Today's News

  • Ordinary people, extraordinary things

    Heroes are ordinary people.
    “They just do extraordinary things,” said Buford Middle School Principal Sarah Deason.
    On Friday morning, Sept. 11, students at BMS paused to remember the 2,977 people from 93 countries who died in the terrorist attacks 14 years ago that shook this nation to its core.
    It’s hard to forget what a group of terrorists hellbent on destruction did that day.

  • Creating the 21st century leader

    Can a new leadership and empowerment program help develop Lancaster County’s students into 21st century leaders?
    Dr. Linda Blackwell and Dean Faile think so.
    Blackwell, director of elementary education for the Lancaster County School District, and Faile, president and CEO of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, presented an implementation plan for a program they are partnering on called ‘The Leader in Me’ during Lancaster County School Board’s Aug. 18 meeting.

  • Storm huffs and puffs, blows the bays down

    A thunderstorm that rolled over the area Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, caused scattered damage across central and southeastern portions of the county.  
    The thunderstorm passed through Lancaster County roughly between 5 and 6 p.m., fierce with roiling clouds, lightening and rain, and then disappeared almost as quickly as it appeared.

  • TLN files FOIA letters to county, city, LCEDC officials

    Weeks after county officials dissolved the county’s years-long relationship with the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp., rumors continue to swirl and questions still remain about the events leading up to the fateful decision.

  • City needs to make upgrades at wastewater treatment plant

    Treating sewage isn’t glamorous by any stretch of the imagination, but it does carry a Park Avenue price tag, as members of Lancaster City Council learned at their Tuesday, Sept. 8, meeting.
    Council got its first in-depth look at two wastewater treatment plant studies by WK Dickson Community Infrastructure Consultants that were commissioned in March.
    As the 30-plus-minute detailed presentation spelled out, these upgrades aren’t going to be cheap, said Jimmy Holland of WK Dickson.

  • Morris retires from U.S. Navy

    U.S. Navy Chief Intelligence Specialist (IDW/SW/AW) Edna N. Clyburn Morris retired Aug. 31.
    Chief Morris entered into the Navy right after graduation from Lancaster High School in June 1995 as an undesignated Seaman Apprentice. She spent most of her career in Hampton Roads Virginia and has traveled to many parts of the world.

  • Butler boosts Rebs over Jackets, 49-28

    ROUGHEDGE, N.C. –  Buford went on the road for the first time in the early 2015 football season and it was a tough night.
    The Jacket’s traveled across the state line to battle Parkwood High of Union County, N.C.,  on Friday, Sept. 11.
    Parkwood laid out the welcome mat for Buford, but the Rebels weren’t very hospitable for the Jackets.

  • Warriors cage Lions, 27-14

    RICHBURG – There are some games where a coach can sense a team is not at its best. Coaches note wins not having to be pretty, but having to “grind it out.”
    Indian Land’s 27-14 over Lewisville Friday night was a perfect example of grinding out a road win. The Warriors capitalized on enough Lions’ mistakes to stay perfect on the season so far 3-0.
    The Warriors didn’t have a single first down in the opening period, but as they did all night long, the Warriors bent, but did not break.

  • AJ Vols rip Red Devils, snap skid

    GREAT FALLS – Andrew Jackson snapped a 13-game losing skid, dating back to 2013, throttling host Great Falls, 35-13 at Pride Valley on Friday night.
    The 22-point win marked Volunteers’ first-year coach C.J. Frye initial victory at AJ.
    “This win was great for our team, but we’ll start getting ready for Buford tomorrow,” said Frye. “We didn’t stop fighting and our players showed their determination and passion for the game tonight.”

  • Bruins claw Eagles, 35-21

    PAGELAND – Lancaster High School second-year head coach Bobby Collins will be the first to say the Bruins’ bread-and-butter is their  vaunted running game.
    Then, there’s the LHS passing attack.
    Friday night in the Bruins’ road trip to Pageland, LHS took flight with success on its way to a 35-21 win over stubborn Central of Pageland.
    Lancaster, in a battle with the Eagles, ignited for big plays for the bulk of the night on the way to the 14-point win.