Today's News

  • Lady Vols keep pace in region play with tough 3-2 win over Buford

    Staff Reports

    The host Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers celebrated AJ volleyball senior night with a tough win over rival Buford High School in the AJ gym on Tuesday night.

    AJ seniors recognized included Kinsley Adams, Ansley Lucas, Cassidy McKittrick, Haley Vincent and Kaitlyn Holden. Adams, Lucas, McKittrick, and Holden were all members of the 2013 Upper State Championship team.

  • Warriors snap skid with 13-6 win over Caps

    Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    INDIAN LAND – It was homecoming for the Indian Land Warriors after a much-needed bye week for the team.

    ILHS senior running back Lee Massey and the Warriors’ defense in particular looked rejuvenated in their 13-6 win, which helped the Warriors snap a five-game losing streak, over the Columbia Capitals on Friday night.

  • Vols charge, top Rams

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers found the winning edge again in their final regular-season home game of the 2016 football season, taking a 21-14 comeback win over Chesterfield High School on Friday night.

  • Sims Foundation awards $940,000

    The J. Marion Sims Foundation has awarded nearly $940,000 in grants to 18 local organizations.

    Hope in Lancaster Inc., a crisis-relief organization, received $255,501, the largest grant, and plans to use the money for its new Bounce Back program and the Fresh and Healthy Food Initiative. 

    “We are extremely grateful that J. Marion Sims continues to believe in us and support us,” said Bekah Clawson, executive director of Hope in Lancaster. 

  • ‘The killing has to stop’

    Reece Murphy


    Hannah L. Strong


    It has been an alarming week in Lancaster, with four men shot and two of them dying, all within a mile-wide stretch on the south end of the city.

  • What’s that on the trail ahead? EEEEEEEEK!!!

    Think of a cross between a haunted house and a cross-country obstacle course, and you’ve got the idea of the Monster Dash, a new event for the United Way of Lancaster County.

    The spook-tacular fundraiser is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Riverside Rodeo Arena, 1504 Caskey Lane. 

  • Kershaw Bowling Alley booming after shutdown of Lancaster competitor

    KERSHAW – Lancaster’s loss has become Kershaw’s gain.

    Play at the town-owned Kershaw Bowling Alley at Stevens Park has skyrocketed since the July closing of the Lancaster Bowling Center on Great Falls Highway.

  • Blaze destroys Chester’s Cove Seafood Restaurant

    Brian Garner

    Landmark News Service

    Fire destroyed the popular Chester’s Cove Seafood Restaurant on Cochran Bypass in Chester late Wednesday night.

    The Chester Fire Department responded to the call about 11:30 p.m., with the fire already well under way. Fire Chief Paul Caldwell said the building was a total loss. The fire’s cause is still under investigation.

  • Lancaster drivers focus on KOC race

    Lancaster Super Speedway drivers are focusing on this weekend and the King of the Carolinas race  at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C.
    Some of the LSS drivers competing in the events include Ben Watkins, Josh Langley, Timbo Mangum, Brandy Baker, Andrew Baker, Benji Knight, Bill Knight, Pebo Johnson, Hank Taylor, Travis Mosley, Brent Hodges, Andy Hodges, Kyle Norwood, Rocky Phillips, Stevie Totherow, Travis Steele, Pat Linsday, Alexus Motes, Mike Baucom, Jacob Catoe, Brady Kirk, Travis Payne and Justin Fite.

  • Perry said faith vital in his NFL career

    Michael Dean Perry said his faith played a role in his success in the National Football League.
    Perry, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and earned six Pro Bowls, was the featured speaker at the second annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet at Second Baptist Church on Tuesday night.
    “There’s a lot of different things coming at you in the NFL and I took my faith serious,” said Perry, an Aiken native who starred at Clemson along with his brother William “The Refrigerator” Perry.