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Today's News

  • Warriors deck Bruins, 18-3

    Indian Land downs Lancaster, 18-3 for its first football win over the rival Bruins.

  • Blacksburg tops Buford, 41-21

    Buford High School fell in its 2019 prep football opener, dropping a 41-21 loss to Blacksburg.

  • Vols maul McBee

    Andrew Jackson opened its 2019 season, rolling to a 37-0 win over the Panthers.

  • Vols maul McBee

    Andrew Jackson launches its 2019 football season, rolling to a 37-0 road win over McBee.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Out Here with Animals at Tractor Supply

    Lancaster Tractor Supply, 593 Lancaster Bypass East, Lancaster, will host an “Out Here with Animals” event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 24. The event will include animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and pet grooming and training. Participating local organizations include Paws in the Panhandle, Big Dog Rescue and PetSense. New toys, cleaning supplies, food and accessories will be collected for Lancaster rescues and shelters. 

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    BBQ benefit at Oak Ridge Baptist Aug. 24

    Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 603 Oak Ridge Church Road, Kershaw, will host a BBQ benefit for Pat and Danny Horton to help with medical expenses at 11 a.m. Aug. 24. Plates are $10 and include barbecue pork, hash and rice, green beans, slaw and dessert. 

    Unity ARP celebrates homecoming

  • 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. 

    County council meets Aug. 26

    Lancaster County Council will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 in council chambers at the County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. 

  • Entertainment List

    Pirate Day at The Museum of the Waxhaws

    The Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Highway, Waxhaw, N.C., will host its ninth annual Pirate Day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24. 

    The event will include pirate re-enactors, mermaids, food, games, vendors and demonstrations of sword fights, cannon fire and bullwhips cracking. 

    Tickets are $6 and are available at museumofthewaxhaws.org or at the door. Guests are encouraged to wear pirate attire for the event, but dress-up is not required. For details, call (704) 843-1832.

  • Guest Column: USCL: 60 years, going strong

    I bring you greetings on behalf of USC Lancaster’s Sixtieth Anniversary Committee members who are planning and preparing for activities and events to celebrate 60 years of educating our community.

  • Staff Column: I will never forget Lilly Schroeder

    I sat for six days in the Lancaster County Courthouse, focused on the short life of Lilly Schroeder and the terrible way it ended.

    Last Monday, the person accused of beating the 3-year-old to death was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

    Most of the time, I can compartmentalize the horrific things I hear and see behind courtroom doors – not dwelling on them until it’s time to write the story. But this case followed me home every night.