Today's News

  • That date does live in infamy

    The start of a new school year always has me remembering when and marveling at how quick time flies.

    Gosh, seems it was only yesterday that me and Mama were walking hand in hand down to Chesterfield Avenue Grammar School for my very first day of school.

    By the fall of 1941, I was in Miss Charlotte Jones’ third grade class. 

    Everyday, she had us studying something new. 

  • Out on her own

    Heather Curless has joined the ranks of successful Lancaster natives who are making their mark in the world. 

    She has turned her personal passion into professional success, and is helping others build a healthier, more environmentally friendly world for themselves and their communities. 

    Her retail store and showroom, Greener Stock, (www.greenerstock.com) in Cincinnati, Ohio, celebrated its first anniversary in January of this year. 

  • Meet your Neighbor – Bobby Morgan

    Name: Bobby Morgan

    Age: 58

    Address: Bailey Road

    Family: Wife, Cheryl, 53; children, Andy Morgan, 31, and Jessica Williams, 27; and two grandchildren, Allana Morgan, 8, and Morgan Williams, 2  

    Pets: A dog, Daisy; two cats, Roscoe and Sassy, and a lot of goats

    Job: Andrew Jackson State Park staff

    Church: Bethlehem Baptist Church

  • Bonus cheers for Volunteers

    The Andrew Jackson High cheerleaders, in addition to the Volunteers’ game-ending 14-0 win over Class A foe McBee High, had a little extra to cheer about Friday night at the eighth annual Founders Kickoff Classic.

  • Nighthawks fall twice in jamboree



    KERSHAW – It’s rare to see veteran high school football coach Johnny Roscoe sport a smile after a loss, much less two defeats, but he donned a few grins following Northern Guilford’s play in the eighth annual Founders Kickoff Classic at Andrew Jackson’s Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.

  • Vols, Bruins triumph



    KERSHAW – Lancaster and Andrew Jackson each posted a shutout on each end of the eighth annual Founders Federal Kickoff Classic at AJ’s Volunteer Stadium on Friday night.

  • Bradley’s 67 nets early lead in club championship play

    Lancaster High golfer Dalton Bradley posted a 67 to take the early lead in the annual Lancaster Golf Club championship on Saturday.

    Bradley carded a 32-35 – five-under – to take a two-shot lead over Skip Small, who registered a 70 (33-37).

  • Lancaster chapter boys tops in all-star state field



    The Lancaster chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association produced a first at the Thomas D. Todd all-stars championship tournament at the Pickens Country Club last weekend.

  • City settles with fired detective

    Former Lancaster police officer Pat Parsons and the city of Lancaster have reached an out-of-court settlement in his lawsuit against the city. 

    Mike Malone, the city’s labor attorney, said Friday that the two sides agreed to a deal in principle on July 28 and finalized that deal Thursday. 

  • Kershaw seeks to recoup taxes

    KERSHAW – The town of Kershaw hopes to recoup money it now realizes may be owed to them by the federal government. 

    Town Council voted 6-0 Monday to contract with Municipal Energy Consultants LLC, a California company that is letting local governments know they can get rebates for paying federal excise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. 

    The company says municipalities are exempt from paying the taxes, which are automatically levied when you pay for fuel at a gas station.