Today's News

  • Brown wins Keeper of Dream Award

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News

    About 400 people attended the 12th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Scholarship Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 21, at Covenant Baptist Church.

    The Rev. AnThony T. Pelham, pastor of Faith, Hope and Victory Christian Church in Lancaster, founded the event, which celebrates not only King’s life, but raises money for the Rosetta Seegars, Henry Pelham Sr. and Hester Wade Memorial Scholarship Fund. Pelham founded the scholarship fund in honor of those people who had the greatest impact on his life.

  • Hear about S.C. 160 widening Tuesday

    S.C. Department
    of Transportation

    The S.C. 160 road widening project is gaining traction again with a public hearing on the proposed plan, which now includes portions of the road in both Lancaster and York counties, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

    The hearing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 238 Fort Mill Highway (S.C. 160). Project details, including environmental documentation of the project’s effects, will be provided.

  • Night of recognition

    Jesef Williams

    Mobley Drugs came out as the big winner at the annual Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 24.

    The local pharmacy took home two of the four accolades awarded at the event, which acknowledges accomplishments of the past year, while outlining the chamber’s goals for the new year.

    The meeting – once again dubbed “Wine & Stein” – was held at the Lancaster Golf Club’s Fairway Room.

  • Region III mat tournament reset



     The winter weather, which made for hazardous traveling conditions over the weekend, moved Region III-AAAA officials to reset the season-ending tournament at Rock Hill High School.

  • Vols third in state poll



    Andrew Jackson’s rise in the Class AA state baseball ranks is reflected in the Volunteers’ preseason state ranking.

  • Winter weather impacts games, matches

    Winter weather played havoc with the Lancaster County high school winter sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 25.

    Prep basketball games, due to hazardous road conditions with a mid-afternoon winter storm, involving all county teams were postponed to a later date.

    The Lancaster Bruins' Region III-AAAA road game with Rock Hill was reset to Saturday, Jan. 26 at the RHHS gym.

    The girls game tips off at 6:30 p.m., with the boys game at 7:45.

  • Schools dismiss early today

    Lancaster County schools will dismiss early today due to expected inclement weather this afternoon. Elementary schools will dismiss at 10:30 a.m. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m.

  • BG TIME keeps our communities informed

    Can you recount how many times you have started telling a story to a child or grandchild, beginning with, “Back when I was your age…?” We tend to reminisce often about our lives as younger adults and how they compare to growing up today. Now, you have a chance to share your stories with others through BG TIME.

  • ‘Of course I support women and children, but…’

    There are some basic things all politicians can agree on, like protecting women against violence and providing our children with a good education, right? Wrong.
    Recently, we have seen two vivid examples of politics as usual at its worst in both Washington, D.C., and Columbia. The victims were women and children and the perpetrators were mostly Republicans.

  • Interim dean Stan Emanuel:‘USCL is here to stay’

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster celebrated a milestone Wednesday, Jan. 23, with a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest building, Founders Hall.

    The $7.5 million, 40,000-square-foot classroom building, named in honor of major donor Founders Federal Credit Union, is going up between the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building and the Medford Library.

    In all, approximately 50 people attended the event braving freezing temperatures to witness the official start of a project conceived in 2005 and finally set to open in early 2014.