Today's News

  • New event venue: North Corner Haven

    For more than 40 years, the Dooley family kept North Corner Haven a family secret. When they grew weary of their bustling lives in Charlotte, they would drive just over the state line to their 600-acre farm of forest, pasture and ponds to relax, reflect and recharge.
    “We would retreat to the farm to fish, hunt, garden and enjoy nature,” North Corner Haven founder David Dooley said. “It was an opportunity for us to be together and celebrate key milestone events.”

  • Column: GOP must explicitly condemn obvious racism of Steve King

    Over the past two years, Republicans have focused on spreading opportunity, and it has paid dividends.
    From the creation of opportunity zones in some of our nation’s most distressed communities to amazing job-creation statistics and low unemployment rates, there’s no doubt that the future is brightening for many Americans.

  • Column: A night of high-flying hoops, fun for a cause: Fatherhood

    In three weeks, the Lancaster Fatherhood Project will hold its signature fundraising event of the year, and today I’m asking for your help and participation.
    Our mission is to help men become responsible, engaged and empowered fathers. While we work to strengthen men, the real beneficiary of our program is their children, their other relatives and our entire community.
    We are Lancaster County’s only nonprofit that provides a holistic approach to self-assessment, goal-setting and responsible fatherhood in a peer-group setting.

  • Doomsday Jamboree slated for Saturday

    The annual Doomsday Jamboree, featuring high school and middle school baseball teams, is Saturday at the Lancaster High School baseball field, “Doomsday Corner.”
    Games are 3.5 innings with an hour time limit.
    Play opens at 9:30 a.m. with the Andrew Jackson C team meeting the Buford C team.
    The 11 a.m. game has Buford facing the Andrew Jackson in junior varsity play.
    The 12:30 p.m. game has Buford battling AJ in varsity action.
    The 2 p.m. game features the Lancaster High junior varsity facing the Lewisville jayvees.

  • Lancers split in weekend series

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers capped their season-opening weekend baseball series with a 2-1 win over Wake Tech Community College in Raleigh on Sunday afternoon.
    The Lancers’ one-run win gave USCL a split of the four-game weekend series.
    Bobby Crisp led the USCL offense with a hit and two RBIs. Todd Mattox had two hits.
    USCL pitcher Michael Lewis, the former Buford High School standout, went five innings and allowed an earned run and struck out five.

  • Raiders roll in wins over Warriors

    The Keenan High School Raiders swept into the Indian Land High School gym and took a pair of Region IV-AAA basketball wins on Friday night,
    The Raiders, 24-1, 7-0, rolled to a 98-62 win over ILHS after the Lady Raiders posted a 53-37 win over the ILHS girls, 3-18, 2-4.
    The Raiders took the early lead and cruised to the 36-point win over the Warriors in the nightcap.
    KHS opened a 28-18 edge after one period and outscored the ILHS boys in the second period for a 51-30 halftime lead.

  • Red Hawks soar for sweep at LHS

    The highly-regarded Westwood Red Hawks showed Friday night at the Lancaster High School gym why they’re among the Class AAAA hoops elite.
    The WHS teams, among the state’s top three in the latest prep hoops polls, rolled by the host LHS Bruins.
    The Lady Red Hawks opened with a 92-31 win and the WHS boys followed with an 89-59 win to complete the hoops sweep.
    The No. 2 Westwood boys built a 43-28 lead at the half and opened the second half with a key surge on the way to their 30-point win.

  • Vols edge Lions for sweep

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson Volunteers scored two key Region IV-AA home basketball wins over Lewisville High School on Friday night.
    The Lady Vols won 47-39, and The Vols won 58-57 in a last-moment free throw.
    The Vols and the Lions were tied at 57 with a minute left.
    Lewisville’s Jadakiss Talford made several efforts to score in the last moments, but was rejected by the determined Vols.

  • Warriors in Upstate mat final

    WESTMINISTER – The Indian Land Warriors returned to West Oak High School and earned a measure of mat revenge.
    The ILHS Warriors, who fell to top-rated West Oak High School in the Class AAA Upper State wrestling playoffs, 49-15 last season, turned the mats on the host WOHS Warriors on Monday night when they posted a 34-30 win.
    “Our guys did their job,” ILHS coach Leon Boulware said. “Since losing that match last season, we’ve been working for this.

  • Sheriff’s office lists unclaimed property

    Deputies with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office often come across unclaimed, lost or abandoned property during the course of their duties.
    Under departmental policy, when a deputy takes possession of the property, it is placed into evidence for safekeeping while the sheriff’s office tries to reunite the items with their owners.
    After a 90-day period and exhausting all reasonable efforts to find legal property owners, the sheriff’s office is allowed by state law to dispose of the items.