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Today's News

  • Buford High School Senior Awards

    Coker College Scholars: Phillip Jones, James Shehane
    Columbia College Scholars: Chesney Lyles, Olivia Stogner, Savannah Bailey
    Converse College Junior Scholars: Carley Bailey, Savannah Bailey
    Furman University Scholar: Kristen Melton
    Lander Junior Fellows: Kristen Melton, Phillip Jones
    Presbyterian College Fellows: Chesney Lyles, Kristen Melton, Olivia Stogner
    USC Aiken Scholars: Olivia Stogner, James Shehane, Kristen Melton, Chesney Lyles, Savannah Bailey

  • Man arrested for cutting girlfriend

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster man was arrested this week after he chased a woman and cut her face with a knife.
    Willie James Stevens, 29, 1331 Spanish Villa Apartment B, was arrested Wednesday, June 20, and charged with high and aggravated assault and battery in connection with a domestic assault that happened only minutes earlier, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Old friends are best friends

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster High School Class of 1962 held its 50th reunion April 27 and 28.
    The event began with a drop-in at Craig Farm House on April 27. The catered event was hosted by Eddie Craig and Johannes Tromp. Music was provided by The Don Murray Blue Grass Players.
    Saturday morning there was a brunch at Covenant Baptist Church and that evening a dinner at Sun City Carolina Lakes. The class enjoyed recorded music from the 1960s and 1970s, as well as a stellar shag demonstration by classmate Ned McAteer and his wife, Anna.

  • Cauthen, Blackwelder deserve hall honors

    To earn entry to a hall of fame is quite a feat. To have two from one area earn election to a hall is extra special. Lancaster County is quite fortunate for the latter in regards to the S.C. Firefighters Hall of Fame.
    The Firefighters Hall inducted two fire chiefs from Lancaster County during its recent enshrinement at Myrtle Beach.
    Retired Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department Chief Paul Blackwelder and the late Elgin Volunteer Fire Department Chief Dennis Cauthen were inducted during the S.C. Firefighters Association Conference in Myrtle Beach on June 4-9.

  • ILMS honors its top teacher, staff member

    Staff reports
    Indian Land Middle School has named its teacher and support staff member of the year for 2012.
    Nominated by their peers, the school’s 2011-12 Teacher of the Year is instructional facilitator Cindy Bush and the 2011-12 Support Staff Member of the Year is administrative assistant Laura Loughry.
    Teacher of the Year
    Bush’s nomination said she works “tirelessly to help the school, staff and students.”

  • Darlings stars win district

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    The Lancaster County Dixie Softball Darlings all-stars capped an impressive run to earn a bid to the state tournament next month in Hanahan.
    The Darlings stars, ages 7-8, completed a 4-0 run with a 15-9 win over the Chester stars.
    The Darlings’ six-run win sends them to the state tournament July 6 at Hanahan of North Charleston.

  • Payseur posts 71 to pace LJGA play

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association capped the first half of its regular-season tournament play with a visit to the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday, June 18.
    Josh Payseur, who plays for the Great Falls High School golf team, made his first appearance for the season in the boys 15-18 age division and made it count with a one-under 71 over 18 holes.
    “Josh can play with the best of them and it showed it at Kershaw on Monday,” Lancaster chapter director Raymon Chisom said. “He had a solid day.”

  • Makos post win over Stingrays

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Makos improved to 3-1 on the season, taking a 333-190 win over the Kershaw Stingrays on Tuesday, June 19, at the Lancaster County pool.
    The Makos were led by Will Burton, Emily Durant, Nathan Reid and Gracie Scott, who posted four wins each in the meet.
    Taylor Teague, Michaela Burton and Grayson Young each had three wins for the Makos. Jaden Young added two wins for the Makos.

  • P-31 juniors fall to Rock Hill P-34

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Post 31 junior baseball team fell to 3-8 on the season, dropping back-to-back games to Rock Hill Post 34.
    On Thursday at home, Rock Hill edged the Lancaster juniors, 10-7. On Wednesday, Rock Hill rolled to a 12-1 home win over Lancaster.
    In the game Thursday night at Eggleton Field, Trey Payne went six innings and took the loss. He allowed seven hits, six walks and hit a batter.
    Payne struck out four. Austin Pate worked an inning in relief and fanned one.

  • Abduction suspects jailed in Lancaster

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A joint investigation into the abduction and assault of a newspaper carrier in Fort Mill earlier this week ended with the arrests of two Lancaster men Thursday, June 21.
    Trumane Tee Daniel, 27, 1164 Chase Madison Drive, and Jeremy Lechloe Thomas, 23, Carolina Court, were each arrested and charged with armed robbery, though more charges are expected, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.
    The men were arrested Chase Madison Drive home in Lancaster.