Today's News

  • Jackets battle Vols to highlight prep play

    County bragging rights and position in Region IV-AA play are the stakes as Andrew Jackson and Buford battle to highlight prep football action Friday night.

    The 4-1 Volunteers, coming off their first loss of the season, will be at home to face the rival BHS Yellow Jackets in AJ’s annual homecoming game.

    Buford, fresh off its first win, will be looking to stay unbeaten in region play after taking a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield High School last Wednesday night.

    AJ dropped a 28-17 loss to North Central in Boonetown on Wednesday night.

  • Vincent Anniversary

    Jackie and Kay Hinson Vincent celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 10, 2018. 

    They were married Aug. 10, 1968, in Kershaw. 

    A party was given in their honor by their sons and family members, and they celebrated with their family and siblings for a week at Edisto Beach. 

    The Vincents have two sons, Daniel Vincent and his wife, Kendra, of Westminster, and Patrick Vincent and his wife, Jana, of Kershaw; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

  • Thorne-Glover Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thorne announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylen Nicole Thorne, to Gabriel Neal Glover, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 2018, at The Bottle Factory in Monroe, N.C.

    Miss Thorne is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Baxley of Lancaster and Ms. Betty Thorne of Great Falls. She is a 2013 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2018 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor of science in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Lexington Medical Center.

  • Buford Middle volleyball wins tournament
  • Shrine Race ready to roll Thursday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway roars back into action with a Thursday night special this week.

    The annual Shrine Race, a LMS fixture for years, but absent from the track schedule for the past few seasons, is set to make a return Thursday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    LMS fans and drivers have been asking for this race to return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for years.

    New track co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have listened and responded and the Shrine Race is headed back to the track.

  • Lancers soccer teams fall

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer teams have had a tough go of it in recent play, battling foes and dodging the weather.

    The Lancers dropped a pair of losses at Wake Tech in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 7.

    The USCL men lost to Wake Tech of Raleigh, N.C., falling 5-0.

    "We played well, but gave up three goals early," USCL coach David Parnell said. “That put us in a hole.”

    Wake Tech scored on a penalty kick and added a late goal off a USCL player in its shutout win.

  • LHS swimmers eighth in Upstate Invitational

    The Lancaster High School swim team placed eighth overall in the Upstate Invitational swim meet held Sept. 8 at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center.

    The Bruins, in the 16-team field, were eighth overall with 80 points.

    The LHS girls were sixth place in the women’s field with 56 points and the LHS boys placed ninth with 24 points.

    Makenzy Mills led the Lancaster High School girls with a second in the 50 freestyle and she placed third in the 100 backstroke,

  • Buford Middle notches win

    Staff Reports

    The Buford Middle School football team evened its record at 1-1 on the season with a 28-12 win over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School on Wednesday.

    Buford Middle built a 20-6 halftime lead and stayed in control for the 16-point win.

    BMS broke on top as Preston Scott raced 40 yards to give the Jackets a 6-0 lead.

    Tanner Sellers, who had a big day for the winners, tallied on a 25-yard run to give Buford Middle a 12-0 edge in the first half.

    Sellers also scored on the two-point play for a 14-0 lead.

  • AJ Volunteers trio saluted

    FORT MILL – A talented trio of Andrew Jackson High School football players earned top honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill on Tuesday.

    The Volunteers’ ace threesome included Gavin Phillips, Ryan Hunter and Luke Faulkenberry.

    Phillips was tabbed as the Class A-AAAA Defensive Player of the Week.

  • Team’s 52 tops Rotary field

    The winning foursome shot a 20-under 52 to win the annual Rotary Open golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

    The winning team included Kenny Faulkenberry, Sonny Hardin, Wayne Joynor and Quinton Rodgers.

    The top prize was $1,000 for the tournament, which included 15 teams.

    Hardin said his team had a “good day.”