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Today's News

  • ILHS senior rises above tough childhood in foster homes

    INDIAN LAND – Travis Anderson was walking to school with his brother, Danny, in Laurens when the two brothers were picked up by a police officer.

  • Executing small ball vital in junior team's hopes

    The ability to play small ball will play a major role in the success of the 2008 Lancaster American Legion Post 31 junior baseball team, according to second-year coach Michael Anderson.“We have to execute the little things in each game,” said Anderson who guided the junior team to a runner-up finish in League V and a postseason bid last season.The Lancaster junior program is in its fourth campaign.“It’s important for us to be sharp on the fundamentals of the game,” he said.

  • Blackmon returns home to lead Bruins

    Brett Blackmon’s “dream job” is now a diamond reality.

  • Banks AA state medalist

    Buford High School golfer Trevor Banks cashed in on his opportunity to capture the Class AA golf individual state championship.Banks, a BHS junior, shot a four-over 148 to post the Class AA state medalist at the two-day tournament at the Village Green Golf Course in Inman on Tuesday.Banks shot 75-73 over two days to notch the state title by a shot over Broome’s Tyler Comer and Zach Grossman of Bishop England as each shot 149.Banks’ first day saw him post a 75 on the windy course.

  • Stoking the stove lands me in hot water

    Golly, the gas bill came yesterday. I didn’t think we had that many cold days in April, but the bill was still a little steep.It must be the overall gas price increase, I reckon.In glancing through the morning paper, it’s apparent that folks are up in arms over high gas prices.The news isn’t very good today.

  • Wrens

    This morning, when I looked into the barrel where we burn trash, it was still and lifeless.Just the morning before, it was pulsing with life, with the tiny heartbeats of five Carolina wren chicks.

  • Offense crucial in Post 31 senior season

    Coach Rashad Cunningham, in his first season guiding the Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball senior team last summer, did a stellar job, going 27-10 and earning a coveted state tournament bid.

  • Man found shot to death in his home

    A Lancaster man was apparently murdered in his home across the street from the Lancaster Police Department late Wednesday or early Thursday.

    Police didn’t release the man’s name Thursday afternoon, but a family member said it was Harry Frazier. He was 31, and lived in the home by himself.

    Police got the call to respond to 412 E. Arch St. at 3:17 p.m., said Lancaster Police Capt. Harlean Howard. Frazier was found on the floor by a cousin, Howard said.

  • Four teens receive Laura Fleming scholarships

    Females reigned supreme at the announcement of this year’s Laura Fleming Scholarship, sponsored by Founders Federal Credit Union.

    The $1,000 scholarship, now in its fifth year, provides funding every year for four students who plan to attend an accredited college, vocational or technical school. Each senior must also be the child of a member of the credit union.

  • City to pay for Doomsday field improvements

    The city of Lancaster is making an investment in the quality of the Lancaster High School baseball field, giving outsiders one more reason to come to Lancaster.

    Now called “Doomsday Corner,” the home of the Lancaster Bruins high school baseball team, Lancaster City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to fund improvements to the field’s surface.

    Improving the field will make high school play safer and qualify the field for collegiate play that’s coming in the near future.