Today's News

  • Pope now part of the heavenly football game

    Some four years ago, a book, with Pope as the subject, was written and entitled “Do They Play Football in Heaven?”

    Pope envisioned a lofty place where the game is about the offense always producing and the defense always making the key stop.

    I recall that’s how Mike explained his thinking during a book-signing back in the spring of 2010 at Wingate University, his final coaching stop as a volunteer assistant line coach.

  • Eagles soar by Vols, 39-6

     Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    PAGELAND – Central of Pageland continued its mastery over Andrew Jackson, thumping the Volunteers, 39-6 in a Region IV-AA football tilt at Pageland on Friday, Sept. 27.

    Central’s Daquan Baker-Moore and DeVonte Robinson each rushed for over a 100 yards as the Eagles rolled to a 33-6 halftime lead for their 19th straight win over AJ.

  • Knights ground Jackets, 26-7

     Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – North Central’s Knights took away Buford’s game plan Friday night, Sept. 26 and used it for themselves.

    North Central used a solid ball-control ground game that vaulted the Knights to a 26-7 Region IV-AA road victory at Jackets Stadium.

  • Home is sweet as Warriors top Rams, 10-7

     Lee McManus 

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – Comfort is something everyone wants. No one wants to feel nervous, or as if they do not belong.

    The Indian Land Warriors are clearly comfortable playing at home, a stadium they call The Reservation.

  • Bruins claw Lions, 56-8

    Robert Howey


    RICHBURG – The Lancaster Bruins got offensive and got back on track.

    LHS, coming off a 14-0 shutout loss at Camden last week, rebounded with resound on the way to a 56-8 road win over Class A foe Lewisville High School on Friday, Sept. 27.

  • TLN newsroom staff wins seven LCNI awards

     Denyse Clark


    Landmark Community Newspapers Inc. (LCNI), the parent company of The Lancaster News and its sister papers, Carolina Gateway, Chester News & Reporter and Pageland Progressive Journal, recently announced the winners of its 2013 editorial and page design contest.

    Seven awards were captured by TLN staff, both individually and as a team.

  • Annual autism fundraiser is Tuesday

    Denyse Clark


    During the seventh annual Lancaster Cooks “Look Who’s Cooking” autism fundraiser 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the Fairway Room at Lancaster Golf Club, organizer Evelyn Springs will feature Tom Dickinson, a professional chef from California who also has a form of autism. 

  • Man attacked while walking home


    Christopher Sardelli


    Deputies are searching for a man who severely injured another man after attacking him on his walk home on Sept. 17. 

    Police responded just after 2 p.m. Sept. 18 to Springs Memorial Hospital, 800 West Meeting St., to speak with a man about an assault that happened the previous day, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report. 

  • Public review on state math, English language arts standards ends Tuesday

     Staff reports

    The S.C. Education Oversight Committee is wrapping up the two and a half month public comment period on the state’s current English language arts and math standards, though there’s still time to participate.

    The deadline for public submissions is Tuesday, Sept. 30. Submissions may be made through a survey at http://scstandards.org.

  • UTC, Kidde recall faulty smoke detectors

     Gregory A. Summers


    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of more than 1.5 million  home smoke detectors. 

    UTC is recalling 33 models of (Edwards) ESL-branded and Interlogix brand 400 and 500 series over issues with radio frequency interference that could cause the detectors to fail in the event of a fire.