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Today's News

  • LSS hosting Clash twice in 2017 races

    The 2017 Lancaster Super Speedway racing season is getting closer and closer.
    LSS race teams across the Carolinas are preparing for the upcoming racing season at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    The ever-so popular Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series will be competing twice at the  LSS half-mile during the 2017 season.
    The first Clash race is on March 18, with the second race scheduled for Sept. 2.

  • Jackets drop home pair to Lee Central Stallions

    Lee Central, completing a Region IV-AA sweep of host Buford, used a solid finish to foil the Jackets’ upset bid of the No. 5 Lee Central Stallions on Friday night at BHS.
    LCHS snapped a 42-all tie after three periods with a 28-22 surge to take a 70-64 win over the Jackets.
    In the opener, the Lee Central girls rallied in the second half to gain a 34-28 victory.
    The 12-4 Stallions, unbeaten in region play at 6-0, made the most of their foul shots, netting 27-35, including 19 of 27 in the final period.
    The Jackets were 9-22 at the foul line.

  • IL Warriors notch two hoop wins over Griffins

    Indian Land captured a pair of Region IV-AAA home basketball wins in a sweep of Fairfield Central High of Winnsboro at the Warriors’ gym on Friday night.
    The Lady Warriors opened with a 42-39 win and the IL boys capped the sweep with a 52-49 victory over the Griffins.
    The Warriors opened with a good start to take a 12-5 lead after one period, but Fairfield Central stayed close  as the Griffins trailed 28-21 at the half.
    Indian Land led 41-38 with a period to go, and the Warriors held on for the three-point win.

  • Vols post two wins over Knights

    KERSHAW – The host Andrew Jackson Volunteers cruised to a pair of Region IV-AA hoops wins over rival North Central High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols posted a 67-44 win and the Volunteer boys finished with a 74-48 win over the Knights.
    The Lady Vols, 12-5, 7-0, came into this rivalry contest with a record of 18-2 over the Lady Knights. The Lady Vols have won both of the prior meetings this season against the Lady Knights.

  • Bruins split with Stallions

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins snapped a three-game slide in Region III-AAAA play, taking a 51-48 win over South Pointe to give LHS a split in the home twin bill Friday night.
    The LHS girls opened with the three-point win, but the Bruins dropped a 62-42 loss to the Stallions in the nightcap.
    The Lady Bruins, 5-8, 2-3, rebounded from a slow start to notch the win.
    South Pointe opened a 9-6 lead after a period of play, but the Lady Bruins responded in the second quarter to take control.

  • Haile mine pours inaugural gold

    From release

    KERSHAW – Haile Gold Mine had its inaugural gold pour Friday, officially making the historic Lancaster County mine a gold producer again. 

    David Thomas, general manager of OceanaGold Corp.’s Haile operation, called the event a huge milestone for the mine. 

  • Column: Give Trump time to prove his leadership

    Donald Trump has taken the oath of office to serve this great country as our commander in chief. The next chapter of American political history has begun.
    The country will begin to move in a different direction from that of the past eight years. President Trump has made many promises of the changes he will implement as he leads our nation. There are those who are in total agreement with the changes he has enumerated, and then there are those who adamantly oppose those changes.

  • Men sought in Monday night holdup

    From release

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men in connection with an armed robbery Monday night at Community Discount Beverage on Lynwood Drive.
    Deputies were dispatched to the store at 2095 Lynwood Drive at 7:42 p.m. Two employees were in the store at the time of the robbery and told deputies and investigators that a man walked in with his black T-shirt off but wrapped around his face.

  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl

    A man working at a Lancaster motel has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a 9-year-old girl, according to the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office.
    Lancaster County sheriff’s investigators arrested Joseph Elliot Garcia, 44, on Jan. 10 and turned him over to Kershaw County authorities.
    “What can one say about a situation like this other than that this is disgusting, revolting,” said Kershaw Sheriff Jim Matthews in a press release.

  • Man says he, 2 friends robbed, maybe by kin

    A Lancaster man reported he and his friends were robbed at his home Jan. 15 by two armed men, one of whom may have been a family member.
    The man said he and two friends were watching football in a shed behind his home on Rope Lane when two men wearing black hoodies and masks walked up and drew guns on them.
    The man said the robbers ordered them to the ground and took their money, about $500 in all, then made the victims give them their cell phones, which the robbers broke.