Today's News

  • City Council must clarify smoking ban defintions before approval

    Amanda Phipps
    For The Lancaster News
    Some aspects of the smoking ordinance will need to be clarified before Lancaster City Council approves it.
    The city will need to define what constitutes private clubs, retail tobacco stores and private offices, which are all exempt from the smoking ordinance, said Donna Parsons and Vicki Hinson, members of the county’s Health and Wellness Commission.
    The two woman addressed issues remaining with the ordinance during a public hearing held during the Lancaster City Council meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10.

  • No one injured after car shot

    Christopher Sardelli
    Three people were rattled but uninjured after the car they were riding in was shot several times Monday, Sept. 9.
    Officers spoke with two men at about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the police department lobby who reported their car had been shot at, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.
    The men, a 33-year-old driver and his 31-year-old passenger, told officers they were turning onto Arch Street from Pardue Street at about 11 p.m. when they heard gunshots.

  • Buccaneers swarm BHS Yellow Jackets


    CHARLOTTE – The Buford Yellow Jackets took to the road for the first time this season as they faced the Charlotte Country Day Buccaneers on Thursday, Sept. 12.

    The game was the first-ever meeting between the two schools, and one the Jackets would like to forget.

  • Lions survive Warriors in 41-34 triple overtime victory


    RICHBURG – The comeback-minded Indian Land Warriors, in heart-breaking fashion, fell to the Lewisville Lions, 41-34 in triple overtime on Friday, Sept. 13.

    The Warriors swept away a 21-point fourth-quarter deficit, forcing overtime, but came up a touchdown shy of a victory.

  • Whitley keys Vols to win over Panthers


    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson snapped a 14-14 tie with quarterback Kolby Whitley’s 20-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter to defeat pesky McBee, 20-14 in a non-conference tilt at Volunteer Stadium on Friday, Sept. 13.

  • Bruins wing Eagles


    PAGELAND – The Lancaster Bruins, left for dead a week ago, produced a monster win on Friday 13th.

    What a difference a week makes, even when game day falls on a Friday 13th.

  • Couch-Glover Wedding

    Lindsay Shea Couch and Dallas Grayson Glover were married at 5:30 p.m. June 22, 2013 at Second Baptist Church in Lancaster by the Rev. Dr. Brian Gene Saxon.

  • Hammond-Burton Wedding

    Caroline Ashley Hammond and Brian McGill Burton were married at noon April 27, 2013, at The Quarry at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville, N.C., by Dr. Bert Welch.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hammond of Lancaster. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and of Clemson University.
    The groom is the son of Mr. And Mrs. Michael Burton of East Grand Rapids, Mich. He is a graduate of East Grand Rapids High School and Berklee College of Music in Boston.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

  • Findlay-Kerr Engagement

    Bruce and Susan Findlay of Shelby announce the engagement of their daughter, Christy Findlay, to Samuel Kerr, both of Charlotte.
    The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. January 4, 2014, at the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge.
    Miss Findlay is the granddaughter of Donald and Carol Findlay of Dunellon, Fla. She is a 2000 graduate of Shelby High School and a 2004 graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in biological sciences. She is a physical therapist assistant.

  • Crenshaw-Gamble Engagement

    Cynthia Crenshaw announces the engagement of her daughter, Brooke Crenshaw, to A.J. Gamble, all of Lancaster.
    The wedding is planned for June 2014.
    Miss Crenshaw is the daughter of the late Sam Crenshaw. She is the granddaughter of Frank and Martha Schwartz Henderson and Maude and Pervis Crenshaw. She is a 2010 high school graduate and works in admissions at Springs Memorial Hospital.