• Buford High School Statistics


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    Buford High School Class of 2013

    • 141-Number of graduates in the class of 2013
    • 122-Number of college-bound students
    • 12-Number of military commitments
    • Valedictorian-Chesney Lyles
    • $2.1 million-Approximate scholarships awarded
  • Indian Land High School


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    Indian Land High School Class of 2013

    • 179-Number of graduates in the class of 2013
    • 169-Number of college-bound students
    • 4-Number of military commitments
    • Valedictorian: Daniel Crofford
    • $2.2 million-Approximate scholarships awarded


  • Andrew Jackson High School Statistics


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    Andrew Jackson High School Class of 2013

    • 115-Number of graduates in the class of 2013
    • 58-Number of college-bound students
    • 2-Number of military commitments
    • Valedictorian: Rebecca Halle-Brooke Thompson
    • $2-Approximate scholarships awarded
  • Buford High School

    The themes of live, laugh, love and learn were not lost on Buford High School senior class president Hunter Faile.
    Brushing away a few tears, Faile was overwhelmed by the significance of the occasion as she implored her fellow 140 graduates on Friday night to always set their sights high.
    “It has been said we must shoot for the stars because even if we miss, we’ll land on the moon,” Faile said. “We never know where life will take us.”

  • Council gives nod to new site for Lancaster County Economic Development Corp.

    What do the county’s historic jail, administration building and upcoming Air-Rail Industrial Park have in common?

    At one point in time or another, all three have been suggested as a possible new home for the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp., though it seems county officials now have another location in mind.

    During Lancaster County Council’s meeting May 20, council members gave a nod to constructing a new LCEDC office building inside Lancaster Business Park.

  • Heath Springs firefighters get FEMA grant for rescue tools

    HEATH SPRINGS – Emergency personnel in Heath Springs will soon be better equipped to help people in life-threatening situations.

    Heath Springs Volunteer Fire Department is the recipient of a $47,178 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The money will allow the department to buy extrication tools used to free people trapped during vehicle accidents.

    Part of the grant money will go toward rescue equipment related to low-angle rope rescue.

  • Talf Wrenn never buys into excuses

    KERSHAW – No, the name of Andrew Jackson High School’s Talf Wrenn isn’t listed among those in this year’s graduating South Carolina seniors to go through an entire academic career without missing a single day.

    There were two days Talf missed at Andrew Jackson Middle School in the sixth grade attributed to an allergic reaction to a medication for pneumonia.

    Then, there were five days he was absent as a fourth-grader at Kershaw Elementary School.

  • Final Leadership Lancaster session focuses on law enforcement

    The sudden impact from the forced entry startled mostly everybody who was inside.

    A team of SWAT team officers burst through the door in search of a wanted criminal suspect. There was no advance phone call. No knock at the door. Just a group of masked authorities armed to the hilt and a flash bang.

    Though such stealth operations happen in Lancaster County more often than you’d think, this particular scenario was a simulation performed for participants in the Leadership Lancaster program.

  • Burglary in progress thwarted

    A S.C. Law Enforcement Division helicopter whirred overhead Thursday morning, May 30, as droves of deputies searched a wooded area near the Sedgefield subdivision on the hunt for two men wanted for a home burglary. 

    Within a few hours, both men were arrested after a tense chase that began in the 5000 block of Sedgefield Drive after a woman called 911 at 8:45 a.m. about a burglary in progress. 

  • Authorities arrest two burglary suspects

    Lancaster County Sheriff's Office arrested two burglary suspects Thursday afternoon. Check back later for details.