Today's News

  • Three family pets shot to death Wednesday in fenced-in backyard

    The Lancaster Police Department is investigating a malicious injury to animals incident after a couple returned home Wednesday, May 6, and found their three family pets shot to death.

  • LSS hosts six divisions Saturday night


    Lancaster Super Speedway will host six divisions of racing Saturday, May 9.

    The LSS card features the Faith Funderburke Realty Super Stock, Deal 1 Auto Sales SECA Crate Sportsman, Cauthen Motors Renegades, U.S. Bonding Vintage, Rear Wheel Drive 4-Cylinders and M&M Garage Extreme 4.

  • Lancers win Region X baseball title


    The 2015 University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers’ baseball team earned its place in history for USCL athletics as the program celebrated its first NJCAA Region X tournament title on Tuesday, May 5.

    The Lancers completed a stellar four-game sweep in the double-elimination tournament as they defeated USC Sumter, 10-6 in Burlington, N.C.

  • Vols, Bruins win region golf crowns


    The unbeaten Andrew Jackson High School golf team, 25-0, 21-0 in region play, won the Region IV-AA golf tournament for the third consecutive year with a comeback win at the White Plains Country Club in Pageland.

  • Warriors post playoff soccer wins


    The top-seeded Indian Land Warriors blanked Buford 6-0 to open the Class AA Upper State playoffs on Tuesday, May 5 at IL’s Reservation.

    Justin Penn had a goal in each half to lead the Warriors, who held a 2-0 lead at the break.

  • Cox wins Vicki DiSantis girls title


    Emily Cox, playing in her first Vicki DiSantis Girls’ Championship, made a 15-foot par putt on the final hole to capture the title by one stroke Sunday, May 3.

    The DiSantis Girls’ Championship is held at Pine Island Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C.

  • Lady Vols blank Wolverines, advance


    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson posted its third straight postseason shutout to win the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship on Wednesday, May 6 at the Lady Volunteers’ field.

    AJ, 23-6, blanked Woodruff, 4-0 behind senior pitcher Hannah Cobb, 18-4. She struck out nine Lady Wolverines and allowed three hits and a walk.

  • Vols capture district title



    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson, its back to the wall in the Class AA Upper State District I baseball playoffs, battled back for a 3-1 win over Abbeville High School to win the district title and a bid to the Class AA Upstate title series Wednesday, May 8.

  • Student faces firearm charges

    A 17-year-old non-traditional student faces multiple charges after taking a 9mm pistol to a YouthBuild class Thursday, May 7, at the Barr Street Learning Center, 610 E. Meeting St.

  • Wilt column: New budget still hurts county justice system

    The fiscal year 2016 Lancaster County budget took another step on its path April 30 with a presentation to the Lancaster County Council Committee of the Whole.
    The long and short of the situation is that the new (version 5) budget has found a little more revenue and cut a few expenses and is said to be balanced with a 1 mill property tax increase.