Today's News

  • Lancaster County man in critical condition

    A Lancaster man was seriously injured and charged with DUI in a single car accident Friday afternoon.

    The accident occurred around 4:17 p.m. when Kevin H. Cole, 39, ran off the road on a long curve near the Kershaw County line about 5.2 miles south of Cedar Creek Crossroads.  

    Cole’s 1986 cream-colored Cadillac DeVille traveled over the edge of five-foot embankment, plowed through approximately 150 feet of muddy ground, before coming to a rest on its passenger side when it struck and knocked over a tree.

  • Fewer youth behind bars

    There’s apparently been a major decline in the number of young people behind bars.

    The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nationwide children’s advocacy group, released data late last month that highlights incarceration rates among people younger than 21. The study took the numbers from a single day in 1997 for the nation and compared those to a single day in 2010.

    The same was done for each state and the District of Columbia. The rate per 100,000 youth was used to compute the figures.

  • A good stretch of the legs

    When thoughts drift to the rolling hills of Ireland, most people conjure up images of fields of four-leaf clovers, magical leprechauns and dazzling rainbows.

    For newlyweds Doug and Christy Barnes, who celebrated New Year’s Day in the region of Moyard on the western coast of Ireland, one out of three isn’t bad.

  • Blackmon-Baus Wedding

    Brandy Lataine Blackmon and Michael Robert Baus were married May 12, 2012 at Sonlight Church of the Nazerene in Lancaster.
    The bride is the daughter of Foster and Mary Blackmon Jr. of Kershaw. She is the granddaughter of the late Wallace and Louise Barber and of the late Foster and Lessie Blackmon. She is a 1999 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School and is a shift supervisor at Rite Aid in Kershaw.

  • USCL posts sweep of Columbia College jayvee team



    The University of South Carolina Lady Lancers softball team swept a non-region twin bill from the Columbia College junior varsity, winning 7-4 and 12-4.

  • Flying Fleet signs AJ's Kennington


    KERSHAW – Like sister, like brother.

    Add another Kennington to the Conference Carolinas soccer landscape.

  • Bruins claw FM Jackets

    Lancaster High senior pitcher Jordan Brock hurled a no-hitter to spark the host Bruins to a 6-0 Region III-AAAA win over Fort Mill at Doomsday Corner on Friday, March 15.

    Brock, who was mobbed by his LHS teammates after posting the gem, notched 11 strikeouts and no walks. He did hit two batters.

  • Chappell-Moseley Wedding

    Christan Leigh Chappell and James Darrelle Moseley II were married Nov. 17, 2012, at Andrew Jackson State Park by Cathy Balcome.
    The bride is the daughter of Leigh and Rayford Chappell, both of Lancaster. She is a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School and is a licensed cosmetologist at The Hairport Salon in Lancaster.
    The groom is the son of Cathy Tarlton and James Moseley, both of Lancaster. He attended Lancaster High School and works for Asplund Tree Company.
    Maid of honor was Stephanie Dixon of Lancaster.

  • Hensley-Price Engagement

    Barry and Shelia Hensley announce the engagement of their daughter, April Hensley, all of Lancaster, to Dennis Price II of Vale, N.C.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Sept. 13, 2014, at Center Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Waxhaw.
    Miss Hensley is a 2011 graduate of Indian Land High School and works for Krispy Kreme.
    Mr. Price is the son of Shawn and Amanda Price of Lawndale, N.C. He is the grandson of Ray and Shelia Johnson of Vale. He is a 2011 graduate of Burns High School and is a volunteer firefighter.

  • Couch-Glover Engagement

    Ralph Edwin Couch of Heath Springs and Mika Herring Couch of Lancaster, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Shea Couch of Lancaster, to Dallas Grayson Glover of Charlotte.
    A June wedding is planned at Second Baptist Church in Lancaster.
    Miss Couch is the granddaughter of Daisy Sims Couch of Heath Springs and the late Ralph Elliott Couch and Valda Byrd Herring of Lancaster and the late Maxie Donald Herring.