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Today's News

  • Column: House members: Read resolutions before you vote

    Last week the S.C. House of Representatives adopted, with no objections, a resolution congratulating Gov. Henry McMaster on his ascension to the office – and encouraging him to expand Medicaid in South Carolina. This was unexpected, because the House, at least on paper, has been against expanding Medicaid.
    Clearly, no one other than the House member who introduced it and perhaps a few of the cosponsors had even glanced at the resolution.

  • Column: Meet GOP candidates at county party meeting

    While Election Day is behind us, there is still a lot going on in local and state politics.
    The upcoming meeting of the Lancaster County Republican Party puts you in the middle of it, giving you a chance to meet the candidates, live and in person. The February meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at Mike Williams Builders, located at 1351 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster. Here are some great reasons to attend our upcoming meeting.

    District 5 congressional candidates

  • Boosting young people's job prospects

    Cherri Flynn

    SC Works

    Young people in the American workforce are facing new challenges that may go unnoticed by other generations. Many want to improve their circumstances by going to college, but find their goal unreachable due to increased tuition costs and poverty-wage jobs.

  • Casey Crawford makes Hot 100 list

    Mortgage Professional America

    Centennial, Colo. – An Indian Land-based mortgage professional has been recognized in a list of the industry’s most influential individuals.

    Mortgage Professional America magazine just released its fifth annual Hot 100 report, featuring Casey Crawford, co-founder and CEO of Movement Mortgage, as one of the major power players heating up the mortgage world.

  • Jackets honor top basketball standouts

    The Buford Yellow Jackets honored their top players at the annual BHS boys awards night Feb. 14.

    The Jackets, who went 3-16, 2-10, saluted guard Tanner Wallace as the team’s Best Offensive Player for the 2016-17 season.

    Wallace, a junior, averaged 10.2 points a game in earning All-Region IV-AA honors.

    Freshman Joe Barrino was selected as the team’s Best Defensive Player.

  • War Eagles soar by Vols

    COLUMBIA – The high-flying Gray Collegiate Academy War Eagles continue to soar in the Class AA Upper State boys basketball playoffs.

    Gray Collegiate, 16-7, ignited in the first period on a pivotal 17-0 surge and cruised to a 93-41 win over Andrew Jackson High School at the John Hurst Adams gym at Allen University in Columbia on Saturday night.

  • Lancers win 2 of 3 games in Invitational

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers won two of three games in the Florence-Darlington Tech Invitational over the weekend.  The Lancers, 13-2, capped play Sunday with a split.  USCL fell to Potomac State, 7-6, but rebounded to top Cecil College of Maryland, 9-4.

    The Lancers ignited for six runs in the fifth inning to fuel their second win over Cecil.

    USCL beat Cecil College, 6-1 on Saturday.

  • County trio wins Upstate titles

    Three Lancaster County wrestlers captured Class AA Upper State titles over the weekend.

    Andrew Jackson High School’s Hunter and Dalton Haven each won Upstate crowns as did Buford High School senior 220-pounder Dakota Barton.

    Hunter Haven won at 138 and Dalton Haven prevailed at 195.

  • Lady Vols earn Upstate title bid

    KERSHAW – The fourth-ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers, sparked by senior center Alexxus Sowell, came on strong in the clutch to top a scrappy Landrum team, 55-42 in the Class AA Upper State girls basketball semifinals Monday night at AJ.

  • AJ girls wing War Eagles, advance

    David Kellin

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols advanced to the third round of the Class AA girls Upper basketball playoffs, defeating Gray Collegiate Academy, 63-41 at AJ on Friday.

    The Lady Vols came out strong and built a 10-point lead early in the first quarter. AJ led 17-8 after one period.