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Today's News

  • Bruins, Vols trade wins

    KERSHAW – In the rematch, the Lancaster boys repeated, but the Andrew Jackson girls gained revenge in a county basketball split in the Vols’ gym Friday night.

  • Buford sweeps NC; Warriors earn split

    Staff Reports

    The Buford Yellow Jackets posted the repeat feat on the hardwood on Friday night.

    A week after sweeping North Central in Boonetown, the Jackets notched a pair of varsity basketball wins over the visiting Knights in the BHS gym.

  • Jonathan Cook, a true hero

    “A true American hero.” That’s how Jim Moreland describes Jonathan Cook, a longtime Kershaw resident who is immensely respected and endeared by people who know him. Some people might describe Cook as a disabled Vietnam veteran. It’s an accurate description in the sense that Cook didn’t come back from Vietnam as the man he was when he got there in the mid-1960s.

  • Jackets sting Knights, stay unbeaten

    Staff Reports

    Buford upped its prep wrestling mark to 3-0 with a 64-18 win over Class A foe North Central on Thursday night in the Jackets’ gym.

  • Rucker splits with Indian Land in middle school basketball play

    Staff Reports

    The A.R. Rucker Middle School Rams basketball team split a twin bill with Indian Land last week.

  • Rezoning moratorium up for final vote

    Two proposed county ordinances have David McKinney worried about the future of development in the county.
    McKinney, an Indian Land resident and former owner of Lancaster Dodge Chrysler Jeep Inc., became concerned after seeing the two ordinances on council’s recent agendas. The ordinances include one that would suspend rezoning requests in the Panhandle and another to reduce the size of planned development districts throughout the whole county.

  • Filing dates set in special election to fill Senate seat

    Important dates have been announced for the process to fill the District 16 state Senate seat, which has been vacated by Mick Mulvaney.
    Mulvaney, an Indian Land Republican who recently won election to the U.S. House, submitted his letter of resignation Friday.
    Filing for the state Senate seat will begin at noon Dec. 31 and close at noon Jan. 10, said Garry Baum, a spokesman for the S.C. Election Commission.
    If two or more people file in one party, a primary will be held Feb. 22. The election will be April 12.

  • A tribute to one of their own

    By Reece Murphy

  • IL development still in limbo

    By Reece Murphy

    Troubled Indian Land residential development Edenmoor remains in limbo after stake-holders failed to claim 77 parcels of land Monday at a Lancaster County tax sale.
    Meanwhile, the county’s Forfeited Land Commission is now requesting bid proposals for 222 parcels offered at a tax sale last year.

  • Christmas Basket off to good start

    More than $3,000 has already been donated to this year’s Ward Faulkenberry Memorial Christmas Basket fund.
    The fund, sponsored by HOPE in Lancaster, collects donations that are used to by food vouchers for less fortunate families in Lancaster County.
    Recipients can use those vouches at local grocery stores.
    Through Friday, $3,352 has been donated to the fund, said HOPE Director Elaine Adkins.
    Vouchers will be given based on the number of people in each household. However, each eligible household will receive at least one $25 food voucher.