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Today's News

  • Capital sales tax proposal returns to commission again

    Grabbing numbered tickets from fire officials as they entered Lancaster County Council’s chambers, a long line of residents showed up to speak their mind about the fate of the county’s capital project sales tax proposal on Monday night, July 28. 

  • ‘Faces Never Forgotten’ seeks photos of local soldiers killed in Vietnam War

    An urgent appeal is being made to the families of South Carolinians who died fighting in the Vietnam War to help honor their loved ones through photographic memories.

  • Five arrested, one sought in major drug sweep

    Five people were arrested, one  is wanted and a significant amount of drugs and weapons were seized, during a series of unrelated sweeps by the Lancaster County Drug Task Force during a 10-day stretch earlier this month. 

  • Sixty sign up for Vietnam Veterans Honor Ceremony in Columbia

    Vietnam veterans will be the guests of honor Saturday, Aug. 2, at a long overdue special event hosted by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC). 

  • State’s annual tax-free holiday starts Friday

    One of the most anticipated shopping events in the state is just around the corner.

  • Set up real worker visitor program for immigrants

    Compassion is feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others; uninformed means not having or showing awareness or understanding of the facts and ignorant equates to lacking knowledge, information or awareness about something in particular.

    These three words are at the heart of the immigration debate. People scream compassion for immigrants and reveal their status of being uniformed and ignorant of the issue. America is not the pot of gold or Land of Oz where the wizard grants all wishes.

  • Walker wins Buddy Crook Memorial race

     For the $2,500-to-win Monster Mini’s Buddy Crook Memorial race, the front row was pole sitter Nick ‘Hotrod’ Walker and track veteran Wes Helms. 

    When the green flag dropped, Walker, Helms, Austin Mintz and Jamie Mattison roared into turn one battling for the lead. Exiting turn two, Walkder’s No. 4 poweredout to the lead over Helms, Mintz and Mattison. 

  • Debs notch third straight win in series

    The Lancaster County Debs U18 softball all-stars notched their third straight win, rolling to a 12-0 win over Magee, Miss., on Monday, July 28.

    Lancaster County was led by right-hander Kayla Price, who hurled a one-hitter in six innings in the game halted due to the mercy rule.

    Price also homered in the rout, one of three Lancaster County players to clear the fences.

  • Byrd inducted into hall of fame

    KERSHAW – S.C. Coaches Association Hall of Famer John Byrd, as one would expect, had his share of stellar teams in his 30-year coaching career, but he has one which stands out in his memory.

    “If I had to pick one, I’d say that 1975 team,” said Byrd, the legendary Andrew Jackson High School boys basketball coach who was among the latest class of inductees into the SC Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the TD Convention Center in Greenville on Sunday, July 27. 

  • Our God is unchangeable

    The Bible declares that one of God’s attributes is his unchangeableness.

    He described himself to Moses as the “I am,” meaning he is eternally the same. In the book of  Malachi, God declared “I am the Lord, I change not.” In the Psalms, it is declared that the earth and the heavens, which God created, shall someday perish like an old garment, but God will endure: “Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end” (Psalm 102:27).