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Today's News

  • LHS volleyball scrimmage Saturday

    The annual Lancaster High School volleyball scrimmage is Saturday, Aug. 25 in the LHS gym.

    The varsity field includes Andrew Jackson, Buford, Central of Pageland and host Lancaster on court one.

  • Dirt Diamonds shine in play

    The Dirt Diamonds travel softball team went 5-0 and captured the CSA 14U national championship Aug. 11-12 in Florence.

    The Diamonds, in pool play, defeated the Sumter Shockers 5-4 (win Haley Vincent) and Carolina Reign 8-0 (win Haley Vincent).

  • Experience key for Plyler

     

       

    BUFORD – Buford High School star defensive player Marcus Brown is no longer part of the Jackets’ football program, but BHS senior offensive right tackle Andrew Plyler still appreciates Brown’s play.

  • 10th Diabetes Educaton Clinic tourney set

    Anniversaries are always important, but achieving the 10th anniversary of a fund-raiser is a record-setting event.

    On Saturday, Aug. 25, the Diabetes Education Clinic will set a new record in Lancaster with its 10th annual captain’s choice golf tournament.

  • One arrested after marijuana grow house bust

    INDIAN LAND – A lengthy investigation led to the bust of a indoor marijuana grow house on Possum Hollow Road Road early Thursday. 

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies have seized several guns, along with hashish and marijuana with an estimated street value of $100,000.

    So far, one man has been arrested. Check back later for details.

     

    Contact Chris Sardelli at (803) 416-8416

     

       

  • It’s time to buckle down to school

    The last few weeks have been busy for teachers, students and their families as they scrambled to prepare for the school bells that rang Monday morning.
    Many students and their parents took advantage of the recent sales-tax-free weekend to buy school supplies and clothes. And teachers have been busy preparing their classrooms for the return of students.

  • Kershaw man dies after falling from tree

    A Kershaw man died Saturday evening, Aug. 18, after falling from a tree onto rocks along the Catawba River in the Bell Town community. 

    Robert Nichols, 43, was at Cedar Creek Reservoir’s Stumpy Pond boat landing, with several family members when the accident happened about 6:20 p.m. Saturday, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome.

    Nichols was diving about 40 to 50 feet from a tree into the water, Broome said. “As he was climbing the tree, he fell down against some very sharp, jagged rocks,” Broome said.

  • Kershaw man dies after falling from tree

    A Kershaw man died Saturday evening, Aug. 18, after falling from a tree onto rocks along the Catawba River in the Bell Town community. 

    Robert Nichols, 43, was at Cedar Creek Reservoir’s Stumpy Pond boat landing, with several family members when the accident happened about 6:20 p.m. Saturday, said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome.

    Nichols was diving about 40 to 50 feet from a tree into the water, Broome said. “As he was climbing the tree, he fell down against some very sharp, jagged rocks,” Broome said.

  • First Steps to expand weekend meal program at Clinton Elementary

    A grant by the Springs Close Foundation will allow Lancaster First Steps to significantly increase the number of at-risk children it feeds through its weekend backpack program at Clinton Elementary School.

    First Steps started the meal program, which provides the school’s most needy students with weekend backpacks stuffed with nutritious food, in March 2012.

  • Kershaw leaders discuss tethered animals

     KERSHAW – Kershaw Town Councilwoman Sonya Poole fears someone will one day be seriously injured by a vicious dog that freed itself from a chain.

    The fear of potentially dangerous animals was discussed at length Monday evening, Aug. 20, during Town Council’s monthly meeting.

    Council members are looking at the possibility of a new town ordinance that would prohibit the tethering (chaining or roping) of certain animals. They say it’s easy for many of them to free themselves from the tether.