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Today's News

  • Harris takes foot care to Nigeria

    Dr. William Harris IV is a beloved husband, father, son and a podiatrist with Carolina Podiatry Group in Lancaster and Indian Land. Behind the persona of the soft-spoken bow-tie-wearing doctor beats the warm heart of a man of international good will.
    Only after being prompted by several of his patients did Dr. Harris agree to talk with me about his trip last year to Lagos, Nigeria, to train local health-care professionals.

  • Column: Join letter carriers to Stamp Out Hunger!

    The National Association of Letter Carriers will hold its Stamp Out Hunger food drive May 14. Lancaster postal employees will again participate in this national effort, with your help.
    Now in its 24th year, Stamp Out Hunger! is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year, letter carriers collected 70.6 million pounds of food from postal customers across the country, bringing the total donations to more than 1.4 billion pounds of food collected along postal routes since the drive began.

  • Column: Business owners suffering unfairly in LGBT disputes

    It just keeps getting more and more interesting and perplexing. I am just not quite sure what to make of it all.
    The list continues to grow of businesses across the country that have been sued or threatened with lawsuits because they refused to provide services for individuals/couples who are openly gay. Some businesses have closed because of this, at least temporarily.

  • High school soccer roundup

    The Buford High School Lady Jackets evened their record at 9-9 on the season, taking a 3-1 home win over county rival Andrew Jackson in Region IV-AA play.

    The Lady Jackets’ Victoria Hinson scored three goals to lead BHS to the win. Hinson has a school record 31 goals on the season, 47 career goals.

    Emma Larson had an assist for the BHS girls. BHS keeper Tory Knight posted three saves.

  • Jordan leaving USCL soccer post

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster soccer program is looking for a coach to lead the men’s and women’s teams.

    Lancaster native Randy Jordan, who has guided the USCL soccer program for the last six seasons, has resigned the dual post.

    “It is time for me to step down and focus on my full-time job, on the businesses that I own and on my family,” Jordan said in his letter of resignation.

  • Comporium is Discoveries Soccer Club title sponsor

    ROCK HILL – Discoveries Soccer Club (DSC) has finalized an agreement with Comporium to be its 2016-17 title sponsor.

    According to DSC officials, the partnership for the upcoming season will provide additional advertising and growth opportunities for the youth soccer program in this area.  

  • Bruins claw Centurions, 9-2

    Lancaster capped Region III-AAA baseball play, rolling to a 9-2 win over region runner-up Broome on Thursday night at Doomsday Corner.

    The Bruins’ seven-run win gave LHS, 10-7 overall record, a 5-5 region mark.

  • Wemes’ blast lifts the Lady Jackets

    Buford’s Kristin Wemes connected on a towering two-run home run to lift the Lady Jackets to an 8-6 win over Lancaster in nine innings at the LHS softball field on Thursday night.

    Wemes’ long home run came an inning after Lancaster had ignited for two runs to tie the game at 6-all and force a second extra inning.

  • Davis to play for Pioneers

    Gabby Davis, as a three-sport standout at Buford High School, has had her share of shining moments, but it’s volleyball that’s going to take her to the next level.

    Davis, a 5-11 star outside hitter for the Lady Jackets, is bound for Spartanburg Methodist College to play for the Pioneers.

    As family and friends witnessed Thursday afternoon, she made it official signing with the NJCAA Region X school in the BHS conference room.

  • Relay for Life’s community of caring

    More than 200 cancer survivors were honored April 16 at the annual Relay for Life Survivor’s Luncheon at Covenant Baptist Church.  

    Debra Steen shared with an audience of cancer fighters and their supporters her story of struggle and survival in her husband’s fight against cancer.