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Today's News

  • Byrd inducted into hall of fame

    KERSHAW – S.C. Coaches Association Hall of Famer John Byrd, as one would expect, had his share of stellar teams in his 30-year coaching career, but he has one which stands out in his memory.

    “If I had to pick one, I’d say that 1975 team,” said Byrd, the legendary Andrew Jackson High School boys basketball coach who was among the latest class of inductees into the SC Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the TD Convention Center in Greenville on Sunday, July 27. 

  • Capital sales tax proposal returns to commission again

    Grabbing numbered tickets from fire officials as they entered Lancaster County Council’s chambers, a long line of residents showed up to speak their mind about the fate of the county’s capital project sales tax proposal on Monday night, July 28. 

  • ‘Faces Never Forgotten’ seeks photos of local soldiers killed in Vietnam War

    An urgent appeal is being made to the families of South Carolinians who died fighting in the Vietnam War to help honor their loved ones through photographic memories.

  • Five arrested, one sought in major drug sweep

    Five people were arrested, one  is wanted and a significant amount of drugs and weapons were seized, during a series of unrelated sweeps by the Lancaster County Drug Task Force during a 10-day stretch earlier this month. 

  • Our God is unchangeable

    The Bible declares that one of God’s attributes is his unchangeableness.

    He described himself to Moses as the “I am,” meaning he is eternally the same. In the book of  Malachi, God declared “I am the Lord, I change not.” In the Psalms, it is declared that the earth and the heavens, which God created, shall someday perish like an old garment, but God will endure: “Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end” (Psalm 102:27).

  • Lindsey Barnes Colby Ebert

    Miss Lindsey Nicole Barnes and Mr. Colby Lee Ebert were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Grace Church in downtown Greenville. The bride’s uncle, the Rev. Edward Timothy Barnes of Covington, Ga., officiated the ceremony.

  • Elizabeth Roach Garrett Hammond

    Elizabeth Simpson Roach and Garrett Scott Hammond were married at 5 p.m. May 31, 2014, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lancaster by Dr. Reggie Rushing and Dr. Dale Roach.

  • Ashley Hance Jamie Wheeler

    Rita Hance and Boyd Hance Jr., both of Lancaster, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Christine Hance of Heath Springs, to Jamie Daniel Wheeler of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Lakeside Pavilion at Lake Wateree.

  • Moriah Dailey Matthew Cook

    Mrs. Sarah Dailey announces the engagement of her daughter, Moriah Elizabeth Dailey, to Matthew Paris Cook, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Catawba Baptist Church.

    Miss Dailey is the granddaughter of Gail and Joanne Dailey of Waxhaw, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. James Whitehead of Roseburg, Ore. She is a 2013 home school high school graduate and works for Chick-fil-A in Lancaster as a team leader.

  • Leadership Lancaster Jr. coming to LCSD County schools

    Reece Murphy

    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com

    The Lancaster County School District is partnering with the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce this school year for a new leadership program for high school juniors.