Today's News

  • Sumner wins special election

    Bill Sumner will once again hold local elected office.
    Sumner defeated Ronald Burke on Tuesday in a special election for the District 4 seat on the Lancaster County school board. The seat had been held by Dr. Peter Barry, who died in September.
    Sumner got 254 votes (70 percent) and Burke got 103 (29 percent), according to the unofficial results. Al Simpson, who withdrew from the race weeks ago, got two votes.

  • There's always next Saturday




       The sun was rising over the eastern horizon and daylight was burning. It was almost picture show time at the Imperial Theater on Main Street and the coins in my pocket were about to burn a hole in my britches.

  • Rebel with a cause

  • Former Devils' player shines for USC Upstate

    From Release

    After a stellar performance at the 2010 Charleston Classic, USC Upstate freshman forward Torrey Craig has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, the conference office in Macon, Ga., announced earlier this week.

  • Bruins' hoops upbeat

    Optimism abounds for the Lancaster Bruins’ 2010-11 basketball season.

    The LHS boys have a solid nucleus back from their 20-6 playoff team, while the Lady Bruins also have key returnees for the new campaign.

  • ACC football title tilt closing in on a sellout

    From release

    CHARLOTTE –  Less than 5,500 tickets are still available for the 2010 Dr. Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship game, it was announced this week by game officials.

  • Tuttle's suitcase key in game of life

    A gifted receiver like Perry Tuttle, an All-American at Clemson and a former NFL star, you would figure would be sporting a football.

    These days Tuttle, a motivational speaker and author, totes a suitcase.

  • 2010 NASCAR season was a thrill ride

    Cathy Elliott

    SC News Exchange

  • Shoppers find bargains; retailers ring up sales

    Flipping through the crinkled pages of Walmart’s Black Friday store advertisement, Ladawn Garris and her family were on their annual hunt for good deals.
    Garris, along with her daughter, Jessica, and sister, Mary, were at the Lancaster Walmart early Friday morning, searching for Christmas gifts at low prices. By 9 a.m., they had already toured the electronics department and loaded two HP printers into their shopping carts. Both printers were 50 percent off Friday.

  • Election is Tuesday for school board seat

     Voters will return to the polls Tuesday to decide who will be the new District 4 representative on the Lancaster County school board.
    Ronald Burke and Bill Sumner are vying for the post, which was held by Dr. Peter Barry, who died in September.
    District 4 covers neighborhoods near the University of South Carolina at Lancaster and areas north of the city of Lancaster, including the Charlotte Highway corridor.
    Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the participating precincts.