Today's News

  • Column: New, affordable way to create a right-sized town

    There have been many suggestions that a town of Indian Land can’t be run on a budget of under $8 million per year. I understand how people with a long history around bloated government bureaucracies would believe that’s impossible. However, they are either unaware (or don’t want to admit) that there is a new way to create towns that breaks the traditional mold.

  • Column: Leave our farm out of your city

    My name is Kevin Hall, and my wife and I are in our 11th year of farming at Hall Family Farm, the u-pick strawberry and pumpkin farm on U.S.  521 two miles north of the state line, on land that has been owned by the family for nearly a century. Recent events within the family led to the impending sale of the property.

  • Bruins golfers win 2 matches

    The Lancaster Bruins upped their golf mark to 4-0, taking two wins in a three-way match with Buford High School and South Pointe on Monday.
    Lancaster shot a two-under 142 to top the field, followed by Buford’s 173 and South Pointe’s 190.
    Trey Crenshaw led LHS with a 33, followed by Brady Hinkle’s 35. Mason Tucker carded a 36. Simon Wright and Baylee Evans each had a 38.
    Nick Mangano shot a 40 and Cadi Mangano finished with a 46.

  • Lancers drop 3 of 4 losses to Fire Ants

    The USC Lancaster Lancers dropped three of four Region X games to host USC Sumter on Saturday and Sunday.
    USCL split the Region X twin bill on Saturday, and dropped two losses Sunday to the USCS Fire Ants.
    USCL fell in an 8-7 loss to USC Sumter on Sunday to cap the series.
    The Fire Ants took the win with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the eighth inning.
    Brock Robinson, who worked 1.1 innings, took the loss. Ryan Knowles went five innings as the USCL starter.

  • Lady Bruins claw Blazers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins blasted Ridge View, 26-0 to stay unbeaten in Region III-AAAA softball play.
    Madison Morris hurled a one-hitter to pace the Lady Bruins in the shuout halted after three innings Friday night. Morris, at the plate, had two hits.
    Taylor Ames supplied four hits, including two home runs, and drove in eight runs.
    Gracie Revels rapped four hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs.
    Ashley Abbott had four hits and five RBIs.
    Alexus Lowery and Sydney Cauthen each had three hits and two RBIs.

  • ‘Superman’ Jonathan Davenport dominates Carolina Clash

    One of the biggest stars in Super Late Model racing, well known in the dirt track racing as well, invaded Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night to compete with the Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series.
    The Carolinas dirt racing world buzzed about the two-day opening weekend show at LMS, but when it was announced on social media that the driver known as “Superman,” Jonathan Davenport, was coming to Lancaster for the two-day show, the excitement level soared.

  • Buford blanks Lewisville, 6-0

    The Buford High School girls soccer team handed Lewisville its first loss, taking a 6-0 win over the Lions on Monday night.
    Buford, in its best game of the season, according to coach Bob Bowen, was led by freshman Marisa King with four goals.
    Isabella Jones netted two.
    Madison Funderburk had the shutout in goal.
    Payton Howell and Nadia Rivera led the BHs defensive effort.
    The Jackets, 3-3, host Indian land on Thursday and North Central on Friday.

  • Bruins deck Blazers, 9-2

    The Lancaster Bruins completed a Region III-AAAA regular season baseball sweep of Ridge View, taking a 9-2 win over the Blazers on Friday night.
    LHS, which earlier defeated RVHS 12-11, was led by Hunter Thomas, who hurled the win in five innings.
    Thomas struck out five and allowed three hits, two runs and a walk.
    Anson Taylor hurled the final two frames in scoreless relief with a strikeout.
    J.P. Cunningham led the Bruins eight-hit attack with two hits, including a double, and scored four runs.

  • Moyer receives fitting farewell

    Jeff Moyer, the late Buford High School coach and teacher who died from brain cancer earlier this month, was better known as “Coach Mo.”
    “Coach Mo,” often related to colleagues, students and players, he was known as “The Legend.”
    Fittingly so, “Coach Mo” was remembered as a BHS legend, one who could generate laughter, reverence and motivation, during a memorial service in the BHS gym on Sunday afternoon.

  • Jackets rally to edge Warriors

    Host Buford won a hard-fought soccer match, taking a 2-1 win over Indian Land on Thursday night.
    In the first half, both teams battled, creating opportunities, but the defenses held strong and the first half was scoreless.
    Indian Land took a 1-0 lead as the Warriors’ senior Joe Tombs brushed the ball to the right from out on the left wing, and took a great shot, to put the Warriors up, 1-0.
    Buford battled to answer the goal.
    The answer came in the 68th minute when Indian Land was whistled for a hand ball just outside the 18-yard box.