Today's News

  • LHS girls No. 1 in Class AAA

    Lancaster County, led by the defending Class AAA girls state champions Lancaster Lady Bruins, earned its share of hoops recognition as the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association released its preseason rankings along with the state’s top boys and girls players for the 2015-16 season.
    Lancaster, which finished 27-0 last season under veteran coach Ronnie Robinson, was named the top team in Class AAA.

  • Tigers triumph in Big Thursday golf

    The streak has been stopped, at least for a year.
    A team of Clemson golfers halted the University of South Carolina and University of South Carolina Lancaster’s run in the 14th annual Big Thursday golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Nov. 19.
    The Tigers prevailed with an 8-5 win over the team of Gamecocks and Lancers players.
    A year ago in a close win, the Lancers and Gamecocks notched an 8.5-7-5 win over the Tigers golfers.

  • Warner Column: S.C. must get more corporate HQs, because manufacturing isn’t enough

    Proterra Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission vehicles. In 2011 we were excited when Proterra announced it was moving its corporate headquarters and manufacturing to South Carolina.

  • Noble Column: S.C. needs to do more about domestic violence

    We’re number 1!
    This is the glorious chant of Clemson football fans these days. They deserve it, and all of us in the state ought to be proud of them.
    (Full disclosure: My wife, son and daughter are all proud USC alums. They bleed garnet – so I’m all too aware that not everyone in South Carolina is proud of Clemson. Fair enough.)

  • Pre-dawn deluge drenches county

    It didn’t take Frances Jackson long to realize something was up the morning of Nov. 19.
    Four doors down from her Clinton Avenue home, where Camp Creek and Hannah’s Creek flow together, the pavement was covered by rushing water from an overnight deluge, most of which fell between midnight and dawn.

  • A Christmas tradition returns to Lancaster

    Amanda Harris
    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster County students will once again grace the stage alongside professional dancers in a classic holiday tradition next week.

  • Third burglary spree suspect arrested

    A third suspect has been arrested in a string of burglaries, larcenies and automobile break-ins across Lancaster County between Oct. 21 and Nov. 3, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reported.
    On Nov. 16, deputies arrested Bobby Charles Wallace, 25 of Waxhaw, N.C., on warrants for nine counts of second-degree burglary, four counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle, two counts of petty larceny, and one count of larceny of a bicycle.

  • Fort Lawn man charged in Walmart shoplifting

    A Fort Lawn man was arrested Nov. 16 after an anonymous tip identified him as a suspect seen on surveillance video shoplifting with a woman and child at the Indian Land Walmart.
    James Michael Tindell, 45, of 549 Hawthorne Road, Fort Lawn, is charged with shoplifting and petty larceny pending a first appearance.

  • CCA boys have perfect encore for state crown

    The Carolina Christian Academy boys volleyball team produced an excellent encore for the 2015 season.
    The Cougars, as they did last season, repeated the court feat with a perfect season in winning the state title for the second straight season.
    The 2014 CCA boys went 14-0 on the way to the state crown.
    The 2015 Cougars fashioned an 11-0 mark and won the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools (SCACS) Division IA state volleyball championship to highlight the school’s 19th year of play.

  • Speedway to host opening of new Mud Bog track Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host the grand opening of the LSS’s new Mud Bog track Nov. 21.
    The opening includes the new Lancaster Super Speedway ATV endurance and obstacle 8.8 acre complex and the Lancaster Super Speedway 280-foot Mud Bog competition pit.
    The official opening of the ATV Complex is at 10 a.m.
    The charge is $25 for all-day passes, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    The mud bog registration begins at 11 a.m.
    The mud bog area is open to the tire sizes 33- 35, 36-38, 40-42 and 44-46.