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Today's News

  • Region III mat tournament reset

     

       

     The winter weather, which made for hazardous traveling conditions over the weekend, moved Region III-AAAA officials to reset the season-ending tournament at Rock Hill High School.

  • Vols third in state poll

     

       

    Andrew Jackson’s rise in the Class AA state baseball ranks is reflected in the Volunteers’ preseason state ranking.

  • Winter weather impacts games, matches

    Winter weather played havoc with the Lancaster County high school winter sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 25.

    Prep basketball games, due to hazardous road conditions with a mid-afternoon winter storm, involving all county teams were postponed to a later date.

    The Lancaster Bruins' Region III-AAAA road game with Rock Hill was reset to Saturday, Jan. 26 at the RHHS gym.

    The girls game tips off at 6:30 p.m., with the boys game at 7:45.

  • Schools dismiss early today

    Lancaster County schools will dismiss early today due to expected inclement weather this afternoon. Elementary schools will dismiss at 10:30 a.m. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m.

  • BG TIME keeps our communities informed

    Can you recount how many times you have started telling a story to a child or grandchild, beginning with, “Back when I was your age…?” We tend to reminisce often about our lives as younger adults and how they compare to growing up today. Now, you have a chance to share your stories with others through BG TIME.

  • ‘Of course I support women and children, but…’

    There are some basic things all politicians can agree on, like protecting women against violence and providing our children with a good education, right? Wrong.
    Recently, we have seen two vivid examples of politics as usual at its worst in both Washington, D.C., and Columbia. The victims were women and children and the perpetrators were mostly Republicans.

  • Interim dean Stan Emanuel:‘USCL is here to stay’

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster celebrated a milestone Wednesday, Jan. 23, with a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest building, Founders Hall.

    The $7.5 million, 40,000-square-foot classroom building, named in honor of major donor Founders Federal Credit Union, is going up between the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building and the Medford Library.

    In all, approximately 50 people attended the event braving freezing temperatures to witness the official start of a project conceived in 2005 and finally set to open in early 2014.

  • Fire burns home in Elgin community

    Fire destroyed the home of an Elgin family Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 22, but the family is safe thanks to the quick action of its two youngest members.

    Elgin, Rich Hill and McDonald Green volunteer fire departments were dispatched to the fire at 138 Woodside Drive about 3:30 p.m.

    When Elgin firefighters arrived at the tan doublewide minutes later, they found the family outside watching as flames licked through the home’s vinyl siding in spots along the right front side, the roof starting to sag above a burned-out bedroom.

  • Vols notch sweep of Eagles

    Andrew Jackson, in much the same fashion in both games, ignited in the second half to notch a Region IV-AA basketball sweep of rival Central High of Pageland in the Eagles gym on Tuesday, Jan. 22.
    The Vols spurted late in each game to cap the sweep in Pageland.
    The AJ boys, 11-6, 3-2, earned a 77-61 win and the Lady Vols posted a 68-60 victory over the Lady Eagles.
    In the nightcap, Central stayed close for the better part of the game, but the Vols, with a 26-18 charge, notched the 16-point win.
    AJ used a 16-8 burst to forge a 67-51 lead on a Cameron McIsaac bucket to take control.

  • Bruins solid in sweep of Eagles

     

       

    After a pair of tough road region losses to Northwestern on Friday, Jan. 18, the Lancaster Bruins returned home to get back on track in Region III-AAAA hoops play.