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Today's News

  • Column: Postal Service needs a leg up from Congress

    Most people get mail every day except Sunday. But what happens when the mail comes later than we expect?  
    We found out a few years ago, when the U.S. postmaster general had to take away overnight first-class and periodicals mail from most of the nation. That caused a problem for a lot of consumers and businesses. Now, we may be facing a new slowdown, if something isn’t done by Congress very soon.

  • Column: USCL marks 2 anniversaries this year

    In the coming school year, USC Lancaster’s 59th year, we will celebrate two significant anniversaries.
    This year we will mark five years of access to four-year degrees through Palmetto College, and on Oct. 5 our Native American Studies Center on Main Street in Lancaster turns five. These milestones present significant opportunities for current and future educators.

    Palmetto College

  • Evans wins Junior Azalea tournament

    Baylee Evans saved her best for last to capture a prestigious junior golf tournament.

    Evans, playing in her final junior tournament this summer, captured the Beth Daniel Junior Azalea golf tournament for the girls 13-18 age division at the Country Club of Charleston last week.

    Beth Daniel, a Charleston native, played on the LPGA Tour and won 33 events, including one major championship. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

    Evans, an all-state golfer who also plays for the Lancaster High School boys team, is a LHS senior.

  • McMurray set for Football Coaches Hall of Fame induction

    Lancaster native Bennie McMurray, a recent inductee into the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, is headed to another prep sports hall of fame.

    McMurray, who coached football at Buford, Lewisville and Lancaster high schools in South Carolina and E.E Waddell High School in Charlotte is slated to be enshrined in the S.C. Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Dec. 8 in Myrtle Beach.

  • Michael Lewis signs with USCU Bantams

    The Buford to the University of South Carolina Union baseball chain has added another strong diamond link.

    Michael Lewis, who played for the BHS Yellow Jackets, is moving to the next level to play for the USCU Bantams.

    “It’s an honor and a privilege to be given this opportunity to play at the next level,” Lewis said. “I want to thank all the people who supported me along the way in my career at Buford High School.

  • Rays shine in summer season

    The Lancaster Rays, a team of Lancaster area swimmers, shined in the 2017 season.

    The Rays, coached by USC Lancaster Aquatics Director Anne H. Small, is a satellite program of the UPYMCA in Rock Hill, a year-round YMCA/USA swim team.

    The 26-member team was led by Lancaster High School swimmer Samuel Page, who qualified for the YMCA Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. Page, who swam in nine events, is the first Lancaster swimmer to compete in the YMCA Nationals.

  • 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.