Today's News

  • York decks Lancaster

    Monday was a down day for the Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team in League V play.
    The P-31 juniors, on the road at York Post 66, dropped an 11-1 loss in a game halted in the fifth inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.
    Zac Blackmon, who worked 2.1 innings, took the loss on the mound. Alex Griffin worked two innings before York closed out the game in the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule.

  • Warriors looking for new AD following Edwards’ resignation

    INDIAN LAND – For the third time in two years, Indian Land High School is looking for a new athletics director.
    Mike Edwards, who has served as the Warriors athletics director since his hiring in June of 2018, has resigned.
    “I was relieved of my duties as athletic director by David Shamble (Indian Land High School principal) and asked to resign,” said Edwards in a statement on Friday, May 31.
    Edwards, 58, didn’t make any further comment, but noted he was hired for the job June 1, 2018.

  • Sheppard wins first-ever World Of Outlaws race at Lancaster

    The World Of Outlaws Super Late Model Series did not disappoint anyone Saturday night, as this was its first time ever at Lancaster Speedway.
    When the green flag dropped to start the race, hometown driver Ben Watkins led the big dogs of the World Of Outlaw Super Late Model field.
    Watkins had the highside in his favor as he was throwing down some laps that the World Of Outlaw drivers could not catch up to in the race.
    Watkins, at this point, started to pull away from the field.

  • Piranhas practice ahead of 2019 swim season
  • Column: Come share your ideas for reviving downtown

    The J. Marion Sims Foundation has proudly focused on building healthy communities for nearly 25 years. Over the past several years, we have been out in the community, listening to the voices of all people, celebrating our assets, and hearing the hopes and dreams of our residents. We call this work community engagement.

  • PTSO event: Food trucks galore in IL on June 8

    Indian Land High’s Parent Teacher Student Organization is hoping to start a new community event to bring Indian Land residents together, and what brings everyone together better than food?
    Food Truck Saturday is from 5-9 p.m. June 8 at the Indian Land High School football practice field, with food trucks, inflatables, a DJ, an obstacle course and craft vendors.
    “We wanted to do something to bring the community together and also highlight the Indian Land PTSO,” said Pam Houge, the group’s president.

  • There is no quit in Casey Carnes

    Casey Carnes is fiercely independent, self-reliant, smart and a bit stubborn. According to her dad, her first words as a toddler were “I do it myself.”
    Those traits have served the 21-year-old Buford native well. As a cadet in the Civil Air Patrol, she has endured the harsh winter of Alaska, where she trapped, skinned and cooked a rabbit to survive.
    Her indomitable spirit helped her overcome a traumatic brain injury from a car wreck four years ago.

  • June features run of LMS track action

    The Lancaster Motor Speedway schedule for June promises to feature plenty of action on the half-mile dirt oval.
    The details about the upcoming June 8 race are still being worked out, but LMS fans can find the latest details by checking the Lancaster Motor Speedway Caskey/Munn page on Facebook.
    June is set up to be a busy month at the track.
    The month opened with the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Super Late Model Series on Saturday night with the $10,000 prize.

  • Post 31 falls at home Thursday

    The winless Lancaster Post 31 senior baseball team, 0-3 on the season, will look to get on track when it returns to American Legion League III play June 11.
    The P-31 senior team dropped a 3-1 loss to Fort Mill Post 43 to cap the squad’s May schedule on Thursday night at Eggleton Field.
    Lancaster, which opened its season with losses to Rock Hill Post 34 last week, will look to rebound at home when the P-31 seniors will face League III newcomer Chapin-Newberry in a 7 p.m. game a week from Tuesday night.

  • Allen leads BHS girls hoops honors

    Buford High School senior guard Hunter Allen, a Class AA all-state and an all-region selection, led the Lady Jackets basketball awards for the 2018-19 season.
    Hunter and her BHS hoops teammates were honored at the team’s annual awards night May 19 at La Chalupa Mexican Restaurant in Lancaster.
    Allen, who averaged 14.3 points and 3.9 rebounds to go with three assists and 4.7 steals a game, was honored as the BHS girls basketball MVP.