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Today's News

  • ‘Leader in Me’ expands to 2 more schools

    Leader in Me, a program designed to teach elementary students management skills, is coming to North and Brooklyn Springs elementary schools this academic year.
    The three-year program, piloted in the county by Buford Elementary last year, is driven by Stephen Covey’s book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.”
    Linda Blackwell, Lancaster County School District director of elementary instruction, said Leader in Me lets students become partners in their learning.

  • Kershaw zoning proposal would allow adult day-cares, nursing homes

    KERSHAW – Town officials are moving to change Kershaw’s zoning regulations so that adult day-care facilities and nursing homes can locate in the town.
    Day-care facilities for children were already allowed, but because of an odd oversight in the town’s 18-year-old Unified Development Ordinance, there was no provision for adult day-cares and nursing homes.
    Now, county and Kershaw officials are working together to correct an omission that no one knew existed until recently.

  • My hardest story yet: Jacarion’s death

    Editor’s note: This occasional column takes you behind the scenes with Hannah Strong, who has been reporting for a little more than a year.

    I sit on my sofa, scrolling through Twitter after a not-so-long day of work.
    It’s about 9 p.m.
    That’s when I read it for the first time – a 2-year-old has been shot at a home in Lancaster.
    My Lancaster? Yes. My Lancaster.
    I scramble. What do I do?

  • Vols fall to Lions

    RICHBURG – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers dropped their 2017 opening football game, falling to the Lewisville Lions, 30-6 on Friday night in Richburg.

    Lewisville forged a 16-3 lead in the first half on the way to the 24-point win.

    The Lions were led by Quentin Sanders, who accounted for 260 yards and four touchdowns. Sanders had seven catches for 152 yards and two touchdowns. He rushed for 77 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown and passed 31 yards for a touchdown.

  • Bruins win over Warriors

    BUFORD – If one didn’t know different, they might have doubted the final score after seeing the post-game reaction from opposing coaches in the Lancaster-Indian Land clash at Buford High’s Jackets Stadium on Friday night.

    The Bruins, in their second meeting ever with their rivals from the county Panhandle, prevailed in a 21-7 victory over the Warriors.

    The game was played at the BHS field due to construction delays at Lancaster Memorial Stadium with the installation of the FieldTurf.

  • Bruins win over Warriors

    Bruins build 21-0 halftime lead on the way to 21-7 win over Indian Land.

  • Vols fall to Lions

    Lewisville built a 16-3 lead on the way to a 30-6 win over Andrew Jackson on Friday night.

  • Vols fall to Lions

    Lewisville forged a 16-3 lead on Andrew Jackson on the way to a 30-6 win.

    Avery Funderburk kicked a pair of field goals for the Vols.

  • Bruins win over Warriors

    Lancaster builds 21-0 halftime lead and holds on to down Warriors, 21-7

  • McKittrick toes the line

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior Dalton McKittrick puts it on the line.

    The 6-4, 255-pounder has been doing that for three years and he’s looking forward to number four with the Volunteers this season.

    McKittrick heads the Volunteers’ line play on defense and offense.

    He’s in his fourth season as a defensive line starter and third in the offensive trenches.