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Today's News

  • County soccer stars place third

    The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Commission youth all-star soccer teams each placed third in the state tournament at Patriots Pointe in Mt. Pleasant on Saturday. The 15-under squad, which was led by coach Johnny Dukes, rebounded from a 2-0 loss to Walhalla to defeat Hanahan 2-0.“We were disappointed we didn’t bring home a state title, but we felt our teams played hard and represented us real well,” said Hal Hiott, who coordinates the LCPRC youth soccer program.

  • Air filter firm to locate in Kershaw

    KERSHAW – A firm that makes specialized air filters is moving to Kershaw.

    Lancaster County Council approved paying $100,000 for building upgrades for ECN Inc., said Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. President Keith Tunnell.

    That's until the state Department of Commerce comes through with a grant to reimburse the county, Tunnell said.

    The money will never be paid to the owner of the company, but to MCON Construction as it completes the work at the building on Little Dude Avenue. The Department of Commerce will award the grant in March.

  • Letters to the Editor

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  • IL's LeRoy enjoys all-star experience

    CONWAY - In 34 years of coaching, veteran Indian Land High School assistant football coach Bob LeRoy ranks his North-South All-Star game experience among his best sideline momenormal.

    "It's way up there" said LeRoy on Saturday afternoon after the North stars rolled to a 26-10 win over the South in the 60th annual state all-star football game at Coastal's Brooks Stadium.

    "The North's 16-point win, its third straight and sixth in the last seven games, gave the Upstate stars a 34-24-2 lead in the all-time series.

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  • BHS moves to 3-2 with win over Rams

    Buford again used its comeback attack to up its record to 3-2 on the season. BHS, which trailed county rival Indian Land 20-5 in the early going only to charge to a 55-49 win, rallied to knock off Class A foe Chesterfield on Monday night.The Jackets, down 26-20, used a 19-12 run in the third period to take a 39-38 lead on the Rams. In the final period, Jabari Williams and Qua Reid took over to lead the Jackets to the six-point win. Williams paced the Jackets with 24 points, 17 in the second half.

  • Founders Federal offers its members insurance services

    Founders Federal Credit Union has added a new division offering insurance services to its members.

    The new division - officially named Founders Insurance Services - brings three new employees to the credit union - Scott Blackmon, Michael Faile and Mark Blackmon.

    "We are truly excited to have this opportunity to better serve all of our members' financial needs," said Bruce Brumfield, president and CEO of Founders Federal Credit Union.

  • Vols notch exciting sweep

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson won a pair of thrillers to post an exciting sweep of county rival Indian Land on Tuesday night in the Volunteers’ gym.The AJ boys presented first-year Vols’ coach Dale Reeves with his first win at AJ, taking a 49-47 win over the Warriors.In the girls’ game, the Lady Vols notched a 43-42 comeback win over the Indian Land girls.In each game, the contest went down to the wire.In the nightcap, AJ, coming off a tough 49-47 road loss to rival Lancaster, won in thrilling fashion.The Vols, a

  • Jackets sweep in mat opener

    The Buford Yellow Jackets opened their dual match wrestling season posting a pair of impressive wins. The Jackets, in a Conference VIII-AA match, downed Central High School of Pageland 71-6 and Class AAAA foe Hartsville High School, 60-11 on Thursday in the BHS gym. In the 49-point win over the Red Foxes, Buford stormed to a 30-5 lead. BHS notched eight pins, with Lamont McPhearson, Josh Ferguson, Ty Quan Brown, Matt Broughton, Lain Adams, Marcus Pressley, Rashad Cunningham and Tyler Douglas winning on falls.

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