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Today's News

  • Shrine Race to roll Thursday

    Thursday night marks the return of a fan and driver favorite at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    Race fans and drivers have been asking to bring back the annual Shrine Race at Lancaster Motor Speedway, and it will finally return after 12 seasons Thursday.

    The Shrine Race, presented by the Jackson Shrine Club in Lancaster, will be one of the highlight races during the 2018 racing season.

    The race features a great cause to help the Jackson Shrine Club and the cripple and burned kids the Shriners support.

  • League extends 2018 prep football regular season

    The 2018 South Carolina high school football regular season now has an additional week.

    The S.C. High School League Executive Committee voted 18-0 on Tuesday to extend the 2018 regular season high school football season to Nov. 2.

    Games postponed last week related to the impact of Hurricane Florence will now be played Nov. 2.

    The S.C. High School League playoffs are now scheduled to begin Nov. 9, instead of Nov. 2 as originally scheduled. The 2018 S.C. high school regular season was scheduled to end Oct. 26 before the changes Tuesday.

  • Jackets battle Vols to highlight prep play

    County bragging rights and position in Region IV-AA play are the stakes as Andrew Jackson and Buford battle to highlight prep football action Friday night.

    The 4-1 Volunteers, coming off their first loss of the season, will be at home to face the rival BHS Yellow Jackets in AJ’s annual homecoming game.

    Buford, fresh off its first win, will be looking to stay unbeaten in region play after taking a 52-27 home win over Chesterfield High School last Wednesday night.

    AJ dropped a 28-17 loss to North Central in Boonetown on Wednesday night.

  • Vincent Anniversary

    Jackie and Kay Hinson Vincent celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 10, 2018. 

    They were married Aug. 10, 1968, in Kershaw. 

    A party was given in their honor by their sons and family members, and they celebrated with their family and siblings for a week at Edisto Beach. 

    The Vincents have two sons, Daniel Vincent and his wife, Kendra, of Westminster, and Patrick Vincent and his wife, Jana, of Kershaw; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

  • Thorne-Glover Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thorne announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaylen Nicole Thorne, to Gabriel Neal Glover, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Oct. 13, 2018, at The Bottle Factory in Monroe, N.C.

    Miss Thorne is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Baxley of Lancaster and Ms. Betty Thorne of Great Falls. She is a 2013 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2018 graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor of science in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Lexington Medical Center.

  • Buford Middle volleyball wins tournament
  • Shrine Race ready to roll Thursday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway roars back into action with a Thursday night special this week.

    The annual Shrine Race, a LMS fixture for years, but absent from the track schedule for the past few seasons, is set to make a return Thursday night at the half-mile dirt oval.

    LMS fans and drivers have been asking for this race to return to Lancaster Motor Speedway for years.

    New track co-promoters Eric Caskey and Shannon Munn have listened and responded and the Shrine Race is headed back to the track.

  • Lancers soccer teams fall

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers soccer teams have had a tough go of it in recent play, battling foes and dodging the weather.

    The Lancers dropped a pair of losses at Wake Tech in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 7.

    The USCL men lost to Wake Tech of Raleigh, N.C., falling 5-0.

    "We played well, but gave up three goals early," USCL coach David Parnell said. “That put us in a hole.”

    Wake Tech scored on a penalty kick and added a late goal off a USCL player in its shutout win.

  • LHS swimmers eighth in Upstate Invitational

    The Lancaster High School swim team placed eighth overall in the Upstate Invitational swim meet held Sept. 8 at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center.

    The Bruins, in the 16-team field, were eighth overall with 80 points.

    The LHS girls were sixth place in the women’s field with 56 points and the LHS boys placed ninth with 24 points.

    Makenzy Mills led the Lancaster High School girls with a second in the 50 freestyle and she placed third in the 100 backstroke,

  • Buford Middle notches win

    Staff Reports

    The Buford Middle School football team evened its record at 1-1 on the season with a 28-12 win over Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School on Wednesday.

    Buford Middle built a 20-6 halftime lead and stayed in control for the 16-point win.

    BMS broke on top as Preston Scott raced 40 yards to give the Jackets a 6-0 lead.

    Tanner Sellers, who had a big day for the winners, tallied on a 25-yard run to give Buford Middle a 12-0 edge in the first half.

    Sellers also scored on the two-point play for a 14-0 lead.