Today's News

  • Meet your Neighbor – Bobby Morgan

    Name: Bobby Morgan

    Age: 58

    Address: Bailey Road

    Family: Wife, Cheryl, 53; children, Andy Morgan, 31, and Jessica Williams, 27; and two grandchildren, Allana Morgan, 8, and Morgan Williams, 2  

    Pets: A dog, Daisy; two cats, Roscoe and Sassy, and a lot of goats

    Job: Andrew Jackson State Park staff

    Church: Bethlehem Baptist Church

  • Bonus cheers for Volunteers

    The Andrew Jackson High cheerleaders, in addition to the Volunteers’ game-ending 14-0 win over Class A foe McBee High, had a little extra to cheer about Friday night at the eighth annual Founders Kickoff Classic.

  • Nighthawks fall twice in jamboree



    KERSHAW – It’s rare to see veteran high school football coach Johnny Roscoe sport a smile after a loss, much less two defeats, but he donned a few grins following Northern Guilford’s play in the eighth annual Founders Kickoff Classic at Andrew Jackson’s Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.

  • Vols, Bruins triumph



    KERSHAW – Lancaster and Andrew Jackson each posted a shutout on each end of the eighth annual Founders Federal Kickoff Classic at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.

  • Bradley’s 67 nets early lead in club championship play

    Lancaster High golfer Dalton Bradley posted a 67 to take the early lead in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship on Saturday.

    Bradley carded a 32-35 – five-under – to take a two-shot lead over Skip Small, who registered a 70 (33-37).

  • Lancaster chapter boys tops in all-star state field



    The Lancaster chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association produced a first at the Thomas D. Todd all-stars championship tournament at the Pickens Country Club last weekend.

  • City settles with fired detective

    Former Lancaster police officer Pat Parsons and the city of Lancaster have reached an out-of-court settlement in his lawsuit against the city. 

    Mike Malone, the city’s labor attorney, said Friday that the two sides agreed to a deal in principle on July 28 and finalized that deal Thursday. 

  • Kershaw seeks to recoup taxes

    KERSHAW – The town of Kershaw hopes to recoup money it now realizes may be owed to them by the federal government. 

    Town Council voted 6-0 Monday to contract with Municipal Energy Consultants LLC, a California company that is letting local governments know they can get rebates for paying federal excise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. 

    The company says municipalities are exempt from paying the taxes, which are automatically levied when you pay for fuel at a gas station.  

  • Heath Springs continues with its town renovations

    HEATH SPRINGS – With sweeping renovations done to the outside of Heath Springs Town Hall and the adjoining fire station, officials are now turning their attention to the interior. 

    At its monthly meeting Tuesday, Town Council discussed preliminary pricing for new carpet, lighting and paint throughout the Duncan Street building, including the business office and meeting room. 

  • Redistricting map to be considered at meeting

    Lancaster County Council will look at adopting a county redistricting map for use in a series of public hearings when it meets Monday. 

    County Administrator Steve Willis said a large map will be available at the meeting for council and the public to review. The map will include a proposed split between the northern and southern portions of the Panhandle into two separate county districts.