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Today's News

  • Comporium is Discoveries Soccer Club title sponsor

    ROCK HILL – Discoveries Soccer Club (DSC) has finalized an agreement with Comporium to be its 2016-17 title sponsor.

    According to DSC officials, the partnership for the upcoming season will provide additional advertising and growth opportunities for the youth soccer program in this area.  

  • Bruins claw Centurions, 9-2

    Lancaster capped Region III-AAA baseball play, rolling to a 9-2 win over region runner-up Broome on Thursday night at Doomsday Corner.

    The Bruins’ seven-run win gave LHS, 10-7 overall record, a 5-5 region mark.

  • Wemes’ blast lifts the Lady Jackets

    Buford’s Kristin Wemes connected on a towering two-run home run to lift the Lady Jackets to an 8-6 win over Lancaster in nine innings at the LHS softball field on Thursday night.

    Wemes’ long home run came an inning after Lancaster had ignited for two runs to tie the game at 6-all and force a second extra inning.

  • Davis to play for Pioneers

    Gabby Davis, as a three-sport standout at Buford High School, has had her share of shining moments, but it’s volleyball that’s going to take her to the next level.

    Davis, a 5-11 star outside hitter for the Lady Jackets, is bound for Spartanburg Methodist College to play for the Pioneers.

    As family and friends witnessed Thursday afternoon, she made it official signing with the NJCAA Region X school in the BHS conference room.

  • Relay for Life’s community of caring

    More than 200 cancer survivors were honored April 16 at the annual Relay for Life Survivor’s Luncheon at Covenant Baptist Church.  

    Debra Steen shared with an audience of cancer fighters and their supporters her story of struggle and survival in her husband’s fight against cancer. 

  • School board OKs bond sale

    The Lancaster County school board met Tuesday night for the first time since the bond referendum passed last month, approving $199 million for school construction, safety and technology projects. 

    The board unanimously approved the resolutions to declare the results of the bond referendum and to allow the issuance and sale of the bonds.  

  • Evidence of forgery found floating in creek

    A Charlotte man is facing 28 felony counts of forgery in Lancaster County after local investigators found evidence of his crimes in a bottle floating in a creek.

    Lancaster County investigators have also prepared warrants against a Lancaster resident who they say helped the Charlotte man cash other forged checks.

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested William Randolph Umstead, 50, of Charlotte on April 13 at the Anson County, N.C., jail on 28 warrants for forgery.

  • Earth Day on the Greenway

    April showers didn’t dampen the spirits of those gathered Friday to celebrate Earth Day on the greenway at Constitution Park. 

    More than 50 people stood in the rain under colorful umbrellas and listened as speakers shared a common message to be better stewards of the Earth. Children ran and played in the green open space, and lunch was served on flying discs.

    Everyday people, politicians and children mingled and played in the green open space.

  • Get on back, Jack(son)

    Move to the back, Andrew Jackson. 

    Lancaster County’s native son will lose his place on the front of the $20 bill, where he has resided since 1928, the U.S. Treasury announced this week.

    Old Hickory, who served as the seventh U.S. president from 1829-37, is safe for a while. The new design won’t be released until 2020 and will not be in circulation until 2030. 

  • 2 candidates will compete in District 5

    Squeezing in just before the deadline passed, two candidates are seeking the open District 5 seat on Lancaster City Council.

    Nick Parris and Hazel Taylor filed Friday at the Lancaster County Voter Registration and Elections Office. The District 5 election is June 14, the same day as the statewide Democrat and Republican party primaries.