Today's News

  • Mulvaney presumed winner over Spratt

    Late Tuesday night, Republican Mick Mulvaney thanked a crowded roomful of Republican supporters at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster for helping him win the U.S. House District 5 seat, unseating longtime Democratic incumbent John Spratt.
    Fellow Republican Deborah Long said an emotional Mulvaney thanked his parents, his wife, Pam, and the more than 1,000 volunteers who helped him win the race, especially John Major. Major drove Mulvaney’s bus all over the district, despite being recently diagnosed with cancer.

  • Shaw wins again

    It looks like Joe Shaw will continue his stint as the city of Lancaster’s longest-serving mayor.
    At press time Tuesday night, Shaw had garnered nearly 59 percent of the vote, in what was the only four-person contest for local voters this year.
    All results are unofficial, as Lancaster County election officials weren’t able to electronically download voting results from the county’s precincts. The Lancaster News was able to obtain unofficial results from paper printouts available to election officials.

  • Glitches stall vote count

    None of the numbers from the various races in Lancaster County in either local, state and national races are official. Computer problems with the county’s voting machine system had officials manually counting votes late into the night Tuesday.
    “We have two data bases and one won’t read the other,” said Rick Crimminger, chairman of the Lancaster County Election Commission. “We are having to manually enter everything from the paper tape. However, those paper tapes are not official results. They are only printouts.”

  • Wrestling slated for Buford Rec

    Lynx Wrestling Alliance will sponsor a professional wrestling card at the Buford Recreation Center on Hurley Walters Road on Saturday.

    Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the bell time set for  7:30.

  • Vikes vex Bruins in 21-7 win


    In a tale of two halves, the story line was a familiar disappointment for the Lancaster Bruins.

  • Thornwell nets hoops honor


    Official practice for the 2010-11 high school basketball season starts this week and Lancaster High School sophomore standout Sindarius Thornwell has already earned a prestigious hoop honor.

  • IL Warriors blitz Jackets


    BUFORD – Indian Land scored early and often on the way to a 41-13 win over county foe Buford on Friday night at BHS’s Jackets Stadium.

  • Stallions charge late to foil Vols’ playoff hopes


    BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central rallied for two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to upend Andrew Jackson, 32-21 and secure the fourth seed in Region IV-AA in the upcoming Class AA Upper State playoffs.

    The loss ended the Volunteers’ season at 3-7, 1-4.

  • SMS Mustangs avenge loss to Rams

    The South Mustangs earned a measure of gridiron revenge, posting an 18-6 win over Lancaster middle school rival A.R. Rucker on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium.

  • Ladies Night Out set for Thursday

    Ladie’s fashion, shopping, food, and prizes. Can it get any better than that?
    The first annual Ladies Night Out promises an evening filled with all this and more while supporting the Lancaster County Council of the Arts.   
    On Thursday, the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster will be filled with local and regional retailers presenting the latest fashion designs for women ages 20 and up.  
    Local models will wear casual, business and formal attire accessorized from head to toe.