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Today's News

  • Warriors top CHS Bulldogs in OT

    Warriors rally to knock off Camden, 20-14 in overtime

  • Bruins edge Red Hawks, 23-20

    Jacob Cato's 22-yard field goal lifts Bruins to 23-20 win over Westwood High School.

  • Column: Journalism is under attack when our country needs it the most

    When has the work of journalists been more important?
    Was it 50 years ago, when America’s inner cities were burning and the Pentagon was hiding the scope and nature of the war in Vietnam?
    Or 100 years ago, when the administration of President Woodrow Wilson was muzzling newspapers and churning out propaganda in support of the nation’s involvement in what would become known as World War I?

  • Column: $312M in gas tax revenue accumulated as of Aug. 31

    As of Aug. 31, the state of South Carolina was sitting on nearly $312 million in revenues from the gas-tax-hike law that took effect more than 15 months ago – despite promises from lawmakers that the money would go toward fixing crumbling roads.
    Newly released records from the S.C. Department of Transportation and state Comptroller General’s Office show that of the approximately $362.3 million collected since July 1, 2017, $15.8 million, or less than 4.5 percent of the total, was spent on listed “external” projects.

  • Hanging Rock Kartway in action

    For the fans looking to catch a local track near Lancaster, Hanging Rock Kartway will be hosting a go-kart race Saturday.
    Hanging Rock is located on 1082 Horton Rollins Road, Kershaw, S.C., 29067.
    Gates open at noon, with 1 open round and 1 class qualifying/practice at 2 p.m. and racing at 5.
    Gate fees will be kids age 5 and under free, 6-12 years-old $5, 13 years-old and up $15.

  • Warriors’ Dickerson leads Tri-County honors

    RICHBURG – Indian Land High School senior kicker Brandon Dickerson was the lone Lancaster County high school football player honored at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday.
    Dickerson was named the Class A-AAAA Specialist of the Week after his stellar showing in the Warriors’ 57-0 homecoming win over the Keenan Raiders.
    Dickerson drilled three extra points, a 49-yard field goal and averaged 34.4 yards per punt in the ILHS shutout win.

  • Ern moves on up in Picks

    There was notable movement in the Pigskin Picks last week.
    Former Picks champ Ernie “Big E” Rowell leap-frogged his brother Eric “The Red” Rowell – wow, that was a real sight to see.
    Ern is now in second behind the panel rascal – Robert “How We Luv The Little Rascals.”
    “Yep, Eric was so focused on the front that he forgot his back,” Ern said. “I slipped in the backdoor and looking to kick open the front door.”
    Now, Howey holds a two-game edge on Ern, with Ern two up on Eric.

  • Jackets’ Griffin gives total effort

    Buford High School senior linebacker Tyler Griffin has a simple explanation to the Jackets’ extraordinary turnaround this season.
    Buford, 5-3, has won five straight since opening the season with three straight losses.
    “I knew once we got in region play, we were going to be alright,” Griffin said.
    “In our first three games, we played teams who had few players going both ways,” Griffin said. “They were sending 11 on and 11 off and that makes a big difference.

  • Elite trio heads first Buford Hall of Fame class

    The inaugural class of the Buford High School Athletic Hall of Fame includes two star athletes and a state champion coach.
    The ace trio featured state champion wrestler James McKinney, girls basketball star Cynthia West and state champion baseball coach Steve Lewis.
    The elite three were inducted during the Jackets’ homecoming game with Carolina Christian on Friday night at BHS’s Jackets Stadium.

  • Guest Column: How to choose the best Medicare option for you

    With Medicare Open Enrollment running from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, here’s a question I’m hearing often.
    What is better – original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan?
    The first approach would include original Medicare Parts A (hospital) and B (doctors), which usually covers 80 percent of your medical cost, plus a Medicare supplement (also called Medigap insurance) sold by private insurance companies, which helps pay the 20 percent that original Medicare doesn’t cover. This approach would require a Medicare Part D (prescription) plan.