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Today's News

  • Aspiring designer showing at Charlotte Fashion Week

    As a little girl, Teresa Jennette Faulk stripped her dolls down to their bare plastic skin and sat on the floor with her mom, armed with a sharp pair of scissors, a vivid imagination and pile of old clothes.
    Teresa could see the new clothes in her mind. Together, she and her mom cut scraps from their discarded wardrobe to make new, fashionable outfits for the dolls.  
    “I cared more about the clothes than the dolls,” Faulk recalls.

  • McCorkle to sign book on Milt Chaney

    The Lancaster County Historical Commission is hosting local author and retired educator Don McCorkle for a presentation on his latest book, “Milt Chaney’s Tavern,” from 3 to 5 p.m. today in the Historic Lancaster Courthouse (circa 1825) at 100 N. Main St.
    McCorkle’s book is fiction based on local history. It tells the story of Chaney, a notorious innkeeper and a number of travelers who stayed at his tavern, never to be seen again.

  • Inspiration for our 650 first responders

    Lancaster County's United Methodist Churches have joined together to place the daily devotional book "Strength for Service" in the hands of every first responder in the county.
    This edition of the book, a collection of inspirational passages that Methodists first started sending out during World War II, includes the story of a Lancaster sheriff's deputy wounded in 2011.

  • $6 million in pledges for school initiative

    A coalition of Lancaster County partners has raised $6 million in local pledges and have applied for an equal amount in federal Promise Neighborhood grants to help kids growing up in the Clinton Elementary attendance zone.
    The application deadline, extended from the original Sept. 6 because of severe weather around the country, was Friday.
    Sharon Novinger, executive director for Lancaster County Partners for Youth, said she is excited after having completed the application. It took about two weeks to write the 80-page narrative.

  • Man loses up to $100K in scam

    An 89-year-old Kershaw man over the past nine months withdrew as much as $100,000 from his credit union and sent it to scammers who promised him millions in sweepstakes winnings, according to a sheriff’s report.
    The man’s daughter in New Jersey reported the crimes Sept. 7 after discovering during a visit that her father had been sending cash and numerous money orders to recipients overseas and in the United States.

  • Lancers volleyball sweeps to win

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers volleyball team evened its record at 4-4 with a 3-0 win over the St. Andrews University junior varsity team on Thursday at the Buford Recreation Center.
    The Lancers, 2-4 in Region X play, prevailed over St. Andrews, 25-18, 26-24 and 25-17.
    “Our team played well and we were glad to get the win,” said USCL associate head coach Fernanda Burke. “The match was probably our best of the season.
    “We have good talent and I feel the girls are coming together,” she said.

  • Springs Memorial team wins Rotary tourney

    The Springs Memorial Hospital team captured top honors in the 25th annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.
    The Springs Memorial team posted a 57 for a one-shot win in the captain’s choice tournament at the LGC.
    The foursome of Richard Warrin, Mark Wallace, Ian Stewart and Jonathan Scott carded a 15-under to take the close win in the 18-team field.

  • LHS swimmers notch two wins

    The Lancaster High School swim team captured a double dual meet, topping Hartsville, 309-24 and the Governor’s School, 306-24.
    The Lancaster swimmers were led by Lauren Spencer and Makenzy Mills who had two wins each.
    Braydon Powers, Taylor Teague, Luis Bravo, Andres Cuella, Trevor Tipton, Abbi Denyer, Jacques Caravaca, Samuel Page, Alaina Houghtaling and Matthew Rogers each had one win each.

  • Rams ignite, down Warriors, 41-21

    CHESTERFIELD – Indian Land versus Chesterfield looked to be a battle of ground versus pass.
    Could the Warriors control the clock with their running game, or would the quick strike passing attack of the Rams prevail?
    The first half was mostly a stalemate, but in a two-and-a-half minute third-quarter stretch, the host Rams scored 17 points.
    That stretch proved to be the turning point in the Rams’ 41-21 win Friday night.
    The Warriors defense held up well for the most part in the first half.

  • Stallions dash by Jackets, 44-13

    BUFORD – The host Buford Yellow Jackets fell to the Lee Central Stallions, 44-13 on Friday night in the Region IV-AA football opener for both teams.
    For the third straight week, the 1-4 Jackets were up against an unbeaten team, and weren’t able to pull off the upset.  
    LC amassed a whooping 648 yards total offense on its way to the region win.  It was the first game that the Yellow Jackets’ opponent outgained them this season.