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Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Bristol’s for Joy festival canceled

    The Bristol’s for Joy fall festival originally scheduled for Oct. 21 has been canceled.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Fall Fun Festival set for Oct. 21

  • News Briefs

     Candidate hot dog luncheon

  • Column: Bad idea: Statue of black Confederate soldiers

    Editor’s note: Two Upstate legislators last week proposed a State House monument honoring black soldiers who fought for the Confederacy. In September, Sens. Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster) and Darrell Jackson (D-Richland) proposed a statue of Robert Smalls, a slave who escaped with his family on a stolen Confederate ship, fought for the North and later represented South Carolina in Congress. Dr. Bartley’s column deals with both proposals.

  • Lancers battle Wildcats to 3-3 soccer stalemate

    The USC Lancaster men’s soccer team battled unbeaten Johnson and Wales University of Charlotte to a 3-3 tie on Tuesday in Pineville.

    The Lancers’ first goal came on Roberto Palomino-Mendoza’s tally off an assist from Zhenya Deller.

    Scott Endres tallied the second USCL goal on a Palomino-Mendoza’s assist.

    Shavoy Brown netted the third goal, with an assist from Endres.

    Earlier in the season JWU blanked USCL, 4-0. The Wildcats, with the tie to USCL, are 14-0-2 on the season.

  • South Middle rolls in win over Lewisville

    The South Mustangs upped their record to 5-1, posting a 38-0 win over Lewisville on Wednesday.

    R.J. Glasgo sparked the Mustangs with a pair of touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 and 12 yards..

    Zy Moffit dashed 70 yards on a kickoff return, while Jamarcus Elder sprinted 45 yards for a TD. C.J. Fraizer added a 25-yard scoring run.

    Aiden Pomnitz, Fred Twitty, Elder and Frazier each scored two-point conversions.

    South faces rival A.R. Rucker Middle on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium.

    AJ Middle wins

  • Buford, ILHS volleyball teams look to second round matches

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets and Indian Land Lady Warriors volleyball teams look to extend their seasons with second-round playoff matches Monday.

    The 16-1 BHS girls, the Region IV-AA champions, host Christ Church of Greenville in a second-round match at 6 p.m. in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs.

    Indian Land, the Region III-AAA runner-up, will venture to Chapman for a second-round clash.

    BHS blanked Eau Claire of Columbia 3-0 to open the playoffs.

    The Lady Jackets prevailed 25-7, 25-12 and 25-5.

  • McDonald Green: The school of animals

    Students weren’t the only ones riding McDonald Green Elementary’s bus 38 to school Tuesday morning.

    In one of the seats, a four-week-old kitten rode with three brothers who rescued him.

    Needless to say, it was the first time a kitten rode the bus to McDonald Green.

    Brothers Jamyjhae, 11, Ja’Ontae, 10, and Larry Ingram, 9, found the orange kitten in their yard near their pit bull, and they wanted to keep him safe.

    “You can’t let the dog eat it,” Ja’Ontae said.

  • County trio reaps grid honors

    FORT MILL – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts – two from Indian Land and one from Lancaster – earned accolades at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Lancaster High School offensive lineman Jaren Watts was saluted along with Indian Land’s Jacob Carroll and Jessie Mace.

  • Threatt wins Run with the Bruins 5K in record effort

    A record effort highlighted the eighth annual Run with the Bruins 5K on Oct. 14 at Memorial Stadium.

    A field of 200-plus came together on Stadium Drive to run, walk and cheer for each other on the 5K course of the LHS cross country team.

    The morning started with a quarter-mile kids fun run where Wade Sutton, 6, won.

    The 5K run/walk followed, with EJ Threatt of Pageland winning, setting a new Run with the Bruins record of 17:59 to top the 59-runner field.