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Today's News

  • Bailey wins Seth’s Hope 5K

    Buford High School track coach Jareth Bailey posted an 18:46 time to win the second annual Seth’s Hope 5K at Saint Luke’s Methodist Church on April 23.

    Bailey used a 6:02 pace to notch a 50-second win over second place Marc Truesdale, an AJ High School teacher. Truesdale, with a 6:18 pace, ran a 19:36 to place second in the 80-runner field.

  • Lady Bruins edge Wren, 4-2

    Lancaster launched the Class AAA Upper State District II softball playoffs with a 4-2 win over Wren High of Piedmont on Friday at the LHS field.

    The Lady Bruins, in the playoffs for the 38th straight season, snapped a two-all draw in the fifth when Ashley Abbott tripled home Gracie Revels, who had singled. Alexus Lowery followed with a RBI-hit to plate Abbott.

  • Jackets top Bulldogs

    Buford opened the Class AA Upper State baseball playoffs, taking a 3-1 win over Newberry at Buford Park on Thursday night.

    BHS senior right-hander Eric Miles, 6-1, hurled the win in seven frames. He struck out eight and allowed a walk. Miles yielded an earned run and three hits.

    Austin Caskey and Scotti Moser each had a double to key the Jackets’ attack. Caskey scored a run and drew a walk.

  • Lady Bruins’ Rivers to play at J.C. Smith

    Lancaster High School girls basketball coach Ronnie Robinson said he expects Lady Bruins’ hoops star Malia Rivers to transition well to college play.

    Robinson said Rivers did the same at LHS after transferring from Class AA school Central High of Pageland two years ago.

    “The difference for Malia is that she came in and accepted her role and did what she needed to contribute, but did so in making a big impact,”

  • Coke team tops Crenshaw Oil field

    The Coca-Cola team was the close toast of the field in the 25th annual Crenshaw Oil Company golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Friday afternoon.

    The captain’s choice tournament, hosted by Crenshaw Oil Company and Crenco Food Stores, benefits Lancaster County Partners for Youth Future Teachers Scholarship Fund.

  • Lancaster man dies from crash injuries

    Joshua Lloyd, the Lancaster man severely injured in Wednesday's fiery three-car wreck on S.C. 5, has died.

    The Lancaster County Coroner's Office confirmed Friday that Lloyd died from his injuries Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where he was airlifted shortly after the wreck.

  • S.C. resident has 1st case of Zika

    COLUMBIA – The first case of travel-associated Zika virus infection has been confirmed in an S.C. resident, the state  Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Friday.

    The case involves a person who recently traveled to a country with active transmission of the Zika virus.

  • Lancaster man arrested in drug-trafficking case

    A Lancaster man was arrested at his home Friday on drug-trafficking charges, and 13 pounds of marijuana was seized.

    Jonathan Ryan Hardin, 25, of 1869 Shelton St., was charged with trafficking marijuana more than 10 but less than 100 pounds.

    In a joint operation between the U.S. Postal Service and drug agents and investigators of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was obtained for Hardin’s home, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

  • Grace Place, one of the nonprofits that Give Local Lancaster will help

    A safe haven in the middle of a rough neighborhood. An escape where kids can learn and thrive in a safe, uplifting environment. 

    That’s what Carol Lee and Kathy Harden envisioned four years ago when they began Grace Place, an after-school program on Brooklyn Avenue that provides the youth of Lancaster with free tutoring and healthy after-school snacks. 

  • Crafting a new vibe downtown

    A new place to gather is coming to Lancaster’s Main Street in the shadow of the Historic Courthouse. The Craft Stand, aiming to open by Aug. 1, will offer retail craft beer in bottles as well as 24 local craft beers on tap.

    The Craft Stand will occupy a storefront at 105 South Main that has been vacant for four years.