Today's News

  • Lacy Bowers turns adversity into advantage

    Lacy Bowers is graduating from Lancaster High School with a long list of successes.
    She’s in the top 25 of her 271-member graduating class, was senior prom queen, first runner-up for homecoming queen, in the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Civinettes, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and the list goes on.
    But things didn’t start out that way for her as a first-grader at Clinton Elementary School.

  • Schmidt column: Real threat is the truth

    The real threat to America is not from some terrorists, it is from the truth. When truth is told,  people die.
    Liberals do not view Muslims as real people with real beliefs and culture. They are viewed as the loser victims in a game of power. These are the lies about Islam and Muslims the liberals accept.

  • Blackmon column: Help save young black men through prayer

    God, through his anointing and answering of prayers, has put a mandate in my heart.
    On May 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a Young Black Men Prayer Banquet (YBMPB) at Preston Blackmon’s Park, formerly Southside Park. We will pray for two hours.

  • Mangum nets Limited Late Model checkers


    Timbo Mangum highlighted Lancaster Super Speedway racing action, taking the checkers in the Limited Late Model Division win Saturday, May 16.

    Mangum and Jonathan Edwards were on the front row, and when the green flag fell, Mangum, Edwards, David Yandle and Billy Lambert battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Lancers’ season ends with district tournament losses

     The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers baseball team had a short run in the National Junior College Athletic Association Eastern District tournament at the Mitchell Sports Complex in Garden City, N.Y.

    The Lancers, 32-19, dropped their first two games in the double-elimination field Friday, May 18.

  • LC athletes shine in state track meets


    Lancaster County athletes, from all four high schools, produced a solid effort in the Class AAA and Class AA state meets Saturday, May 16 at Spring Valley High School in Pontiac.

  • Union halts Lady Bruins title hopes


    UNION – Union County has posted four softball wins over Lancaster this season, with its latest the most significant for the 2015 campaign.

    The Lady Yellow Jackets, 28-2, topped the LHS Lady Bruins, 3-0 Monday, May 18 at the Timken Sports Complex in Union to capture the Class AAA Upper State softball title.

  • Raptors foil Warriors in Class AA state title soccer match


    LEXINGTON – Academic Magnet High School once again foiled Indian Land High School’s Class AA state championship soccer hopes.

    The top-rated Raptors, for the second straight season, prevailed over the fourth-ranked ILHS Warriors in a 4-1 win at River Bluff High School in Lexington on Saturday, May 16.

  • Lady Vols seek state title


    KERSHAW – The determined Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers sent their retiring coach Steve Middleton out a winner at home, and will seek the same for him today as a state champion.

  • Wingate University honors Johnny Hammond


    The late Johnny Hammond, a Lancaster native, was recently honored at Wingate University.

    The mezzanine at the Wingate University football stadium has been named in memory of Hammond.