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Today's News

  • Warriors hold on, split with Cycs

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land held on for a split of a non-region twin bill with Class AAA foe Chester on Monday, Dec. 10.

    The Warriors, 6-1, topped the Cyclones in the nightcap when it took an 89-80 comeback win.

  • Bruins move mat mark to 4-1

    The Lancaster Bruins’ wrestling team, after dropping their first loss, rebounded with three straight wins to push their record to 4-1 on the season.

    The LHS wrestlers defeated Blythewood, 57-18 and then swept a home tri-match with Lewisville and Parkwood.

  • Bruins honor fall sports standouts

     

       

    Fall sports were in the blue and gold spotlight at the annual Lancaster High School fall sports awards in the LHS auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 6.

  • LHS Bruins net tough sweep

     

       

    KERSHAW – The Lancaster Bruins notched a hardwood sweep of county rival Andrew Jackson, but it was a tough task.

  • Man has minors in car trunk

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Police say a man used his car trunk for extra passenger space while in downtown Lancaster on Saturday night, Dec. 8.
    William Trey Benton, 33, 1635 Winthrop Ave., was arrested that evening on charges of child endangerment, second offense driving under suspension, operating an uninsured vehicle and possession of stolen property.

  • Man arrested in murder of Heath Springs man

      Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Hours after a Heath Springs man was found shot to death this weekend, another man was charged in his murder, the 13th violent death in Lancaster County this year.
    Melvin Sowell Jr., 24, 108 Harris St., Heath Springs, was charged Sunday, Dec. 9, with murder in connection with the death of 25-year-old Michael Lamar Catoe, also of Heath Springs, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Council to discuss Air-Rail Industrial Park options

    The future of a proposed Air-Rail Industrial Park will be discussed at Lancaster County Council’s final regular meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 10.
    With interest in the proposed park from a manufacturing company, whose name has not been publicly disclosed, council members will consider a plan for restarting the park process.

  • Robertson set standard for serving community

    The recent death of Mary Mackey Robertson ended a life of outstanding service. Robertson, no matter where she was involved, was all about serving those where she lived.
    She was reputed as a trailblazer in education, rising through the ranks to serve in various capacities.
    Her dedication to education reached an apex last spring when she was inducted into the Lancaster County School District Hall of Fame.

  • Hartsville holds on to edge in Buford wrestling

    Staff Reports
    Buford’s late flurry wasn’t enough as the Jackets dropped a 41-39 loss to Class AAA Hartsville at the BHS gym on Thursday, Dec. 6.
    BHS closed the match with three straight wins, but it wasn’t enough to earn the comeback victory over the Red Foxes.
    “It was an even match and they just had a few more points than we did,” Buford High coach John Mahaffey said. “I was proud of our effort and our senior leadership has been outstanding from the start.”

  • County hoops round up

    Staff Reports
    Buford swept a non-region twin bill from visiting McBee on Friday, Dec. 7.
    The Jackets posted a 53-39 win after the Lady Jackets edged the Lady Panthers, 44-43.
    In the boys game, Buford, 2-3, built an early lead and stayed in control for the 14-point win over the Panthers.
    The Jackets opened up a 13-10 lead after one period and used a 17-11 spurt in the second quarter to forge a 30-21 halftime spread.
    BHS built a 41-29 lead after three before taking the victory.