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Today's News

  • Founders to return $10M to its members

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Members of Founders Federal Credit Union will have a little extra money in their accounts for the holiday season.
    Founders is once again sharing its extra earnings with those who borrow from and save with the Lancaster-based financial institution. And this time around, Founders is returning $10 million – the largest dividend distribution in the credit union’s history.
    The official announcement came today.

  • Palmetto Champions honor Williams

     

       

    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Shaq Williams has garnered a statewide football honor.

  • Elder’s primary performer in LHS Bruins’ secondary

     

       

    When Lancaster High School senior safety Shaq Elder looks at the Bruins’ 6-5 season, he has two views.

  • Juniors top seniors in BHS powder puff football game

    The Buford juniors captured the annual Buford High School powder puff football game with an exciting 12-6 win over the seniors.

    Carley Bailey hit Alicia Wright on a 20-yard pass to give the juniors a 12-6 overtime win.

  • Lancaster High B-team blanks Clover

     

       

    The Lancaster B-team football squad capped its season with a 22-0 win over Clover B-team on Thursday night at Clover High School.

    Lancaster led 8-0 at the half and added two second-half scores.

  • Carter found guilty of murder

    The family of 3-year-old Jaylen Jackson sat quietly as the jury filed back into the courtroom Thursday afternoon.
    After a tense morning, filled with descriptions of the day the toddler was shot and killed after being caught in the crossfire of a gunfight last year, her family waited anxiously for a verdict in the first of two trials involving her murder.

  • Thank you, Sgt. Thompson

    My Army battalion was on a required yearly field training exercise. The full moon gave off enough light that I could clearly identify soldiers moving in the cold windy Oklahoma night. Personally, I wasn’t very thrilled to be there at all. It was hard to leave the comfort of a warm home and go out and play soldier.

  • Optimistic about future of America

    Richard Eckstrom is comptroller general of South Carolina.

  • Harvery Stewart did things right

    On a recent visit to Gaffney’s Reservation, I told my son, Jackson, this was my first visit to this Gaffney High football field.
    He asked me about the old Reservation, Gaffney’s former football field. Of course, I told him about the famed “Gaffney tunnel,” the passage through the old stadium to the field. I experienced the tunnel as a player and fan.
    “One thing you wanted to do was make sure you had your helmets on tight when you ran through the tunnel,” I told him.

  • Your dog did not have to die

    I watched your dog die today. The one you brought home as a puppy, so cute, so cuddly. The one you vowed to care for and love and nurture.
    Your dog died today. The one whose mind was a clean slate, waiting for you to write the words that would help him live his life as a good dog.
    Your dog died today. The one you could not bring yourself to bother with; the one you put out in the yard and ignored.