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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Senate now considering 2013-14 state budget

    This is the point in the year when the S.C. Legislature is in full swing and I want you to know how very much I appreciate the trust you have placed in me to represent you in the S.C. House of Representatives.

  • Royal empress tree at center of controversy

    While driving through a Chester County neighborhood recently I was surprised to see a tall tree, perhaps 30 feet high, covered in lavender bell-shaped blossoms.

    I stopped, backed up and sat for several minutes gazing at the unusual sight.

    The person with me offered to ask the property owner, his neighbor, what kind of tree it was.

  • Take a walk back in time

    Walking through the gardens of Terry and Genie Graham is like a stroll back in time. Their home and property located at 8603 Van Wyck Road date back to over 135 years ago.

    Though it has experienced changes over the decades, the yard is still filled with many of the original plants.  By blending  a little of yesterday and today, they have created a beautiful homeplace filled with blooms throughout the year.

    This year they also added a huge bulb garden filled with thousands of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths as well as their first crop of strawberries.

  • News Briefs 4.28.13

    City Council meets Tuesday
    Lancaster City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at City Hall, 216 S. Catawba St. Agenda items include citizen comments and employee comments, along with a presentation and discussion of the 2013-14 recommended budget. For details, call (803) 286-8414.
    County Finance Committee to meet May 1

  • Red Ventures hiring event Thursday

    Indian Land direct marking firm Red Ventures expects to hire 50 new employees as a result of a jobs event scheduled for this week.
    “Inside Sales Interview Day,” Thursday, May 2, is part of an expansion effort announced April 11 to hire 400 new employees over the next three months.
    The event is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the company’s headquarters complex in the 521 Corporate Center, 1101 Red Ventures Drive.
    During the day, event attendees will have the opportunity to attend information sessions about the company, in-