Today's News

  • Bruins' Johnson, Jackets' Catledge in North-South game

    A pair of Lancaster County high school football standouts have been selected for the 68th annual North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, Dec. 12.

    The North team includes Lancaster High School offensive lineman Lewis Johnson and Buford High School's Chris Catledge.

    In addition to football, Johnson also plays basketball for the Bruins, while Catledge plays on the Jackets' baseball team.

    The game will be played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium.

    The South won the 2014 game, rallying for a 23-18 win.

  • Lady Bruins, Jackets host playoff openers

    Three county high school volleyball teams will open their playoff hopes this week, including a pair of region champions.
    Buford, the Region IV-AA champion, will launch its postseason hopes at home as the Lady Jackets will host Fairfield Central today at 6.
    Andrew Jackson, the third-place team in Region IV-AA, will visit Region runner-up Mid-Carolina of Prosperity to open its Class AA Upstate playoff hopes.
    Lancaster, the Region III-AAA champion for the second straight season, will be at home to face Wren High on Thursday, Oct. 29.

  • Watkins wins Clash points title, rookie honor

    The 2015 racing season was one to dream about for “The Rock Hill Bad Boy,” Ben Watkins.
    Watkins started the racing season in a Super Late Model for the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series for the first time.
    This season was Watkins first full year racing a Super Late Model car. In previous seasons, Watkins had raced Lancaster Super Speedway, I-77 Speedway and Carolina Speedway in the Crate Sportsman and the Cherokee Speedway in Limited Late Models.
    Early on, Watkins enjoyed success with some finishes up front.

  • Rally for the Cure a success

    True Homes and Lady Egrets fourth annual Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure, at the Edgewater Golf Club, on October 10 raised $7,500.
    The funds will be used to assist with the cure of breast cancer, with funds distributed 75 percent locally and 25 percent nationally.

  • Coaches honor five county players at weekly meeting

    Five Lancaster County football players were honored for their play in week nine during the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg,

  • Playoffs, pride Friday stakes

    Week 10 of the 2015 high school football season is about playoffs and pride.
    Some teams will be playing for postseason seeding, while others will have their focus on team pride as regular-season play winds to a close.
    Lancaster and Indian Land will be seeking to aid their postseason hopes, while AJ and Buford will be seeking to boost their pride and records.
    Lancaster, coming off a 33-22 Region III-AAA homecoming comeback win over Union County, will be at home to face Broome, 3-6, 1-3.

  • Store rambling can make your mind ramble, too

    Well, I didn’t get that flu shot as early as I planned. It’s no wonder the sniffling, snorting and lousy feelings have just about gotten the best of me and my bride.
    Out of Klennex, push came to shove and I made the trek to the Walmarts.  

  • Carolina Stadium is now Founders Park

    Founder Federal Credit Union

  • IL man reports being pistol whipped, robbed

    An Indian Land man told Lancaster County deputies he was pistol whipped and robbed on a back road in the North Corner community earlier this month.
    According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the 30-year-old Indian Land man and a 22-year-old friend, also of Indian Land, met deputies at the QT store at Charlotte Highway and Collins Road about 1:30 a.m. Oct. 4 to report the crime.

  • Hunter shoots Heath Springs man’s hogs

    A Heath Springs man who lives in the 2500 block of Norseman Road told deputies Oct. 16 a stranger shot two of his pigs while deer hunting on a neighbor’s property.
    According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, the 50-year-old man said he was mending the fence on his pigsty when he heard three shots in the distance followed
    by the sound of pigs squealing.
    The man said he set off heading toward his neighbor’s property in the direction of the noise and two bleeding pigs ran by him.