Today's News

  • ILHS honors Panhandle veterans

    Indian Land High School continued its annual Veterans Day tradition Tuesday, Nov. 11, by honoring Panhandle veterans with breakfast and a service ceremony hosted by the school’s FFA, JROTC and attended by the entire student body.
    “The veterans have served our country, so it’s our turn to serve them,” said ILHS FAA President Kace Faulkner. “We have pride in our community and we’re proud of the (efforts) veterans have put into our community and our country.”

  • Man wanted for attempted murder

    Authorities are on the hunt for a Lancaster man they say shot another man late Thursday night, Nov. 6.
    Deputies are searching for Javarus T. Hayden, 24, 280 Marie Drive, who has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 62-year-old man, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.
    Sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw said Monday that investigators are still searching for leads in Hayden’s whereabouts.
    “We have not found him, but he knows we’re looking for him,” Shaw said. “We’re beating the bushes and knocking on doors right now.”

  • Bakers earn recognition at Sumter Speedway


    The father-son duo of Brandy and Andrew Baker ventured to Sumter Speedway in Sumter to compete in Saturday, Nov. 8 racing.

    As soon as the Bakers pulled into the gates at Sumter Speedway, the announcer said if you don’t know them now, you will know them when they leave.

  • Juniors capture Buford High powder puff win


    The juniors captured the annual Buford High School powder puff football game sponsored by the Buford High Future Educators Association.

    In the title game, the juniors defeated the BHS seniors, 31-6.

  • Tri-County honors Collins, Jackson


    The success of the 2014 Lancaster High School Bruins’ football team has earned the LHS squad a couple of honors from the Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

    The Tri-County Coaches, in their final meeting of the 2014 season, honored first-year Bruins head coach Bobby Collins and senior defensive back Will Jackson will a pair of honors.

  • Falcons expect tough clash

     A.C. Flora High School football coach Reggie Shaw looks for an exciting game Friday night when the Falcons play host to Lancaster in the second round of the Class AAA Upper State football playoffs.

  • Christians should exhibit seven virtues

    The first chapter of 2 Peter exhorts Christians to add seven character traits to their faith. Saving faith is the same precious commodity for all who have believed in our God and Savior Jesus Christ, and it has been secured by his

    rigthteousness when he died for our sins and then rose again from the dead.

  • Vietnam vet had angels watching over him

    The struggles of the first battles are over. The soldiers who fought them are now safely home. They can dream of doing things they once did…but for some, it will only be a dream.

    These soldiers have returned scarred and disabled. The next battle, much harder and longer than the first, is just beginning. The disabled soldiers will need the committed love and help of others to endure their struggle.   

    Those who choose to care for them are angels in our presence. These angels are real. This is one such story. It is true.

  • Boo Fest true success

    On Friday, Oct. 31, the city of Lancaster hosted its 13th annual Boo Fun Fest in historic downtown Lancaster.

    Catawba Street at City Hall became a place where the children of Lancaster could gather for an evening of games and treats, without the tricks.

  • ‘Helms treats veterans like family’

    Michele Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    Just in time for Veteran’s Day, a county employee has been named to two of the top spots in the state when it comes to veterans affairs.

    Robin Helms, who was appointed director of the Veterans Affairs Office in Lancaster in 2010, took office as president of the S.C. Association of County Veterans Affairs Officers on July 1 of this year, a position she will hold until June of 2016. She was also appointed to serve on the S.C. Veterans Trust Fund board in June of this year.