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Today's News

  • Buford High wrestlers thump Lewisville Lions

    The Buford High School wrestling team improved to 13-8 with a 70-12 win over Lewisville on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

    Jacob West, Kyle Norcia, Jeremy Broyles, Matt Bass and Brandon Carnes each posted a pin for the winners.

  • Solid finish keys AJ girls

     

       

    KERSHAW – The No. 6 Andrew Jackson girls avenged their lone Region IV-AA loss with a late flurry to net a 58-50 win over fifth-ranked Cheraw at the AJ gym on Tuesday, January 29.

  • Bruins sweep FM, boost playoff hopes

    The Lancaster Bruins kept their Class AAAA Upper State basketball playoff hopes alive with a pair of wins in Region III-AAAA play Tuesday, Jan. 29.

    The LHS girls, 6-5, 8-10, rallied for a 43-39 win over Fort Mill in the opener and the Bruins capped the sweep with a 64-56 win over the Jackets.

  • Important to get involved in community

    Lancaster County Republicans place a high priority upon civic involvement, which is a value shared by many Lancaster County residents, regardless of political affiliation.
    Our county is blessed with many caring citizens from many walks of life who are committed to making a difference. One of the top priorities of the Lancaster County Republican Party is making sure every citizen – Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike – who wants to make a difference has an opportunity to do so.

  • We need calm, healthy debate about gun control

    Letter writer John P. Lage Jr. took exception to my guest column. “Letter to my congressman,” in the Jan. 2 edition of The Lancaster News. Mr. Lage, your response completely shifted the discussion away from gun control and resorted to scare mongering, much like the NRA, which I can imagine you are a life member.

  • Busy mom wins big with game day snacks

    Who’s going to win the big game this year? You are. After all, the key to a winning party is in the company you invite and the snacks you serve.

    I’ll leave the invite list up to you, I sure can help with the snacks. At www.justapinch.com, we’ve been cooking up a sporty storm in search of the best game day eats.

    Thanks to all of the entries we received in the Third Annual Sporty Snack Showdown contest – there was no shortage of tasty candidates.

  • Blanton completes Eagle project

    Bryce Blanton, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 72, recently completed his Eagle project. Blanton’s project was to renovate the outdoor fish pond at North Elementary School and build a pergola to shade the pond. He also performed landscaping and general repairs to improve the school’s natural classroom area. Overall, 20 volunteers spent more than 120 hours to complete this project. As a scout, Branton has held leadership positions of scribe, quartermaster and librarian, and has earned 29 merit badges.

  • Addison publishes book on mental illness

    Mental illness is a subject that has become less taboo in recent years, and a Heath Springs man has written a book on the topic, in the hopes of helping others who struggle with it.

    At 67, this is Mike Addison’s first published book, and is entitled “The Life Boat – One Man’s Journey with Mental Illness.”

    It chronicles Addison’s 50-year struggle with a chemical imbalance, depression/anxiety disorder and severe obsessive compulsive disorder.

  • Go RED for Women

    Springs Memorial Hospital

    On Friday, Feb. 1, Springs Memorial Hospital will once again join the American Heart Association’s National Go Red for Women campaign and is inviting all of Lancaster and the surrounding area, both males and females, to join with them on this day by wearing the color red.  

  • Shooting now murder

    A Kershaw man died late Monday night, Jan. 28, after he was shot in a Lancaster neighborhood on Saturday, in what police are calling the first murder of 2013.

    Kevisis Anthony, 32, died from his injuries Monday at Carolinas Medical Center – Main in Charlotte, said Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant early Tuesday. 

    “This has turned into a murder investigation,” Grant said. 

    “We are developing a suspect in the case and we have an intense investigation.”