Today's News

  • Experience key in BHS Jackets' wrestling hopes



    The 2010-11 Buford High School wrestling team has its share of veterans which Jackets coach John Mahaffey hopes will be a boost to the BHS mat fortunes.

  • Rams, Mustangs split pair in middle school basketball play


    Lancaster area middle school rivals A.R. Rucker and South swapped hardwood wins Wednesday at the Lancaster High School gym.

    The Lady Rams rolled to a 50-12 victory in the opener, but the South boys, in a much closer game, earned a measure of hoops revenge with a thrilling 35-33 win.

  • Mulvaney impressed with freshmen U.S. reps

    First off,  a belated Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.  Personally, I’ve got a great deal to be thankful for this year – including having Carolina Gateway and The Lancaster News permit me to continue this update column.
    I thought I would take this first installment after the election to get you up to speed on what has been happening during the transition period (also called the “lame duck” session) in Washington, D.C.

  • IL bids for playoff return



    The Indian Land Warriors’ basketball teams earned postseason bids last season and the IL coaches are hopeful, as the teams continue to work hard, they can build on hoops success and return to postseason play.

  • North stars rebound for 3-0 victory

    The North stars rebounded in the second match of the best-of-three Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission pee wee soccer tournament at the Buford Recreation Center on Monday night.

    The North’s Kevin Monsalvo tallied what proved to be the only goal the North stars would need in the 3-0 win.

  • Back-to-back wins solve USC 40-year grid itch


    The 2010 Carolina-Clemson game program featured a nice story on late Clemson announcer Jim Phillips and Bob Fulton, the voice of the Gamecocks who died earlier this season. Each hall of fame announcer holds a special place in the rivalry’s history for their respective school.

  • Lady Vols hope to stay healthy; Vols looking to gain experience

     The 2010-11 Andrew Jackson basketball season finds the Lady Vols recuperated and the Volunteers searching for experience.

    The 2010-11 Lady Vols basketball team returns five players who missed either the entire, or a significant portion of the 2009-10 season with injuries.

  • Two men sought in robberies

    Deputies are searching for two men who robbed South 200 Discount Beverage in Lancaster nearly two weeks ago and hope the release of photos will lead to the men’s arrest.
    On Nov. 19, two men – each armed with knives – entered the store on Great Falls Highway and demanded money from the cashier.
    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office released photos this week taken from the store’s surveillance cameras both inside and outside the store.
    Maj. David Belk said he hopes the new information will lead authorities to the suspects.

  • Local man charged in Charlotte robberies

    A Lancaster man remains in jail after being charged in two armed robberies in Charlotte over the weekend.
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department charged Aaron Shah Khan, 35, on Sunday with robbery with a deadly weapon. He is being held on a $50,000 bond at the Mecklenburg County jail, according to records from that county’s sheriff’s office.
    The sheriff’s office didn’t have a specific address listed for Khan.
    Charlotte authorities responded to incidents at two hotels that took place in about a 10-minute span Saturday afternoon.

  • ‘Just doing my job’

    KERSHAW – When Jonathan Cook hears others praise him for his service to his country or for his lasting influence in and beyond Kershaw as a lifeguard and swim instructor, he doesn’t understand what the fuss is about.
    Friends say he’d rather stay out of the spotlight and is embarrassed by the attention. His typical response: “I was just doing my job.”
    That may be true from his perspective, but others say it’s how he did his job that made a difference in the lives of the people he touched.