Today's News

  • Eagles soar by Jackets on solid ground attack


    BUFORD – The Buford Yellow Jackets looked to get back in the win column Friday night as they hosted Region IV-AA heavyweight Central High School of Pageland.

    The Jackets entered the game with a 3-3 record overall, but are 3-1 when holding their opponents under 100 yards rushing.

  • Cougars claw Bruins, 46-7


    York’s seventh-ranked Cougars’ claws are as strong as their rousing roar.

    The Cougars showed again Friday, Oct. 11 why they’re unbeaten and ranked among the state’s elite in Class AAAA football.

  • Sheriff's office advertising lost property

    What do bicycles, wallets and firearms all have in common?

    For the deputies of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, they are some of the most commonly found items that are turned in every week by residents throughout the county. 

    “Say, someone finds a wallet at a gas station. They call us and we wind up having to hold it here,” said sheriff’s office Maj. Matt Shaw.

  • Journalism still viable career choice

    Alumnus Jon Turner laments the state of journalism in a letter, suggesting journalism students would be better advised to “follow the money” rather than their passion for journalism.
    Following the money is itself a good journalistic practice. It’s what Deep Throat advised Woodward and Bernstein to do in unearthing the details of the Nixon Watergate scandal.
    It’s the money trail that often brings politicians, shady corporate types, deluded athletic stars and the occasional despot to heel.

  • State treasurer praises local treasurer’s office

    Fall is getting busy at the Lancaster County Treasurer’s office. While our primary focus is improving customer service for county taxpayers, another important priority is developing partnerships with other public officials who can help the treasurer’s office do an even better job.

  • March of Dimes offers 2014 grant funding

    From release
    COLUMBIA – The March of Dimes South Carolina Chapter is accepting applications for 2014 community grants.
    In 2013, the chapter awarded more than $400,000 in community grant funds to organizations in South Carolina to address unmet maternal and child health needs.
    The Chapter Community Grants Program is designed to invest in projects that further the March of Dimes mission, support the National Prematurity Campaign objectives and further the strategic goal of reducing disparities in birth outcomes.

  • Zais’ proposal worries educators

    The S.C. Board of Education (SCBOE) is considering a proposal that would gut its regulation limiting class sizes and mandatory staffing levels at the state’s public schools. 

  • Head Start heads back

    The shuttering of a local head start program due to the federal government shutdown was shorter than expected thanks to a financial gift by a Texas couple.

  • Celebrating Store No. 8,000

    What’s the significance of the number 8,000?

  • Several people charged at Five Points safety checkpoint

    A large number of motorists found themselves ticketed or arrested during a joint safety checkpoint in the Five Points area on Saturday, Oct. 5.