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Today's News

  • Andrew Jackson’s Robinson beats odds to earn his diploma

    Isaac Robinson heard the doubts. He felt the negative energy and was the topic of conversation among naysayers at Andrew Jackson High School. 

    Those people are often called “haters,” but Robinson also saw them as motivators. 

    Robinson, 18, who will graduate Friday from AJHS, faced quite an uphill climb to get to this point. 

  • Kershaw planning 2011-12 budget at special meeting

    KERSHAW – Kershaw residents may see an increase in their water rates as officials begin serious discussion about the town’s 2011-12 budget. 

    Town Administrator Tony Starnes shared preliminary figures with council members during Monday’s meeting.

    A first draft shows the town’s general fund budget for the next fiscal year at $1.17 million. That’s down from the $1.14 million budgeted for 2010-11. 

  • Teens win statewide contest

    Staff reports

    A teen group at the Del Webb Library at Indian Land won a statewide teen video contest

    The S.C. State Library, along with the nationwide Collaborative Summer Library Program, recently hosted a teen video contest. The videos were to promote this year’s teen summer reading theme, “You Are Here.” 

  • Police continue search for armed robber

    Police are still searching for a man who robbed two other men at gunpoint outside a Lancaster home. 

    Lancaster police officers responded to reports of an armed robbery near a Nichols Road home in the early morning hours of May 10. 

    When officers arrived at the scene at about 2:05 a.m., they searched for anyone walking nearby who could be a suspect since they didn’t have a description of the robber at the time, according to a police department incident report. 

  • P-31 seniors edge juniors

     

       

    For an exhibition game, this one didn’t lack for excitement.

  • 'D' nets 'W' in Bruins' spring game

     

       

    The day belonged to the defense in the annual Lancaster High School spring football game at Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

  • Post 31 baseball outlook

     

       

    First-year coach Steve Sinclair is optimistic about the Lancaster American Legion Post 31 baseball senior team’s chances this season.

  • Post 31 baseball outlook

    Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team coach Brant Barnes said the team’s offense is the key to the 2011 season.

  • USCL tennis nets signees

    University of South Carolina Lancaster tennis coach Brian Clark has announced the signing of Lugoff-Elgin’s Tyler Horton.

     In front of nearly 100 students, including his family, high school coach, and principal, Horton recently signed to play tennis for the Lancers beginning this fall.

  • Council talks budget

    Across-the-board raises, restructuring of departments and an overhaul of the hospitality tax grant system are among the possibilities being discussed as city of Lancaster officials plan for next year’s budget. 

    Council members and city staff discussed the 2011-12 budget during a special meeting Thursday evening at City Hall.

    This was in preparation for the first vote to adopt the budget, which will be during City Council’s 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday. The budget has to pass two readings before it’s adopted.