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Today's News

  • News Briefs

    Kershaw Town Council meets

    The Kershaw Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Kershaw Town Hall, 113 S. Hampton St., Kershaw.

    County planning commission meets

    The Lancaster County Planning Commission meeting is 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

    County school board to meet

  • Bob Jones’ Sha’Ron Brunson honored

    GREENVILLE – Sha’Ron Brunson, a former Lancaster High School girls basketball star, continues to reap the hardwood honors for the Bob Jones University women’s basketball team.

    Jones was named the PlanFIRST Player of the Game for the Bob Jones University Bruins women’s basketball team Feb. 13.

  • Super Speedway to open season March 11

    Michael Knight

    For The Lancaster News

    Lancaster Super Speedway open its 2017 racing season on March 11.

    The opener will feature the annual LSS car show, so fans can see their favorite drivers’ cars up close and meet their favorite drivers.

  • Emerald ends Lady Warriors’ season

    Emerald High School ended Indian Land High’s Class AAA girls postseason basketball hopes with a 53-31 win over the Lady Warriors on Thursday night in Greenwood.

    Emerald started strong, taking an 18-9 lead after one period and stayed on top to lead 29-16 at the half.

    Emerald held a 38-17 edge after three quarters on the way to the 22-point win.

    The Lady Vikings, 19-1, advance to face Seneca High School in the Class AAA Upper State semifinals on Monday.

  • Woodcarving dedicated to former LHS softball player

    Michael Blaine, a world known chainsaw wood carver, will leave his mark on the Lancaster High School softball field this season.

    Blaine will carve a 7-foot-tall Bruin Bear at the field from Feb. 28 to March 1.

    The final product will be unveiled March 8.

    The wooded Bruin Bear will be a permanent fixture at the LHS field for seasons to come.

  • Woodcarving dedicated to former LHS softball player

    Michael Blaine, a world known chainsaw wood carver, will leave his mark on the Lancaster High School softball field this season.

    Blaine will carve a 7-foot-tall Bruin Bear at the field from Feb. 28 to March 1.

    The final product will be unveiled March 8.

    The wooded Bruin Bear will be a permanent fixture at the LHS field for seasons to come.

  • Steen named head coach at Great Falls

    By Travis Jenkins

    Landmark News Service

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls High School didn’t have to look very long for a new football coach, because they didn’t have to look very far.

  • County trio nets all-state honors

    A trio of Lancaster County high school basketball standouts has been selected for all-state honors.

    The talented threesome includes a pair of Andrew Jackson High School hoops aces – Lady Volunteers’ center Alexxus Sowell and Vols’ junior star Dontarius James.

    Indian Land High School’s Nia Pressley, a senior standout, has been selected for the Class AAA girls all-state basketball team.

  • Editor's Column: Wait, sir! Read this before you burn the paper

    In more than a quarter century of newspaper work, I’ve received my share of vile phone messages. Last week I got a doozy.
    It even tops the voice mail I got a few months ago from some guy who threatened to cut off my head and burn my body. I filed a police report on that one, so that if I turned up headless, the cops would have a logical place to start the investigation.
    Here’s the latest message. There’s a bit of rough language, but I dashed out the objectionable words.

  • Greenville halts Lady Bruins’ hopes

    Lancaster High was bidding to be the spoiler in the Class AAAA Upper State girls basketball playoffs, but Greenville was able to hold on for a 63-50 win over the Lady Bruins on Tuesday night at GHS’s Slick Moore gym.
    Lancaster, recovering from a slow start, rallied to close the gap to four, 40-36, with a period to play.
    Greenville opened with a 16-8 edge and pushed the lead to 28-16 at the half.