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  • New Question - Are you smarter than the Webmaster?

    If you can answer this question, you won't win a prize but you will receive a certificate proving that you know more than I know... the Webmaster! Not only am I a master of the web (LOL) but I am also a font of useless knowledge and sometimes worthless information.

    John Lennon was assassinated on Dec. 8th 1980. What was the nationality of his murderer's wife? How was this used by the defense attorney during the trial?

  • BHS moves to 3-2 with win over Rams

    Buford again used its comeback attack to up its record to 3-2 on the season. BHS, which trailed county rival Indian Land 20-5 in the early going only to charge to a 55-49 win, rallied to knock off Class A foe Chesterfield on Monday night.The Jackets, down 26-20, used a 19-12 run in the third period to take a 39-38 lead on the Rams. In the final period, Jabari Williams and Qua Reid took over to lead the Jackets to the six-point win. Williams paced the Jackets with 24 points, 17 in the second half.

  • Founders Federal offers its members insurance services

    Founders Federal Credit Union has added a new division offering insurance services to its members.

    The new division - officially named Founders Insurance Services - brings three new employees to the credit union - Scott Blackmon, Michael Faile and Mark Blackmon.

    "We are truly excited to have this opportunity to better serve all of our members' financial needs," said Bruce Brumfield, president and CEO of Founders Federal Credit Union.

  • Vols notch exciting sweep

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson won a pair of thrillers to post an exciting sweep of county rival Indian Land on Tuesday night in the Volunteers’ gym.The AJ boys presented first-year Vols’ coach Dale Reeves with his first win at AJ, taking a 49-47 win over the Warriors.In the girls’ game, the Lady Vols notched a 43-42 comeback win over the Indian Land girls.In each game, the contest went down to the wire.In the nightcap, AJ, coming off a tough 49-47 road loss to rival Lancaster, won in thrilling fashion.The Vols, a

  • Jackets sweep in mat opener

    The Buford Yellow Jackets opened their dual match wrestling season posting a pair of impressive wins. The Jackets, in a Conference VIII-AA match, downed Central High School of Pageland 71-6 and Class AAAA foe Hartsville High School, 60-11 on Thursday in the BHS gym. In the 49-point win over the Red Foxes, Buford stormed to a 30-5 lead. BHS notched eight pins, with Lamont McPhearson, Josh Ferguson, Ty Quan Brown, Matt Broughton, Lain Adams, Marcus Pressley, Rashad Cunningham and Tyler Douglas winning on falls.

  • Question: Climate change

  • Officials slow in handling case?

    INDIAN LAND – An Indian Land woman who blew the whistle on problems at Indian Land High School dating back to 1999 is getting tired of waiting for justice.

    Donna McClennen, a former secretary at the school, is especially frustrated by how long it has taken 6th Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield to decide whether charges should be filed against the school's former administrative assistant, whom McClennen says was wrongly paid more than $18,000 for days she did not work.

  • Kitchen shortcuts

    You're about to panic.

    If work, marriage, young'uns, homework and school projects and ball practice wasn't enough, you just found out that the office Christmas party is tomorrow.

    Somehow, you have to find the time to make a holiday treat that wows everyone. Yeah, right.

    So what do you do when time isn't on your side and you know that everyone is looking forward to seeing what you can come up with?

    First, take a deep breath, and start with a little planning.

  • Four high school students hurt when van runs into stopped bus

    Four students were treated and released for minor injuries after the school bus they were riding in was hit from behind Monday morning.

    The bus was stopped on Chesterfield Avenue to pick up students when a 1999 green Chevrolet van struck it. The accident happened about 7:30 a.m. near the Nichols Road intersection.

    Lancaster police estimate that the van was traveling 20 mph in a 35-mph zone.

    The bus driver had all of the safety lights on when the van struck, according to a Lancaster Police Department accident report.

  • Kershaw may sell center

    KERSHAW – Unless a promising idea appears on how to make the Leroy Springs Recreation Center in Kershaw a well-frequented place by the community, the town of Kershaw will likely sell it.

    Kershaw Town Administrator Tony Starnes said the town would like $300,000 for the center, which has a bowling alley, swimming pool and meeting space.

    He said Monday that the town, which has owned the facility since it was deeded to it in 2005 by the Leroy Springs Co., has received some interest of late but no commitments to buy.