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Today's News

  • 'Is this really what adulting feels like?'

    Andrew Jackson High School students packed the school’s cafeteria and opened folders containing their new identities – glimpsing the realities and the possibilities of life away from home.
    Each student received a calculator, an occupation, a family, a monthly income and a list of financial obligations and opportunities.
    Students like Chloë Mungo soon found themselves scrambling to make ends meet amid credit card debt, student loans, housing payments, car payments and insurance premiums.

  • Cloud shines on with LHS football awards

    The Lancaster High School Bruins football team christened the new LHS Multipurpose Building, saluting a season of success Thursday night.
    The Bruins, who went 6-5 and earned a Class AAAA Upper State playoff bid, honored a host of players, led by senior quarterback Kemarkio Cloud.
    A year ago, the Bruins went 3-7 and missed the playoffs, but Cloud was a catalyst in the Bruins’ turnaround and rise this fall.
    Cloud, the Bruins Offensive MVP, reaped a pair of regional honors for his stellar play this fall.

  • Diamond rings for LDB title teams

    FORT LAWN – Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s splendid summer – twin state titles – took center stage on a recent late fall night at the Catawba Fish Camp in Fort Lawn.
    An enthusiastic crowd of 200-plus, which included youngsters to seniors and those in between, celebrated Lancaster Dixie Baseball’s two state crowns – 6-year-old T-ball champs and the Dixie Boys 14U all-stars on Sunday, Dec. 2.
    Attendees included Lancaster County government and school officials along with county high school baseball coaches.

  • Column: Finding a church that feeds my soul

    When I was a little girl, my mama said she was a Methodist, but my daddy was a Baptist, so we were Baptists. That was that.
    I’ve often wondered what the difference was between the two denominations. I found out about a month ago, after I started attending Grace United Methodist Church. From the children to the men and women with their smiles and their hugs welcoming me there, I immediately felt at home.
    My soul was happy.

  • Column: Incentives floated at business prospects often remains secret

    The S.C. Department of Commerce says it didn’t formally offer any taxpayer-backed incentives to lure Amazon’s second national headquarters to the Palmetto State, but instead provided general incentives information to counties if any of them wanted to compete for the project.

  • Rucker sweeps South in hoops

    The A.R. Rucker Rams rolled to a pair of impressive wins over the rival South Middle School Mustangs in the Lancaster High School gym on Tuesday night.
    The Lady Rams forged a 37-4 halftime lead and cruised to the 61-9 win over the Lady Mustangs.
    Riley Burton paced the Rams with 13 points. Na’Shani Mingo and Faith Stewart each hit 10 points. McKenzie Whitener netted eight and Logan Truesdale scored six.
    Angel Cousar, Lathan Truesdale and Zi’Asia Winfield each scored four points. Sencerity Ealy added two points.

  • Lady Jackets roll over Red Devils

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News

  • Bruins fall in overtime at Nation Ford

    For the second straight game, the Lancaster Bruins went to overtime, and again came up on the short end of the score.
    LHS, coming off a 73-70 overtime loss to Class AA county rival Andrew Jackson, dropped an 83-75 loss to Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill on Tuesday night.
    The Bruins’ eight-point loss was part a NFHS hoops sweep of Lancaster at the Falcons’ gym.
    The Lady Falcons opened the varsity twin bill with a 78-33 win over the Lady Bruins.

  • Vols wrestlers surge early for victory

    Andrew Jackson captured nine of 10 weight classes to open the match for a 44-21 wrestling win over rival Lancaster High School on Wednesday night in the Bruins’ gym.
    The Vols, 2-1 on the season, forged a 17-6 lead after five weight classes and followed with four straight pivotal pins to take control on the way to the 23-point win.
    AJ’s Daniel Barfield and Matthew Kirk each had a major decision around a Lancaster Christian McCune pin for an 8-6 lead to open the match.

  • Vols down Warriors twice

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News