Today's News

  • Council approves speed limit change along Green Pond Road

    Despite complaints of right-of-way infringements and mysterious mailboxes along Indian Land’s Green Pond Road, Lancaster County Council kept its focus solely on speed limits during its Monday, Nov. 12, meeting. 

    Council voted 5-1 to approve lowering the speed limit along the road to 15 mph, with Councilman Cotton Cole dissenting. Councilwoman Charlene McGriff was absent from the meeting. 

  • BHS, AJ cheerleaders set for state



    There’s plenty to cheer about at Andrew Jackson and Buford high schools this week.

  • Faulkenberry’s top player



    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High School volleyball program not only had the best team in the region, but also the best player.

  • First state college all-star game slated March 23 in Greenville

    From release
    GREENVILLE – Two Palmetto State coaching legends will lead opposing squads of the best college football seniors in the inaugural South Carolina College All Star Bowl on March 23.
    Former Clemson head coach Danny Ford will lead the Upper State team and South Carolina State’s Willie Jeffries will lead the Lower State team for the 3 p.m. game at North Greenville University’s Younts Stadium.

  • Lions’ Means, Mitchell earn Tri-County honors

    Robert Howey
    RICHBURG –  Two of the area’s top high school football players and a successful first-year head coach earned top honors for the 2012 season from the Founders Federal Credit Union Tri-County Football Coaches Association.
    Lewisville High School running back Mac Means and York High School ace defensive back Lee Wright were saluted along with Lewisville High School head football coach Will Mitchell.

  • Eagles soar early to halt AJ’s postseason advance

    Kim Roberts
    For The Lancaster News
    CHESNEE – The fifth-ranked Chesnee Eagles started fast and soared to a 35-14 win over Andrew Jackson in the Class AA Division II Upper State football playoffs Friday night at the CHS field.
    The Eagles, 10-1, built a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised to the 21-point win over the Vols, who fought to the finish, but couldn’t overcome the Eagles early surge.

  • Jackets, Vols fall in playoffs

    Heath Joplin
    For The Lancaster News
    BUFORD – The rematch saw the Chesterfield Rams gain a measure of revenge.
    Host Buford, facing the Rams for the second time this season, saw its 2012 football season come to an abrupt end Friday night.
    The visiting Chesterfield Rams, who fell to BHS 43-39 three weeks ago in week nine regular-season play, turned the tables on the Jackets with a 47-14 win in the second round of the Class AA Division II Upper State playoffs at Jackets Stadium.

  • Man injured in shooting

    Christopher Sardelli
    Details remain sketchy in a Monday night, Nov. 12, shooting that left one man seriously injured.
    Lancaster Police Capt. Scott Grant released limited information about the shooting early Tuesday morning, which happened at about 10:12 p.m. in the 200 block of Thomas Lane.
    While Grant said he could not release many details about the case, he said one man was shot and had seriuos injuries. The victim was flown by helicopter to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte for treatment, Grant said.

  • Volunteer firefighter charged with embezzlement

     Christopher Sardelli
    A volunteer firefighter was arrested last month on an embezzlement charge, according to newly released information from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
    Joshua Phillip Cauthen, 21, 994 Suttle Road, was arrested Oct. 12 on the charge of embezzlement of public funds less than $10,000, according to a sheriff’s office press release.  

  • Daddy’s Home

    Jesef Williams
     If you ask fans who were at Williams-Brice Stadium on Oct. 6, they’ll likely tell you Tammy Faile had the most impressive run that afternoon.
    Yes, the University of South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in dominating fashion that day – led, in part, by 109 yards on the ground by star running back Marcus Lattimore.     `
    But that effort doesn’t compare to Faile’s enthusiastic sprint across the football field to hug her husband.