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Today's News

  • Track opener rained out

    Rain was a pain for opening night at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday.

    The Pepsi Night race, slated for March 18, will be rescheduled to a date to be announced later in the 2017 LSS season.

    The track’s 2017 opener is Saturday night.

  • Column: Let’s count all the ways Trump is getting off to a terrible start

    This is a response to the Feb. 10 letter “Trump Will Make America Great Again.”
    When I hear that statement, I can’t help but wonder what is wrong with America now? If our great country is so bad, why do people flock to this land for better opportunities.
    Most of us know someone who was been overseas protecting our way of life. Some of our daddies fought in Vietnam and a lot of our granddaddies fought the Nazis and Japanese in World War II.

  • Lady Volunteers rout Rams, 14-1

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers drilled 13 hits on the way to a 14-1 home Region IV-AA win over Chesterfield on Monday.

    AJ’s Haley Vincent hurled a three-hitter and supplied a hit in the Lady Vols’ attack.

    Savannah Small sparked AJ with three hits. 

    Kinsley Adams and Kinley Killough each rapped two hits.

  • Column: No reason to pat Trump on the back

    This is a response to Dr. L. Brooks Walker’s March 17 article “Democrats are redefining the party.”
    He wrote: “Democratic representatives in Washington have set aside their elected responsibilities to adopt one goal – ‘get Trump.’ They don’t seem interested in legislating, only blocking whatever might be credited to Trump in a positive way.”
    Has President Trump done anything positive in his first 50 days? Nothing I know of.

  • Lancers gain sweep of Saints

    The USCL Lancers improved to 22-7 on the season, takng two wins over the Limestone College junior varsity baseball team on Thursday.

    The Lancers prevailed, 15-7 and 15-3.

    In the eight-run win, the Lancers drilled 15 hits, with Cross Holfert leading the way with three hits, including two doubles and a RBI.

  • Weekend Recap: March 21, 2017

    The Lancaster News brought home 31 awards, and its three sister newspapers another 27, from Saturday's S.C. Press Association annual banquet in Columbia. Among the Lancaster News staff's first-place honors were best election and political coverage, best special edition for its Honoring Veterans section, and best reporting-in-depth for coverage marking the death and legacy of Mayor Joe Shaw.

  • Wanted: The ideal superintendent

    The new superintendent search is on track, with Lancaster County school board members recently receiving feedback from the community on the ideal candidate.

    Nearly 1,000 surveys were completed asking the community, including Lancaster County School District staff, what skills and experience they desire in the next superintendent.

    Board Chairman Bobby Parker said it’s important the board knows what type of superintendent the community prefers.

  • Seth’s Giving Tree spring shoot

    The first Seth’s Giving Tree Spring Shoot is April 7 at the Rocky Creek Sporting Clays in Richburg.

    Funds raised from the shoot will benefit the Seth Muennich Scholarship Fund through Seth’s Giving Tree.

    Seth Muennich is a former Buford High School football player who died as a result of an auto accident in 2011.

  • British youth summer soccer camps set

    A British youth soccer camp will be held at the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Springdale Complex this summer June 19-23 and the Walnut Creek Park, June 26-30.

    Each session includes a mini-soccer camp 8-9 a.m. for ages 3-6, and half-day camps, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ages 6-9, and 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 for ages 10-14.

    Registration is under way. The registration includes a free ball, free T-shirt and free soccer jersey.

  • Barfield back to lead ILHS softball

    Indian Land High School softball has a new look this season, but one quite familiar with ILHS Lady Warriors’ diamond success.

    Monica Barfield, who won three Class A state softball titles, 2004, 2005 and 2006, has returned to the Lady Warriors’ dugout as the head coach to lead the program.

    Barfield has a solid cast of players who earned their share of experience last spring in IL’s final season in Class AA softball.