.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • County Council waives HOPE’s rent

    It may only be $255 a month, but Elaine Adkins is grateful for every penny.

    Adkins, executive director of HOPE in Lancaster, smiled as Lancaster County Council voted unanimously Monday night to waive rent payments for her organization. The vote was 6-0, as Council Chairwoman Kathy Sistare recused herself. 

  • Please step up and help up

    It’s hard to believe giving up one soda or snack could help keep someone’s lights on this Christmas.

    But that’s the strategy behind Elaine Adkins latest plea, which she calls “the $1 challenge.” As executive director of HOPE in Lancaster, a charitable organization which provides food and help with rent and utility bills for local families, Adkins is asking the community to make small sacrifices to help their neighbors.

  • Enjoy Christmas in the Park up

    Great Falls Home Town Association

    Tonight’s Christmas in the Park in Great Falls promises a lot of activities and fun for the whole family.

    The event (formerly called Old Fashioned Christmas) will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the  War Memorial Building and park.

    The holiday event is sponsored by the Great Falls Home Town Association. 

    The event committee is excited about the things that are planned and invites everyone to come and enjoy this Christmas event.

  • Enjoy Christmas in the Park up

    Great Falls Home Town Association

    Tonight’s Christmas in the Park in Great Falls promises a lot of activities and fun for the whole family.

    The event (formerly called Old Fashioned Christmas) will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the  War Memorial Building and park.

    The holiday event is sponsored by the Great Falls Home Town Association. 

    The event committee is excited about the things that are planned and invites everyone to come and enjoy this Christmas event.

  • Lancaster splits in opener

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The Lancaster Bruins protected their unbeaten mark with a 57-49 win over Blythewood in the LHS regular-season home opener Tuesday night.

    Lancaster, 4-0, was coming off the championship in the fourth annual Jackets Invitational at Buford High School last week.

    The Bruins’ eight-point win gave Lancaster a split of the non-region twin bill.

    In the opener, the Lady Bruins dropped a 57-48 loss in overtime to the Lady Bengals.

  • Lady Jackets open with solid win

    Buford High Lady Jackets’ coach T.J. Armbrust is confident about his BHS girls and the team’s opening night play reflected that solid maroon and gold hope.

    The Lady Jackets used a fast start to take control early on the way to a 53-38 win over Lewisville High in Richburg on Wednesday night.

    The Buford girls’ win in the BHS regular-season opener gave the Jackets a split.

    Lewisville captured the nightcap with a last-second 48-45 win.

  • First Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tourney Saturday at Indian Land High

    Staff Reports

    The first Mike Kersey Memorial Invitational will be held Saturday at Indian Land High School.

    The high school wrestling tournament, formerly known as the Warrior Invitational, is named in honor of the late Warriors’ wrestling coach.

    Kersey, who also taught physical education at Indian Land Elementary School, started the tournament which annually is held the first Saturday in December.

    He died this fall from injuries in an ATV accident.

  • Roscoe leads Northern Guilford in quest for second straight state crown

    Staff Reports

    The Northern Guilford Nighthawks will face a familiar foe when they play for the NCHSAA Class 3-AA state championship tonight at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.

    Northern Guilford, led by former Lancaster High School head football coach Johnny Roscoe, will battle Crest High School for the state title.

    A year ago in Raleigh, Northern Guilford edged Crest, 21-20 for the Nighthawks’ first state title.

  • North small fry stars face Spartanburg

    Staff Reports

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission North small fry football all-stars will play in the SCAP state semifinals Saturday afternoon at Spartanburg High School.

    Lancaster County will face Spartanburg in a 2 p.m. kickoff at Spartanburg High.

    The winner advances to the state title game at Abbeville on Dec. 10.

  • Troopers chase car through Lancaster

    Troopers chase car through Lancaster

    Reece Murphy 

    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com