Today's News

  • Middleton alumni games Saturday


    Andrew Jackson softball coach Steve Middleton will host an alumni game for former players who played for coach Middleton at Andrew Jackson High School, 1997-2014.

    Players who played at Buford High School from 1983-1988 and Central from 1988 – 1995 are  urged to attend.

  • Lancaster man scratches $100K lottery ticket

    A Lancaster man’s routine had him in the right spot at the right time recently to buy a very valuable lottery ticket.

  • Wilt column: Refusal to fund criminal justice system denies constitutional rights

    The Lancaster County fiscal year 2015-16 administrator’s recommended budget was posted on the county website on Thursday, April 2, and presented to the County Council’s Administration Committee the same day.
    In a surprising development, the serious difficulties in the Lancaster County criminal justice system are not adequately addressed in this budget, as they were not addressed in the 2014-15 budget.

  • Pitts column: Restricting PSE won’t fix meth problem

    As a former law enforcement officer, I have seen firsthand the unfortunate effects of meth on South Carolina. While meth production is undoubtedly a national issue, S.C. policymakers and law enforcement cannot ignore the threats presented by the influx of meth coming into the United States from Mexico.
    According to the DEA, 90 percent of meth found within American borders was produced in Mexico. Between 2009 and 2014, the amount of meth seized at the Mexican border increased by over 500 percent.

  • Slams spark Lancers’ sweep of Indians


    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers capped a Region X home sweep of USC Salkehatchie in dramatic fashion.

  • Warriors’ Rogers, Vols’ Wright reap boys hardwood awards


    A familiar face and a new one emerged on the Lancaster County high school boys basketball landscape for the  2014-15 season.

    Veteran Indian Land High School guard Darnell Rogers repeated as The Lancaster News’ Player of the Year for boys basketball.

  • Lady Bruins' Rivers, Robinson earn girls basketball top honors


    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins were hands down the toast of the Lancaster County high school girls basketball season.

    The 2014-15 LHS girls season will go down as the Lady Bruins state championship campaign.

  • Jackets earn tourney title


    Good Friday 2015 was grand for the Buford High School baseball team.

    The 15-0 Jackets, capping their spring break week at the beach baseball tournament, wrapped up the Mingo Bay Classic B Division tournament championship.

  • Lanning column: Have you believed in Jesus' resurrection?

    The biblical evidence for Christ’s resurrection is substantial.
    On the day he arose from the dead, he appeared five different times to one or more of his disciples. First, he appeared to Mary Magdalene. Next, he appeared to several women near the empty tomb. Sometime during that day, he appeared to Peter, and that afternoon he appeared to two disciples walking on the Emmaus road. That night, he appeared to his 11 apostles and others with them in Jerusalem.

  • Mollette column: Jesus did not discriminate, and we shouldn’t either

    Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week, Good Friday and Easter. This is the Christian holiday. Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the grave.
    Intimidated, scared, crazy followers of Jesus were filled with courage and new hope as they saw and touched Jesus after his resurrection. Those young frightened men suddenly became world changers and were willing to die for what they had experienced. The hope they promoted and wrote about is still impacting billions of people on the planet today who follow Christ and the Bible.