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Today's News

  • Clash Super Late Model Series opens LSS season

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host its 2017 season opener with a major event, the  Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series paying $5,000 to win Saturday night.

    The LSS card also features the Super Stock $750, SECA Crate Sportsman $750, Renegade $750 and Extreme 4 $500.

  • Lady Vols have new coach, veterans

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ softball team sports a new coach, and plenty of veteran players for the 2017 season.

    Coach Wesley Kidd, who built a strong softball program at West Stanley High School (N.C.) where he won a state title in 2013, is the Lady Vols’ new coach.

    Kidd is new to the AJ softball program, but sports a solid cast of returnees this spring, including three all-region players – seniors Kinsley Adams, Cassidy McKittrick and Morgan Hendrix.

  • Bruins fall to York, 7-4

    Lancaster saw a two-game win streak halted with a 7-4 home loss to York at the LHS baseball field on Wednesday.

    Tanton Burns led the Cougars with two hits and two RBIs. Thomas Caldwell supplied two hits and drove in a run.

    Nick Clayton, Drew Carroll and Austin Devinny each had a pair hits in York’s 13-hit attack.

    C.J. Brown led the Bruins with two hits, a stolen base and scored a run.

  • Lady Jackets down Cheraw

    The Buford High School softball team opened Region IV-AA play, taking a 5-0 win over Cheraw High School on Friday.

    BHS senior ace Sydney Sullivan hurled the win, notching 12 strikeouts and a walk.

    Hunter Allen, Emily Taylor and Hannah Boone each had two hits to lead the Buford attack.

    Lexie Sullivan, Morgan Deese, Tiffani Patterson and Kaylee Shelby each had a hit for the BHS girls.

  • Column: The conflicts of interest just keep coming in our Capitol

    Last week, as the state Senate discussed the so-called pension reform bill, Sen. Sandy Senn stood up to ask a few very specific questions about a proposed amendment and how it would affect law enforcement officers.
    In looking into why the Charleston Republican had a very narrow interest about what the bill would do for police, I found that she was an attorney who has worked for the S.C. Sheriffs Association, based on her Statement of Economic Interest.

  • Column: Sunshine on government is for the people, not the press

    It is Sunshine Week in South Carolina.
    The week is an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.
    But every week in our state, newspapers are stepping up to see that the public has access to government meetings and records.
    You might not know about these efforts, but if you read on you will learn of some of the outstanding ones entered this year into the S.C. Press Association’s Freedom of Information contests.          

  • Walmart workers wash feet, give kids new shoes, socks

    North Elementary students smiled Tuesday morning as they skipped to wash stations, where employees from the Walmart Distribution Center were waiting to wash their feet and give them new shoes and socks.

    Samaritan’s Feet, a nonprofit that has provided shoes to more than 6.5 million children around the world, brought its Shoes of Hope event to North’s gym Tuesday. The event was sponsored by Walmart Distribution of Pageland.

  • Bruins top Vols, 8-4

    Lancaster improved its regular-season baseball record to 2-1 with an 8-4 win over host Andrew Jackson High School on Saturday at the Volunteers’ field.

    The Bruins used 11 hits to key their eight runs in the four-run win over the Vols.

    C.J. Brown led the LHS offense with three hits, including two doubles and a home run. He drove in four runs and scored twice.

    Sergio Vasquez supplied two singles and a RBI. Logan Phillips produced two hits and scored twice.

  • Buford girls 4-0 on soccer season

    The Buford High girls soccer team upped its record to 4-0, blanking visiting Fairfield Central High School of Winnsboro, 9-0 on Thursday night.

    Isabella Jones and Alexa Blackmon led the BHS scoring with two goals each.

    Victoria Hinson, Payton Howell, Emma Larson, Kaylee Ghent and Cassie Bailey each scored one goal.

    Senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her fourth shutout of the season.

  • DaJuan would be proud of Ron, Sindarius

    This might sound off base, but I hope there was a hole in heaven Sunday.

    Funny as it might seem, it has nothing to do with the snow, but the descending beauty Sunday morning was something to behold.

    Hope you had a chance to admire the Lord’s creation.