Today's News

  • Staff Column: It’s time to lay wreaths on the graves of our vets

    Given the latest weekend weather forecast, I’ll probably leave Kershaw on Saturday a lot wetter than when I arrived.
    But some things – such as honoring those who served our country – are worth an hour in the rain.
    At noon Saturday, I plan to join a handful of Kershaw volunteers in a holiday salute to military veterans buried at the city cemetery on Kirkland Avenue as part of National Wreaths Across America Day.

  • Punky’s On Main: New décor, varied menu, lots of business

    Punky’s On Main, which opened last month in the old Charley’s Café space on Lancaster’s South Main Street, is off to a bustling start.
    The restaurant’s “soft opening” began at 11 a.m. Nov. 26, and soon every table at the newly renovated eatery was filled.
    “There wasn’t nothing soft about it!” said co-owner Scott Edwards. “It was awesome. We were packed.”

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  • Junior Jackets rally for win

    The Buford Junior Jackets posted a 42-36 win over Charlotte Learning Academy on Thursday night at BHS.
    Buford was down going into the final period, but picked up the pace to net the six-point comeback win.
    The Junior Jackets ramped up their offense behind the play of Quinn Cunningham, Michael Howell and Noah Caskey.
    In the final period, both teams scored at will, but the Junior Jackets, behind the ball-hawking play of Cunningham, Caskey, Howell and Jarrett Laney gained the lead for a 42-36 win.

  • Yellow Jackets sting ILHS twice

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors had a tough night at the hoop on Friday night.
    The visiting Fort Mill High School Yellow Jackets swarmed the Warriors for a hardwood sweep.
    The Lady Yellow Jackets opened with a 60-17 win and the Fort Mill boys followed with a 99-60 win over the ILHS boys.
    In the nightcap, the Fort Mill boys opened an early lead and cruised to the lopsided win over the winless Warriors, who fell to 0-4.

  • LHS netter McBride competes in state singles tourney

    Katie McBride, a junior standout on the Lancaster High School girls tennis team, capped her season among the state’s elite.
    McBride, a five-time all-region selection, was Region III-AAAA’s representative in the Class AAAA state singles tournament held held Nov. 27-28 in Columbia.
    “It was definitely an honor for her to be selected,” LHS girls tennis coach Phil Dewalt said.
    McBride earned her bid to the state singles field, the Lady Bruins’ first player in some nine seasons.
    McBride, for the season, was 12-3.

  • Lady Jackets win to stay unbeaten

    Lorie Sellers
    For The Lancaster News
    The Buford High School Lady Jackets stayed unbeaten on the season at 5-0 with a 41-18 win over Parkwood to highlight a hoops split with the host Rebels of Union County, N.C., on Friday night.
    The Lady Jackets, who topped Parkwood, 31-20 on Nov. 30 at home, took control in the second period.
    BHS led 8-7 after one quarter, but used a 12-2 second-quarter surge to hold a 20-9 edge at the half.
    Hunter Allen, who led the Lady Jackets with 15, scored nine points in the second half.

  • Warriors strong in defending Kersey mat tourney crown

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors repeated as the champion in the eighth annual Mike Kersey Memorial wrestling tournament at ILHS on Saturday.
    The Warriors had 16 wrestlers place in the top four or higher, with six ILHS grapplers winning their respective weight class.
    Solomon Cortez was a winner and he earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrester Award.
    Drew Enders, Weston Nguyen, Teddy Yarborough, Markeith Drakeford and Raul Neil each captured their respective weight class.

  • Schools, county on another 2-hour delay Tuesday

    The Lancaster County School District, USC-Lancaster and Lancaster County will operate on another two-hour delay Tuesday due to concerns of black ice formation Monday night into early Tuesday morning.

  • Schools, county on 2-hour delay Monday

    The Lancaster County School District, USC-Lancaster and Lancaster County will operate Monday on a 2-hour delay due to weather-releated conditions from Saturday and Sunday's winter storm.

    The delay is due to the potential of black ice conditions on secondary roads, especially in the Panhandle.

    Temperatures on Monday morning are forecast at near the freezing mark.