Today's News

  • Flood washes away Stamp Mill Road

    Sunken piles of dirt and rubble pockmarked the ground along Stamp Mill Road on Wednesday, Aug. 7, less than a day after heavy rains washed portions of the road away. 

    The road and its creek crossing, located about 17 miles east of Lancaster and south of the Buford community, were significantly damaged following a series of heavy rainstorms Tuesday, Aug. 6. 

  • A safe haven

    Most ballers will tell you they’d gladly prefer to shoot hoops inside a gym versus on an outdoor court. 

    The advantages are obvious. The playing surface is much smoother. The rims and backboards are more appealing and the temperature is usually more comfortable. 

    Those conveniences are apparent to Allen Cooper and the hundreds of other youngsters who regularly play basketball at Barr Street Family Life Center. 

  • 50 years strong

     Matlene Lowery

    Special to The Lancaster News

    Words alone could not describe the atmosphere that surrounded the 16th biennial Lancaster Training School/Barr Street High School class of 1963 reunion, held July 5-7 at the Hilton Hotel in Charlotte Executive Park.

    The LTS/BSHS reunion is held every two years, and this was my first time attending with my sister, who graduated in 1959.

  • Realignment impacts Chester County schools

     CHESTER – When the new South Carolina High School League realignment plan takes affect in 2014, the athletic schedules of the Chester Cyclones will look radically different, while Great Falls and Lewisville will hardly realize realignment has taken place at all.

  • LHS moving to AAA


    The 2014-15 school term will be a landmark point in Lancaster High School athletic history.

    LHS, for the first time ever, will not be in the state’s largest classification for interscholastic competition.

  • Family Promise tourney Aug. 17


    The sixth annual Family Promise of Lancaster County golf outing is Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Registration is at noon, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.

  • Brown is back on the field with Lewisville


    RICHBURG – It’s impossible to know how well a football team will perform until they actually step on the field and play. If the Lewisville coaching staff were to suit up, however, there’s no question they’d be good.

  • Blackwell-Storey Wedding

    Heather Nicole Blackwell and James Wallace Storey were married at 6 p.m. Aug. 3, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Greenville by pastor Eric Fink.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wallace Blackwell of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Bedenbaugh of Prosperity and of Naomi Blackwell Sims of Lancaster and the late Clyde Blackwell. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from Clemson University and a doctorate of physical therapy from

  • Poston-Hinson Wedding

    Breanna Nicole Poston and Roger Dale Hinson Jr. were married March 30, 2013, at The Dooley Farm by Randy Mellichamp.
    The bride is the daughter of Douglas and Lisa Poston Jr. of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Billy Ray and Sarah Jenkins of Lancaster and of the late Erline and Douglas Poston Sr. She is a 2010 graduate of Buford High School and earned a degree in medical assisting in 2012. She works at Meeting Street Dentistry as a receptionist.

  • Sherman-Jackson Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sherman of Hahira, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly M. Sherman, to William L. Jackson, both of Seneca.
    The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 21, 2013, at Old Stone Church in Clemson.