Today's News

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Barbecue, bake sale Jan. 21

    Charlotte Road/Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department, 4455 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck, will sell barbecue pork and chicken and baked goods beginning at 11 a.m. Jan. 21. Plates are $8, sandwiches are $3.50 and barbecue by the pound is $8. Plates include pork or chicken barbecue, slaw, beans and a roll. Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more plates. For details, call (803) 285-4281.

    Upcoming area blood drives

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Camp Creek UMC clothes closet

    Camp Creek United Methodist Church, 4721 Great Falls Highway, will hold a clothes closet from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 21. For details, call (803) 285-4731.

    Sister Souldiers Community meets

  • News Briefs

    County Council to meet Jan. 23

    The Lancaster County Council meeting is 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 on the second floor of the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St. 

    Kershaw council to meet Jan. 23

    The next Kershaw Town Council meeting is 7 p.m. Jan. 23 at Kershaw Town Hall, 113 S. Hampton St., Kershaw. For details, call (803) 475-6065.

    Discovery School board to meet

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


    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


    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


    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.”