Today's News

  • Area drivers to run at Cherokee track


    With Lancaster Super Speedway racing over for the 2013 season, some other area tracks are still running into the fall campaign.

    The nearest track to Lancaster will be Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney.

  • Warriors players, Vols' Whitley earn honors for week seven play


    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County football standouts were honored for their week seven play at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

    The ace quartet included three Indian Land High School football players and one from Andrew Jackson High School.

  • Lady Vols rebound to top Eagles



    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers volleyball team rebounded from their 3-1 loss to North Central High School in the Dig Pink to defeat Central High of Pageland.

  • IL's Thomas plays tough

     INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior linebacker Chad Thomas will tell you offense is not for him, but Warriors’ coach Mike Mayer has a unique way of describing his role with the IL defense.

  • Partners for Youth to honor founders, FFCU

    From release
    Lancaster County Partners for Youth will honor Founders Federal Credit Union and the founding board members of the Lancaster Medical Endowment on Dec. 12  for their impact on the Lancaster County area.
    The event is 6 p.m. at the Gateway in Richburg. Guest speaker is Chad Holbrook, University of South Carolina baseball coach.
    Lancaster County Partners for Youth was formed as the Lancaster Medical Endowment in 1976 as a nonprofit subordinate of Springs Memorial Hospital.

  • County gets $38,130 for food and shelter

    from United Way of Lancaster County
    Lancaster County has been chosen to receive $38,130 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
    The selection was made by a national board chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency made up of representatives from the American Red Cross, Catholic Charities USA, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, The Jewish Federations of North America, The Salvation Army and United Way Worldwide.

  • Sign up now for Billy Graham training

    A team from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will be in Lancaster on Tuesday, Oct. 22, for a free “My Hope America” training event.
    Hosted by Ollie Alexander, pastor of New Life International Ministries and Ambassador for International Missions, the event is open to all pastors, ministers and church leaders who would like to attend. Training materials will be provided to attendees at no cost.

  • Heath Springs to replace its computers

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    Technologically speaking, the town of Heath Springs is moving on up.
    At the Oct. 15 town council meeting, the council reviewed quotes to replace the town’s current computer system, which Town Administrator Tony Starnes said has become a vital necessity.
    “Our financial software no longer has technical support,” he said.
    “Emails take so long to open that sometimes you aren’t sure they’re going to open at all.

  • Lancaster Community Foundation celebrates 25 years

    The Springs House was alive with activity on Thursday, Oct. 10, as board members and guests gathered for a reception to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Lancaster County Community Foundation.

    Debbie Jailette, immediate past chair of the foundation, played the piano as attendees chatted and enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during the reception. 

    Current foundation chair Audrey Curry spoke about the foundation’s beginnings and where it stands today.

  • Shutdown really a ‘slowdown’

    OK, not much introduction needed this month.
    Here is what is going on with the so-called government “shutdown.”
    How much of the government is shut down? Even the government’s own research service says the title “government shutdown” is misleading.