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Today's News

  • Column: Nonprofits should remain subject to FOIA disclosure

    Where does your tax money go? In most instances it supports direct government activities such as schools, police, housing, public health and the like.
    But in many instances your tax money is transferred to nonprofit corporations that have convinced government leaders that they perform a service worthy of public support. Museums, festivals, parks and tourism promoters are common nonprofit recipients of public funds.
    There is a bill, H.3931, pending in the S.C. House, that would exempt nonprofit organizations getting public funds from the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Strong finish boosts team to KGC tourney win

    KERSHAW – The team of Charles Blackmon, Jerry Faulkenberry, Jerry Pardue, and Randy Young captured first-place with a score of 17-under 55 to top an 18-team field in the Kershaw Golf Course Spring Tournament at the KGC on Saturday.

    The mild, overcast day was the backdrop for the annual event to benefit the Kershaw Golf Club.

  • Bruins ready to defend region soccer crown

    The Lancaster High School Bruins soccer team produced a landmark season last spring with a first-ever region crown and a playoff win.

    Second-year head coach Adam Nelson, in his fifth season with the Bruins program, said he thinks his team can continue that success.

    “I fully expect us to compete for the region title this year,” Nelson said. “I genuinely believe we can win it. I have high expectations for the boys and I think we have realistic targets this season.”

  • Team play key for LHS girls soccer

    Defending Region champion Lancaster, which went 15-6 last season, appears to be back on track after some early-season soccer struggles.

    The Lady Bruins, 5-7, 2-1, have won two straight to snap a six-game skid.

    Lancaster opened the season, winning the Lugoff-Elgin High School Kickoff Classic at Lugoff-Elgin High, but then slipped before recently regaining its form.

  • Experienced Jackets looking for solid season

    Staff Reports

    The Buford High School boys soccer team is looking to continue its steady progress this season.

    The 2015 Jackets captured three wins, and followed with 10 wins, including a 3-3 Region IV-AA mark and a second-round postseason bid.

    Buford, building off its experience, is 7-2, 2-0 on the season, including a six-match win streak.

  • Lady Bruins top Lady Vols

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins kept their regular-season diamond record clean at 6-0 with a 5-0 home win over Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday at the LHS field.

    The LHS girls’ win gave the Lady Bruins a season sweep of the Lady Vols, who dropped an 8-4 loss at AJHS on March 9.

    Lancaster High junior pitcher Summer Clinton hurled a two-hitter to boost the LHS victory.

  • Warriors net win over Bruins

    Indian Land High School freshman Gavin Dunlop scored two goals to boost the Warriors to a 2-0 win over county rival Lancaster High School at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.

    The Warriors, 5-2, were coming off a 4-2 Region IV-AAA win over Camden High School on Tuesday night.

  • Where there’s smoke, there’s ice cream!

    Ask a second grader to complete a familiar English phrase, and you might get the “right” answer, or you might hear something really fun.

    At Indian Land Elementary recently, one 8-year-old in Lindsey Scheppegrell’s class knew, for example, that jealousy is the green-eyed… “monster.”

    This is the age when kids have heard or read enough that some common phrases can start registering in their brains. 

  • Bruins blank Warriors, 7-0

    The Lancaster Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of county rival Indian Land, taking a 7-0 win over the host Warriors on Wednesday night.

    LHS, 4-3, 1-2, topped the Warriors, 12-11 in extra innings at Doomsday Corner on March 8.

    Bruins’ right-hander Anson Taylor hurled a four-hit shutout to aid the Lancaster win.

  • Vols top Rams in golf

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team upped its record to 3-1, taking a 10-shot win over Chesterfield at the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday.

    Dakota Roberts and Emily Cox each shot a 39 to lead the Vols to the win over the Rams. Mason Sowell registered a 44 and Andrew Bowers carded a 59.

    Raegan Brewer had a 63.

    Oliver led Chesterfield with a 43 on the day.

    Bruins unbeaten