Today's News

  • Now is time to ask questions

    I am puzzled. The general election is less than two months away, governmental problems abound, but no one seems to be upset or saying anything.

    This is when politicians can be held accountable – virtually the only time voters have any direct say.

    On election day, the winners will be elected and voters will generally be unable to vote them out for four years. Now is the time to make politicians explain what they plan to do if elected, yet no one is asking any questions.

  • ALS stole Fair’s mobility, but it did not steal his spirit

    Over the past couple of months, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has brought an increased awareness to the disease. My awareness of ALS began when my father, Alex Fair Jr., was diagnosed with ALS on March 29, 2011. Our lives were forever changed when he received the diagnosis.

    If by chance you are not aware of ALS, it stands for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness, paralysis and respiratory failure.

  • Accident near Heath Springs claims life of woman

    A Lugoff woman died Friday evening, Sept. 12, in a one-vehicle accident on the outskirts of Heath Springs. 

  • Overlay amendment gets final approval

    Flipping through a packet crammed full of color photos, county officials took a hard look Sept. 8 at a new building planning option available under the county’s new highway corridor overlay district. 

  • Knight withdraws from District 7 school board race

    Harris Knight has withdrawn his name from the Lancaster County school board District 7 race.

  • Crolley hires new attorney, requests second bond hearing

    The family of Tanner Crolley, the accused killer of his teenage ex-girlfriend Sierra Landry, has hired a new attorney who will appear 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Lancaster County Courthouse to request bond for his client. 

    Sixth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Brooks P. Goldsmith is scheduled to preside over the hearing which is the second attempt to get a bond for Crolley.

  • SECA Crate Late Models set for return



    The SECA Crate Late Models, slated to return at Lancaster Super Speedway last Saturday – September 13, will be at LSS this Saturday.

  • Coaches honor four in Tri-County awards


    Four Lancaster County high school football players were honored for their week three play at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Credit Union Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.

  • Lady Jackets’ hopes high for volleyball


    Buford High volleyball coach Taylor Roberts is confident the Lady Jackets can have a successful season this fall.

    Roberts, who has spent the last two seasons as a BHS assistant before being named the Lady Jackets head coach, said she feels the team is coming together.

  • LHS bids to extend streak


    Week four is highlighted with the start of region play, featuring a county rivalry, and the hope of keeping a streak intact.

    County rivals Andrew Jackson and Buford, who are each seeking to post their first win, will battle to open Region IV-AA play on Friday, Sept. 19.