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Today's News

  • Lady Bruins win, aid playoff hopes

    The Lancaster High Lady Bruins continued their late-season surge for a Class AAAA  postseason with a Region III-AAAA road win over York.

    The LHS girls, locked in a 22-all tie at the half, ignited to notch a 58-33 win over York.

  • Warriors net region championship; Lady Vols stay in hunt for league title

    The Indian Land Warriors clinched the Region IV-AA boys basketball championship with a solid 95-78 win over the rival Andrew Jackson Volunteers on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the AJ gym.

    The AJ girls, in their quest for the region crown, kept pace with a lopsided 78-38 victory over the IL Lady Warriors in the opener.

  • State signs Cunningham

     

       

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School senior football standout William Cunningham is going to the Dogs, and it’s all on the upside.

  • Lady Lancers drop pair

    The USC Lancaster Lady Lancers softball team dropped two losses to the Columbia College junior varsity in games on Friday, Feb. 1.

    In the opener, Columbia College rolled to a 15-6 win over USCL as Kayla Lloyd took the loss. Lloyd, in four frames, allowed 10 hits, 15 runs – seven earned, a walk and fanned two.

  • Lancers top Limestone for first baseball win

     

       

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster notched its first baseball win of the 2013 season, taking a 13-2 win over the Limestone junior varsity on Wednesday, Feb. 6 in Gaffney.

  • Clearing the way

    Lancaster County Economic Development Corp.
    Site preparation has begun on the location of the future Lancaster Air-Rail Industrial Park.
    In December, Lancaster County Council and Lancaster City Council met on four separate occasions to see that a new business park be established in Lancaster County. The 101-acre park is located on S.C. 9 just east of the Chester County line.
    This park is unique in that it is located across the highway from the county airport and will be served by the Lancaster and Chester Railway. 

  • New library long overdue

    The library building in downtown Lancaster has fallen on hard times. It’s a familiar landmark, where many folks grew up doing their homework and coming to story times.
    It is the headquarters that feeds our proud new facility in Indian Land and a thriving little branch in Kershaw.
    The library is 42 years old. Most of the furniture is vintage 1970. Shabby would be a kind way to describe the carpet and the overall appearance of the interior spaces.

  • Native American Studies Center expands its art gallery

    The Native American Studies Center expanded its art gallery just before Christmas with a gift made possible through an anonymous donor. Catawba Indian Chief and subject of many Catawba creations, King Haigler, rules once again in clay in a still-life painting by Greenville artist, Nancy Biggs Thomas.

    Center Curator Brittany Taylor said the work was excellent, with vibrant complementary colors highlighting two traditional King Haigler pots.

    She was delighted to welcome Thomas’s work to the Center’s collection.

  • The Hinson Girls and Marty Stuart

    When Marty Stuart comes to Lancaster on Saturday, Feb. 9, he will be joined by some familiar faces.

    The Hinson Girls, a bluegrass and gospel band from Van Wyck, were asked by the Lancaster Performing Arts Series to be the opening act for Stuart’s concert at the University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Bundy Auditorium.

  • Time short for gaming machines

    Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile has three words of caution this week for people who don’t remove sweepstakes gaming machines from their businesses: “Take your chances.”

    With the state Legislature on its way to closing a perceived loophole regarding the legality of sweepstakes machines, Faile is joining with several law enforcement agencies throughout the state to crack down on those using or possessing the machines.