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Today's News

  • Falcons soar in win over Warriors

     

    INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors and on

    Friday night they faced a team as desperate for a win as they were,

    the 1-3 Nation Ford Falcons.

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Falcons scored 31 straight points en route to a 31-7 win.

    The Falcons had a chance to score in the first period, but Ben Tuipolotu was

    stopped on fourth and one at the 18, ending a 64-yard drive.

    They also had a fumble in Indian Land's territory as well. The Falcons did not

  • Eagles top Vols in 28-7 win

     

    PAGELAND – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers fell to Region IV-AA rival Central High School of Pageland, 28-7 on Friday night.

    The strong Eagles’ defense blocked the visiting Volunteers, and turnovers sealed the 21-point AJ loss.

    AJ running back OJ White led the Volunteers in the first quarter.

    On the Eagles’ first possession, they fumbled and AJ recovered. On fourth down in the drive, AJ kicker Avery Funderburk attempted a field goal from the 25, but it was wide to leave the game scoreless.

  • Cheraw hands BHS first loss

     

    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets, after playing a conference game against Lee Central just four days earlier, had no answers for the third-ranked team in the state, falling to the explosive Cheraw Braves, 62-0 on Friday night.

    The loss was Buford’s first of the season.

    Cheraw, 5-1, only held a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, but you could sense it was only a matter of time before the Braves’ athleticism took over.

  • Bruins claw out 27-24 win

     

    LUGOFF – The Lancaster Bruins had to hold on by the skin of their claws, but they hung tough in a 27-24 road win over Class AAAA non-region foe Lugoff-Elgin on Friday night at LEHS.

    The 3-3 Demons, who trailed the bulk of the intense, physical contest, rallied to slice the gap to the final three-point margin with a 20-yard Ty House leaping touchdown catch with 2:24 to play.

    Lancaster then came up with an onside kick recovery to seal the narrow win.

  • Bruins edge Demons, 27-24

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their record to 2-3 with a 27-24 road win over the Lugoff-Elgin Demons on Friday night.

  • Bruins edge Demons, 27-24

     

  • Column: Mysterious killer afflicts 5M in U.S.

    Dr. Patrick Goldsmith
    Guest columnist

    Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most devastating forms of dementia, afflicted 5.3 million Americans in 2015 – two-thirds of them women.
    Between 2000 and 2013, deaths attributed to Alzheimer’s increased by 71 percent. The number one cause of death, heart disease, decreased 14 percent during the same period. Of the top ten diseases in America, some believe that Alzheimer’s is the only one that cannot be prevented or cured.

  • Column: Why tax reform is essential

    When your tax code is 10 times longer than the Bible, you have a problem.
    Our current federal tax code is simply not benefiting American families. As I’ve said for far too long, Washington does not have an income problem, it has a spending problem.

  • Column: Constitution protects vile speech, with some limits

    Most reactions to the march by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., last month condemned the marchers, their message and their use of swastikas, chants and Nazi imagery. But there were also questions about why they were allowed to hold their march and spread their vile message of hate.
    The latter question is just one of the latest examples of a recent trend in which some are asking whether certain groups and individuals should be permitted to express views that offend others.

  • Norrell picked for statewide education-leadership group

    Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell (D-44) has been chosen as the only legislator among 16 state educators to participate in the S.C. Education Policy Fellowship Program for 2017-18.

    SC-EPFP is a 10-month intensive professional development program for educational leaders. Seventeen states have an EPFP.

    The S.C. program is the only one this year to have a sitting state legislator.

    Norrell said the program will give her the chance to learn what educators need and bring that information to the legislature.