.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Scores dip on standardized tests

     Reece Murphy

    rmurphy@thelancaternews.com

    Lancaster County student performance on the 2014 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) and High School Assessment Program (HSAP) decreased slightly overall, though results varied widely among the tests individual subject areas.

    Lancaster County School District results largely mirror results statewide, according to South Carolina Department of Education data released last week.

  • Bruins edge Bearcats, 7-6

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    CHESTER – Lancaster made its share of big plays on both sides of the ball to post a 7-6 win over Class AAAA foe Rock Hill High School in the Chester County High School Jamboree at Chester High School on Friday, Aug. 15.

    The biggest play of the night for the Bruins came on LHS’s third possession after Rock Hill had snapped a scoreless draw for a touchdown and a 6-0 lead.

  • Vols, Jackets fall short in Camden

    Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    CAMDEN – Andrew Jackson spotted Lee Central 13 quick first-quarter points before falling 19-12 in the 39th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree at  Zemp Stadium in Camden.

    The scrappy Volunteers drove to the Stallions nine-yard line before dropping three potential game-winning touchdowns with a little over three minutes left in the second and final quarter.

  • Mayer pleased with Warriors’ effort in home scrimmage

     Staff Reports

    Indian Land High football coach Mike Mayer said the Warriors continue to make strides in their preseason play.

    Mayer said he was encouraged by the Warriors’ effort in their third scrimmage at the IL Reservation on Thursday, Aug. 14 when IL faced Airport High.

    “I was very pleased,” he said. “I felt our defense played extremely well. Our enthusiasm and intensity were great.”

  • Mayer pleased with Warriors’ effort in home scrimmage

     

    Indian Land High football coach Mike Mayer said the Warriors continue to make strides in their preseason play.

    Mayer said he was encouraged by the Warriors’ effort in their third scrimmage at the IL Reservation on Thursday, Aug. 14 when IL faced Airport High.

  • Vols, Jackets fall short in Camden

     CAMDEN – Andrew Jackson spotted Lee Central 13 quick first-quarter points before falling 19-12 in the 39th annual Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree at  Zemp Stadium in Camden.

  • Bruins edge Bearcats, 7-6

     

    CHESTER – Lancaster made its share of big plays on both sides of the ball to post a 7-6 win over Class AAAA foe Rock Hill High School in the Chester County High School Jamboree at Chester High School on Friday, Aug. 15.

  • Making the case for low taxes

    They boast about how they “bring home the bacon.” They take credit for new buildings, new parks and new programs for which they’ve secured public funding.

    But all too often, politicians forget to thank the people who made it possible – the taxpayers.

  • Pelham: Hire candidates with highest qualifications

    Many of you may know that recently the Lancaster County School District filled another top-level position entitled director of secondary education.

    What many of you may not know is that of the three finalists interviewed for this top-level position two were minority females, who I think had more qualifications than the person selected for the position.

  • Council gives first nod to closing county road system

    Years of problems maintaining the county’s crumbling roads and how to pay for much-needed repairs have county officials considering closing the county road system for good.