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Today's News

  • Fort Mill rallies for title

    BUFORD – It was closer, but Fort Mill again prevailed over Lancaster to capture the championship in the third annual Jackets Invitational Preseason basketball tournament.
    Fort Mill, which defeated Lancaster 73-61 for the 2009 crown, captured a thrilling comeback win over the Bruins to notch the title.
    Fort Mill’s Jaquan Dupree converted a three-point with 4.6 seconds left for Fort Mill’s only lead in the game, but it proved enough to give the Yellow Jackets a 64-63 win over the Bruins.

  • Region IV-AA honors BHS players

    BUFORD – Six Buford High School standout football players have been honored by Conference IV-AA.
    The Jackets players are the team’s selections to the 2010 all-region squad as chosen by the conference coaches.
    Buford, 3-7, had one senior selection as veteran defensive back Seth Chapman was named to the all-region team.
    Chapman notched 64 tackles, with two tackles for loss, a sack, two interceptions and six batted down passes this season.

  • Cabin built in 1790 damaged in blaze

    A Lancaster woman suffered smoke-related injuries after she tried to save her dogs in a house fire Wednesday morning.
    The fire started before 8 a.m. at the log cabin home of Rudy and Linda Shipton, the owners of Palmetto Kennels.
    Their house, built in 1790, is located behind their business, off Charlotte Highway, just north of the Shiloh Unity Road intersection.
    Lancaster County Fire Marshal Stephen Blackwelder said fire officials received the call at 8:12 a.m. about the blaze. The fire began in a bedroom, he said.

  • Demand for Griffin’s book exceeds supply

     

  • The logistics of a hassle-free holiday

    Family Features

    The holidays are supposed to be filled with love and good cheer, but the logistics of shopping for gifts, sending out cards, taking family trips and shipping packages can leave even the jolliest of people in a Scrooge-like mood. 

     

    Fortunately, there are some ways you can take the hassle out of the holidays and make them a little brighter for yourself and those around you. 

  • Bruins net title game bid

     

    Lancaster earned a bid to the Jackets Invitational Preseason tournament championship game with a 77-51 win over tourney host Buford on Monday night.

    The Bruins’ 26-point win moved LHS to a rematch of the 2009 tournament title game with Fort Mill.

  • County stars capture district soccer crowns

     

       

    Lancaster County will send three teams to the S.C. Athletic Programs state tournament in Rock Hill on Dec. 4 after the teams swept to Central District titles at the Melvin L. Steele Soccer Complex on Saturday.

  • Suspects linked to 12 burglaries

    Four suspects arrested earlier this month have been linked to 12 burglaries throughout the county, though the list could grow.
    Less than two weeks after deputies arrested and charged four Lancaster residents in connection with October’s burglary spree, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has released a list of when and where the quartet’s crimes took place.

  • Suspects linked to 12 burglaries

    Four suspects arrested earlier this month have been linked to 12 burglaries throughout the county, though the list could grow.
    Less than two weeks after deputies arrested and charged four Lancaster residents in connection with October’s burglary spree, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has released a list of when and where the quartet’s crimes took place.

  • Deputies investigating another rash of burglaries

    The sheriff’s office is investigating a new wave of burglaries.
    Between Nov. 15 and Nov. 21, a series of burglaries were reported from the Panhandle to the southern part of the county, including homes in Indian Land, Lancaster, Heath Springs and Kershaw.
    Sheriff Barry Faile said the incidents were not connected to a burglary spree at a dozen locations last month. Four suspects were arrested earlier this month in connection with those crimes.