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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets hold on in tournament

    KERSHAW – Buford built the early lead and held on to earn a bid to the title game in the opening game of the Comporium Christmas Classic at Andrew Jackson High School on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Lady Jackets took a 35-33 win over the Lady Rams to advance to the title game tonight at 6 in the AJ gym.

  • Warriors place six on all-region team

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Six standout Indian Land High School football players have been named to the 2011 Conference IV-AA all-region team.

  • AJ teams in title games at Comporium Christmas Classic

     

       

    Andrew Jackson High School teams will play for basketball titles in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic at AJ High on Wednesday night.

  • Bruins rip Cougars, 67-47

     

       

    ROEBUCK – The Lancaster Bruins’ return to Dorman High School was a triumphant one in the opening round of the Upward Classic at the DHS arena on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Craig savoring his first state football title

     

       

    When Art Craig played high school football and basketball at Buford High School where he graduated in 1982, he never saw postseason action.

  • Betty Harmon Holt, 78

    Betty Harmon Holt, 78
    LANCASTER - Betty Harmon Holt, 78, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 22, 2011, in Wendell, N.C.
    A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today, Dec. 28, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Lexington.

  • Troopers working fatal Indian Land accident

    The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal automobile accident in Indian Land where a vehicle fell between two bridges on U.S. 521.
    While official information about the accident is still sparse, the emergency services call went out about 11:27 Tuesday morning describing an overturned vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 521 (Charlotte Highway) and S.C. 75 (Waxhaw Road).

  • Lancaster woman abducted from a convenience store, assaulted and killed

    The woman who was abducted and murdered across two bordering counties Monday was from Lancaster County.
    Authorities say Beverly Hope Melton, 30, of Kershaw was at a Jefferson convenience store about noon Monday when she was harassed by a man there.
    She was later sexually assaulted and driven from Chesterfield County to Kershaw County, where she was again assaulted and then killed, according to information released during a Tuesday press conference.

  • Donations still sought for Christmas basket

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Contributions have been pouring in for an annual effort that assists the less fortunate during the holiday season.
    More than $4,000 has been donated to the Ward Faulkenberry Memorial Christmas Basket Fund, which is in its 52nd year.
    The fund, sponsored by HOPE in Lancaster, collects donations to buy food vouchers that Lancaster County families can use at local grocery stories.
    Through Wednesday, $4,415 had been donated to the fund, said HOPE Director Elaine Adkins.

  • Holiday wishes from your S.C. House representative

    Tis the season and I will soon return to Columbia for my fourth year as your S.C. House District 45 representative. I want to humbly thank you for the honor of serving you and let you know how much your trust and confidence means to me each and every day.
    Here’s some good news: South Carolina is ending the year on a brighter economic note than it began. Indicators in the past few months have rendered several encouraging economic forecasts for South Carolina.
    S.C. economy recovering