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Today's News

  • Cunningham finishes fourth in A-AA field

    Buford High School sophomore Rashad Cunningham had the top finish among the three county wrestlers who competed in the individual state championship matches on Saturday.Cunningham, in the 119-pound class, placed fourth.

  • Hospice selling purple bows in memory, honor of cancer patients

    Purple bows in memory or honor of cancer patients will soon be appearing on businesses and homes across Lancaster County. 

    Hospice Care of South Carolina’s local Relay for Life team is selling the bows to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

    The Relay for Life team hopes every Lancaster County resident touched by cancer will be able to feel the support of the community when they see purple

    bows on mailboxes, doors and lampposts across the county.

  • Go see what JAARS does on Saturday

    WAXHAW, N.C. – JAARS invites visitors to attend JAARS Day and learn how people are transformed through the word of God. JAARS Day is an opportunity to see how this life-transforming work is done and how people can be a part of it.

    According to JAARS, there are 2,251 language groups around the world with no Scriptures.

    The new season of JAARS Days opens Saturday. The first event focuses on logistical support – construction and maintenance, materials transportation, purchasing and shipping.

  • Total lunar eclipse slide show

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  • Riverside Road rezoning issue on County Council's agenda

    County Council will vote on second reading to approve rezoning heavy industrial property to residential at Monday night's meeting.

    Council approved first reading of the rezoning at its last meeting. Some council members believe that the county needs for the property to remain industrial to attract new manufacturing jobs to the county, while others believe that a new residential development will bring new life to the northern part of Riverside Road.

  • Volunteers collect tons of trash here

    Lancaster County's Adopt-A-Highway volunteers made a major impact in the beautification of their communities when they removed 21,030 pounds of trash from their adopted roadsides last year.

    The S.C. Department of Transportation reports that 392 volunteers in Lancaster County picked up litter from along 62 miles of highway in 2007.

    Statewide, more than 29,000 Adopt-A-Highway volunteers picked up 1.4 million pounds of trash from more than 6,000 miles of adopted highways.

  • Buford looks to make region run

    A year ago, the Buford High baseball team finished as the Region VIII-AA runner-up.Jackets’ coach Joe Wright said his team can again be in the thick of the battle this spring.“We have a good group of players back this season,” Wright said. “Defensively, we have a sound team and our hitting will come around with some of our younger players gaining experience.

  • Woman more alert after assault at Charlotte store

    Lori Brofsky has been on edge ever since she was involved in a sexual assault a few weeks ago in Charlotte.

    The Indian Land resident was shopping at Michael's Craft Store on South Boulevard in Charlotte about 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 when she noticed a man following her around the store. Brofsky, 37, thought the man may have been looking to steal, so she held her purse tightly and kept on shopping.

  • Big Thursday money split

    Considering the local economic conditions, members of the Big Thursday Scholarship committee are pleased with the amount of money raised.

    For the past several years, the committee has held a golf tournament in which corporate sponsors pledge money. There were nearly 30 sponsors at the 2007 tournament, which brought in $34,000.

    Money raised provides scholarships for Lancaster County students attending either Clemson University or the University of South Carolina at Lancaster.

  • Kershaw group to meet on park

    KERSHAW - The group working to build a community playground in Kershaw will meet Thursday.

    The steering committee heading the efforts to build the community playground will be called the Kershaw Community Park Council. It has set Thursday as Design Day to kick off the effort to build the park.