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Today's News

  • Barnes, McKittrick set to play in North-South game

    Two Lancaster County football standouts have been selected to play in the annual Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl on Dec. 9.

    Lancaster Bruins’ offensive lineman Kevius Barnes and Andrew Jackson High Volunteers lineman Dalton McKittrick were selected to the play on the North team.

    The game, which features the state’s top senior football players, is played at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in Myrtle Beach.

    The game kicks off at 12:30 p.m.

    Read more in the Wednesday edition of The Lancaster News.

  • Single-vehicle wreck kills Lancaster woman

    A Lancaster woman was killed in a single-vehicle car accident late Sunday night on Great Falls Highway.

    The woman has been identified by the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office as 24-year-old Kasey Pepper. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Bristol’s for Joy festival canceled

    The Bristol’s for Joy fall festival originally scheduled for Oct. 21 has been canceled.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Fall Fun Festival set for Oct. 21

  • News Briefs

     Candidate hot dog luncheon

  • Column: Bad idea: Statue of black Confederate soldiers

    Editor’s note: Two Upstate legislators last week proposed a State House monument honoring black soldiers who fought for the Confederacy. In September, Sens. Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster) and Darrell Jackson (D-Richland) proposed a statue of Robert Smalls, a slave who escaped with his family on a stolen Confederate ship, fought for the North and later represented South Carolina in Congress. Dr. Bartley’s column deals with both proposals.

  • Lancers battle Wildcats to 3-3 soccer stalemate

    The USC Lancaster men’s soccer team battled unbeaten Johnson and Wales University of Charlotte to a 3-3 tie on Tuesday in Pineville.

    The Lancers’ first goal came on Roberto Palomino-Mendoza’s tally off an assist from Zhenya Deller.

    Scott Endres tallied the second USCL goal on a Palomino-Mendoza’s assist.

    Shavoy Brown netted the third goal, with an assist from Endres.

    Earlier in the season JWU blanked USCL, 4-0. The Wildcats, with the tie to USCL, are 14-0-2 on the season.

  • South Middle rolls in win over Lewisville

    The South Mustangs upped their record to 5-1, posting a 38-0 win over Lewisville on Wednesday.

    R.J. Glasgo sparked the Mustangs with a pair of touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 and 12 yards..

    Zy Moffit dashed 70 yards on a kickoff return, while Jamarcus Elder sprinted 45 yards for a TD. C.J. Fraizer added a 25-yard scoring run.

    Aiden Pomnitz, Fred Twitty, Elder and Frazier each scored two-point conversions.

    South faces rival A.R. Rucker Middle on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

    AJ Middle wins

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams look to second round matches

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • McDonald Green: The school of animals

    Students weren’t the only ones riding McDonald Green Elementary’s bus 38 to school Tuesday morning.

    In one of the seats, a four-week-old kitten rode with three brothers who rescued him.

    Needless to say, it was the first time a kitten rode the bus to McDonald Green.

    Brothers Jamyjhae, 11, Ja’Ontae, 10, and Larry Ingram, 9, found the orange kitten in their yard near their pit bull, and they wanted to keep him safe.

    “You can’t let the dog eat it,” Ja’Ontae said.