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Today's News

  • Bruin wrestlers rally to defeat Red Foxes

    The Lancaster Bruins launched their wrestling season with an exciting comeback win over Hartsville on Tuesday night in the LHS gym.

    Hartsville held the lead for the better part of the match, but the Bruins used a pair of back-to-back forfeits to post the 36-34 win.

  • Welcome home

    The tarmac in Columbia may not have seen the same kind of fanfare of last Dec. 23 in Lancaster, but the crowd was no less enthusiastic.
    On Nov. 6, troops from the S.C. National Guard’s 174th MAC unit from Wellford, and 1222nd Combat Engineers from Fort Mill, disembarked from their military transport at the Eagle Aviation hangar at the Columbia airport, returning home in time for Thanksgiving with their families.
    In the group were seven Lancaster County guardsmen who volunteered to go with the 174th.

  • Chris 'Cross' put X on Picks title line this season

    Chris Lucas, given the choice, would rather watch a NASCAR race than a football game.

    “Any day and twice on Sunday,” Lucas said.

  • Deputies look into report of assault

    Deputies are reviewing evidence about a reported assault in a CVS parking lot on Airport Road in Lancaster earlier this week.
    A Lancaster woman told deputies she was assaulted in front of the store Sunday, according to an incident report. The woman told deputies she went to the CVS at 11:44 a.m. to buy a newspaper and was approached by a man and woman.
    She said the man told her to hand over her purse and then both he and the woman began to hit her on the head, the report said. She yelled for help, but said no one in the parking lot would help her.

  • Experience key in BHS Jackets' wrestling hopes

     

       

    The 2010-11 Buford High School wrestling team has its share of veterans which Jackets coach John Mahaffey hopes will be a boost to the BHS mat fortunes.

  • Experience key in BHS Jackets' wrestling hopes

     

       

    The 2010-11 Buford High School wrestling team has its share of veterans which Jackets coach John Mahaffey hopes will be a boost to the BHS mat fortunes.

  • Rams, Mustangs split pair in middle school basketball play

     

    Lancaster area middle school rivals A.R. Rucker and South swapped hardwood wins Wednesday at the Lancaster High School gym.

    The Lady Rams rolled to a 50-12 victory in the opener, but the South boys, in a much closer game, earned a measure of hoops revenge with a thrilling 35-33 win.

  • Miles gets early present

    Jody Miles has a new lease on life – and a new liver.
    She and her family believe it was God’s way of saying he still has work for her to do. They also believe it’s an answer to the prayers of many in the community – family, friends and even people who don’t know her.
    Susan Snipes, a close friend, former co-worker and a coordinator of fundraising efforts for Miles, said word came Tuesday morning that a liver was available for Miles, and she and her family left immediately for Charleston.

  • Mulvaney impressed with freshmen U.S. reps

    First off,  a belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.  Personally, I’ve got a great deal to be thankful for this year – including having Carolina Gateway and The Lancaster News permit me to continue this update column.
    I thought I would take this first installment after the election to get you up to speed on what has been happening during the transition period (also called the “lame duck” session) in Washington, D.C.

  • IL bids for playoff return

     

       

    The Indian Land Warriors’ basketball teams earned postseason bids last season and the IL coaches are hopeful, as the teams continue to work hard, they can build on hoops success and return to postseason play.