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Today's News

  • HOPE kicks off Christmas Basket

    The annual Ward Faulkenberry Christmas Basket Fund, sponsored by HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster, will begin earlier than usual this year, said HOPE Executive Director Bekah Clawson. 

    Effective today, Nov. 2, contributions can be submitted to the annual holiday basket fund.

  • Residents discuss Lennar proposal

     Van Wyck residents met at the community center Oct. 13 to hear preliminary details of the newest proposal for the TreeTops property from Lennar Homes Charlotte Division President John Hardy.

    Lennar is proposing construction of an 55-and-older age-restricted neighborhood on the 622.5 acre property located on Van Wyck Road.

  • READY, SET, VOTE!

     Gregory A. Summers

    gsummers@thelancasternews.con

    The time of campaign promises, repetitive around-the-clock political television ads and a sea of side-by-side roadside candidate signs at busy intersections is drawing near to an end.

  • Eastside halts Lady Bruins postseason volleyball march

    Eastside foiled Lancaster High School's postseason volleyball hopes with a 3-0 win over the Lady Bruins at the LHS gym on Thursday, Oct. 30.

    Eastside prevailed 25-10, 25-18 and 25-22.

  • Pride blunts Jackets' victory

     BUFORD – There may not have been anyone dressed in costume, but the high-scoring game between Carolina Pride and Buford still felt like a Halloween contest.

    It was a wacky game that saw the Pride fumble six times, losing three, give up 21 points in less than 3 minutes, and still come back, behind the rushing Raymer Addison and Eric Price, to win 41-35.

  • Warriors hold off Vols for 28-23 win

    KERSHAW – Indian Land weathered a valiant fourth-quarter Andrew Jackson rally in inclement weather to qualify for the Class AA playoffs next week.

    The Warriors recovered an Andrew Jackson fumble at midfield with 1:51 left to prevail 28-23 on Friday, Oct. 31 at Andrew Jackson High School.

  • Bruins rally, win thriller

    SPARTANBURG – Rise of the Bruins was the 2014 Halloween LHS football thriller.

    Lancaster, seemingly dead at one point facing a 35-14 first-half deficit, produced a monster comeback to notch a 42-35 Region III-AAA win over stunned Broome High School at the Centurions’ field on Friday, Oct. 31.

    The dramatic seven-point comeback victory earned the Bruins, 7-3, 3-2, a Region III-AAA runner-up finish and a home berth in the Class AAA Upper State playoffs Friday, Nov. 7 at Memorial Stadium.

  • Jaillette-Couch Wedding

    Amanda Carol Jaillette and Brandon Neil Couch were married at 5:30 p.m. April 12, 2014, at First United Methodist Church by the Rev. Charles Phillips.

  • Hance-Wheeler Wedding

    Ashley Christine Hance and Jamie Daniel Wheeler were married at 6 p.m. Aug. 23, 2014, at Lakeside Pavilion on Lake Wateree in Camden by the Rev. Heather Reitenga of Chapin.
    The bride is the daughter of Rita Hance of Lancaster and Boyd Hance Jr. of Heath Springs. She is the granddaughter of the late Elizabeth and Boyd Hance Sr. and the late Evelyn and Emmitt Cauthen. She is a 2007 graduate of Lancaster High School and received an associate’s degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina Lancaster in 2010. She is a manager at Aldi Inc. in Lancaster.

  • Grier-Henderson Wedding

    Laura Elizabeth Grier and James W. “Ren” Henderson III were married July 4, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Grier of Lancaster. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in 2001 and is a billing auditor for Southeastern Freight Lines.
    The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. James W. Henderson Jr. of Lancaster. He received a bachelor’s degree from Newberry College in 1998.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Thomas E. Grier.