Today's News

  • 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

  • Preacher's wives get to do all the neat stuff

    Editor’s note – Remember When columnist W.B. “Bill” Evans is enjoying the Easter holiday with his family. We are reprinting this column, which was published on Easter Sunday 2011 at a reader’s request, with a few updates.

    On Monday, the president and first lady will send out the Secret Service to round up children in Virginia and Maryland, give them a colored basket and a free pass to wallow in the grass on the South Lawn of America’s back yard for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.


  • Robinson celebrates the big 100

    There are many events that can be categorized as milestones in life – turning 16 or 21, getting married, having a baby or reaching a 50th wedding anniversary. But turning 100 years old is a milestone that warrants a large party, a party that draws hundreds of people.

    That’s exactly what happened at Morningside of Lancaster on March 16. Around 300 guests showed up to celebrate Ted Robinson’s 100th birthday at a party held in the parking lot on the Morningside campus.

  • Safety check nets six arrests

    Drugs, drivers without licenses and a woman wanted in another county were all found during a recent safety checkpoint conducted by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

    The checkpoint, held late March 23 along S.C. 9 near the Chester County line, saw the arrests of six people on charges ranging from no insurance to simple possession of marijuana, said Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Matt Shaw.

    The arrests, made throughout the night, included the following charges: