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Today's News

  • Lancers split with Newberry jayvees

     

    The University of South Carolina Lancers baseball team moved its mark to 6-3 with a twin bill split with the Newberry College junior varsity team on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Junior Wolves' field.

    The Lancers captured the opener, taking an 11-5 win over the NC jayvees, but fell in the nightcap, 5-2.

  • Lady Rams foil AJ girls, but Vols win

     

    CHESTERFIELD – The Chesterfield Lady Rams played the hardwood spoiler Tuesday, Feb. 10 when they downed the Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers in Region IV-AA basketball play.

    AJ girls entered at 13-5, 9-1 in the region.

  • Warriors sweep to wins over Buford

     

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land stayed in the hunt for a possible Region IV-AA girls basketball crown with a 58-47 win over Buford at the Warriors’ gym on Tuesday, Feb. 10.

    The Lady Warriors’ 11-point win gave the IL girls, 11-6, a 9-2 region mark.

  • Lady Bruins region champs

     

    ROCK HILL – The No. 1 ranked Lancaster Lady Bruins had to work overtime, but it proved hoops fruitful as the LHS girls extended their unbeaten basketball season for a second straight spotless region crown.

  • Lady Warriors net Region IV-AA crown

     

    The Indian Land High Lady Warriors capped their late-season run with a Region IV-AA title, highlighted by a 52-42 win over the Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers on Thursday, Feb. 12.

    The IL girls of coach Natasha Rogers, 12-6, 10-2, finished strong to secure the win and league crown and a first-round home game in the Class AA Upper State basketball playoffs which open Tuesday, Feb. 17.

  • County building closed due to broken water main

    The Lancaster County Administration building, 101 N. Main St., was set to close at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, due to a broken water main inside the building.

    Lancaster County Administrator Steve Willis said the building would be closed Thursday afternoon and evening to accomodate repairs. The building will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13.

    "Right now we can't flush the toilets, so we have to close it down," Willis said.

    Check back for any further updates.

  • Council needs to adequately fund criminal justice system

    The criminal justice system is one of the core functions of government – one of the first things that government is supposed to do for us.

    When the bad guys are causing us harm and we call the law, response is supposed to be quick and the bad guys are supposed to be promptly caught, taken to jail and punished.

  • Never underestimate the American spirit

    My wife and I were eating lunch the other day at a restaurant. Sitting in a booth next to us were an older couple and the gentleman wore a Vietnam veteran cap.

    During their meal a young boy, about 10 or so, walked up to the man and said, “Excuse me sir. I see that you’re a veteran. I just want to thank you for your service for our country.”

  • Disability advocate visits Nutramax

    Toni Eames, author, educator, public speaker and disability advocate, may have been blind since birth, but don’t read too much into it. 

  • Accident victim succumbs to injuries

    A Lancaster man seriously injured last Wednesday in an automobile accident on Chesterfield Avenue involving a logging truck died this weekend.