Today's News

  • There’s more at stake than you think

    At this week’s organizational session, South Carolina House lawmakers will be asked to make several important decisions, including who becomes speaker of the house and speaker pro tempore.

    The identity of the next speaker, however, was all but a foregone conclusion, and some other points may be both more controversial and more important.

  • New S.C. rep pursuing lawsuits from 2012 election

    As the S.C. House returns next month to debate a proposed rule that critics say would discourage citizen testimony before legislative committees, an incoming freshman representative is pursuing defamation lawsuits against two supporters of his opponent in the 2012 race.

    Newly elected Rep. Greg Duckworth, R-Horry, filed separate suits in December 2012 against an Horry County couple, Charles Collins and Bren Gibson, contending they defamed him in separate online letters to the editor, which asked readers to support then-Rep. Tracy Edge in the June 2012 Republican primary.

  • No more roads in county system?

    After years of heated debates about the acceptance of new roads into the county's road system, a plan to close the system for good is one step closer to reality following a vote by county officials late last month. 

  • Romarco delays hiring at Haile Gold Mine

    KERSHAW – It may take just a little longer to get hired for the scheduled mining project at the Haile Gold Mine.

  • Hospice provides ‘Hope for the Holidays’

    Home Care & Hospice of Lancaster Chaplain Frankie Melton smiled as he expressed how grief was going to be replaced with overwhelming joy Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Immanuel Baptist Church.

  • ‘A New Day’

    COLUMBIA – Jay Lucas was thankful of his colleague’s support when they elected him speaker of the S.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday, Dec. 2. 

  • Lucas sets positive changes

    During his opening remarks on Tuesday, Dec. 2, S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas urged his fellow legislators to set these five personal priorities in the upcoming session:

  • IL Warriors split in opener


    Indian Land split in its varsity opener Tuesday, Dec. 3 when the Warriors battled Culbertson at ILHS.

    The CHS girls, led by former Buford coach Joel Allen, took a 50-27 win, and the IL boys rebounded for the 78-71 victory.

  • Jackets split in home opener


    The Buford boys opened their regular-season hoops slate at home with the Lewisville Lions, hoping to make coach Garrett Hammond’s varsity hardwood debut a bright one, but the Lions had other plans.

    The Buford girls stayed unbeaten as the Lady Jackets prevailed in the opener.

  • Vols divide pair with LC Stallions


    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson opened its 2014-15 hoops season with a split with Class AA foe Lee Central in the AJ gym on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

    The game was not a surprise that it was a tough battle from the beginning for both Volunteers’ teams.