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Today's News

  • Big prep for little snow

    After a 2- to 5-inch snowfall prediction, Lancaster County was left with mostly sheets of ice last weekend.

    Flurries began around 9:30 a.m. Saturday and continued until about 11 a.m.

    Snow and freezing rain caused 34 power outages Saturday in the county, said Rick Jiran, Duke Energy’s vice president for community relations.

  • Winthrop to play Davidson at Knights’ BB&T Park

    CharlotteKnights.com

    CHARLOTTE – On Wednesday, May 10, college baseball will return to BB&T Ballpark as the Davidson College Wildcats host the Winthrop University Eagles in a 6:05 p.m. game.

    Gates will open at 5 p.m. and field box tickets will be $10 for fans. Students from each university will be offered a discounted field box ticket of $8 by showing a school ID.

  • Panthers’ Turner in Pro Bowl

    Panthers.com

    CHARLOTTE – Guard Trai Turner has been named to the 2017 Pro Bowl, taking the place of Washington guard Brandon Scherff, who is unable to participate due to injury.

    Turner, who was named to his first Pro Bowl last year, will join tight end Greg Olsen, linebacker Thomas Davis and fullback Mike Tolbert for the game on Jan. 29 in Orlando.

    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was also selected, but he will not attend.

  • 5 former Tigers in all-star games

    Clemsontigers.com

    Clemson – Five former Clemson football players will compete in postseason all-star games over the next two weekends.

    Artavis Scott, Clemson’s career leader in receptions with 244, Carlos Watkins, who set a Clemson season record for sacks by a defensive tackle in 2016, and Ben Boulware, an All-American linebacker who led the Tigers in tackles this year, all will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl.

  • Jackets wrestlers making strides

    The Buford High Yellow Jackets wrestling team stands at 6-9-1 on the season, but BHS second-year wrestling coach Garrett Plyler is encouraged with his team’s showing in the last week.

    The Jackets, in a Region IV-AA home match with Cheraw and Chesterfield on Wednesday night, posted a split.

    The Jackets rolled to a 66-12 win over Chesterfield, and dropped a 48-21 loss to Cheraw.

  • Rams rally, net sweep of Jackets

    Lorie Sellers

    For The Lancaster News

    Host Chesterfield High School staged late rallies to take a Region IV-AA basketball twin bill from Buford on Thursday night.

    The game, originally slated for Jan. 6, was played Thursday night after being postponed due to a winter storm earlier this month.

  • Moore shines in International Bowl

    A.R. Rucker Middle School football standout Nygel Moore produced in a big way on a big stage Monday.

    Moore rushed for 123 yards and three touchdowns and earned MVP honors in the Under-15 International Bowl Monday at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

    Moore tallied two TDs in the first half of his team’s 41-29 all-star game win.

  • Column: What S.C. loses if Obamacare dies

    This week we are observing Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Many of us are celebrating by defending the Affordable Care Act , our nation’s attempt to end discrimination against people who are born sick, or get sick.
    King once said, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”

  • Column: Dr. Walker offers weak arguments defending Trump

    This letter is in response to Brooks Walker’s Jan. 18 column entitled “Give Trump a chance, don’t disrupt government.”
    Dr. Walker states that Trump has been called a xenophobe, a racist and a bigot.

  • Bruins drop pair to RNE Cavaliers

    Lancaster High School dropped a pair of Region III-AAAA basketball losses to host Richland Northeast High School on Tuesday night in Columbia.
    The Lady Cavaliers edge the LHS girls, 54-45 and the Bruins fell to the RNE boys, 69-43.
    The girls game was close, with the seventh-ranked Lady Cavs able to get the lead in the second quarter and hold the advantage for the nine-point win over the Lady Bruins.