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Today's News

  • Vols rally to top Bruins

    Andrew Jackson came back strong to take a 7-3 win over rival Lancaster High School at the LHS baseball field on Monday night.

    The Vols, down 3-0 after two innings, scored four in the third inning to take a 4-3 lead and added three in the sixth inning to seal the four-run win over the Bruins.

    Brett Percival paced the Volunteers with three hits, including a double and triple, a RBI and scored a run.

    Will Hudson had two hits, scored two runs and drove in a run. William Wrape supplied two hits, a RBI and scored a run.

  • Easter fun at Palmetto Place

    Former residents of Palmetto Place Apartments returned last Sunday to treat a new generation to an Easter egg hunt, games, snow cones and hot dogs.
    Nearly 200 kids scoured the field for eggs between the apartment complex and the picnic shelter Sunday afternoon.
    Some wearing brand new Easter outfits and others in more casual wear squatted and tiptoed to gather eggs hidden in crevices and on top of playground equipment. Older children held the hands of younger children, helping them navigate the new experience.

  • Commentary: Scott, Gowdy examine their friendship, the need for unity

    Editor’s note: Rep. Trey Gowdy, who grew up in an affluent white family, and Sen. Tim Scott, who is black and grew up in a poor, single-parent home, view their friendship as an unlikely one. The S.C. Republican members of Congress appeared Sunday on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” to talk about their new book, “Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country.” Here are excerpts of their interview with host Margaret Brennan.

     

  • Column: Legislators not being transparent on potential conflicts of interest

    Since July 2013, the S.C. Department of Transportation has paid a total of more than $7 million to a concrete company with ties to powerful state Sen. Hugh Leatherman.
    Leatherman, R-Florence and the longtime chairman of the budget-writing Senate Finance Committee, was president of Florence Concrete Products Inc. when he joined the Senate in 1981 and served in that position until 1993.

  • Lancaster man charged in Jack’s robbery

    A Lancaster man faces multiple charges in the armed robbery of a convenience store last month.

    Tyrone Derell Mingo, 30, of Mint Street, was arrested March 23 at a Rock Street home, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office release.   

  • Holy Harleys

    On this cold, damp Sunday morning, the deep rumble of Harleys on U.S. 521 broke the silence across the Heath Springs countryside.
    Leather-clad bikers pulled off into a field and dismounted, fancy boots engaging kickstands. Standing side-by-side, the five broad-shouldered men looked like an NFL defensive line.

  • Happy Birthday, Andrew Jackson!

    Andrew Jackson State Park celebrated the 251st birthday of its namesake March 24.
    The bash included re-enactors and demonstrations of black-powder rifles as well as handmade crafts from Andrew Jackson’s time period. Here are a few scenes from the event.

  • Crook makes dance team at Limestone

    Ashley Lowrimore

    For The Lancaster News

    Senior Jessica Crook is not only the first Indian Land High School student to receive a dance scholarship to Limestone College, but also the first to earn a spot on the school’s dance team.

    In early March, Crook signed with the Gaffney-area college for a scholarship that will cover partial costs for her four years of education.

  • Rock Hill edges LHS golfers

    The Lancaster Bruins dropped their first loss of the 2018 high school golf season, falling to Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High School by two shots.

    The Bearcats shot a 156 to top a three-way match with the Bruins and South Pointe High School at the Rock Hill Country Club on Thursday.

    Lancaster, 7-1 on the season, finished with a 158 and South Pointe shot a 182.

    Brady Hinkle and Simon Wright each shot a 38 to lead the Bruins. Trey Crenshaw had a 39.

    Mason Tucker and Baylee Evans each had a 43 for the Bruins.

  • Bruins blank York netters

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis team continued its solid play, blanking York High School 6-0 on Thursday.

    The Bruins’ Isaac Thomas won in the No. 1 singles match on a forfeit as York’s Blake Williams was out with a back injury.

    Singles

    Isaac Thomas (L) won by forfeit.

    Connor Palmeri (L) defeated Jackson Montgomery (Y), 7-5, 6-3.

    Jacob Hudson (L) defeated David Good (Y), 6-3, 6-4.

    Zack Onisick (L) defeated Noah Arnold (Y), 6-2, 6-0.