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Today's News

  • Eagle helps winning team soar in Rotary tourney

     Staff reports

    A card playoff decided the winning team in the annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday, Sept. 18.

    The foursome of Buck Tucker, Bryan Forbis, Junior Pate and Josh Tucker used an eagle on No. 2 to take the victory in the 23-team field. Buck Tucker’s 10-foot putt earned the No. 2 eagle.

  • Camden blanks Bruins, 14-0

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    CAMDEN – Lancaster, for the last two weeks, has come on strong in the second half to post a win.

    Host Camden halted the Bruins’ hopes of making it three straight with a 14-0 win over LHS at Zemp Stadium on Friday, Sept. 19.

    Lancaster had its share of shots, but each time the Bulldogs’ turned them away.

  • Jackets hold off Vols

     Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Buford parlayed five Andrew Jackson turnovers into a 34-13 halftime lead, then weathered a furious fourth-quarter Volunteers’ rally to capture a 43-33 Region IV-AA win on Friday, Sept. 19 at AJ.

    Andrew Jackson pulled within 34-27 with seven minutes left when AJ senior quarterback Kolby Whitley scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak.

  • NFL could always use another dose of sportsmanship

    I’m always excited to see Clemson or University of South Carolina athletes ascend to the NFL, but it was particularly thrilling to watch former Gamecock quarterback Connor Shaw play in the preseason Monday Night Football matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins.

    Mr. Shaw, who wasn’t picked up in the NFL Draft but was signed by the Browns as a free agent, delivered a sterling performance. As one of three Cleveland quarterbacks to play in the game, he completed an impressive eight passes in nine attempts for 123 yards and a touchdown.

  • S.C.’s road funding system is tearing up my vehicle

    Recently, I drove to Carthage, N.C., to see some old friends. From Columbia, I took U.S. 1 from Camden through McBee to Cheraw, then into North Carolina.

    I’ve driven on bad roads before. I’ve driven in the American northeast, where melted snow seeps into the pavement and cracks it all winter long. I’ve driven in the Scottish Highlands, where many of the roads can’t really be called roads at all.

  • Pastor alleges unfair hiring

    A local pastor and community activist accused Lancaster County school officials Tuesday evening, Sept. 16, of intentionally disregarding qualified minority candidates in their recent hiring of a new director of secondary education.

  • Crolley hearing postponed

    The bond hearing scheduled for Tanner Crolley 9 a.m. today, Friday, Sept. 19 at the Lancaster County Courthouse has been postponed, said Sixth Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield.

  • Report: Robber tells victim to give up his pants

    A male victim was told to “Give it up!” by an armed robber who also meant the man’s pants, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

  • Council discusses tax agreement for ‘Project Rock’

    Details were scarce earlier this month when county officials discussed a potential fee agreement for an existing company dubbed only as “Project Rock.”

  • Miss Lancaster pageant to return in April

    The Miss Lancaster Pageant, on hiatus for nearly four years, has been revived and will send a Miss Lancaster and Miss Lancaster Teen to compete as contestants in the Miss South Carolina USA Pageant in North Charleston on Nov. 21-22.