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Today's News

  • Brown highlights LMS action with win

     

       

    “Downtown” Michael Brown won his first career NDRA Crate Late Model race to highlight action at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

  • Lady Bruins split two in Spring Break tourney

    Lancaster held on to take a 5-4 win over Cheraw in pool play on Monday night in the Cheraw Spring Break softball tournament.

  • Lancers baseball swept at Pitt

     

       

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers fell to Pitt Community College in a pair of weekend doubleheaders.

    The Lancers, on Sunday, fell 6-2 and 5-2.

  • USCL softball home Friday, Saturday

    The USCL Lancers softball team will be at home Friday and Saturday for a pair of games with USC-Salkehatchie.

    The twin bill Friday begins at 3 p.m., with game two at 5. On Saturday, the doubleheader begins at noon and the second game is at 2 p.m.

  • Lancaster High band to perform in Washington

    From release

    The Lancaster High School Band will perform in Washington, D.C., on May 6. 

    The Lancaster High band students were invited to represent South Carolina in the Salute to Veterans program taking place in various locations around the country during 2011. 

    The Lancaster band is scheduled to perform at the Iwo Jima Memorial. 

    Band director John Rhodes is proud of this opportunity. 

  • AJHS show choir rocks contest

    When it comes to choruses, they don’t get much hotter than Andrew Jackson High School’s show choir.

    Fresh off a state title, the choir came in first at WTVI’s annual “My School Rocks” fundraising program April 9 in Charlotte.

    In doing so, the choir not only proved its mettle against much larger schools – three from North Carolina and two from Rock Hill – but walked away with the “Most Rocking School in the Carolinas” title and a $5,000 check.

  • County has challenges redrawing districts

    It is no revelation that the fastest-growing area in Lancaster County is just north of Waxhaw Creek, what is known as the Panhandle. The proliferation of new housing developments, businesses and traffic is enough evidence. However, that fact was confirmed when the 2010 Census figures were released recently.

    The U.S. Census Bureau showed that Lancaster County was the fifth fastest-growing county in South Carolina. According to census data, Lancaster County’s official population is now 76,652, a jump from the 2000 population estimate of 61,351.

  • W.B. Evans: It takes a spy to spot a spy

    You know, I gotta hand it to my neighbors who participate in our local crime watch programs.
    They don’t expect medals or fame. They enjoy the self-satisfaction of looking out for their neighbors and reducing crime.
    There was a time I was a dedicated crime watcher, or a least, tried to be.
    World War II had been going on almost a year. All of us were tryin’ to do our part, which meant rationing was an everyday thing.

  • Meet Your Neighbor – Colleen Estridge

    Name: Colleen Estridge
    Age: 59
    Address: Flat Creek Road
    Family: Husband, the late Ferris Estridge; two children, Johnny Morrow and Lynn Morrow; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild  
    Job: Unemployed; I was the home health caregiver for my husband for three years
    Church: Baptist faith
    Hobbies: Gardening/flowers
    Favorite movie: “Gone with the Wind”

  • Jackets win region crown

     

       

    Buford made quick work of Indian Land to capture the Region IV-AA baseball championship with a 14-2 win in five innings on Friday night at the IL field.