Today's News

  • The Tams to kick off rodeo events

    The 6th Annual Great Falls Rescue Squad Pro Rodeo, sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association, will kick off with a performance by The Tams.

    The Tams will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. on June 7 at the Old Republic Ballfield behind the Great Falls Presbyterian Church at 500 Dearborn St., Great Falls.

    Gates open at 4 p.m.

    “Dancing will be allowed/expected,” Great Falls Rescue Squad Captain Terry Sims said. “And concessions will be available.”

  • Get Ex-SI-ted

    A TV celebrity is coming to Great Falls as part of the Great Falls Rescue Squad’s 6th Annual Pro Rodeo.

    Si “Uncle Si” Robertson, who appears on A&E’s most-watched reality television series, “Duck Dynasty,”will be at the rodeo for a “meet and greet” session.

    Back for a third season, “Duck Dynasty” features a Louisiana bayou family – the Robertson family – living the American dream as they operate a thriving business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle.

  • Lancers split with Indians

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster baseball team posted its sixth win in seven games in a twin bill split with Region X foe USC Salkehatchie on Saturday, March 30 at the Lancaster High School baseball field.

    The Lancers split the twin bill, taking a 6-0 win in the opener.

  • Lancaster tennis team blanks South Pointe, 6-0

    The LHS boys tennis team equaled its win total from all of last season with a win at South Pointe on Thursday, March 28 in Rock Hill.

    The 5-3 Bruins started and finished strong to win 6-0 over the Stallions. LHS jumped to a quick 4-0 advantage with wins at the No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 singles spots.

  • Lady Volunteers notch three soccer victories

    The seventh-ranked Andrew Jackson High girls soccer team posted three wins in recent play.

    On Monday, March 25, AJ shut out Columbia High, 7-0.

  • Rain plagues early play

    Mother Nature was the dominating force in the Sandlapper Invitational at Gilbert High School on Monday, April 1.

    Rain late Sunday night and early Monday in the Midlands washed out all of action when Buford was slated to face Spring Valley and AJ was to battle Airport High.

  • Davenport’s dandy in taking second Crown



    Jonathan Davenport cruised to the checkers in the second annual Carolina Crown at Lancaster Super Speedway on Saturday, March 30.

  • Collins named USCL dean

    University of South Carolina Lancaster Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Walt Collins III has been named the university’s new dean starting May 1.
    The announcement Friday, March 29, brings to an end a search that began shortly after former dean Dr. John Catalano’s announcement in June that he intended to retire in December after 11 years and return to the classroom.

  • Make the most of Easter holiday

    Today is Easter, regarded as one of the holiest days of the Christian calendar.
    Easter, also known as Pascha, is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day following his crucifixion at Calvary, according to the New Testament.
    Easter follows Lent, the 40-day period of fasting, prayer and penance which begins with Ash Wednesday and continues through Holy Week, which includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter.

  • Meet your Neighbor: Lottie Allen

    Age: 70
    Address: Clearwater Drive
    Family: Son, Mitchell Allen; daughter, Porsha Mungo; daughter-in-law, Brenda Allen; grandchildren, Danielle, Justin and Kotera Allen and Anaiya and Darius Brice
    Pets: Fish
    Job: Retired
    Church: Mt. Carmel AME Zion
    Hobbies: Sewing, gardening and cooking
    Favorite books: The Bible
    Favorite movie: Tyler Perry movies