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Today's News

  • Lady Bruins win at FM

    FORT MILL – Lancaster High’s hoops trip to Fort Mill resulted in a split for the Bruins on Wednesday night.
    The Lady Bruins, 3-1, posted their second win over a Class AAAAA team this season, taking a 53-46 victory over the Lady Yellow Jackets. The LHS girls also have a win over Class AAAAA foe Rock Hill High this season.
    The LHS boys dropped a 61-40 loss to the Yellow Jackets.
    In the opener, Lancaster bolted to an early lead and stayed on top for the seven-point win.

  • News Briefs

    County council to meet Dec. 12

    The Lancaster County Council meeting is 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. The Dec. 26 meeting is canceled because of the holidays.

    Public Safety Committee meets

    The Public Safety Committee meeting is 8 a.m. Dec. 13 in the council conference room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St.

  • Column: Van Wyck’s incorporation effort still alive

    Back in February when Voters for a Town of Indian Land first announced its plans to swallow up our peaceful and splendidly isolated community (Van Wyck), a committee was quickly formed to combat its intentions. We essentially formed a board comprised of heads of various quickly formed committees that worked on various aspects of countering IL’s attack. Rosa and I co-chaired that board, whose purpose was to launch a three-pronged counter-attack to the IL group’s intentions.  

  • Keep ‘X-mas’ in your heart, don’t let non-issues intrude

    “Christmastime is here, happiness and cheer” as the Peanuts crew sang on their traditional half-hour special.
    A season of feasting and gift giving, of joy to the world and school vacation days. There will be pageants and cantatas and houses made up to look like candy-cane castles.
    It is a magical time of year that is supposed to bring people together, but it also opens the door for scrooges and Grinches who seem to revel only in bubble bursting or maintaining the true meaning of Christmas.

  • 50-flavor ice cream truck keeps Cannon busy

    Amanda Harris

    Special to The Lancaster News

    When his unique take on “Pop Goes the Weasel” starts to play, residents know immediately that Roger Cannon’s ice cream truck is headed their way. 

    “I’ve got to jazz it up a little bit,” he said.

    A Fort Lawn resident, Cannon converted an old hospital supply van into an ice cream truck in April, renewing a dream he began years ago. 

  • Rebound begins overnight stays, only such program in the state

    Rebound Behavioral Health, which treats chemical dependency and mental illness in adults, has begun offering overnight lodging to the company's day patients.

    Dan Anderson, Rebound’s director of business development, said the “partial hospitalization program” at the facility near Van Wyck will help patients focus on recovery rather than dealing with transportation issues or the distraction of a dysfunctional home. 

  • Lady Warriors notch win at Lewisville

    Indian Land posted one win in four games over the weekend in prep basketball play.
    The Indian Land Lady Warriors rebounded from their first loss of the season, lashing the Lewisville Lady Lions, 56-7 on Saturday night.
    The IL girls blitzed to a 24-6 first-period lead and allowed only one point the rest of the game to seal the 49-point win.
    The Lady Lions, who trailed 37-7 at the half, didn’t score in the second half as the Lady Warriors’ sticky defense kept LHS scoreless.

  • Barton pin lifts Buford over LHS

    Buford High School senior mat star Dakota Barton rescued the Jackets, posting a decisive pin of Lancaster High’s Immanuel Bush to lift host BHS to a 39-36 wrestling win over the Bruins on Monday night.
    Barton, 8-0 on the season, delivered his crucial fall in the heavyweight class to give the Jackets the three-point comeback victory.
    Buford trailed 36-33 going into the final weight class and Barton came through.

  • Bruins, Vols split in hoops

    KERSHAW – A night at the hoop saw rivals Andrew Jackson and Lancaster each looking good in “to the nines” wins at the packed Volunteers’ gym on Friday night.
    The Vols and Bruins each netted a nine-point victory for a county hardwood split.
    The fourth-ranked AJ boys built a big lead early and kept the upper hand in the face of a torrid Bruins charge for a 74-65 victory over Lancaster to cap play.
    The LHS girls took charge in the second period on the way to a 37-28 victory over the Lady Vols.

  • Goose Creek captures Kersey wrestling tournament crown

    Goose Creek placed eight wrestlers in the finals, won four individual weight divisions and racked up 190.5 points in taking the team title in the sixth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at Indian Land High School on Saturday.
    The tournament is held in memory of late IL wrestling coach Mike Kersey, who also served as the wrestling coach at Lancaster High School during his career.