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Today's News

  • Reynolds - Knight Engagement

    Robert and Libby Threatt and Jeff and Patti Reynolds announce the engagement of their daughter, Jesse Elizabeth Reynolds, all of Lancaster, to Bradley Knight of Kershaw.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Nov. 5, 2016, at Harmony Oak Farms.

  • Adams - Cooper Engagement

    Joseph and Beverly Adams and Sandra and Seth Rodgers announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Brooke Adams, to Michael Christopher Cooper, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Oct. 23, 2016, in Monroe, N.C.
    Miss Adams is the granddaughter of Betty Catoe, the late Curtis Catoe, Linda Adams, the late David Adams, Donna Sellers and the late Delbert Sellers, all of Lancaster. She is a 2008 graduate of Lancaster High School, and a 2012 college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in nursing science. She is a nurse.

  • Brumfield - Butts Wedding

    Paige Brumfield Butts and Ryan James Butts were married April 9, 2016, at Brakefield at Riverwalk in Rock Hill.
    The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Michelle Brumfield of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Donald and Diana Mortensen of Lancaster and Jewell and Evelyn Brumfield of Bogalusa, La.
    She is a 2008 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in exercise science, and a 2015 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a doctorate in physical therapy. She works as a physical therapist.

  • Sending STEM students to college

    If you don’t apply to a college, you will never know if it might have accepted you. That’s the mindset of retired educator Dr. Carolyn Powell as she works to send high school students to college.
    Powell has been involved in education consulting for nearly 30 years and has a special interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students.
    Since retiring in 2014, Powell has volunteered her time and expertise to students who want college advice.

  • Hurricane preparedness includes animals, too

    When a hurricane is headed your way, you can decide your best course of action. Your animals can’t. They depend on you to make the decisions for them.
    Planning for an emergency can be tough enough just for family members. It’s even more complex when you consider the safety and well-being of pets and farm animals.

  • Hyde Park golf wins

    The team of Hubert Brown, Caleb Brown, Jerry Pardue and Randy Young topped the 11-team field at the ninth annual Sport’s Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church golf tournament on Aug. 27 at the Lancaster Golf Club.
    The winning team received $700 for its victory.
    “We had great participation with 11 teams,” said Kathy Mosteller, a tournament organizer.
    Tourney proceeds help sponsor mission opportunities for all ages of Hyde Park Baptist Church.

  • BHS litter-free game

    The Buford High School Jr. Civitans Club is teaming with PalmettoPride to help turn its campus into a litter-free zone. On Friday, Sept. 16, when BHS faces Lee Central, fans representing each school will be challenged to keep the stands litter free.
     Students will hand out personal-size litter bags to each fan entering the stadium to use for disposing trash.

  • Warriors’ rally falls short in 28-21 loss to Centurions

    INDIAN LAND – The roller coaster ride of emotion for Indian Land High School at home continued Friday night.
    Two weeks ago, the Warriors lost a 22-point lead before winning in overtime, 41-35 over rival Buford.
    Indian Land fell behind 21-0 to Class AAA foe Broome High School this week, rallied to tie the game, and ultimately their struggles to stop the Centurions running game was the difference in the Warriors’ 28-21 loss.

  • Turnovers foil Jackets in 42-21 loss

    BUFORD – Only four games into the young 2016 football season and the Buford High School Yellow Jackets are facing a recurring theme, to the tune of turnovers.
    Friday night was no exception, as the Jackets turned over the ball seven times to the Parkwood High School Rebels from Monroe N.C., and the unbeaten Rebels cruised to a 42-21 road win.
    PHS, 4-0, won its second game in five days after taking a 27-17 home win over Union County, N.C., rival Piedmont High in a contest which was reset after a rainout Sept. 2.

  • Vols top Cavs in 14-13 win

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School Volunteers pushed through for a tough 14-13 home win over Franklin Christian High School of Rock Hill on Friday night.
    AJ senior Heath Gandy sparked the Vols’ victory as he scored two touchdowns on short runs.
    The Volunteers were coming off a 25-8 road win over the Aynor Blue Jackets on Aug. 26.
    AJ was slated to play at home last week, but the game was canceled due to weather from Hurricane Hermine.