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Today's News

  • Tough start to season without ‘Coach Mo’

    Several years ago, I was meandering around the football practice field beside Buford High School on a sweltering evening and overheard one of those conversations between a coach and a player that you never forget.
    Jeff Moyer, the Yellow Jackets’s defensive line coach, was stressing fundamentals at a team practice.
    And for whatever reason, one stubborn player wasn’t 100 percent sold on the concept.
    He continued to perform a drill as he saw fit, disregarding Coach Mo’s wise counsel, which in turn, led to a real teaching moment.

  • County football teams getting to work

    Lancaster County high school football teams will be getting down to work today as they prepare for the upcoming season.
    Preseason practice drills are opening across the Palmetto State as teams look to the new prep football campaign.
    Lancaster High School
    Lancaster High School got the jump today with an 8 a.m. practice at the Rice Athletic Complex field.
    The Bruins are also slated to work Saturday.

  • Lawson eager for return to driver’s seat

    CHARLOTTE – Injured USCS Winged Outlaw Sprint Cars series driver Bronzie Lawson IV is still hospitalized, but he’s already talking about racing again.
    The 34-year-old driver was injured in a horrific crash at Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday when his car went airborne on the backstretch and landed in the trees.
    “He’s already asked his neuro doctor when he can race again,” said his wife, Heidi Lawson, noting that dirt racing runs in the family.

  • Sharonview FCU to relocate headquarters, add jobs

    INDIAN LAND — Sharonview Federal Credit Union is relocating its corporate headquarters within Lancaster County and plans to add scores of new jobs, the organization announced Wednesday.
    Sharonview’s President and CEO Bill Partin said the credit union will move from its current digs near the Redstone Ventures campus in Indian Land to new headquarters a little further south on U.S. 521 at the Edgewater Corporate Center.

  • Commentary: Trump aides should think about quitting, Gowdy says

    Editor’s note: Rep. Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight Committee and a member of the Intelligence Committee, appeared last weekend on “Fox News Sunday” to discuss widespread criticism after President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Here are excerpts from his interview with host Bret Baier.

  • Commentary: Graham: Trump must safeguard 2018 election

    Editor’s note: Sen. Graham was the lead-off guest Sunday on CBS News’ “Face the Nation.” Here are excerpts of his interview with host Margaret Brennan.

  • Duke Energy tops 5K solar customers in S.C.

    From release

    GREENVILLE – More than 5,000 of Duke Energy Carolina’s S.C. customers have installed solar panels on their homes and businesses, reaching the company’s legislative goal for customer-owned solar capacity.
    Customers can still install solar – and sell the electricity they produce to Duke Energy – but no longer at the price established under the legislation. They will get the same price the utility pays for electricity generated by large solar power plants.

  • Comporium matches $10K in local FCA fundraising

    Comporium Communications has donated $10,000 to the Lancaster chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
    The donation was given by Comporium last month as a match to the $10,000 already raised by the FCA chapter.
    Randy Mellichamp, the area director of the Lancaster FCA, said this was one of the largest donations ever given to the local group.
    Shaun Barnes, director of external relations for Comporium, said the donation continues the company’s longtime support for the group.

  • Halloween in July

    The Craft Stand on Main Street hosted Halloween in July on Friday the 13th. The event featured live music, themed snacks and a costume contest.

  • In the driver’s seat

    NORTH AUGUSTA – Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U all-stars coach Andy Williams has a poker face for good reason.
    Through four games of state tournament play, the Lancaster stars remain unbeaten, though they faced Orangeburg in a rematch Tuesday night at North Augusta’s Riverview Park. There are four teams left and Lancaster has not lost in the double-elimination tournament. The championship game is today.
    The Lancaster Dixie Boys 14U team topped Aynor 7-0 Tuesday morning after defeating Seneca 10-0 on Monday night.