Today's News

  • Cheraw holds on, aids sweep at AJ

    Cheraw captured a nail-biter to edge the Andrew Jackson girls in Region IV-AA basketball play Tuesday night at the Vols gym.

    The Lady Braves’ 47-46 win gave Cheraw a sweep after the CHS boys topped the AJ boys, 59-33.

  • Bruins rip Rock Hill 'Cats twice

    The Lancaster Bruins spoiled the Rock Hill Bearcats’ senior night twice.

    The hot-shooting Bruins blasted the Bearcats, notching a 76-53 win.

  • Wofford signs AJ's Massey



    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School football standout Robert Massey missed out on his senior football season for the Volunteers, but he’s not going to miss out on a chance to play college football and further his education.

  • Crook captured Crate Sportsman title

    The 2011 Lancaster Motor Speedway Crate Sportsman Division points title  went to the young Dillon Crook.

  • No armed robbery at local store

    Jesef Williams
    A Thursday morning incident at a Lancaster convenience store was not a strong-arm robbery, as was initially thought.
    Shortly before 11 a.m., a Lancaster County man entered the Stop-N-Shop store, at 2147 McIlwain Road, in an attempt to cash a lottery ticket, said Maj. Matt Shaw of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    The clerk told him his winning ticket had already been redeemed at another store.
    “He didn’t like it and they had an argument about it,” Shaw said.

  • Slutzky column: Americans need to work together to save our nation

    I read Bruce Miller’s column, “Put America first, not your political party,” in the Dec. 30, 2011, edition of The Lancaster News and I would like to respond.
    As I started to read it, I became a bit puzzled by his apparent confusion between “we” the American people and “we” the Republican Party. He appears to bunch them together as one and the same. He goes on to say that the Democrats are “partying” over the struggle for an identity by (his) party.

  • Bundy column: We suffer the consequences of federal debt

    At a recent meeting of some Lancaster area business people, I ran into an old friend who is now retired. Remembering that he was an avid golfer, I asked about his golf game. His reply was that he wasn’t playing any golf now, that he couldn’t afford it, even at the favorable rates of the Lancaster County Golf Club.

  • Woman found dead in home on Dunlap Street

    Christopher Sardelli

    It was early Thursday morning when Sherri Hinson learned something awful happened across the street from her Willowlake Road home.
    Peering out her window sometime after 7 a.m., Hinson saw police officers stringing crime scene tape around a small yellow house at the corner of Willowlake Road and East Dunlap Street.
    “It’s unbelievable. I got the call this morning and looked out the window and saw all that yellow tape outside,” Hinson said.

  • Police investigate murder of Cynthia Barnes

    Christopher Sardelli
    Lancaster police are investigating the murder of Cynthia Barnes, 47, 717 E. Dunlap St. Barnes was found dead in her home early Thursday morning.
    According to emergency radio transmissions, police were called to the 700 block of East Dunlap Street sometime after 6:30 a.m. in response to an unconscious person.
    A special operations police team was later sent to the scene, according to transmissions.
    Check back later for full story.

  • Oliver deserves to lead patrol

    Lancaster native Mike Oliver knew years ago as a mere teen he wanted to work in law enforcement.
    He just didn’t know his love for enforcing the law would lead him to the top of his profession in the Palmetto State.
    It has, as Oliver is now commander of the S.C. Highway Patrol after being named to the elite post in December by Leroy Smith, director of the S.C. Department of Public Safety.
    “I never dreamed that I would one day be the colonel,” Oliver said. “I’m honored. I know it’s a great responsibility.”