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Today's News

  • LHS 2-0 in preseason softball tournament

     

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins are 2-0 in the preseason high school softball tournament after a pair of wins on Wednesday, March 4.

    Lancaster topped tourney host Buford, 7-4 and downed Indian Land, 3-1,

  • Track car show, opener March 14

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers and staff members are looking at a busy, but fun day when LSS will host its 15th annual car show Saturday, March 14.

    The car show, presented by Swankyville, is noon to 4 p.m. in the track’s grandstand parking lot.

  • LCPR hosts district tourney

     

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation is hosting the 2015 SCAP Central District youth basketball tournament.

    All-star basketball teams for the 10U boys, 10U girls and the 12U girls tournament will play Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7.

  • Vols net two soccer wins to launch season

     

    Andrew Jackson rolled to up its boys soccer mark to 2-0 on the season Wednesday, March 4.

    After a cold Tuesday night in Camden, the weather was warmer and better suited for soccer for both players and fans.

  • Losses spurred title runs

     

    COLUMBIA – When opposing Class AAA girls state championship basketball coaches, Ronnie Robinson of Lancaster and Lakewood’s Frances Fields, reflect on their postseason tourney journey, they recall “bumps in the road” as key turning points.

  • Playoff notes

     

    Championship Saturday slate 

     The  No. 1 ranked Lancaster High School girls basketball team, 26-0, seek to cap the Lady Bruins’ season with a win over Class AAA Lower State champion Lakewood High School of Sumter County at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

  • Bruins hold off Vols in Comporium play

     The Lancaster Bruins improved to 2-1 in the Comporium Preseason Invitational high school baseball tournament with an 11-10 win over tourney co-host Andrew Jackson at the Volunteers’ field on Wednesday, March 4.

  • Walker Column: Walker has higher ambitions than being vice president

    This is in response to James McManus’ Feb. 25 letter, “Walker should run for vice president.”
    Well, I guess you got me, James. I will overlook the sarcasm and pretend you really want me to be vice president. Judging by your comments, it appears that former President George Bush and I must be living in your brain rent-free. Could you stock the fridge in here? We need pizza and Mountain Dew.

  • Wilson column: Professor’s death displays domestic violence problem in South Carolina

    On Feb. 5, about 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina received a text message warning “SHOTS FIRED” – two words that would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000 students.
    For a few hours, we all believed that USC had become the latest face of campus shootings.
    Instead, we soon would learn, USC had become the latest site of an epidemic that usually spreads in obscurity, but is all too familiar in South Carolina – domestic violence.

  • Council extends HOPE exemption for three years

     There’s a little more hope coming to a local charitable organization following a vote by county officials late last month.

    During its Feb. 23 meeting, Lancaster County Council unanimously approved extending a monthly lease exemption for HOPE in Lancaster for another three years.

    The vote came after a couple months of discussion by council members about whether the organization was still in need of the exemption.