Today's News

  • Teamwork amid challenges

    Four members of Lancaster City Council were officially sworn in for a new term of office during a special ceremony held Tuesday, Jan. 6, at City Hall. City Administrator Helen Sowell welcomed attendees and explained why this event was so special.

  • Sheriff’s office warns of law enforcement scam

    A new scam involving law enforcement impostors has real law enforcement officials issuing a warning to residents.

  • Man pulls handgun during arrest

    A routine patrol of a parking lot turned into a tense situation for three county deputies after a man grabbed a handgun during an arrest for drug charges late last month.

  • Man gets jumped by mob, rescuers run from deputies

    KERSHAW – In an incident that led to a chaotic, and unfruitful investigation, a drunk Jefferson man told Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputies he was jumped by an angry mob in Kershaw for being a “snitch.”

  • Warriors wing Eagles twice


    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors opened the 2015 portion of their basketball schedule with an impressive home sweep of the Central of Pageland Eagles on Tuesday, Jan. 6.

  • Vols make strides on prep mat


    A host of Andrew Jackson High School wrestlers have produced some solid showings on the mat in recent weeks.

    The Volunteers, who are hampered by low team numbers, have competed well in some individual matches.

  • FTs spark Lady Jackets in OT victory


    BUFORD – The 10th-ranked Buford High Lady Jackets were looking to rebound after a tough holiday tournament and seeking to get back into rhythm against a tough 8-3 Cheraw team on Tuesday, Jan. 6 in Region IV-AA play.

  • Vols down Demons twice


    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ basketball teams repeated in a rematch.

    On Dec. 4 at Lugoff-Elgin High School, the Andrew Jackson basketball teams swept the host Demons.

  • Mail carriers important to all of us

    Ever so often you feature on your opinion page views from political party stalwarts pointing out the errors of the other party.

    I recently read another article dealing with problems in our postal system. Seems Congress has taken Mr. Ben Franklin’s dream and darn near drove it in the ground. They have a bunch of folks called governors who ain’t up to full force making a whole lot of poor choices on how to run a post office business.

  • New Year’s resolutions for S.C.

    This is the time for New Year’s resolutions and I have a few for our state.

    But first, some interesting, though not terribly surprising, poll results: Most of us make resolutions and we are really bad about sticking to them.

    A recent University of Scranton poll says that 45 percent of us usually make a New Year’s resolution and another 17 percent occasionally do. The rest of us, 38 percent, don’t even bother.