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Today's News

  • Big day is finally here

     The time has finally arrived.
    After years of visions and plans, and months of construction, the Heath Springs Area Veterans Monument is ready to be dedicated.
    The dedication ceremony will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the monument site, the corner where the old water tower once stood, facing North Main Street in Heath Springs.
    The event is open to the public.
    “Everything has fallen into place,” said David Williams, president of the local association that spearheaded the effort.

  • UW of Lancaster seeks nonprofit partnerships

    United Way
    of Lancaster County
    The United Way of Lancaster County seeks funding partnerships with nonprofit organizations and agencies that operate programs with positive, measurable results on the following key community building issues:
    Education - assisting children, youth and adults reach their potential through education
    Income - helping families become financially stable and independent
    Health and safety - developing a healthy and safe community

  • Founders to return $10M to its members

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Members of Founders Federal Credit Union will have a little extra money in their accounts for the holiday season.
    Founders is once again sharing its extra earnings with those who borrow from and save with the Lancaster-based financial institution. And this time around, Founders is returning $10 million – the largest dividend distribution in the credit union’s history.
    The official announcement came today.

  • Palmetto Champions honor Williams

     

       

    Lancaster High School senior quarterback Shaq Williams has garnered a statewide football honor.

  • Elder’s primary performer in LHS Bruins’ secondary

     

       

    When Lancaster High School senior safety Shaq Elder looks at the Bruins’ 6-5 season, he has two views.

  • Juniors top seniors in BHS powder puff football game

    The Buford juniors captured the annual Buford High School powder puff football game with an exciting 12-6 win over the seniors.

    Carley Bailey hit Alicia Wright on a 20-yard pass to give the juniors a 12-6 overtime win.

  • Lancaster High B-team blanks Clover

     

       

    The Lancaster B-team football squad capped its season with a 22-0 win over Clover B-team on Thursday night at Clover High School.

    Lancaster led 8-0 at the half and added two second-half scores.

  • Thank you, Sgt. Thompson

    My Army battalion was on a required yearly field training exercise. The full moon gave off enough light that I could clearly identify soldiers moving in the cold windy Oklahoma night. Personally, I wasn’t very thrilled to be there at all. It was hard to leave the comfort of a warm home and go out and play soldier.

  • Optimistic about future of America

    Richard Eckstrom is comptroller general of South Carolina.

  • Harvery Stewart did things right

    On a recent visit to Gaffney’s Reservation, I told my son, Jackson, this was my first visit to this Gaffney High football field.
    He asked me about the old Reservation, Gaffney’s former football field. Of course, I told him about the famed “Gaffney tunnel,” the passage through the old stadium to the field. I experienced the tunnel as a player and fan.
    “One thing you wanted to do was make sure you had your helmets on tight when you ran through the tunnel,” I told him.