Today's News

  • Defense key in Buford softball hopes


    The Buford Lady Yellow Jackets have a solid cast of returnees to build their softball hopes around this spring.

    The Lady Jackets, who won the preseason softball tournament, sport six returnees from the 2014 team which went 19-7.

  • Lancers take two wins over Guilford Tech


    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers made the most of a rain-plagued weekend at Region X baseball foe Guilford Tech, taking two from the Titans on Sunday, March 15.

    The Saturday games were rained out, and the Lancers took a pair in the scheduled Sunday afternoon doubleheader with host GTC.

  • Ninth KLS county meet set April 11


    The ninth annual Running for Ryan will again get legs in more ways than one.

    The event, set for Saturday, April 11 at the Lancaster High School track, features the county track meet and the chance to provide a greater awareness of KLS – Klein Levin Syndrome.

  • Volunteers edge Lions, 1-0


    Andrew Jackson made the most of one run to take a 1-0  prep baseball win over Class A’s third-ranked Lewisville High at the Lions’ field on Monday, March 16.

  • O'Connor column: It’s time to get rid of ‘shadow government’

    The controversy encircling former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her use of private email to conduct public business provides our latest example of government in the shadows, a situation we know well in South Carolina.
    “Shadow government,” as S.C. Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers has labeled it, means conducting public business via private emails, texts, Twitter or other social media accounts that are not connected to government servers and thus not retrievable by government agencies and the public.

  • Keenan and Strickland column: Let’s hear it for LHS fans

    On behalf of the students and staff of Lancaster High School, we would like to express a heartfelt appreciation to the fans of the Lady Bruins basketball team. Our fans demonstrated fantastic support during the recent playoff run.
    Winning a state championship is quite an accomplishment, and completing a season at 27-0 is phenomenal. This great group of young ladies handled themselves with class on and off the court. Coach Ronnie Robinson and his staff provided great direction and leadership. In short, he is the type of man you want your kids to be around.

  • Two puppies poisoned

    People who commit acts of cruelty toward animals should have to face harsh consequences, said Mary Reimers, president of the Humane Society of Lancaster.

  • Handicapped parking spaces an issue for Parr Place residents

    Some of the residents at Parr Place Apartments have grown tired of parking space battles they constantly fight.

  • Local rabies vaccination clinics schedule set

    Rabies is not a disease of the past. In 2014, seven laboratory cases of rabies were confirmed in Lancaster County. 

  • Man takes cops on wild chase through town

    A 19-year-old Rock Hill man and an acquaintance were arrested late last month after a wild incident that included a fight, shots fired, a car chase, two hit-and-runs – one involving the suspect’s vehicle, another wrecked vehicle and a building – and an unsuccessful ploy to deceive police.