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Today's News

  • Buford’s Austin Williams overcomes being struck by car

    – Editor’s note: In the next four issues, The Lancaster News will profile students who have overcome the odds to earn a high school diploma in 2013.

    Only fragments of memories remain for Austin Williams of the day that changed his life forever.
    It was about 12 years ago as Williams, now a graduating senior at Buford High School, was riding his bike on Flat Creek Road (S.C. 903) near his great-grandparent’s house.
    Just 6 years old, the kindergartner was unaware of the danger that was approaching.

  • County to arm animal control

    Worried for the safety of the county’s animal control officers, who often face dangerous animals with no protection other than a catchpole, Lancaster County Council has decided it’s time to arm several of its employees.
    Council unanimously voted at its Monday, May 13, meeting to approve having all animal control officers trained by the end of the month to carry long guns and to also be appropriately armed.

  • Man dies after being trapped beneath tractor

    A Gilbert man was crushed and killed by a tractor just south of the Elgin community in Pleasant Hill on Friday afternoon, May 17.
    James Paul Staehr, 72, died in the accident in the 3600 block of Kershaw Camden Highway at about 2 p.m., said Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris. The accident scene is near the Pleasant Hill area.
    Morris did not release Staehr’s name until Saturday when his family had been notified.
    The accident happened minutes after Staehr had finished plowing a field located off the road and in a pasture.

  • County to arm animal control

    Worried for the safety of the county’s animal control officers, who often face dangerous animals with no protection other than a catchpole, Lancaster County Council has decided it’s time to arm several of its employees.
    Council unanimously voted at its Monday, May 13, meeting to approve having all animal control officers trained by the end of the month to carry long guns and to also be appropriately armed.

  • Man dies after being trapped beneath tractor

    A Gilbert man was crushed and killed by a tractor just south of the Elgin community in Pleasant Hill on Friday afternoon, May 17.
    James Paul Staehr, 72, died in the accident in the 3600 block of Kershaw Camden Highway at about 2 p.m., said Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris. The accident scene is near the Pleasant Hill area.
    Morris did not release Staehr’s name until Saturday when his family had been notified.
    The accident happened minutes after Staehr had finished plowing a field located off the road and in a pasture.

  • Bailey tops field in Chalk Walk

     

       

    Buford High School track coach and math teacher Jareth Bailey ran a 19:44 to win the third annual Chalk Walk at BHS on Saturday, May 11.

  • Lancers fall twice in district tourney

     

       

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers had a short stay in the NJCAA Eastern District baseball tournament on Friday, May 17.

  • Lady Warriors pleased with soccer campaign

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors’ soccer team was hoping to be playing in the Class AA state title match in Gilbert on Friday afternoon, but the IL girls fell short.

    Still, it was quite a campaign for the Lady Warriors who made their deepest playoff run in girls soccer – Class AA Upstate runner-up.

  • AJ 7th in AA state golf

    Andrew Jackson High School golf coach Champ Williams was hoping the Volunteers would garner a top 10 finish in the Class AA state golf tournament this week and they responded.

  • Bishops edge Warriors for Class AA state soccer title

    GILBERT – Bishop England High School freshman Joel Bunting's golden goal was just that.

    Bunting's nine-yard shot with 19 seconds left in the first of the two five-minute sudden-death overtime periods gave the Bishops a stunning 4-3 win over Indian Land for the Class AA state soccer championship at Gilbert High School's Leon Price Field on Saturday, May 18.