Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    4-H Healthy Lifestyles Club

    The 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Club meeting is 4 to 5 p.m. each Thursday for six weeks starting Oct. 27 at the Fort Lawn Community Center, 5554 Main St., Fort Lawn. 

    The club is for youth in grades 4-12. Participants will learn about healthy eating, cooking and have a cook-off. The cost is $15. To register, call Steve Hucks, Lancaster County 4-H, at (803) 283-3302, extension 0.

  • Church News

     Week Ahead

    Word of Wisdom and prayer

    The next Word of Wisdom and prayer meetings are 2 p.m. today at God’s Holy Temple Church, 120 E. Gay St. The meetings are for seniors especially, but all are welcome to attend.

    Inspiration Singers Chinese auction

  • News Briefs

    IL Democratic Club to meet

     The Indian Land Democratic Club meeting is 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Indian Land High School, 8063 River Road, Indian Land. Guest speaker is Ramonda Brown, a national board certified teacher in literacy EMC. This is the last monthly meeting for this year. 

  • Column: Mulvaney lacks empathy required of leaders

    I have often played Monday morning quarterback after seeing one of my favorite teams lose a game when a coach calls a play I disagree with or watching a quarterback make an errant throw. I make these criticisms with an unmistakable certainty that the outcome would have been different if only I would have been the decision-maker instead of the other person.

  • Candidate Column: Newton: Here's my agenda

    It has almost been a year now since I decided to run for the State House District 45 seat. Running for the S.C. House has been one of the most enjoyable and rewarding experiences of my life. Getting out to talk with people about their dreams and aspirations for Lancaster County and South Carolina is something I will always cherish and it’s something I look forward to doing more of should you elect me as your next state representative.
    Better roads

  • Column: We must see past political parties

    I have watched both presidential debates, listened each
    day to CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.
    As a pastor who was created by God to be African-American, I have become utterly disgusted as well as enlightened by this presidential election process. It has shown the ignorance, brokenness, hypocrisy and unresolved issues of race relations in our country and unfortunately in my city. It has shown the power of media to “spin” facts and confuse voters.

  • AJ's Cox Class AAA-AA-A state medalist

    Andrew Jackson High School senior golfer Emily Cox won the combined Class A-AA-AAA girls individual state golf championship at the Carolina Springs Golf Club in Fountain Inn on Tuesday.
    Cox, a Class AA all-state golfer as a junior, defeated Peyton Gillespie from Christ Church School of Greenville with an eagle on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

  • Column: Charter school makes learning fun, exciting

    From the beginning, you know this school is different.
    Young children bound out of the cars with excitement and run to hug the principal. He greets each student by name, and then they scamper inside laughing and excited.
    Inside, the walls are crowded with lots of kids’ art work, pictures of students receiving awards and inspirational quotes from people like Steve Jobs. Pennants from the teachers’ colleges hang outside every classroom door.

  • Candidate Column: Harris cites her track record of getting good things done

    I would like to thank the kind people of District 3 for allowing me to serve as your representative on the Lancaster City Council.
    I’m seeking re-election to my second term in office as your councilwoman. I have worked tirelessly to address some of the people’s needs in the community.
    First, the Gay Street basketball courts had been in need of serious repairs. The adults and children had been playing on the same concrete that was used to fill the former pool located on the site.

  • Knights sweep AJ for volleyball crown

    BUFORD – North Central notched the sweep for the Region IV-AA volleyball crown, but it wasn’t easy.

    The Lady Knights, the region runner-up last season, posted three straight close wins over Andrew Jackson to take the title and the top seed in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs from the region.