Today's News

  • Rams' early strikes spark 35-14 victory over Jackets



    CHESTERFIELD – The Buford Yellow Jackets ventured to Chesterfield on Friday night looking to snap their three-game losing streak.

  • Late surge lifts Jackets over Bruins

     Homecoming 2013 wasn’t happy for the Lancaster Bruins.

    Fort Mill, with a pair of fourth-quarter big plays on both sides of the ball, played the spoiler in taking a 28-15 comeback win over Lancaster at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 25.

  • Vols vex Warriors, 47-24


    INDIAN LAND – Andrew Jackson’s ball-hawking defense came up with six turnovers and a blocked punt to lead the Volunteers to a 47-24 victory against Indian Land on IL homecoming night at the Reservation on Friday, Oct. 25.

  • Big Thursday golf tourney to tee off Nov. 21 at LGC


     The University of South Carolina team, comprised of Gamecocks and Lancers supporters, will seek to defend its title in the 2013 Big Thursday Scholarship golf tournament.

    The 12th annual golf tournament is set for Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

  • Roddey Edgewater champ


    Mike Roddey shot a 154 (78-76) to capture the Edgewater Golf Club championship held Sept. 21-22.

    Roddey posted a five-shot win, with Rick Arrington finishing second with a 159 (78-81).

  • Pumpkin spice: A passing fad or classic fall favorite?

    Ten years ago, Starbucks introduced its Pumpkin Spiced Latte. The mix of Starbucks’ signature espresso, milk, whipped cream and a mysterious pumpkin spice syrup was surprisingly good.
    The drink has now become a fall staple for many coffee drinkers. It was different, and maybe that’s what made it so popular.
    Now, however, a trip down the grocery store aisles in late October reveals food companies have gone “pumpkin spice crazy.”

  • Coming events 10-27-13

    Haunted Junkyard

    Mahaffey’s Used Cars and Parts, 1475 N. Rocky River Road, will hold its sixth annual haunted junk yard 7-11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 31.
    There will also be hot dogs, nachos, drinks and T-shirts. Cost is $5 and all proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts. For details, call (803) 416-6729 or (803) 285-1057.

  • Church News 10-27-13

    Pumpkin patch

    Antioch Baptist Church, 3052 Taxahaw Road, will hold its fourth annual Pumpkin Patch Ministry Outreach from  2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, Tuesday, Oct. 29, and Thursday, Oct. 31. The patch is closed Sunday and Wednesday.
    Proceeds benefit the OYHC! campaign. For details, call (803) 285-3922 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

  • S.C.’s public debt: First good news

    At a time when our state and national debts have reached mind-boggling levels, South Carolinians received some encouraging news recently: The state’s unemployment agency recently repaid $75 million to the federal government ahead of schedule.
    The payment by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) takes another big bite out of nearly $1 billion borrowed from the feds for unemployment checks the state disbursed during the Great Recession.

  • New gun range an indoor – not an outdoor– facility

    Recently, James Burback penned a letter, “Open letter about gun range near new IL school,” in the Oct. 20 edition of The Lancaster News complaining about a new indoor firearms range that has been permitted in the Indian Land area.
    He apparently is particularly aggrieved that the range will be located on Harrisburg Road, not too far from the new Indian Land elementary school, and for the record, not too far from where he lives.