to build and sustain a healthy community, we at the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Lancaster County Partners for Youth and the J. Marion Sims Foundation urge you to lift up and support our local nonprofit organizations this Tuesday through the second-annual Give Local Lancaster Campaign.

  • Vols, Jackets rebound in Class AA playoffs

    Andrew Jackson and Buford stayed alive in the Class AA baseball playoffs, posting wins in district elimination games Thursday night.

    AJ, which dropped a 4-1 road loss to Abbeville on Tuesday, rebounded with a 7-3 victory over host Saluda to end the Tigers’ season.

    Buford, which fell to Johnsonville 10-0 on Wednesday, came back to notch a 10-8 win over the Andrews High Yellow Jackets on Thursday at AHS.

  • Lady Bruins open playoffs with win

    The Region III-AAAA softball champion Lancaster High Lady Bruins opened the Class AAAA Upper State playoffs, taking a 6-1 home win over Greer on Thursday.

    The Lady Bruins, 16-0, rode the pitching of junior southpaw Summer Clinton, who in facing 22 batters, allowed no hits, three walks and struck out five GHS batters.

    Clinton aided her cause with a hit, sacrifice fly RBI and scored a run.