Today's News

  • Hutfles takes over as city administrator

    The first item on the agenda for new Lancaster city administrator Steven James “Flip” Hutfles is teaching people how to properly pronounce his name.
    “You say it pretty much like it looks. It’s Hutfles (HUT-fless). That’s the reason I always answer the phone, ‘Hello, this is Flip. How can I help you today?’ It’s also why I made sure they included Flip on this,” he said, laughing while he picked up his nameplate.

  • Buford volleyball fans proud of Lady Jackets

    LEXINGTON – Buford High School volleyball fans saw the Lady Jackets fall short in their state title quest, but they were still enthusiastic in their praise of the team's banner season.
    In Saturday's contest in Lexington, the team fell to Charleston's Bishop England High School, which has won a national record 26 state titles in the 46-year-old Palmetto State volleyball championship tournament, including the last 16 in a row.

  • 2 men shot in Miller St. gunbattle

    Two men were injured in Lancaster Sunday morning during a shootout on Miller Street in which more than 50 rounds were fired.
    The next day, the Lancaster Police Department arrested a man for burglarizing the house where the shooting occurred. And the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to determine if a shooting in its jurisdiction Sunday morning is connected to the Miller Street shooting.
    Lancaster police were called to a small tan and white-trimmed house at 406 Miller St. about 6 a.m. Sunday, where they found a man inside with a gunshot wound.

  • Bishops too strong for Jackets

    By Robert Howey

    Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Updated: November 15, 1:00 pm)

  • Bishops too strong for Jackets

    Bishop England’s stellar court streak goes on.

    The Lady Bishops, 40-9-4, swept Class AA Upper State champion Buford, 3-0 on Saturday afternoon to again forge its name among the national volleyball elite.

    The Lady Bishops’ sweep of the game BHS Lady Jackets gave the Charleston-based team its national record 16th straight state volleyball crown.

    BEHS also owns the national mark of 26 state titles.

  • County churches invited to sheriff’s security seminar

    For the Christian, our eternal security is in our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. It is God’s will for each one of us to have this assurance.

  • CCA girls win state with perfect season

    The 2015 Carolina Christian Academy girls volleyball team was perfect in winning their first-ever S.C. Association of Christian Schools (SCACS) Div. 1A state championship.
    The 15-0 CCA Lady Cougars captured the title with a 3-1 win over Temple Christian Academy of Anderson at the state tournament at Bob Jones Academy in Greenville where the tourney was played Oct. 30-31.
    The all-conference players on the girls’ team are Mary Bethea and Madyson Faulkner.
    The 2014 team lost only one regular-season game and fell in the tournament’s opening round.

  • Lady Bruins reap volleyball honors

    The 2015 Lancaster Lady Bruins volleyball team produced a banner season, with a host of LHS players reaping honors for their court play this fall.
    Senior Hayden Thorne, an outside hitter, is the Region III-AAA Player of the Year for volleyball and has been selected to the Class AAA all-state team.
    Thorne has also been chosen to play in the annual Coaches Association of Women’s Sports (CAWS) North-South all-star volleyball match at Erskine College on Nov. 19-21 in Due West. She will play for the Class AAAA-AAA North All-Star team.

  • Wolverines halt IL’s playoff hopes

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News

    WOODRUFF – The Indian Land Warriors had to be disappointed to start the playoffs on the road, especially since they broke even there this season.
    There was also the fact that the Woodruff Wolverines were not the most welcoming of hosts, bolting to a quick 14-0 lead and then scoring 24 straight points in the second half to pull away for a 45-14 win.
    Within 1:17 of the first quarter, the Wolverines struck twice.

  • Panthers’ early strikes doom Buford

    ABBEVILLE – The Buford Yellow Jackets opened first-round playoff action Friday night, Nov. 13, at Abbeville where the Jackets’ postseason stay was short.
    A tradition-rich football power, the AHS Panthers built a 28-0 halftime lead and coasted to a 41-7 victory over the Yellow Jackets in the Class AA Div. II Upper State football playoffs at Hite Stadium.