Today's News

  • Churches unite for Easter worship

    To better unite the body of Christ, two local Presbyterian congregations – one majority white and one majority black – will hold a joint Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 5, on the lawn of First Presbyterian Church, 700 N. Main St.
    In the event of rain, the service will be held inside the church.
    The Rev. Lorenzo Small Sr., pastor of Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, 912 Clinton Ave. and Elder David Ghent, a member of the Outreach and Missions ministry of First Presbyterian, said they are both excited about this joint fellowship.

  • Stacks fall at Del Webb library

    If there was ever a job you wouldn’t normally associate with the term “occupational hazard” it would have to be “librarian,” but an experience Del Webb Library Branch Manager Nancy Berry had last week proves the two aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive.
    The accident occurred March 25 during a maintenance shutdown to add more shelf space.
    “We were trying to take out some supports (on a bookshelf), so we could put in some more shelves, and before we could get them in, it toppled,” Berry said.

  • Miller column: Why do we hate?

    Hate is a harsh word for a harsh emotion. Some may hate you because you’re black or because you’re white. Others may hate you because you’re Christian or Jewish. They may hate you because you’re gay or straight. Maybe it’s because you’re tall, short, fat, thin, pretty, ugly, red-skinned, yellow-skinned, smart, stupid. They may hate you just because you are different than them. I could go on ad infinitum, but you get the point.

  • Koffman column: Beware of S.C. HOAs

    From the mountains to the shore, South Carolina has much to offer. What it fails to offer are laws to protect the estimated 1.5 million people living in a community governed by a homeowners association.
    Here’s a sampling of what can happen to you if you live in an HOA-governed community in this state. Imagine your reaction if you were a victim:
    • A developer reigns as head of your HOA for nearly half a century, practicing a “dictator” management style.

  • Lancers split with Fire Ants in region series


    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers split four weekend games with Region X baseball foe USC Sumter.

    The Lancers and Fire Ants split two games Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29.

  • Car show, tight racing highlight Speedway’s week two


    Lancaster Super Speedway held the 15th annual car show Saturday with a host of winners.

  • Bruins booters blank Centurions, go to 8-1


    The Lancaster Bruins pushed their soccer mark to 8-1 with a 3-0 win over Region III-AAA foe Broome High of Spartanburg on Monday, March 30.

    Zeke Williams tallied a goal and Jonathan Monsalvo scored for a 2-0 LHS edge.

  • BHS soccer seeks right chemistry


    More than any season in recent memory, the 2015 edition of the Buford High varsity boys soccer team  sports a roster filled with equal parts returning players, and freshmen newcomers eager to leave their mark.

  • Vols, Jackets start strong


    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers went 2-1 in the opening round of the Founders Diamond Challenge at Cheraw High School on Monday, March 30.

    The Volunteers topped Lamar, 5-4, blanked Latta, 2-0, and dropped a 5-4 loss to host Cheraw High in the nightcap.

  • Burwell column: Keep our nation’s school lunches healthy

    Every parent has dreams for their child. We want them to grow up strong and healthy. We tell them to dream big and work hard so that they can be anything they want to be. We want them to take the world by storm.