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Today's News

  • Cherokee Speedway hosts March Madness

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Cherokee Speedway will host March Madness, Saturday and Sunday.

    The track is located at 153 Speedway Road in Gaffney.

    Racing on Saturday includes the Southeastern Late Models paying $2,000 to win, 602 Thunder Series $1,500, Thunder Bomber $500, Extreme 4 $1,000 and Renegade $500.

  • Buford, AJ unbeaten in softball tournament

    The host Buford High School Lady Jackets and Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers are each 2-0 in pool play for the 2017 preseason varsity softball tournament at the BHS field.

    Buford, the defending Class AA state champion, has posted a pair of shutouts in its two pool play tournament games.

    The BHS girls opened with a 10-0 win over Class AAA foe Chester on Monday and downed Central High School of Pageland, 7-0.

  • Brunson reaps All-South Region honor

    GREENVILLE – The National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) has named Bob Jones University Bruins senior women's basketball forward Sha'Ron Brunson first team All-South Region.

    Brunson was selected based on her performance throughout the season, with the first team selections being voted on by the South Region head coaches.

  • Lancers take three from Patriots

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers captured three of four games over the Patrick Henry Community College Patriots over the weekend at the Lancaster High School field.

    The Lancers capped the four-game series with two lopsided wins in five innings – 19-6 and 15-4.

    The 18-3 Lancers took control with 16 runs in the bottom of the second on four home runs.

  • Rivers helps Bulls to CIAA title

    Former Lancaster High School basketball star Malia Rivers scored 10 points to help the Johnson C. Smith women’s team to the CIAA championship on Saturday at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

    Rivers, a freshman guard selected to the CIAA All-Rookie team, netted three treys in the final period to help Smith to the 68-59 win over Virginia State.

  • Lady Bruins capture Kickoff Classic

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins soccer team captured the championship in the Lugoff-Elgin Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High School on Monday night.

    The LHS girls, 3-1, captured the title with a 2-0 win over host Lugoff-Elgin.

    Kendra Haddox, assisted by Michaela Burton, tallied a goal. Burton scored on a penalty kick earned by Mary DeVenny.

    Jaden McGriff posted the shutout.

  • Big job fair Thursday in Fort Lawn

    From release

    FORT LAWN – With spring comes the season of job fairs. While it is a relief when local businesses are hiring again, often the bigger challenge for job seekers is finding employment beyond the status of temporary or part-time.

  • Senior Helpers receives Provider of Choice Award

    Senior Helpers

    Lancaster Senior Helpers has received the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. Senior Helpers is now ranked among a select few home care providers across the country who have proven their ability to provide outstanding care.

    The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to top-ranking home-care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, an independent satisfaction research firm for home care. 

  • Dancing with the Stars

    There were seven songs, 14 dancing feet and anticipation aplenty as competitors took the stage in hopes of dancing to the top.
    The Lancaster County Dancing with the Stars was Saturday night at USC Lancaster, showcasing the artwork and choreography of students in Andrew Jackson Middle School’s Arts Focus Program.
    “We were just so excited about how it all came together,” said Ashley Collins, the event’s coordinator. “I just thought the dancers did an amazing job.”

  • Column: Friends of Del Webb Library seeks support

    Thank you to the Indian Land community from the Friends of the Del Webb Library for another wonderful year. Because of your support of the Friends, we were able to fulfill our mission to promote and support the literary, educational and community roles of the Del Webb Library.
    The Friends ended 2016 with 381 members. In addition, we partnered with 42 businesses in the Indian Land community. These businesses support the Friends by offering discounts on goods and services to Friends members or through monetary donations. These business partnerships are ongoing and growing.