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Today's News

  • SCHP: Trucker veers off road, overturns to prevent collision

    A fully loaded 2000 Volvo logging truck and trailer overturned on Pageland Highway (S.C.9) about lunchtime Tuesday, Dec. 2, after the driver tried to avoid a turning car that would have caused a collision.

    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller identified the truck driver as Charles Edward Mullinax, 37, of Lancaster. Miller said Mullinax was wearing a seat belt, was not ejected and was able to climb from the rig on his own.

  • Jackets’ early run downs Bruins

     

    Buford made quick work of rival Lancaster, taking a 51-30 high school wrestling win over the Bruins on Thursday, Dec. 4 in the LHS gym.

    The Jackets swarmed to a 39-0 lead and cruised to the 21-point victory over LHS.

  • Vols optimistic about wrestling program

     

    HEATH SPRINGS – Andrew Jackson third-year wrestling coach Rob Tomalis is optimistic about the Volunteers' wrestling squad for 2014-15.

    AJ has eight wrestlers who have varsity experience and Tomalis said he hopes to build on his veterans this winter.

  • Jackets stun Red Devils, net sweep

     

    GREAT FALLS – Great Falls had a devil of a time with visiting Buford High School on Friday, Dec. 5.

    The Jackets, on a trip to the Red Devils’ gym, took two from Great Falls for a hardwood sweep of the Chester County Class A school.

  • Bruins, Volunteers split

     

     A hoops split proved to be a delight for host Lancaster and Andrew Jackson on Friday, Dec. 5 in the LHS gym.

    Each team, in the first of two hardwood battles among the county rivals this season, took a win in the Bruins’ Den.

  • There’s more at stake than you think

    At this week’s organizational session, South Carolina House lawmakers will be asked to make several important decisions, including who becomes speaker of the house and speaker pro tempore.

    The identity of the next speaker, however, was all but a foregone conclusion, and some other points may be both more controversial and more important.

  • New S.C. rep pursuing lawsuits from 2012 election

    As the S.C. House returns next month to debate a proposed rule that critics say would discourage citizen testimony before legislative committees, an incoming freshman representative is pursuing defamation lawsuits against two supporters of his opponent in the 2012 race.

    Newly elected Rep. Greg Duckworth, R-Horry, filed separate suits in December 2012 against an Horry County couple, Charles Collins and Bren Gibson, contending they defamed him in separate online letters to the editor, which asked readers to support then-Rep. Tracy Edge in the June 2012 Republican primary.

  • No more roads in county system?

    After years of heated debates about the acceptance of new roads into the county's road system, a plan to close the system for good is one step closer to reality following a vote by county officials late last month. 

  • Romarco delays hiring at Haile Gold Mine

    KERSHAW – It may take just a little longer to get hired for the scheduled mining project at the Haile Gold Mine.

  • Hospice provides ‘Hope for the Holidays’

    Home Care & Hospice of Lancaster Chaplain Frankie Melton smiled as he expressed how grief was going to be replaced with overwhelming joy Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Immanuel Baptist Church.