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Today's News

  • Panthers visit Broncos to open 2016 season

    CHARLOTTE – The 2016 NFL season will begin with the same matchup that capped the 2015 season – in historically unique fashion.

    The Carolina Panthers will visit the Denver Broncos on Sept. 8 to kick off the season.

  • LHS girls win track meet

    The Lancaster High girls prevailed in a seven-team meet, topping the field with 159 points at Buford High School on April 5.

    The Lady Bruins were followed by host Buford and Cheraw, who tied for second with 89 points each.

    Metrolina Christian Academy was third with 87 points. Central, with 54.5 points, was fifth and followed by McBee (32.5) and Great Falls (18).

    In the boys meet, Central led the way with 127 points and was followed by Lancaster with 124.

  • Cauthen’s homer lifts AJ Volunteers

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers captured a non-region baseball win in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night at AJ.

    The Vols’ John Cauthen opened the AJ seventh inning, smashing a first-pitch home run to lift AJ to a 6-5 win over Class A Lewisville High School.

    Lewisville entered the game as the sixth-ranked team in Class A baseball.

  • Running for Ryan is Saturday

    A highlight of the Lancaster County high school track season – the annual Running for Ryan – is Saturday at the Lancaster High School track.

    The 2016 Running for Ryan, in its 10th year, includes a county track meet featuring all four county high schools at 10 a.m.

  • Downtown fixture in flux

    Step into Craig Mathis’ store on Lancaster’s Main Street, and you’ll see a business shedding its old skin and becoming new again. 

    A shrinking clearance corner with stilettos and sequined gowns is being overtaken by a larger selection of tuxedos and a growing assortment of computers, cell phones and tablets awaiting repair.

  • McCoy plan plagiarizes N.C. report

    Nearly all of the “Strategic Operations Plan Proposal” on Lancaster County sheriff candidate William McCoy’s Facebook page was lifted directly from a document published by a North Carolina police department.

  • Lady Warriors soccer going strong

    The Indian Land Warriors have forged a reputation as an elite team in Class AA girls soccer and the 2016 season is following in a successful path on the pitch.
    The third-ranked IL girls of veteran soccer coach Mark Bonda are 14-1 to date, with their lone loss a 1-0 setback at the hands of Class AAAA defending state champion J.L. Mann of Greenville in a Columbia tournament.

  • Lady Jackets continue soccer progress

    The Buford High Lady Jackets are in their second season of varsity soccer and the BHS booters continue to make solid strides.
    BHS, which earned a playoff bid and postseason win in its first season of soccer last spring, is 8-7 on the 2016 campaign, which includes a 2-1 mark in Region IV-AA play.

  • Warriors honor mat stars

    The Indian Land Warriors saluted a host of standout wrestlers at the annual ILHS and middle school wrestling awards April 5.
    The ILHS Warriors finished 18-11 and ranked ninth in the final Class AA-A state wrestling poll.
    Senior Will Van Hoose, who posted a 42-3 record and finished third in the Class A-AA state field at 195, was honored as ILHS varsity’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. He was also selected to the North-South All-Star wrestling Classic as one of the top senior grapplers in the state.

  • Destructive blight found on tomatoes in Beaufort

    Clemson University

    Late blight disease, the most destructive and infectious disease affecting tomatoes and Irish potatoes, has been reported this week on tomatoes in a home garden in Beaufort County.
    The diseased plants have been destroyed, but further spread of late blight to other areas of South Carolina is likely if the fungal-like pathogen arrived via spores blown up from Florida. To make matters worse, the cool, cloudy and wet weather in large parts of the state created ideal conditions for escalation.