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Today's News

  • Spring Hill team repairs homes in Kentucky

    Bailey Milhorn
    For The Lancaster News

    Spring Hill Baptist Church of Lancaster partnered with Appalachia Service Project last month to work on residential construction projects in Eastern Kentucky.
    ASP is a Christian ministry that has been in operation since 1969 and brings thousands of volunteers across the nation to rural central Appalachia to repair homes for low-income families with the goal of making residences warmer, safer and drier.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Helping Hearts Health and Wellness Informational Fair

    Helping Hearts Senior Services will host a Health and Wellness Informational Fair and its annual fish fry and hot dog sale fundraiser 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 17 at 3238 John G. Richards Road, Liberty Hill. 

    The event will include games and activities for all ages and free school supplies for elementary school students. For details or to find out about participating as an exhibitor, sponsor or donor, call (803) 427-5206. 

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Free clothes closet at Pleasant Hill Baptist Aug. 17

    Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 4357 Kershaw Camden Highway, Heath Springs, will host a free clothes closet from 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 17.  

    Back to school bash Aug. 17

  • News Briefs

    Library hours at Barnett Building

    The Lancaster County Library is open at the Barnett Building, 128 Colonial Commons, Lancaster, while the main library is being renovated. Hours of operation are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thurday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 

    LCCoA board meets Aug. 19

  • Entertainment List

    Food Truck Invasion set for Aug. 17

    Food Truck Invasion is 4-8 p.m. Aug. 17 at the American Legion Fairgrounds, 823 Kershaw Camden Highway, Lancaster. The free admission event will feature live entertainment and a kids’ zone. Remember to bring lawn chairs and blankets. For vending information, call (803) 448-7508 or (803) 246-9327, or email anomalies@comporium.net. 

    Pirate Day at The Museum of the Waxhaws

  • Extreme 4 has $1,000 purse Aug. 24

    The Extreme 4 Division at Lancaster Motor Speedway will be racing for $1,000 to win Aug. 24.
    This race marks the second time the Extreme 4 Division will be racing for $1,000 to win, because the second annual Phillip Knight Memorial race, held Aug. 10, was also a $1,000 to win.
    Chris Baker posted his second straight Phillip Knight Memorial race win and the $1,000 payday last Saturday night at LMS.
    Baker said he’s hoping the win will provide key momentum as he seeks his second straight win for another big payday at the half-mile dirt track.

  • Buford High set to host second annual Good Samaritan Scholarship volleyball

    Buford High School will be the setting for the second annual Lancaster County Good Samaritan Scholarship Foundation volleyball tournament today at BHS, 4290 Tabernacle Road.
    The volleyball fundraiser, which begins in the BHS gym, is 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The fundraiser features scrimmages between the four county junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams, and a friendly afternoon competition among teachers’ teams from Andrew Jackson, Buford, Indian Land and Lancaster high schools.

  • Gamecocks hope to profit from challenging schedule

    The 2019 edition of the University of South Carolina football team might be Coach Will Muschamp’s best team in his four seasons, but it might not be reflected in USC’s final record.
    Wes Mitchell, of Gamecock Central and the guest speaker at the Lancaster County Gamecock Club’s football kickoff cookout at the Lancaster Moose Lodge on Monday night, said he feels Muschamp might be fielding his best overall team, but the challenging schedule might play in USC’s final record.

  • Teams set for Classic clashes

    After tonight, it all counts on the scoreboard, so the 13th annual Founders Kickoff Classic is the final tune-up heading into regular-season high school football play.
    Andrew Jackson High School hosts the annual jamboree, which features all four Lancaster County teams against different squads.
    Play opens with Indian Land High School battling Monroe High School (N.C.) at 6 p.m.
    Lancaster follows as the Bruins battle West Mecklenberg High School of Charlotte at 7 p.m.

  • Sports Talk: Loss of Kellin leaves a void

    There’s a void as the 2019 Lancaster County high school football season nears.
    With each season and each team, there’s always holes to fill, but the gap I’m thinking about is the loss of a fixture on the Andrew Jackson High School football sidelines.
    That’s David Kellin, who died last month at his Kershaw home.
    When I say a void, I truly mean it.
    A few seasons back, we lost our AJ Vols sports correspondent just before the season began.
    We were in a bind as the season was quickly drawing close.