Today's News

  • USCL's Brown earns NJCAA honor

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of South Carolina at Lancaster freshman Jackie Brown has been honored as the Div. I National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for games Aug. 29 through Sept. 4.

  • Falcons release former Warriors' star

    Former Indian Land football star Kamaal McIlwain was cut by the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 2.

    McIlwain was cut following the Falcons’ final preseason game, a 21-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Georgia Dome.

  • LHS swimmers down South Pointe

    The Lancaster High School swim team posted a 189-106 win over South Pointe of Rock Hill on Wednesday. Lauren Spencer and Jory Pettit led LHS with two wins each. Adam Whetstone, Daniel Byrd, Jonah Faile, Nathan Spencer, Adam Augeson and Brandon Gossman each had a win. In the results, the girls are listed first.

  • Coaches honor IL ace Truesdale again



    RICHBURG – Three Lancaster County high school football standouts earned top honors at the week two meeting of the Founders Tri-County Football Coaches Association.

  • Delly's now pain for foes



    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson head football coach David Moore says with each Volunteers’ game senior receiver Bobby Delly is getting better.

  • Flags to be flown at half staff on Sept. 11

    The Governor requests that the flags be flown at half-staff, from sunup to sundown, on Sunday,

    Sept. 11, 2011, for Patriot Day, in honor of the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.


  • Fit to a 'Tea'

    Sir Thomas Lipton had been dead for almost 20 years when a dry onion soup mix bearing his name hit the markets.

    But just like the tea business he had perfected, it was an instant success, especially among the working class the Scottish-born entrepreneur dearly loved.

    A marketing genius, a 17-year-old Lipton came to the United States from Scotland in 1864, just as the Civil War was ending, said Michael D’Antonio, author of “A Full Cup: Sir Thomas Lipton’s Extraordinary Life and His Quest for the America’s Cup.” 

  • Bruins have right to kick up their heels

    The Lancaster High School Bruins’ soccer teams are getting it done – on the field and in the classroom.
    Recent news about the LHS teams’ (girls and boys) academic success bears out the claim.
    The Lady Bruins posted an overall 4.3 GPA (grade-point average) for the 2010-11 school term, while the LHS boys finished with an overall 3.4 GPA.
    Obviously, the Bruins’ soccer squads are using their noggins for more than headers.
    The success of the teams has been duly noted.

  • Exports are a bright spot for S.C. economy

    If there is one thing many of us have unfortunately gotten used to over the past three years, it’s bad news about the economy. Layoffs, higher unemployment and lower expectations have become almost the norm.
    And while we know firsthand that this news is real, it isn’t the only side of the story. In fact, there is some good news out there as well. Exports, for example, are one place where things are looking much better. 
    Each year, more and more people around the world are buying products from South Carolina.

  • Three men charged in murder

    Three Lancaster men remain behind bars this week after Rock Hill police arrested them Sunday in connection with a shooting death at a motel.
    Glen Sergio Brace, 23, Markevious Dimitri Cousar, 19, and Devontae Darryl Wright, 18, all of Lancaster, were arrested early Sunday morning, shortly after a man was shot to death at the Rock Hill Motel, said Rock Hill Police Lt. Brad Redfearn.