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Today's News

  • Lancaster soldiers headed back to Afghanistan in May

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    The Army National Guard’s 178th Combat Engineer Battalion is getting ready for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan, and will report to active duty May 14.
    The unit is comprised of about 160 soldiers based at the Rock Hill armory. About 10 of those soldiers are from Lancaster.
    Spc. Michael Boone is among the Lancaster soldiers going on the nine-month deployment. Boone said he is looking forward to what will be his second trip to the region.

  • Vols rip Shamrocks, 13-0

    Robert Howey
    rhowey@thelancasternews.com
    Fast-starting Andrew Jackson blanked Eau Claire of Columbia, 13-0 to open the Class AA Upper State District IV baseball playoffs on Thursday at the Volunteers’ field.
    Dustin Eddins went five frames to notch the win. The right-hander allowed a hit and fanned seven EC batters. He allowed two walks and hit two batters.
    AJ tallied six in the first frame and added three in the second, three in the third and a single run in the fourth.
    AJ senior Bobby Delly had three hits and drove in two runs.

  • Gaston’s blast lifts Lady Bruins to win

    Staff Reports
    One hit was enough for the Lancaster Lady Bruins in their Class AAAA Upper State District I softball tournament opener Thursday.
    LHS sophomore Elizabeth Gaston slammed a solo home run in the fourth inning and the Lady Bruins made it stand in a 1-0 playoff home win over Laurens.
    Gaston’s blast was the lone LHS hit in the win.
    Senior hurler Erin Walker worked seven innings and faced 25 batters and posted six strikeouts. She allowed a double and a walk.

  • LHS Lady Bruins rally, win on cancer survivors recognition night

    Staff Reports
    The Lancaster Lady Bruins rallied from a 2-1 deficit to notch a 3-2 win over Rock Hill High School to even their Region III-AAAA soccer mark at 5-5.
    The LHS girls, 13-5 overall, had one goal each from Tyson Blanton, Frances Whitesides and Lauren White.
    Ashley Cauthen assisted Blanton and Flo Tarque assisted Whitesides on her goal.

  • Know signs of child abuse and neglect

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.
    In 2011, S.C. Department of Social Services (SCDSS) officials report that the agency investigated 17,514 cases of abuse or neglect throughout the state. Of that number, 6,810 cases indicated some form of abuse.                  
    Lancaster County investigated 423 cases of abuse or neglect, and, of that number, 152 cases indicated some form of abuse.

  • Make pledge this week to ‘be a force of nature’

    This past year has been an important reminder to all of us that severe weather can strike anytime and anyplace. This week, April 22-28, commemorates the one-year anniversary of the devastating tornado outbreak in the Central and Southern states.
    In the South, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and North Carolina were tragically affected. Already this year the country has experienced deadly severe weather from the West to the East Coast.

  • McKinney keys BHS to win over AJ

    The Buford High School soccer team ignited in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Region IV-AA and county rival Andrew Jackson at Jackets Stadium on Tuesday night.

    BHS junior standout Mikeem McKinney paced the Jackets’ solid effort with five goals in the win.

  • The New Danger

    Jeremias Clyburn is addicted to his cell phone. Plain and simple.

    He uses the mobile device to regularly post updates on Facebook and Twitter. He admits he interacts on social media “at least six times every hour.”

    And then there’s the text messaging.

    When Clyburn gets a new cell phone, he always asks about an unlimited texting plan because he said it’s a function he has to have.

  • Warriors' track teams 2nd

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land High School posted a pair of runner-up finishes in the Region IV-AA track meet at IL’s Reservation on Tuesday night.

  • Foursome posts narrow win in Blackwell Foundation tourney

    Great weather conditions and close competition made for a special day for the Matt Blackwell Foundation last Saturday afternoon.

    The field included 23 four-player teams who participated in the 11th annual captain’s choice golf tournament held at the Lancaster Golf Club.