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Today's News

  • School board sets 2015-16 calendar

    Lancaster County school board members laid the framework for next school year during their meeting Feb. 24 with approval of the 2015-16 school year calendar.

  • Owl’s well that ends well

    Hearing that police officers have come to the aid of someone in distress is fairly common. After all, that’s their job.

  • Failed bonds, eggs, hot biscuits, and hot topics

    Between bites of scrambled eggs and hot biscuits, a large crowd listened intently to a panel discussion amongst several state and national leaders Friday morning, March 13. 

  • Seniors key in AJ Lady Vols softball hopes this season

     

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers softball team hopes to have a better ending this season.

    The past four softball seasons have seen the Lady Vols lose in the Class AA Upper State playoffs  to a team that played for the Class AA state title, with three taking home the coveted title trophy.

  • USCL to add women’s volleyball as new sport for fall of 2015

     

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster has  announced the addition of women’s volleyball as an intercollegiate athletics program to begin in the fall of 2015.

     The most recent era of athletics program at USC Lancaster began in the fall of 2006.

  • IL honors winter stars

     

    INDIAN LAND –  The Indian Land High Warriors royal blue and gold spotlight was cast on a host of winter sports athletes at the annual ILHS winter sports awards Monday, March 9 in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s gym.

  • Unbeaten Jackets jolt NC Knights

     

    The Buford Yellow Jackets celebrated military appreciation night as the BHS nine bombed North Central, 21-0 in five frames at Buford Park.

    Evan Flynn sparked the Jackets’ attack with three hits, including a triple. Flynn drove in five runs and scored twice.

  • Hammond-Whitley Wedding

    Holly Davis Hammond and Matthew Mark Whitley were married Oct. 18, 2014, at the Dairy Barn in Fort Mill by the Rev. Donnie Tillman.
    The bride is the daughter of Maxy and Jennifer Hammond of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of the late Jerry and Doris Starnes and the late Mr. and Mrs. Maxy Hammond Sr. She is the goddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hammond. She is a 2004 graduate of Lancaster High School. She works at Barnett Family Practice and Carolinas Healthcare System in Indian Land.

  • 60 years for Hinsons

    Hampton and Bertie Tucker Hinson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17 with a reception given by their family at The Church of God in Fort Lawn. The couple married Jan. 18, 1955 in Lancaster.
    The couple has three children, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    Hampton is retired from International Paper Company and now pastors The Church of God.
    Bertie worked at Springs Industries and several sewing plants and retired as a homemaker.

  • Respass-D'Amato Engagement

    Mike and Mary Jane Respass announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Respass, all of Lancaster, to Jon D’Amato of Atlanta.
    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. April 16, 2016 in Charleston.
    Miss Respass is a 2006 graduate of Buford High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Coastal Carolina University in 2010. She works as an account manager.
    Mr. D’Amato is the son of Kathy Traylor of Atlanta and Tony D’Amato of Virginia Beach, Va.