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Today's News

  • Column: S.C. choice: Ideology or better roads

    For the last several years, plans to properly fund the maintenance and expansion of our state’s roads have been short-circuited in the S.C. Senate by road-plan opponents.
    Due to their stubbornness, only piecemeal solutions – the legislative equivalent of I-95’s stop-and-go traffic – have been advanced.

  • No. 7 LHS to host region field

    The Lancaster High School golf team will put its unbeaten links mark on the line Monday when the Bruins host the Region III-AAAA golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Lancaster, ranked seventh in the latest Class AAAA poll by the SC Golf Coaches,  is 15-0.

    Lancaster swept a tri-match with Westwood High School of Blythewood and Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill to close out regular-season play.

  • Vols booters seek solid finish

    The Andrew Jackson High School boys soccer team, at 4-11-1 on the season, is hopeful for a solid finish to earn a Class AA Upper State playoff berth this spring.

    The Vols, under second-year head coach Alex Tarque, are young with only one senior, first-year player Seth Hinson.

    “We are a young team with a senior, two juniors, and the rest freshman and sophomores,” Tarque said. “On our junior varsity soccer team, we have a freshman and the rest are eighth and seventh graders.

  • Garrett Hammond savoring Heritage pro-am experience

    Save his wedding day, Lancaster golfer Garrett Hammond rates his latest links outing as one of the top events in his life.

    Hammond recently played in the RBC Heritage pro-am at the Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head.

    Hammond and pro Trey Mullinax teamed for a 57 to finish second in the best-ball tournament.

  • First Lancaster County FCA Sporting Clay Classic

    Nutramax Laboratories will present the first Lancaster County Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Sporting Clay Classic May 12 at Rocky Creek Sporting Clays in Richburg.  Check-in is at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon.

    The Gould Brothers Exhibition is at 1 p.m., with the shoot 2 to 5 p.m. 

  • ILHS’s Ojeda to play at Coker

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Lady Warriors’ volleyball team sports one senior, Samantha Ojeda, and she’s going to continue her education and volleyball career at Coker College.

    Ojeda, who has secured a position as a defensive specialist/libero at the Hartsville college, signed Tuesday afternoon in the ILHS media center to play for the Lady Cobras.

  • Unbeaten Lady Jackets blank Vols

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets soccer team continued their undefeated streak and posted a program milestone with a 6-0 win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School on Thursday at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium.

    The 15-0 Buford girls, in their third season of soccer, posted their first region crown with the shutout win over the Lady Vols.

  • Column: Call me bleeding-heart conservative

    I was the sole candidate who challenged Mick Mulvaney in last year’s Republican primary. Sadly, fewer than 14 percent of eligible voters voted. This year I have six Republicans in opposition to my bid – not to mention three in the Democratic Party and some others.
    Who will best represent all 660,000 citizens in 10-plus counties? I will. Here’s why. Principle: Much of leadership is clearing the clutter.

  • Bruins cap unbeaten regular season, host region

    The Lancaster High School golf team capped an undefeated regular season with a 15-0 mark after sweeping a tri-match with region foe Westwood and Class AAAAA opponent Fort Mill.

    The Bruins shot a 145 to down Fort Mill, 166 and Westwood, 208. Brady Hinkle and Mason Tucker each carded a 35, while Nick Mangano had a 37. Trey Crenshaw carded a 38.

    Simon Wright carded a 40 and Baylee Evans had a 44. Toby Willis posted a 53.

  • Lady Bruins rally, edge BHS

    The Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster High Lady Bruins completed a regular-season sweep of Lancaster County School District softball teams with a tough 3-2 extra-inning win over host Buford High School on Wednesday night.

    The LHS girls, 18-2, including a 15-0 regular-season mark, tallied a single run in the top of the eighth inning and held on to edge the rival Lady Jackets.

    BHS led 2-0 after four innings, but Lancaster responded with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings.