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Today's News

  • Lady Vols top Lady Bruins, 2-1

    Andrew Jackson, fresh off capturing the Lancaster County Classic preseason softball tournament championship, downed county rival Lancaster, 2-1 at the LHS field on Tuesday night.

    Angela Sims’ second-inning two-run double proved to be the difference for the Lady Vols in the one-run win.

  • BHS honors winter stars

     

       

    BUFORD – The stars of Buford High School winter sports nights took center stage at the annual BHS winter sports awards Monday night in the school’s auditorium.

  • Shooting on J.B. Denton Road

    Chris Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies are en route to a domestic shooting at a home in the 2900 block of J.B. Denton Road. Just after 6:10 p.m. Thursday, radio traffic indicated that a Lancaster County Coroner’s Office staff member was also heading there. Check back later for updates.

  • Nurse receives dhec award

    By Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Hard work, perseverance and effort are just a few words that describe Leanne Bailey.
    Now, the Lancaster resident is garnering statewide accolades for her dedication to her job.
    Bailey received the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Health Services Monthly Award of Excellence for February 2012.
    Bailey is director of the Immunization division for the state Bureau of Disease Control.

  • Reducing sodium is hardest resolution

    By now, most New Year’s resolutions have fallen to the wayside.
    I make them every year. This year, after much thought and soul searching, I decided to tackle the hardest resolution of them all: I’m reducing the sodium in my diet.
    As far as resolutions go, it doesn’t have the popularity of “losing 10 pounds,” “paying off debt” or “reading the Bible through.”

  • Please don’t believe in everything GOP says


    Tony Boswell

    In response to Franklin Whittlesey’s guest column on Jan. 11,  Mr. Whittlesey is at it again. The truth has never gotten in the way of him making whatever arguments he chooses.

  • LHS shutout nets crown

    The location was different, but the same result.

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins soccer team captured its fourth straight preseason tournament  championship with a 6-0 win over York on Monday night at Memorial Stadium.

  • Students in trouble for weapons violations

    An Andrew Jackson High School junior was arrested Friday for having a loaded handgun in his truck.
    Also on that same day, a Clinton Elementary School fifth-grader was suspended after he was caught with bullets at school.
    Dorian Drake Knight, 17, 6982 Shiloh Unity Road, was arrested March 1 at Andrew Jackson High and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds and possession of a firearm by a person under the age of 18, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • County Council extends rezoning moratorium

    A proposed zoning plan for the Panhandle was stopped in its tracks last week, as Lancaster County Council decided to instead extend its rezoning moratorium.
    The original plan for council’s Feb. 27 meeting was for members to hear first reading of an ordinance to add several business zoning classifications to the county’s Panhandle area.

  • Defense keys Lady Vols to Classic title

     

       

    BUFORD – Andrew Jackson captured the title in the third annual Lancaster County Classic softball tournament, taking a 3-1 win over county foe Indian Land on Saturday night at the Buford High School softball field.