Today's News

  • Lancers split games with Pitt

    The University of South Carolina Lancers split four games in a weekend series with Pitt Community College in Greenville, N.C., March 7-8.

  • Schmidt column: Searching for the truth

    I am always in a search for truth. I cannot find much coming out of our current administrative branch of our GovCo.  George Orwell said, “Some ideas are so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe them.”
    This statement describes Marie Harf, spokesperson for the U.S. State  Department and the folks she works for. 

  • Horton opens Unique Hair Design-The School

    Melissa Horton, who has been interested in styling hair since childhood, has now opened the first barber school in Lancaster.
    At her professional styling salon, Unique Hair Design, 208 W. Meeting St., Horton has a desire to see barbers meet their fullest potential, she said.
    “I got my start washing my grandma’s wigs in an old-time wringer-washer,” she said, laughing. “I’d hang the wigs on the clothesline to dry then spray them with starch which worked as good as hair spray. I was getting my grandma ready for revival meetings.”

  • Never count these girls out

    COLUMBIA – State championship gold was the Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ capital gain in Columbia on Saturday, March 7.

  • Jackets win Comporium crown


    KERSHAW – Buford notched a 3-2 win over Class AAA South Pointe High of Rock Hill to earn the Comporium Preseason Invitational baseball championship at the Andrew Jackson field on Saturday, March 7.

  • Lady Jackets win preseason tourney


    The Buford High School Lady Jackets softball team won the preseason high school softball championship with a 6-5 win over Class AAAA Northwestern of Rock Hill at BHS on Saturday, March 7.

  • Lady Bruins perfect in their teamwork, title



        On a historic weekend in our nation, the Lancaster High School Lady Bruins achieved a basketball landmark of their own in the Palmetto State capital.

  • Lady Bruins 27-0h!


    COLUMBIA – The Lancaster Lady Bruins’ game-ending charge produced an electric hardwood moment.

  • LCEDC issues front and center at meetings

    The words “economic development” were a hot topic Monday, March 9, as discussions regarding FOIA letters, financial information, conflicts of interest and “witch hunts” were all bandied about by county officials during two separate meetings.
    The discussions began during the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. board of directors meeting Monday afternoon and ended with a long discussion by county officials during the Lancaster County Council meeting that evening.

  • Schwartz column: Tell Gregory to vote ‘no’ on gas tax hike

    The big issue facing our legislators this year in Columbia is a massive new gas tax hike. Big money special interest groups like the S.C. Chamber of Commerce have been aggressively lobbying the Legislature to vote for proposals that would double our current gas tax rate.