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Today's News

  • Buford downs IL in rematch

    It was Indian Land versus Buford round two, and after week one’s loss to the Warriors, Buford High head coach Tripp Watts had a strong idea the next game between the two old Lancaster County rivals would be different.
    It took the determined Yellow Jackets recovering an onside kick and a clutch Wade Lambert 32-yard field goal with 10.6 seconds left to ultimately prove him right, and give late-charging Buford a 23-21 comeback Region IV-AA win.

  • Jackets foil LHS rally

    UNION – In a game packed with plenty of offense, a defensive play sealed the verdict.
    Lancaster, battling to the end after trailing host Union County 24-7 at the half, was finally blunted when the Yellow Jackets delivered a late stop to seal a 31-24 Region III-AAA win at Union County Stadium on Friday, Oct. 24.
    “Our players fought hard and played hard,” Lancaster coach Bobby Collins said. “We battled back and made it a game to the end.”
    The Yellow Jackets, with a strong start, forged a 24-7 halftime lead, but the game Bruins wouldn’t wilt on the cold night.

  • Chesterfield Rams spoil AJ homecoming

    KERSHAW – Chesterfield quarterback Danzel Rivers threw four touchdowns and rushed for another as the Rams claimed a 43-19 Region IV-AA football win over Andrew Jackson on the Volunteers’ annual homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 24.
    Chesterfield bolted to a 31-7 third-quarter lead when Andrew Jackson found lightning in a bottle. The Vols scored a pair of touchdowns in a span of 35 seconds to cut the Rams lead to 31-19.
    Heath Gandy, the AJ Iron Man, returned a Rivers’ punt 30 yards for a touchdown. McKenzie Denkins added the extra point to slice the CHS lead to 31-14.

  • Lady Bruins win, advance in playoffs

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins will be at home Tuesday, Oct. 28 to face Richland Northeast in the second round of the Class AAA Upper State volleyball playoffs.
    LHS, the Region III-AAA champion, earned a second-round home match with a 3-2 win over Chapman on Thursday, Oct. 23 in the LHS gym.
    The Lady Bruins’ region title is their first in 25 seasons.
    RNE advanced with a home win over West Oak onThursday, Oct. 23.
    Chapman, 11-10, took a 25-19 win to open the match, but Lancaster responded with a 25-18 win before CHS notched a 26-24 win.

  • Bailey wins annual Bruins 5K

    Staff Reports
    Buford High School assistant football coach and track coach Jareth Bailey ran a 19:46 to win the annual Run with the Bruins 5K road race at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 18.
    Bailey’s effort topped a 152-runner field by some 26 seconds over his nearest challenger.
    “It is a good course, but it was not a good race for me,” Bailey said. “I ran my worst time since the beginning of last summer. I just could not run at my normal race pace for some reason. I did not start fast enough and I had to surge at the end to win.”

  • Republicans ready to make a difference

    Next month, Lancaster County voters will cast ballots from U.S. Senate down to county and school board offices.

    Lancaster County Republicans have worked hard to ensure that Lancaster County voters have more choices than ever by helping to recruit local candidates, some for races which long went uncontested on November ballots.

  • I have a vested interest in our community

    You have heard a lot from my opponent(s). I think it’s time to set the record straight.

    My opponent says my experience consists of five trials. Here are the facts. Since 2011, I have been lead prosecutor for the Lancaster Police Department.

  • Some voters get absentee ballots twice

    Days after Willis Ballard mailed his absentee ballot back to the county’s election office, he was surprised to find something unusual in his stack of mail- another absentee ballot. 

  • Local jobless rate drops in September

    The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) released unemployment figures for the month of September earlier this week. 

  • Student arrested for bringing gun onto campus

    A student in an educational training program that helps with local construction projects was arrested last week after he was found with an unloaded pistol on a school campus.