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Today's News

  • Aquatics slated for July 8-9

     Staff Reports

    Lancaster County Swim Team Sharks will host the annual Aquatics swim meet Tuesday, July 8 and Wednesday, July 9 at 4 p.m.

    The Aquatics meet is the season-ending meet for the area summer recreation swim teams.

    The 10-under swimmers will compete Tuesday, July 8, with the 11-up swimmers to compete July 9 at the LCP.

    The Aquatics meet will include teams from Kershaw, Chester, Camden and Lancaster.

  • 8-year-old gardener shares profits

    With healthy corn stalks towering feet above his head, 8-year-old Ryker “RJ” Robinson has an impressive vegetable garden in the Jones Crossroads area.

    Four years ago, he began planting the garden and up until now has used money from the produce to buy gifts for himself, but this year he plans to give all his profits to the American Cancer Society. 

  • Slayton playing key role in FM Knicks' run

     An Andrew Jackson High School basketball player is spending his summer, honing his hoops skills and earning hardwood honors.

    Michael Slayton, an AJHS junior, is a member of the Fort Mill Knicks who have earned a bid to the 16U AAU national tournament in Orlando, Fla., July 16-20.

  • P-31 juniors face Greenwood Post 20 to open Legion playoffs

     

    The Lancaster Post 31 junior team, which finished regular-season play as the League V runner, will open the 2014 S.C. American Legion playoffs with a home game against Greenwood.

    The series, a best-of-three first-round series, moves to Greenwood Post 20 for game two on Tuesday, July 8.

  • Hammond to guide BHS Jackets

     

    Buford High School has gone within its hoops ranks for new leadership in the Yellow Jackets’ varsity basketball program.

    Garrett Hammond, who has coached in the Buford High hoops feeder program, is the new Jackets’ boys basketball coach.

  • AAA stars win district

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars capped an unbeaten run to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Wednesday, July 2.

  • AAA stars win district

     

    The Lancaster Dixie Baseball AAA all-stars capped an unbeaten run to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 2 tournament at the Timken Sports Complex in Union on Wednesday, July 2.

  • Americans, have a happy, safe birthday

    Today we don our red, white and blue. We’ll wave our flags, fire up the grills, parade down Main streets and country roads to cheering crowds.

    We’ll shoot fireworks, rally with family and friends and picnic anywhere we can place a blanket. And why not. We’re celebrating our 238th birthday.

    The United States of America is considered a teenager compared to other countries on Earth.

  • Believers are supposed to fulfill civic duties

    As we celebrate our nation’s birthday, let us remember our responsibilities to government and its responsibilities to us.

    The Bible teaches that believers are to be law-abiding citizens; they are to “be subject unto the higher powers,” because “the powers that be are ordained of God” (Romans 13:1).  Joseph traveled from Nazareth to Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth to obey the Roman government’s decree that a census be taken.

  • Radios, reading and roads

    Local road repairs, library upgrades and new emergency radios will be included in a November ballot question to reauthorize the county’s 1 cent capital project sales tax should the proposals pass muster with Lancaster County Council.