Today's News

  • BHS Jackets diamond hopes high

     The Buford High School Yellow Jackets view the 2015 season as their time to complete unfinished diamond business.

    The Jackets, who finished 14-9 in 2014, saw their season end in the Class AA district playoffs with back-to-back home losses to rival Indian Land.

  • Vols focused on return to postseason play


    The 2014 Andrew Jackson High School baseball season was “un-Volunteer-like” on the diamond as the AJ nine missed out on the postseason.

    Vols’ coach Mike Lucas said his 2015 squad is determined to change that situation this spring.

  • County trio nets all-state


    An ace trio of Lancaster County prep basketball players – all juniors – have been honored by the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association as all-state selections.

    Lancaster High School junior player Malia Rivers of the top-rated Lady Bruins is a Class AAA all-state girls pick.

  • Bruins win Upstate Championship 42-35


    Lancaster lady Bruins won the upstate championship with a 42-35 come back win over Dreher High School.

    Lancaster down 35-34 with 2:26 to play, used a 8-0 flurry to take the win and gain a birth in the State Championship game.

    Freshman Zaria Woods led LHS with 18 points, 6 in the 4th Quarter. Malia Rivers added 12 points. "These girls never quit and we kept believing," LHS coach Ronnie Robinson said. Read full story in Wednesday's edition of TLN.

  • Ussery column: How I ‘hypnotized’ 52 chickens in June of 1960


    A  family member requested I write about the time I “hypnotized” 52 chickens for a $25 bet with five of my friends. Even though these were close friends, they did not know that I had a master’s degree in the social life of chickens. 

  • Schmidt column: Continued lies will be cause of our downfall


    Lies surround us by politicians, media big shots and by our ruling class in general.

    “God is not a man, that he should lie” (Numbers 23:19). It looks like men are not God that they should or could tell the truth. 

    A short list of some examples:

  • Soul food cookin’ for a good cause

    Call it a two-pronged, just-after-daylight fire attack. Lancaster Fire Department Chief Chuck Small was working at a frenzied pace with a group in the multi-purpose room at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bradley Arts and Sciences Building early Wednesday, Feb. 25.

  • Deputies arrest wanted man

    A Lancaster man wanted by three local law enforcement agencies for charges including forgery and breach of trust was tracked down and arrested earlier this month.

  • Winter Warm-Up collects 100-plus coats

     A coat drive sponsored by Comporium Inc. helped to provide warmth for dozens of residents in Lancaster County before the arctic cold front rolled in last week. 

    Local temperatures dipped into the single digits, but coats were distributed through United Way of Lancaster County as part of the Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless (LACH).   

    “Thanks to Comporium’s Winter Warm-Up coat drive, over 100 people have coats to wear out in this cold weather,” said Gina Amato, LACH co-chair. 

  • What happened? Snow a local no-show

    As the old saying goes, the best-laid plans of mice and meteorologists often go awry. And boy, did they ever Wednesday night.