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Today's News

  • Arnold - Rallings Wedding

    Hannah Elizabeth Arnold and Eric Samuel Rallings were married Oct. 3, 2015, at the War Memorial Building in Chester by Pastor Chip Sneed.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bobby” Patrick Arnold of Blackstock. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Heyward Orr Moser, the late Myrna B. Caroll and the late Tommy Arnold.

  • Lee - Riggins Wedding

    Mackenzie Lauren Lee and Dalton Joseph Riggins were married Sept. 5, 2015, at Carnes Lake Banquet Hall by Dr. Rommy Mullis.

    The bride is the daughter of Jonathan and Melanie Lee of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Rommy and Linda Mullis of Lancaster and Shirley Lee of Waxhaw, N.C.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Carolina Christian Academy and received a professional groomer certification from Groomadog Academy in 2014. She is the owner of Wag’n Tails Pet Spa.

  • Warriors sweep Jackets, keep region crown hopes alive

    Indian Land swept Buford and kept alive its Region IV-AA basketball titles hopes with the Warriors’ two road wins over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night.
    The ninth-ranked Lady Warriors finished strong for a 47-33 win over the Lady Jackets and the IL boys followed with a tough 68-60 win over BHS to seal the sweep.
    Indian Land, with the two wins at BHS, heads to rival Andrew Jackson for a pair of region hardwood showdowns with the Volunteers.
    The boys game at AJ will decide the region crown, with the winner taking the regular-season championship.

  • Junior Bruins teams capture region titles

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins’ basketball teams wrapped up Region III-AAA crowns with impressive road hoops sweeps Monday night at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill.
    The Lady Bruins posted a 46-34 overtime win and the Junior Bruins notched a 45-37 victory in the second game.
    The Junior Bruins, who finished 11-3, 9-1, were paced by Roshawn McGriff’s 20 points.
    Ty Thompson netted eight and Majae Ingram scored six. Desmond Stowers hit five points.

  • Great Scott

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High has a new queen of Lady Volunteers’ courts points.
    Lady Vols veteran player Elizabeth Scott netted two second-half free throws in the AJ girls’ 61-37 win over Chesterfield to earn her the school’s all-time leading scorer.
    Scott, entering the Tuesday game, needed 17 points to tie the mark, which was held by former AJ girls hoops star Lorraine Truesdale.
    Scott scored 18 points, with her second foul shot on a second-half bonus free throw giving her the new mark.

  • Lady Bruins rip Stallions

    Lancaster High School Bruins’ basketball senior night was a split, with the delight the LHS girls posting at least a tie for the Region III-AAA girls championship.
    The Lady Bruins, with a torrid finish, roared to a 64-38 win over South Pointe in the varsity opener.
    The LHS girls, the Class AAA defending state champions, can wrap up the region title – their third straight, with a win over the SPHS Lady Stallions tonight in Rock Hill.

  • Vols rebound, roll in rout of Rams

    KERSHAW – After two frustrating losses last week, the Andrew Jackson High boys team was determined not to let that happen again Tuesday night in the Region III-AAA home game against Chesterfield.
    The hot-shooting Vols jumped to a 30-15 first-quarter lead and didn’t slow down in the second quarter for 53-20 halftime lead.
    Sophomore phenom Dontarius James had an incredible 32 points by half time, including six trays.
    Even with AJ coach Danny Wright playing reserves a great deal, the Vols led 80-32 by the end of the third quarter.

  • Column: Helms seeks another term as treasurer

    After five years as your county treasurer, I have decided to seek another term so I can continue working to put Lancaster County taxpayers first. Since I first took office in January 2011, I have been hard at work making sure county taxpayers have gotten the absolute best in customer service.
    Since taking office, I have been a hands-on public official. If you come to the Treasurer’s Office, you will usually find me there, working alongside my employees.

  • Column: 1,300 churches join gun debate

    The mental images of churches and guns are about as incongruous as possible. Churches are quiet, reverent places of worship. They are places of peace, healing and comfort. Guns are loud, sudden and violent. They are about blood, pain and death.
    They exist in two different realms.
    Add to this the idea that S.C. churches and synagogues would get involved in nitty gritty politics – that they would delve into lobbying and legislative deal making – well, that’s more than many of us can fathom.

  • Warriors notch two wins over Knights

    Indian Land capped its regular-season home basketball schedule, cruising to a Region IV-AA sweep of North Central on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors, ranked eighth in Class AA girls, rolled to a 70-43 victory and the IL boys capped the hardwood broom job with a 108-60 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Warriors, keeping pace in Region IV-AA play, took an early lead and steadily pulled away for the 27-point win.
    IL led 20-11 after one period and held a 34-26 lead at the break.