Today's News

  • Bruins take two from Rock Hill



    The Lancaster High boys, opening a key three-game road stretch, kept pace in the Region III-AAAA race with a 66-53 win over Rock Hill to cap a league sweep for the Bruins on Tuesday night.

  • Rep. Long outlines her agenda

    Last week, your S.C. House of Representatives went back to work at the State House. It is notable that we unanimously passed our first agenda item, on-the-record roll call voting, and witnessed history as our former colleague, Nikki Haley, became the first female governor of our state.

  • Verian breaks ground in IL

    Reece Murphy
    Charlotte-based software firm Verian Technologies broke ground Friday on a new 25,000-square-foot headquarters facility in Indian Land.
    The firm, a leading producer of purchase-to-pay automation solutions for business, was recently recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in Charlotte by the Charlotte Business Journal.
    The new facility is located in the 22.5 acre Rosemont Office Park off S.C. 160, a project also being developed by company owners Tehseen Ali Dahya, Bilal Soylu and Bhavin Shah.

  • Shortcut cooking

    For many of us, balancing family, family life and career responsibilities, can be a high wire act.
    Sometimes, I wonder how we get everything done that has to be.
    Take Tuesday, for example. I was at Shiloh Unity ARP Church at 6 p.m. for an upcoming work-related article, and my wife, Jo, had to leave for her job at Springs Memorial Hospital about that same time.
    Before the night was up, our daughter, Betty Jo, had a basketball game.

  • 16-year-old killed in wreck

    Reece Murphy
    An accident Monday morning involving a compact car and a logging tractor claimed the life of a Lancaster High School student and left another man seriously injured.
    S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Billy Elder said the accident happened around 7:22 a.m. on S.C. 200 south of Lancaster about 1 mile east of the Chester/Lancaster county line.
    The accident was near the intersection of S.C. 97.

  • Local man suspect in Charlotte robbery

    Christopher Sardelli
    A Lancaster man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Charlotte drug store was arrested in Lancaster last weekend.
    Working with detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies helped track down a man who was a person of interest in the robbery of a Ballantyne CVS Pharmacy store.

  • Helping families in need

    Jesef Williams
    Andrina Johnson hit her lowest point in November 2009.
    That’s when the Lancaster native found herself without a place to live. She went to Christian Services for help. That group then referred her to Family Promise of Lancaster County.
    She said her life began to change at that point.

  • Moore named AJ head coach

    Robert Howey
    The interim tag has been removed from Andrew Jackson head football coach David Moore’s title at the Lancaster County Class AA high school.
    Andrew Jackson High principal Mary Barry announced Monday that Moore will be the Volunteers head football coach.

  • Family Promise members, churches

     Board of Trustees
    * denotes new member
    *Mike Burgess
    Minerva Coker
    Deborah B. Cureton (president)
    * Rick Durant (treasurer)
    Marita Eden (secretary)
    * Wayne Gilliam
    * Ken Hudson
    * Tim Howard
    * Chuck Loughry
    The Rev. Shane Owens (vice president)
    * Kathy White
    Bob L. Williams
    * Rev. Albert Young
    Host congregations
    Christ Episcopal Church
    Covenant Baptist Church
    First Baptist Church (Lancaster)

  • Vols, Warriors swap wins

    KERSHAW – In a make-up game, Andrew Jackson and Indian Land each came out looking good.

    In the Region IV-AA twin bill, the Volunteers and Warriors each posted a win in the AJ gym on Saturday night.