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Today's News

  • Kellam - Harbac Wedding

    Linsey Kellam and William Harbac were married Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Andrew Jackson State Park in a simple country wedding that consisted of navy blue, peach and white.  

    The bride was given away by her father.

    Maid of honor was the bride’s new sister-in-law,  Michelle Baker.

    Best man was the groom’s best friend, Kenny Harris.

  • Editor's Column: William McCoy’s missteps come back to baffle him

    When candidates make colossal blunders, you learn a lot about them. 

    Donald Trump declared war on a Muslim Gold Star couple who criticized him at the Democratic convention. And he ranted for a week after the first debate about a Miss Universe who gained weight. 

  • Column: Chamber: Local races, alcohol vote deserve close attention Nov. 8

    The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored two candidate forums this year, featuring candidates for local races including Lancaster City Council District 3, Lancaster County sheriff, S.C. House District 45 and U.S. House District 5.

    Certainly, most people have been paying close attention to the presidential race, whether they wanted to or not. It has truly been hard to avoid.

  • Seniors win Buford High School powder puff game

    Ernie Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    The seniors captured the win to highlight the annual Buford High School powder puff football game Oct. 19 at Jackets Stadium.

    The game is an annual feature of Buford High homecoming week and the BHS seniors won in comeback fashion, 20-14.

    Sydney Sullivan, who was crowned the 2016 BHS homecoming queen at the Jackets’ football game on Oct. 21, sparked the seniors’ win.

  • Lady Vols face War Eagles

    Staff Reports

    AJ faces Gray Collegiate

    AJ continues its postseason hopes in Class AA Upper State volleyball tournament as the Lady Vols venture to Gray Collegiate of Columbia on Monday.

    AJ, the Region IV-AA runner-up to North Central, opened the playoffs with a 3-2 win over Liberty at home on Wednesday.

    The Gray Collegiate War Eagles, 26-9-1, advanced with a 3-1 home win over Christ Church of Greenville.

  • Griffins roll to win over Warriors

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was senior night for the Indian Land Warriors, and they faced a very tough opponent in the region-leading Fairfield Central Griffins.

    The third-ranked Griffins, 7-2, 3-0, proved how tough they can be, rushing for 388 yards and didn’t punt until the start of the fourth quarter in their 39-8 win Friday night.

  • Blazers charge back, down Bruins

    Lancaster had the early points, but as it turned out sixth-ranked Ridge View scored the final points in a 29-26 Region III-AAAA win over the Bruins on Friday night.

    The 8-1 Blazers’ comeback win foiled Lancaster’s fast start on LHS Senior Night at Memorial Stadium. The Bruins, 4-2 at one point this season, dropped their third straight loss.

  • Haven-led Vols jolt Jackets

    Eric Rowell

    For The Lancaster News

    BUFORD – The 10th-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers concluded their regular season in impressive fashion Friday night, posting their third straight win and seventh of the year, ripping rival Buford 33-7 at Jackets Stadium.

     AJ, behind the running and passing of Dalton Haven, cruised to the 26-point win on BHS Senior night.

  • IL driver arrested for ramming SUV

    An Indian Land man was arrested for intentionally ramming his pickup into the SUV of a woman he thought helped take a motorcycle he’d repaired, a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report said.

    Francis Ferland, 63, of 887 Fort Mill Highway, is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

  • Catawba man arrested for child porn

    A Catawba man was arrested Wednesday for distributing child pornography, the S.C. Attorney General’s Office said.

    David Corey Clark, 28, is charged with four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and 10 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, all felony offenses punishable by up to 10 years in prison each.