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Today's News

  • CPTC salutes banner track season

    A season of splendid success was saluted at the annual Columbus Parker Track Club banquet at A.R. Rucker Middle School cafeteria on Saturday night.
    The team, named for its first coach the late Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker, celebrated 68 medals won over the course of the season, April to August.
    The team, some 62 athletes ages 6-18, competed in district, regional and national meets during the season.

  • USCL women’s soccer team ties; Lancers rally for 3-2 OT victory

    The USCL women’s soccer team battled Patrick Henry Community College to a 1-1 tie on Sunday.
    The Lancers struck first as Leah Kodzai scored off an assist from team newcomer Florencia Tarque.
    USCL held the lead until two minutes to play and Patrick Henry CC scored to tie the match at one.
    The contest went to overtime, and ended in a 1-1 tie.
    Lancers win
    The Lancers notched a 3-2 win over Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, Ga., on Saturday.

  • LHS swimmers rout York

    The Lancaster High swim team evened its record at 1-1 with a region home win over York, 287-37.
    The LHS boys prevailed 147-15 and the Lady Bruins won, 140-22.
    Meet results:
    200 meter relay – 1. Lancaster (Mills, Houghtaling, Spencer, Henry), 2. (McDow, Walker, Denyer, Ihm); 1. Lancaster (Page, Caravaca, Cuella, Cunningham) 2. (Wright, Rogers, Reid, Bravo) 3. Lancaster (Russell, Tipton, Palmeri, Wilson)
    200 freestyle – 1. Mallory McDow, 2. Morgan Ledford, 4. Jadah Twitty; 1. Braydon Powers, 2. Will Funderburk, 3. Jonathan Wade

  • County trio reaps honors at first Tri-County meeting

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football players were honored for their play during week one at the kickoff meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.
    Indian Land High School players Jake Locklear and Brandon Dickerson were saluted along with Andrew Jackson’s Isaiah Parker.
    Dickerson, in IL’s 41-35 overtime win over Buford, was 5-5 on extra points and had a touchback on a kickoff to earn the Division II Special Teams Player of the Week.

  • Bruins host FM in return

    Lancaster opens its home schedule, with the hope for better results going back to its last two games at Memorial Stadium.
    The Bruins, who dropped losses to Broome and Wren to cap the 2015 season, are looking to get off on the right foot as Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill visits Friday night.
    The Bruins-Yellow Jackets clash is one of four games involving county teams.
    Andrew Jackson, coming off a road win over Aynor, is home to face University Christian of Jacksonville, Fla.

  • CPTC salutes banner track season

    A season of splendid success was saluted at the annual Columbus Parker Track Club banquet at A.R. Rucker Middle School cafeteria on Saturday night.
    The team, named for its first coach the late Columbus “Big Daddy” Parker, celebrated 68 medals won over the course of the season, April to August.
    The team, some 62 athletes ages 6-18, competed in district, regional and national meets during the season.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Art competition

    The Marian Hagins Memorial Art Competition is open to any resident of Lancaster County high school age or older. Paintings may be delivered between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today through Sept. 2 at the Lancaster County Council of the Arts, 201 W. Gay St.  Cash prizes are awarded to 9 winners, including the People’s Choice Award.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    New Hope Missionary Baptist revival

    New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2393 New Hope Road, Heath Springs, will conclude revival services at 7 p.m. today. Guest speaker is the Rev. Reginald Byrden of Grace Fellowship in Columbia.

    Zion Pilgrim Baptist revival

    Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1829 Beacon Road, will conclude revival services at 7 p.m. today.

    First Baptist Church of North Hampton Street revival

  • News Briefs

    Workshops canceled

    The regular scheduled Planning Commission work sessions for Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 have been canceled.

    Crime watch meeting

    The Douglas community crime watch meeting is 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at Douglas Presbyterian Church, 2325 Sunday Place.

    County Fire Commission meets

    The Lancaster County Fire Commission meeting is 7 p.m. Sept. 1 in Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place.

    County offices to close for Labor Day

  • Column: Declaration of S.C. barbeque supremacy

    Preamble – When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the culinary bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and preeminent station to which the Laws of BBQ and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to declare South Carolina’s BBQ Supremacy.