Today's News

  • Cox wins Vicki DiSantis girls title


    Emily Cox, playing in her first Vicki DiSantis Girls’ Championship, made a 15-foot par putt on the final hole to capture the title by one stroke Sunday, May 3.

    The DiSantis Girls’ Championship is held at Pine Island Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C.

  • Lady Vols blank Wolverines, advance


    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson posted its third straight postseason shutout to win the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship on Wednesday, May 6 at the Lady Volunteers’ field.

    AJ, 23-6, blanked Woodruff, 4-0 behind senior pitcher Hannah Cobb, 18-4. She struck out nine Lady Wolverines and allowed three hits and a walk.

  • Vols capture district title



    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, its back to the wall in the Class AA Upper State District I baseball playoffs, battled back for a 3-1 win over Abbeville High School to win the district title and a bid to the Class AA Upstate title series Wednesday, May 8.

  • Student faces firearm charges

    A 17-year-old non-traditional student faces multiple charges after taking a 9mm pistol to a YouthBuild class Thursday, May 7, at the Barr Street Learning Center, 610 E. Meeting St.

  • Wilt column: New budget still hurts county justice system

    The fiscal year 2016 Lancaster County budget took another step on its path April 30 with a presentation to the Lancaster County Council Committee of the Whole.
    The long and short of the situation is that the new (version 5) budget has found a little more revenue and cut a few expenses and is said to be balanced with a 1 mill property tax increase.

  • Mullis column: One year = 52 weeks = $2 more in cash

    What’s the difference between one year and 52 weeks, except $2?
    All the employees who work at The Lancaster News are real nice folks. I know many of them personally, like Debbie Gallien, the receptionist, and others like Susan Rowell, Barbara Rutledge, Robert Howey, Greg Summers, Laura Caskey, Becky Outen, Bruce Adams and others who have been kind as well.
    Now, with that being said, allow me to vent my frustrations.

  • Fires damage three homes last weekend

    Lancaster County firefighters worked three fires this weekend, one of which has been turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office as a possible case of arson.

  • Community Yard Sale draws crowd downtown

    A crowd gathered at the city of Lancaster Yard Sale Saturday, May 2, in the Lancaster County School District parking lot on Catawba Street when Chris Puckett of Great Falls, yelled to a vendor, “How much is this rug?”

  • Graduation day @ USCL – A job well done

    University of South Carolina Lancaster officials, faculty and guests bid the class of 2015 a fond farewell during this year’s commencement exercises Saturday, May 2, with words of encouragement and recognition for a job well done.

  • Former USCL dean Pete Arnold dies

    Whether it was his life-long love of learning or his innate ability to make people smile, John R. “Pete” Arnold has left his mark on Lancaster County.