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Today's News

  • NAS Center celebrates work of Sanders

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center, will honor the historic pottery traditions of the Catawba by celebrating one of the tribe’s respected contemporary potters, Caroleen Sanders.

  • Trio’s 24-under tops Kings of Kershaw

     

    The winning threesome shot a 24-under over 27 holes to win the annual Kings of Kershaw golf tournament at the Kershaw Golf Club on Saturday, Feb. 8.

  • AJ girls key sweep with undefeated league record

     

    PAGELAND – Andrew Jackson capped the Volunteers’ regular-season in splendid fashion, a road hoops sweep of Region IV-AA rival Central of Pageland on Monday, Feb. 17.

    The No. 5 Lady Vols rolled to complete a perfect region championship basketball season with a 72-42 win over the Lady Eagles.

  • Lady Bruins notch unbeaten region mark

     

    The Region III-AAAA champion Lancaster Lady Bruins, with a solid second-half charge, put the finishing touches on a perfect region basketball campaign with a 59-51 win over South Pointe of Rock Hill on Monday, Feb. 17.

  • Warriors top Jackets twice

     

    BUFORD – Strong finishes propelled Indian Land to a regular season-ending hoops sweep of Region IV-AA rival Buford on Monday, Feb. 17 in the BHS gym.

    The Warriors completed the hardwood broom job with a 60-43 win to give the third-ranked IL boys a perfect finish in region play with a 10-0 record.

  • Rams sweep Mustangs for perfect finishes

     The Rucker Rams garnered the gold in a sweet hardwood sweep Monday, Feb. 17 in the packed Lancaster High School gym.

    The Rams, in contrasting fashion, captured both ends of the hoops twin bill to down rival South Middle School.

  • Man stabbed to death Sunday

    An Indian Land man was found stabbed to death early Sunday morning, Feb. 16, though investigators are remaining tight-lipped about the circumstances leading to his death. 

  • Should S.C. pay for our surveillance?

    Gov. Nikki Haley’s executive budget grabbed a few headlines for its items on education, transportation, and Medicaid waiver programs. One component of the budget was almost completely ignored, however, and it shouldn’t be. The governor’s proposed spending plan includes $8.5 million in total funds – $5.3 million from the federal government – for a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Fusion Center.

  • U.S. needs better leaders

    French President Hollande and our own President Barack Obama are meeting this week and in a press conference claim to have reached four key points of action and agreement: 1 – spend more on curing global diseases; 2 – work to encourage other countries to fight climate change; 3 – start a dialogue about a transatlantic trade agreement, and 4 – roll back key parts of Iran’s nuclear program and uphold sanctions but not place any new sanctions.

  • Student scientists honored at 2014 district fair

     Reece Murphy

    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com

    Forget batteries, bright young Lancaster County third-grader William Tanner believed he could light a light bulb with common household items.

    Like any good scientist, William used the scientific method as a guide and asked the question formally: Will fruits, vegetables and liquids found around the house cause a light bulb to turn on?