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Today's News

  • Brickyard gets a new identity

    VAN WYCK – The once-booming Van Wyck brickyard got a new owner and new identity Tuesday, April 30,  when Hickory Hills bought the Boral Bricks plant site in the 48-acre deal. The price was not disclosed.
    Hickory Hills, a 17-year-old processing plant that sits across the railroad tracks from the old brickyard, is looking to expand its retail line of smoked beef and pork products, said owner Kyle Starnes, 44. The business, processing several thousand deer a season, is known by deer and big-game hunters across the Southeast.

  • Limited Late Models set for Saturday return

     

       

    Lancaster Super Speedway is set for action Saturday night following a rainout last Saturday, April 27.

    LSS officials have decided to run Limited Late Model Saturday, May 4.

  • Team nets 2-shot win in Rucker tourney

     

       

    It wasn’t the greatest day for golf, but players in the annual A.R. Rucker Relay for Life golf tournament made the most of the day on Saturday, April 27.

  • Lancaster trio captures region track titles

     

       

    Three Lancaster Bruins track members captured region titles at the region meet held in York on  Thursday, April 25.

  • LHS tennis finishes strong for playoff bid

    The Lancaster High School boys tennis capped off an impressive regular season with a 7-0 win over South Pointe on Thursday, April 25 in Lancaster.

    Evan Muse was particularly strong winning by a perfect 6-0, 6-0.

  • Lancers sign Bruins' Driggers

     

       

    Lancaster High School senior soccer player Jaden Driggers is headed to the next level, and keeping his game local.

  • Volunteers host district title game

     

       

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers baseball team will look to earn a berth in the Class AA Upper State championship series today at 6 p.m.

  • Lady Volunteers stay alive

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Vols stayed alive in the Class AA Upper State District IV softball playoffs, taking a 13-0 win over North Central at AJ on Monday, April 29.

    The Lady Vols’ shutout win sends AJ to Buford to face the Lady Jackets for the District  IV title on Wednesday, May 1.

  • Half-staff flags in honor of soldier killed in Afghanistan

    Flags across the state will fly at half-staff Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in honor of Pfc. Barrett L. Austin of Easley. Austin, 20, died from injuries he sustained when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on April 17.

  • Kershaw honors its civic leaders

    A host of deserving people were in the spotlight at the Kershaw Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet at the Kershaw Country Club.
    The awards are a way to honor those who are making a positive impact on business, industry and life in the southern Lancaster County town.
    Beverly Timmons was presented with the chamber’s highest award. Previously known as the Citizen of the Year award, it is now called the President’s Award.
    The award is presented to a Kershaw citizen who has significantly contributed to the betterment of the community.