Today's News

  • Hilliard - Reed Engagement

    Jerry and Beth Ann Hilliard of Heath Springs and Leslie Rollins of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Jasimane Ann Hilliard of Heath Springs, to Robbie Dale Reed Jr. of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. April 9, 2016, at Victory Worship Center.

    Miss Hilliard is a 2013 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School. She is employed at Key Benefit Administrators of Fort Mill and Sally’s Beauty Supply of Lancaster.

  • Dooley - Woodson Wedding

    Bertha Mae Dooley and Michael Woodson Sr., both of Lancaster, were married March 12, 2016, at Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Lancaster.

    The bride is the daughter of Christine and Bobbyben McIlwain of Lancaster.

    She is a 1973 graduate of Barr Street High School. She is retired.

    The groom is the son of the late James Frank and Margarette Woodson of Washington, D.C.

    He is a 1975 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C. He is retired.

  • Fischer - Mackey Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Fischer Sr. announce the engagement of their daughter Karen Denise Fischer of Lancaster to Nathan Lee Mackey of Charlotte, N.C.

    Miss Fischer is a graduate of Colleton Preparatory Academy, Winthrop University, Furman University and the University of South Carolina. She is a teacher at Lancaster High School.

    Mr. Mackey is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Mackey of Heath Springs. 

  • Marchbanks - Horton Engagement

    Mrs. Sharon Farrow of Simpsonville and Mr. Charles Marchbanks of Greenville announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Leann Marchbanks to Brandon Stuart Horton, both of Spartanburg.

    The wedding is planned for May 21, 2016, at Tyger Pines Farm in Moore.

    Miss Marchbanks is the granddaughter of Sue Carter and the late George Limbo of Brevard, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Thomas Marchbanks of Greenville. She is a 2001 graduate of Mauldin High School. She is employed with Blue Ridge Co.

  • Hilton - Bowers Engagement

    Marie Hilton announces the engagement of her daughter, Lindsay Marie Hilton, both of Lancaster, to Adam Lewis Bowers of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. May 7, 2016, at Sistare Barn in Lancaster.

    Miss Hilton is the daughter of the late Joel C. Hilton Jr. She is a 2004 graduate of Lancaster High School. 

  • Eudy - Mackey Engagement

    Teresa Eudy announces the engagement of her daughter, Jessica Elizabeth Eudy, both of Lancaster, to Shane Michael Mackey of Kershaw.

    The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. April 23, 2016, at Andrew Jackson State Park.

    Miss Eudy is the granddaughter of Margaret Porter and the late Howard Porter of Lancaster and Ray Cook and the late Dot Cook of Charlotte, N.C. She is a 2012 graduate of Buford High School and a 2015 graduate of York Tech with a degree in business management.

  • USCL Lancers drop 3 to Fire Ants

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers fell to 8-8 in NJCAA Region X baseball play, dropping three of four games to USC Sumter over the weekend.
    The Lancers, 24-15, capped the four-game series with two losses on Sunday afternoon at the USCS field.
    The Fire Ants took a 3-2 win in the Sunday nightcap after taking a 5-3 win in the opener.
    In the nightcap, USCL’s Kipp Rollings, 0-4, took the loss in 5.2 innings.
    Rollings allowed three runs, an earned run, five hits and two walks. He struck out three.

  • IL banking on soccer veterans

    The Indian Land Warriors have finished as the Class AA boys state runner-up four straight seasons and they’re hoping the fifth time is the charm.
    IL, in its final season of Class AA play, sports a strong cast of players for the 2016 high school soccer season.
    Senior midfielder Garrett Gerdes, the Warriors’ 2015 MVP and Region IV-AA Player of the year, heads the returnees.
    He has plenty of support in senior midfielder Matthew Medlock, the Warriors’ Defensive MVP who posted two goals and five assists last season for the 16-5 IL boys,

  • Action-packed racing returns with clear weather

    After Mother Nature dominated the last two weeks at Lancaster Super Speedway, area race fans and drivers were ready to see some dirt fly at the half-mile oval.
    Ricky Greene captured the first main event of the busy night in the SECA Crate Sportsman Division.
    After qualifying from two weeks ago, Jeffrey McGuirt, “The Red Rocket,” and Travis Payne were on the front row.
    Payne bolted to the early lead and left McGuirt and the rest of the field to battle for second.

  • Coaches pleased with liftathon

    Lancaster and Andrew Jackson high school coaches each came away with positive vibes following the Bruins’ second annual liftathon in the Lancaster High School gym on Saturday.
    Lancaster High School third-year head football coach Bobby Collins noted success for his team as did Andrew Jackson High second-year head football coach C.J. Frye.
    Collins noted the effort of three LHS players during the competition, which featured the bench press.