.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Howington takes first win at Super Speedway

    Drew Howington captured his first career win to highlight action Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Howington, in the SECA Crate Sportsman main event, was on the front row with “Wild Bill” Knight.

    When the green flag fell, Knight, Howington, Jacob “Smooth” Catoe and Brady Kirk battled for the lead entering turn one.

  • Lady Jackets swarm CHS

    The unbeaten Buford High School girls soccer team moved to 13-0 as the Lady Jackets blanked Class AAA foe Chester, 9-0 on Friday night at BHS.

    BHS’s Victoria Hinson led all scorers with four goals.

    Cassie Bailey, Payton Howell, Jadon Vick, Emma Larson and Isabella Jones each scored one.

    Lady Jackets’ senior keeper Tory Knight recorded her 11th shutout of the season.

  • Lancers lace Indians in sweep

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers swept a Region X baseball series from visiting USC Salkehatchie, winning two doubleheaders at the Lancaster High School baseball field over the weekend.

    The Lancers, 34-11, 9-3, prevailed Sunday, winning 11-8 and 11-1.

    The nightcap ended in dramatic fashion as Jared Williams slammed a three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning with two out to cap the three-run win.

  • Vols fall to Tigers

    Andrew Jackson fell to Swansea, 10-2 in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert High School on Monday.

    AJ led 1-0 after three innings, but the Tigers rallied for the eight-run win.

    Heath Gandy generated three hits, including a triple, to lead the Vols' seven-hit attack. He added a RBI.

    Colby Jackson and William Wrape each had a double and scored a run.

    Brett Percival and Will Hudson each had a hit.

  • Jackets top Knights, 7-5

    Buford edged North Central, 7-5 in a Region IV-AA baseball play Friday night at Buford Park.

    Johnathan Belk, 2-0, was the winner, going a third of an inning and allowing two walks and one hit batter. He struck out one.

    Brett Sistare, in two frames, earned the save, giving up two hits and no walks. He struck out three.

  • Lady Vols edge Fort Mill, 2-1

    The Andrew Jackson High Lady Volunteers blanked Class AAAAA foe Fort Mill, 2-1 in prep softball play Thursday night.

    Morgan Hendrix hurled the Lady Vols’ win, allowing seven hits.

    FM’s Bella Roy took the loss, tossing a five hitter.

    Hendrix aided her cause with a hit and a RBI. Rebecca Price also had a hit and drove in a run for the AJ girls.

  • Dems cancel tonight’s 5th District debate

    Tonight’s scheduled debate among the three Democrats seeking the state’s vacant 5th District congressional seat has been canceled.
    No specific reason was given, and it is not known if the debate will be rescheduled for a later date.
    “We had to pull the plug on the town hall meeting,” said Keith Grey, chairman of the Lancaster County Democratic Party. The debate had been scheduled for 7 p.m. at USC Lancaster’s Stevens Auditorium.

  • Small fire extinguished quickly at Keer America

    A small fire caused minor damage but no injuries Friday night at Keer America, and the textile facility was back to full production Saturday morning.
    “We have not had to deal with an emergency situation at our plant since we opened two years ago,” said Leah Lee, Keer America’s director of business administration. “This was our first, and Keer is very appreciative that the fire departments were able to extinguish the fire quickly and clear out the smoke.”

  • Highway named for slain Deputy McCants

    It’s been nearly 25 years since York County Deputy and Lancaster native Brent McCants died in the line of duty on a then-lonely stretch of Dave Lyle Boulevard in Rock Hill.
    Since then, his mother Myra McCants of Lancaster has kept her son’s memory alive through her steadfast support of the law enforcement community, and Tuesday they showed their appreciation by designating a section of the road where he died as the Deputy Brent McCants Memorial Highway.

  • Norman touts record in business, politics

    Congressional candidate Ralph Norman made his pitch to about 45 people at a Monday night campaign event at historic Craig Farm in Lancaster.
    Norman, a 63-year-old Rock Hill real estate developer, is one of seven Republicans running for the 5th  District seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, who was appointed White House budget director of the Office of Management and Budget.
    The weather was perfect for the outdoor event, where Norman mingled with the crowd, gave a short speech and answered questions from the audience.