Today's News

  • CPTC earns 78 medals at regional meet


    The Columbus Parker Track Club earned 78 medals and qualified 30 athletes to compete in the Regional Meet at Twelve Oaks Stadium in Hampton, Ga. June 25-29.

    The club wishes to thank all of their donors with the J. Marion Sims Foundation, the club’s primary funding source.

  • CCA honors top athletic performers


    Carolina Christian Academy honored top Cougars athletes for the 2013-14 school term May 8 when CCA coaches, parents and team members gathered at the school’s Wachovia Commons.

    Those present were treated to a meal catered by La Chapula.

  • LSS racing slated for Saturday night return


    After a week off from racing to allow race car drivers and fans to take a vacation with their families and friends, Lancaster Super Speedway roars back into action Saturday, June 21.

  • County trio competes in CAWS all-star games


    A talented trio of Lancaster County high school softball stars competed in the annual CAWS North-South All-Star games at USC Aiken on June 18-19.

    The group included Lancaster High School’s Elizabeth Gaston, Andrew Jackson’s Haley Faulkenberry and Buford’s Courtney Ackerman.

  • Nationals net district title


    The Lancaster Dixie Youth AA star team, ages 7-8, will be representing S.C. District 2 in the state tournament.

    The Lancaster National League All Star team defeated Union 16-6 in the championship game Wednesday night.

  • P-31 seniors rebound, top Rock Hill



    The Lancaster Post 31 Legion baseball senior team rebounded in a hurry in League V play.

  • Community festivals fun and beneficial

    Next month, I’ll be attending the Lexington County Peach Festival in Gilbert.

    The Peach Festival is one of my home county’s proud traditions. For nearly 60 years, tens of thousands have flocked to this small town on Independence Day weekend to pay tribute to one of our state’s favorite summertime fruits.

  • Constitution more than ‘just piece of paper’

    I am writing this in response to John Lage’s article, “The tea party believes in the Constitution,” published in the May 21 edition of The Lancaster News.

    Mr. Lage, I have spent most of my adult life as an educator, first as a high school teacher of U.S. History for nine years and 25 years as a college professor of theater and speech.

    I spent many years in classrooms in preparation for my work. I have multiple degrees, including a high school diploma. Therefore, I am well acquainted with the classroom.

  • County vs. schools: What needs to happen

    Residential developers need good local schools and good county services for their houses to sell and to make new residents happy. The county and the school district are both suffering from the long term emphasis on homebuilding in Indian Land that has led to a property tax base that does not expand its revenue as fast as it expands its need for services.

  • Chester giddy over Giti Tires

    RICHBURG – The name of the much-touted “Project Summer” is Singapore-based Giti (pronounced “Geetee”) Tire.