Today's News

  • Police probe shootings

     Christopher Sardelli


    Police are looking into possible connections between two shootings reported within a few blocks of each other Nov. 22. 

    Officers responded to the first call of shots fired at 8:17 p.m. in the 400 block of East Barr Street, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

  • Black Friday crowds come out in search of bargains

     Denyse Clark


    Some shoppers at the Lancaster Walmart said they were returning customers on Black Friday, Nov. 28, while others slept past 6 a.m. knowing they’d still find good deals throughout the day.

  • Council approves second reading

     Christopher Sardelli


    Though Lancaster County Council members kept conversation to a minimum as they approved another step in a plan to develop the former TreeTops property, two Van Wyck residents had plenty to say about the decision.

  • Buford High boys have new coach, new hope


    Buford High School is coming off of a disappointing basketball season which produced a 9-12 overall record, 3-7 Region IV-AA, but a new coach is shooting to reverse those hardwood fortunes.

  • BHS girls upbeat about new season


    The Buford High School Lady Jackets are looking to break through this season.

    The Lady Jackets were 7-14 last year, but with many close losses.

  • AJ Vols hoops teams seek success


    KERSHAW – The 2014-15 Andrew Jackson boys cage edition will be centered around scrappiness and hustle. Meanwhile, the current Lady Volunteers seek another state title run.

    AJ boys head coach Danny Wright is counting on returning veterans to provide leadership for his young Vols on the hardwood this season.

  • LHS Bruins have high hoops hopes


    The Lancaster Bruins have high hopes for their 2014-15 hoops season.

    The LHS Bruins have a solid cast returning this season, while the Lady Bruins, coming off a region crown, also have their share of veterans and some solid newcomers.

  • Lady Jackets swarm to tourney crown


    The Buford Lady Jackets posted two solid wins to capture the Lewisville Invitational at Lewisville High School in Richburg on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

    The BHS girls, who opened with a 50-17 win over Region IV-AA foe North Central High School on Monday, Nov. 24, wrapped up the tournament crown with a convincing 63-20 win over York Prep on Tuesday.

  • Lady Bruins win tourney


    The Lancaster Lady Bruins roared with resound to open their 2014-15 basketball season in the Clover Optimist Classic preseason tournament at Clover High School.

    The LHS girls went 3-0 in the field, highlighted by an 86-54 win over Hammond Academy of Columbia in the championship game on Wednesday, Nov. 26.

  • Cunningham-Hough Wedding

    Iva Rositta McDow Cunningham and Hazer Hough Jr. were married July 7, 2014, at Mount Carmel AME Zion Church by the Revs. Harold Jones and Lauressa McDow.
    The bride is a 1973 graduate of Lancaster High School. Sadie McDow stood as her honorary mother.
    The groom is a graduate of Mayo High School and earned a master’s degree from Southern Wesleyan University. Mary Ghee stood as his honorary mother.
    The bride was given in marriage by her son, Baraso Cunningham.
    Matron of honor was Mary Hazel of Lancaster, cousin of the bride.