Today's News

  • What I love and hate about proms

    I loved some things about prom when I was a principal early in my career.

    I loved seeing how hard juniors and their teacher sponsors worked to transform a plain banquet hall into a magical, glittering place.

    I loved watching the limos pull up, full of students so excited about a night they’d been looking forward to for years.

    I loved seeing the boys decked out in their tuxes and the girls in fairy-tale gowns.

  • Deputies arrest Hill for car assault

     An Indian Land man is behind bars after a highway assault led to a prolonged chase with deputies and ended with the man barricaded inside a home. 

    Chad Spencer Hill, 37, 113 Whitesides Drive, was charged Tuesday, March 18, with first-degree assault and battery and failure to stop for blue lights and sirens, said Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile. 

  • Spring break back on for county students

    Lancaster County school board members voted Tuesday evening, March 18, to write off two snow make-up days and postpone another until the end of the school year, a move that means spring break is back on.

  • Sacred river clay provides spiritual bond to past for Caroleen Sanders

    Even as a child, Catawba Indian Nation potter Caroleen Sanders knew the clay her family used to fashion pottery was sacred. 

  • State unemployment still below national average

    South Carolina’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the eighth straight month in January, the second month in a row the state’s rate was lower than the national rate.

  • Lady Bruins blast York


    The Lancaster Lady Bruins notched their first Region III-AAAA softball win, taking a 12-3 home win over York on Wednesday, March 19 at the LHS softball field.

    Summer Clinton, who worked five innings, faced 22 batters and allowed three runs, three hits, a walk and hit a batter. She fanned two.

  • Speedway's annual car show, open practice slated Saturday


    Lancaster Super Speedway, opening its 60th season of dirt track racing, cranks up the 2014 action Saturday, March 22 with its annual car show and practice at the track.

    The car show, a fan favorite each season, is in the track parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Judging is at noon.

  • Lady Vols booters off to solid start


    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School girls’ soccer team has started the 2014 campaign with a 4-0 record, including three shutouts, and is looking to continue their success after last season’s 19-4 run and Class AA Upper State playoff berth.

  • Hopes high for LHS girls


    Second-year Lancaster High School girls soccer coach Ed Humphrey is confident his Lady Bruins’ team can produce more success than his first squad.

    The 2013 team went 7-11, including a 5-9 mark in region play, but began making key strides at the end of last season.

  • Suggestions for improving Lancaster

    I would like to share some ideas for Lancaster County Council members to consider. The biggest problem facing the county is the lack of jobs. Lancaster continues to be at the top of the list for unemployment. There are some things council can do to become an attractive place for a business to open or relocate.