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Today's News

  • AJ's Kennington signs soccer scholarship to play at Limestone

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior soccer player Leah Kennington made AJ athletic history in the Lancaster County Class AA school’s media center on Thursday.

  • Jackets' Brown signs with Wolves

     

       

    The football pipeline from Lancaster County to Newberry College added a major link earlier this week.

  • Lee Central tops IL girls

    INDIAN LAND – Lee Central, in a Region IV-AA doubleheader sweep of Indian Land, used key runs to net a pair of league wins over the Warriors on Friday night at the IL gym.

    The Lady Warriors, in their best effort of the season in league play, battled Lee Central before falling, 48-45.

  • Coaches have different picks for various reasons

     

    When picking tonight’s Super Bowl winner, Lancaster County high school football coaches offer a mixed bag.

    Some have a favorite for personal reasons. Others leave it to chance.

  • Bruins hold off Trojans in OT win

    This time overtime was a better time for the Lancaster Bruins.

    LHS, on the road at Region III-AAAA foe Northwestern, prevailed in a 63-61 overtime win over the upset-minded Trojans in Rock Hill on Friday night.

  • Wildfires a major concern in South Carolina

    The statewide late winter/early spring wildfire season is still about a month away but the S.C. Forestry Commission has launched a safety campaign so those planning to burn can take the appropriate steps.

    The seasonal outlook for the next few months indicates an increasing potential for high wildfire activity for most of the Palmetto State.

    Although it may not seem like it due to recent rainfall, precipitation amounts for this portion of the Piedmont are already about 1.2 inches below normal.

  • Register your Relay for Life team today

    The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Lancaster County gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. 

    Register your team today by visiting RelayForLife.org or by calling 1-800-227-2345.

  • Uncontrolled target shooting in residential areas dangerous

    Editor’s note: Indian Land resident Colin Wilson sent this letter to the members of Lancaster County Council regarding target shooting in residential areas.
    Ihave read that you are considering an ordinance concerning residents shooting on their private property.
    I am a resident of Indian Land, a longtime National Rifle Associaion member, an avid skeet, trap, rifle and pistol shooter, as is my wife. We live on McFalls Drive off Carolina Acres Road in Indian Land. More than half of our neighbors are NRA members, hunters and shooters.

  • To carry or not to carry

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Crystal Roney keeps a pistol on her bedroom night stand.
    During road trips, it’s in her car’s glove compartment. And now, she wants to have it on her body at all times.
    When Roney moved into a new house about two years ago, she decided to take a gun-safety class, given that she’d be living alone.
    But after hearing the news of recent murders, assaults and other violent crimes, Roney wants to take things a step further by obtaining a concealed-weapons permit.

  • Spelling champ thought she was given trick word

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    This year’s Lancaster County School District spelling bee was a nail-biter in a way only those who have witnessed such academic competitions can fully understand.
    The scene: Afternoon of Jan. 26. Fifteen of the county’s best elementary and middle school spellers on stage at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Stevens Auditorium.
    The prize: Recognition as the district’s best speller and a chance to compete in the 58th Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee.