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Today's News

  • Jesus explains why we should trust the Bible

    Believers in the Lord Jesus Christ can trust the Bible because Jesus believed and taught that it was totally trustworthy and without error.
    Jesus displayed a perfect familiarity with the Scriptures. He referred to Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Lot and his wife, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, David, Solomon, the Queen of Sheba, Elijah and Elisha, Jonah, Isaiah and the prophet Daniel. He embraced its events, including creation, the flood, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, the manna in the wilderness, Moses and the bronze serpent and the repentance of Nineveh.

  • Family cycles for cause

    Michele Roberts
    For Carolina Gateway
    INDIAN LAND – An Indian Land family has made a bike ride for charity a family tradition, with three generations riding together in the annual Bike MS: PGA Tour 150K Cycle to the Shore bike ride, held Sept. 28-29 in Florida.
    Ricky Montgomery, 44, has participated in the ride six times.
    His father, David Montgomery, 74, has ridden in the event for 15 years.

  • Deputies attend shooting championships in N.M.

    Staff Reports
    Two Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies traveled to Albuquerque, N.M., to compete in the National Police Shooting Championships Sept. 13-17.
    The NPSC is an annual event held in Albuquerque and features about 300 law enforcement officers from all over the country and several from foreign countries. The NPSC is comprised of a multitude of different shooting events. Competitors choose which events they participate in.

  • Expert leads parenting workshop

    Chris McGinn
    For The Lancaster News
    “We are in an ever-deepening child-rearing crisis, and we need to wake up!” parenting expert John Rosemond told parents at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church on Sept. 22.
    The church invited Rosemond to deliver his “Parenting with Love and Leadership from Tots to Teens,” a three-hour seminar on his common-sense approach to child-rearing. About 40 parents attended the event  in the church sanctuary.

  • Lady Bruins earn eighth in the state

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ golf team placed eighth in the Class AAAA state golf tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Greer.
    The LHS girls posted a 701 in the field of 16 teams.
    Lexington won with a 580 and Spartanburg was second with a 635.
    Baylee Evans shot a 162 over two days to lead the LHS girls. Emily Cox was next at 163.
    Carly Funderburk posted a 179. Hope Jewett carded a 197 and Kylie Rogers-Carpenter finished with a 228 for the Lady Bruins.

  • Early strikes spark Eagles in win over Vols

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – Central of Pageland continued its mastery of Region IV-AA foe Andrew Jackson, thumping the Volunteers, 35-0 at soggy Volunteer Stadium on Friday, Nov. 1.
    Central has defeated Andrew Jackson in 18 consecutive games.
    In a rain-soaked first half, Central scored four  times to put the Volunteers down, 28-0.
    Midway through the first quarter, Central employed its tried-and-true wishbone offense to cover 65 yards in eight plays, with Mitch Meadows scampering 11 yards for the score.

  • Cats claw Bruins in 27-7 victory

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    ROCK HILL – The word frustrating was a part of Lancaster High School head football coach Bennie McMurray’s post-game comments and likely so.
    The Bruins dropped a 27-7 Region III-AAAA road loss to Rock Hill on Friday, Nov. 1 in what has become a frustrating season.
    “For the most part, it’s been like this,” said McMurray, who saw the Bruins drop their seventh straight loss.

  • Warriors hold off Jackets

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – The regular-season finale between county rivals Buford and Indian Land brought out all the emotions one might not expect.
    In the end, IL had the victory smile with a 23-19 win.
    The Jackets and Warriors have struggled this season, going a combined 4-14 overall with neither team having a region win entering the clash.
    By game’s end, there were tears of joy and sadness alike.
    There were hugs of celebration and comfort, and there was shared concern for a fallen player.

  • Great Falls media figure Sheila Stewart loses life in Atlanta car accident

     Nancy Parsons

    Landmark News Services

    GREAT FALLS –  “Our loss is heaven’s gain,” Helen Worthy said of the passing of her younger sister, Sheila Stewart.

    Stewart, 44, the news and community affairs director at Radio One’s five stations in Washington, D.C. was fatally injured in an automobile accident on Oct. 24, in Atlanta, Ga. She is survived by a 3-year-old son, Jonathan Russell. 

  • Local GOPs reject Graham's censure resolution

    On Thursday, Oct. 17, the executive committee of the Lancaster County Republican Party rejected a proposed censure resolution against U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). 

    This discussion was presented at the September meeting by several attendees, including members of the county GOP’s executive committee.

    Of the 18 executive committee members present, 13 members voted to table the resolution. Three members voted for the resolution and two members abstained, defeating the attempt to censure Graham with 72 percent of the vote.