Today's News

  • Fletcher column: Woman seeks to help county’s homeless

    My name is Chaundra Fletcher. I am a member of North Corner AME Zion Church in Lancaster. I am very active in social activities that involve the homeless, hungry and children.
    I have worked in social services for the last eight years. During this time, I have learned much about the abuse and neglect of children, as well as victimization of women. I have also learned much about poverty.
    It seems that the laws continue to change without any regard to those who are less fortunate. I would dare to say that many people today would be considered working poor.

  • Big Thursday gets even bigger

    The giving of the green – in this case scholarship funds for the University of South Carolina Lancaster and Clemson University – had a gathering of folks sporting St. Patrick’s Day grins on Tuesday, March 17.

  • College credit in high school?

    The Lancaster County School District and University of South Carolina Lancaster are working on a possible expansion of their existing dual enrollment program that allows high school students to earn college credit.

  • Heath Springs Town Council modifies landscaping contract

    HEATH SPRINGS – The lawn mowing, leaf and limb pick-up issues of the town of Heath Springs have finally come to a resolution on which everyone can agree. 

  • Bauknight photo exhibit proof Catawbas alive and well

    In just two short years, the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center has gained a solid reputation as a premier venue for the documentation, preservation and promotion of Native American cultures and heritages.

  • Speedway cranks season Saturday


    Lancaster Super Speedway, with the forecast of favorable weather Saturday, is looking to open its 2015 dirt track racing season.

    LSS was slated to crank up the 2015 racing campaign last Saturday, but heavy rain Friday into early Saturday morning, halted those plans at the half-mile oval.

  • Lancers sweep Red Hawks, host SMC in Region X weekend series


    The University of South Carolina Lancers baseball team notched two road wins over Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, N.C., on Wednesday, March 18.

    The Lancers, with the sweep of the Red Hawks, improved to 17-8, 4-2 in NJCAA Region X play.

  • Lady Bruins lead honors


    Blue and gold stars of Lancaster High School winter sports drew the spotlight, with the Class AAA state champion LHS girls basketball team leading the way on Wednesday, March 18 in the school’s auditorium.

  • LHS girls blank UC booters


    The host Lancaster Lady Bruins ignited in the second half to notch a 4-0 Region III-AAA girls soccer win over Union County High School at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, March 17.

  • O'Neal column: Advice to last a lifetime

    I am writing today in honor of one of your former residents, Royce Stewart. Royce departed this life on Feb. 12, 2015. He and spouse Lavonia have been residents of Kershaw since the early 1990s. Our hearts are saddened by his loss and hope that Lavonia finds comfort through the support of family, friends and the community.