Today's News

  • Another wake-up call for S.C.

    Proterra is a world leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission vehicles. In 2011, we were excited when Proterra announced it was moving its corporate headquarters and manufacturing to South Carolina.

    Proterra announcements last week should also have been exciting news for South Carolina.

    “The U.S. is in the midst of a complete reinvention of how we transport people and cargo,” said Ryan Popple, Proterra’s CEO.

  • Homelessness in U.S. impacts all of us

    Hard to imagine, but dogs of olden days did not live the high life they do today. Historically, living a dog’s life meant begging for food, sleeping on the ground, and fighting for territory.

    Dog food, as we know it, would have been laughable then, as only the garbage considered worthless to humans went to the dogs.

    This may sound horrible, but we have many homeless in America – in South Carolina – people who are living like dogs in 2015. Why?

  • Seniors notch win in LHS powder puff game

    The Lancaster High School seniors captured the title in the annual LHS powder puff football game at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
    Hayden Thorne, who plays volleyball, basketball and soccer for the LHS Lady Bruins, sparked the seniors’ 21-point victory.
    Thorne opened the scoring with a nine-yard scoring run. In the second period, the LHS seniors extended their lead to 14-0 as Thorne hit Peyton Patterson on a nine-yard touchdown pass.
    The seniors’ third touchdown was set up by a Kayla Bailey interception.

  • Bailey tops Run with the Bruins field

    Buford High School track and football coach Jareth Bailey ran a 19:33 to win the sixth annual Run with the Bruins 5K at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 17.
    The race featured a beautiful, sunny morning at the 48-year-old arena.
    Runners and walkers, young and old, came out for what has become a fall tradition in Lancaster.
    Isaac Williams posted a 19:57 to place second and former LHS cross country runner Ellison Hagins had a 19:59 to finish third in the field of 150 runners.

  • Haire-Harris team for member-member tourney win

    The team of James Haire and Richard Harris posted a net 56 to win the member-member golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday, Sept. 19.
    Haire and Harris posted a narrow win over the duo of Jason Knight and Tim Smith, who registered a net 57.2 to place second in the first flight.
    The tournament, which featured 22 teams, was originally set for earlier this summer, but was moved to draw more teams and for cooler weather.

  • Rams roll by Vols, 48-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield converted three Andrew Jackson turnovers into touchdowns to pull away from the Volunteers,  48-21 on Rams’ senior night in Chesterfield on Friday, Oct. 23.
    “Chesterfield is really fast and makes it difficult to match up their speed,” AJ coach C.J. Frye said. “Of course, we did not help ourselves with turnovers and costly penalties at crucial times.

  • Fast start fuels Warriors over Jackets

    INDIAN LAND – Momentum can be a tricky thing in sports.
    Can a good performance one week, or a big comeback carry over to the next? In Indian Land High’s case it certainly appears as if it did.
    After twice rallying from 14 down last week in a 28-21 overtime road win over North Central, Indian Land took that momentum and ran out to a 21-0 lead against rival Buford on Friday, Oct. 25.
    The Warriors were able to keep it going thanks to an opportunistic defense  and the running of Lee Massey to defeat  the Yellow Jackets 48-21.  

  • Late surge sparks Bruins

    Lancaster came on late, and the fast-finishing Bruins proved to be the hit of LHS homecoming 2015 at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 23.
    The ninth-ranked Bruins, 8-1, 3-1, struck for a pair of touchdowns in the final 1:08 to lift LHS to an exciting 33-22 win over Union County in a Region III-AAA thriller.
    Lancaster, down 16-0 at the half, steadily fought back to post the 11-point win with a touchdown from the defense and offense in the final 68 seconds.

  • Council interested in DLB expansion talks

    Lancaster County leaders have given an official nod to establishing talks with York County representatives about the possibility of connecting the two areas via an extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard.
    During its Oct. 12 meeting, Lancaster County Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing Council Chairman Bob Bundy to consult with York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell regarding a possible partnership on the long-discussed road project.

  • Heath Springs to split court cost with Kershaw

    HEATH SPRINGS – The towns of Heath Springs and Kershaw are following the city of Lancaster’s lead on addressing a state directive, but will join forces to do so.
    Recent legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly now requires the state’s towns and cities to foot the bill for defendants who can’t pay for their own defense in municipal courts.