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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets rally to down Great Falls

     

    Buford High’s Lady Jackets were coming off a motivating victory over North Central Thursday night. The Jackets were looking to continue their roll against Class A Great Falls at home Friday night, Dec. 19, in front of an excited home crowd.

  • Impact players bolster all-county defense

     

    Impact players head The Lancaster News’  2014 all-county defensive team.

  • Star players lead all-county offense

     

    A trio of the state’s top players highlight The Lancaster News’ 2014 all-county offense.

    Lancaster High School senior wide receiver Jay Hood, Andrew Jackson High record-breaking senior quarterback Kolby Whitley and Indian Land High School senior kicker Shea Rodgers lead the elite squad.

  • Bruins’ duo reaps honors

     

    The story of the 2014 Lancaster County high school football season was the Lancaster Bruins.

    Two key reasons were first-year Lancaster High School coach Bobby Collins and Bruins’ senior defensive back Will Jackson. Their effort was a vital reason for the LHS success.

  • Missing a few winks yields good feeling

     

     

    The thought of being some place at 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day didn’t actually have me doing back flips, but I agreed and me and my wife, Anne, headed for our church, First Presbyterian, that holiday morning when you can likely get a few extra winks.

  • Man dies in Lyndell Way house fire

    An early morning fire claimed the life of a Lancaster man, early  morning. Tuesday, Dec. 23.

  • A novel idea for budget decisions

    At a recent meeting of the Anderson County legislative delegation, freshman House member Jonathon Hill introduced two resolutions calling on the legislature to – uh – follow the law.

    The first resolution concerned the state’s local government fund. By law, state budget-writers are to allocate 4.5 percent of the previous year’s revenue to local governments as payment for those governments carrying out state services. For six years, however, state lawmakers have reduced the amount by means of one-year provisos.

  • Lawmaker resigns after Nerve’s investigation

    If S.C. Rep. Kris Crawford needs guidance these days from the Bible, he might want to ponder the proverb, “Physician, heal thyself.”

    In 2012, the emergency room doctor and then-state House member was convicted on four misdemeanor counts of willfully failing to file state income-tax returns. He received no jail time and was ordered to pay $21,380 in fines and costs.

  • Holiday obituary deadlines

    The obituary deadines for the Dec. 24, 26, 31 and Jan. 2 editions of The Lancaster News are as follows:

     

    WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24 EDITION

    1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23

     

    FRIDAY, DEC. 26 EDITION

    10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24

     

    SUNDAY, DEC. 28 EDITION

  • Christmas Basket Fund up to $8,000 in sixth week

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    In the sixth week of donations to the Ward Faulkenberry Sr. Memorial Christmas Basket Fund, more than $8,000 has been collected.

    The annual basket fund is spearheaded by HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster, a non profit, faith-based organization, that provides short-term emergency assistance to families in crisis.