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Today's News

  • Former educator, coach David Gause passes away

    Nobody knew the turf at Lancaster Memorial Stadium as well as the late David Gause.
    A coach and educator in the Lancaster County School system for 37 years, Gause, 72, died Saturday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
    Gause came here as a fresh-out-of-college teacher in 1962. A University of South Carolina graduate, he was hired by the late Wade Corn as an assistant football coach.
    While Gause shaped his share of young lives from a classroom and a basketball bench, his biggest impact came on the football field in more ways than one.

  • Lib Wilson a trailblazer for women

    In recognition of Women’s History Month, you don’t have to look far to find a person to highlight.

    Lancaster’s Lib Wilson, who died last month at age 89, was quite a trailblazer and power player in the realms of business, politics, education and community service.

    A few people who knew Wilson well recently spoke to The Lancaster News on what they remember most about her.

  • Council creates mining district

    Two years after the word “landfill” was etched into the minds of county residents, officials have created a new zoning district to help alleviate concerns about a rumored landfill site near Kershaw’s Haile Gold Mine.

    A new mining district designation received first approval, as did the rezoning of thousands of acres of gold mine property, during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on Monday, March 11.

  • Ready to give back

    The state Senate has confirmed Gov. Nikki Haley’s appointment of Glenn McFadden to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Board.

    As a member of DNR’s policy-making body, McFadden will represent South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District, which includes Lancaster County. He will finish out the term of Randy Lowe of Hartsville, which ends in June 2014.

  • Speedway's car show Saturday

    Lancaster Super Speedway will host its annaul car show, 2012 points award banquet and practice this Saturday at the race track.

    The day opens with arrival and car show registration from 9 to 9:45 a.m. The car show will begin at 10 a.m. and end at noon.

  • Lady Vols edge LHS girls

    The No. 2 ranked Andrew Jackson Lady Vols posted a 1-0 win over the rival Lancaster Lady Bruins at the LHS field on Monday afternoon.

    Angela Sims’ RBI sacrifice fly scored Haley Faulkenberry in the sixth inning to lift the Lady Vols to the shutout win.

  • Alums win in AJ

     

       

    The Andrew Jackson alumni made for a happy reunion as the AJ alums posted a 5-2 win over the Vols at AJ Volunteer Stadium on Saturday, March 9.

  • Lancers win one of four at Guilford Tech

     

       

    The University of South Carolina Lancers’ baseball team dropped to 5-11 overall, 1-3 in region play with a pair of losses to Guilford Tech on Sunday, March 10.

  • Officials investigate suspected home invasion

    Officials with Lancaster County Sheriff's Office were still working the scene of a suspected home invasion in Kershaw about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

    About 6:15 p.m., a 911 call reported a home invasion by three armed individuals at a residence in the 1000 block of Arbor Drive in Kershaw.

    Lancaster County SWAT team, Lancaster County EMS and Lancaster County Sheriff's officials responded to the call.

  • Doughnuts not sweet on Buford soccer field

    Wow, those snowy doughnuts must have been real good. Really, was it that good as you sank in on the treat?
    We’re not talking a tasty treat here, but rather a dastardly deed.
    No good came out of a coward’s “joy ride” at the Buford Recreation Department’s youth soccer fields Feb. 16.
    How could anyone have a good time as they drove an ATV and cut deep-rutted doughnuts into the youth soccer fields?
    What was this person thinking? Obviously, he or she was not thinking straight.