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Today's News

  • 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

  • Sports Talk: Joe Hegler a special friend to many

    I was never happier to see Wofford win a football game than on Nov. 24 when the Terriers topped Elon, 19-7 in the FCS playoffs.
    Yes, it’s always good to see a state school prevail, especially in the postseason, but it goes beyond that fact.
    As many folks know that was the last football game the late Joe Hegler saw his beloved T-Dogs play. When it was over, Joe was tailgating with friends when he had a fatal heart attack. The ultimate ecstacy of winning and the emotional pain of a deep loss.

  • Column: Journalists not your enemy, we’re vital to a free country

    We’ve been complacent.
    We thought everybody knew how important a free press was to our world and that all this talk about us being the enemy of the people would be dismissed for the silliness that it is.
    But the reckless attacks have continued, instigated and encouraged by our president.

  • Column: Electoral college keeps small states relevant in our elections

    Like him or not, Donald Trump is your president.
    You might say that he didn’t win the popular vote, and you would be correct. Pat yourself on the back for understanding something that 66 percent of Americans don’t. He did win the Electoral College vote.