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Today's News

  • Jackets swarm Hornets for first win

    DUE WEST – Buford took to the road and found victory lane in a big way Friday night.
    The Jackets, coming off two double-digit home losses to open their football season, swarmed the Dixie High School Hornets in a 48-0 rout at Due West.
    Buford took control early and cruised to a 34-0 halftime lead for its first win of the 2019 season.

  • Unbeaten Vols sack Cats

    Alan Sims
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The ninth-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers continued their stellar early-season play, cruising to a 39-0 win over 11th-ranked Blacksburg High School on Friday night at the AJ Battlefield.
    AJ, 3-0, entered the game having not allowed a point, and that trend continued with a third consecutive shutout, two straight at home.
    The Vols faced a Blacksburg team, which also came in unbeaten after a 41-21 road win over Buford and a 39-14 rout of Crescent of Iva.

  • Sheriff's office seeks missing Lancaster man
    Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing Lancaster man.
    According to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy Taylor Wash, 26, was last seen leaving his Tully Court home in Lancaster in a 2008 Ford Escape SUV on Saturday. The tag number is MQF 875. 
  • Cougars claw Warriors, 28-8

    York downed unbeaten Indian Land in a 28-8 road win Friday night.

  • Jackets swarm Dixie Hornets

    Buford rolls to first football win in 48-0 rout of Dixie.

  • Unbeaten Vols rout Wildcats

    Andrew Jackson rolled to its third straight lopsided win.

  • Guest Column: Southern 500 getting plenty of tax dollars

    The thousands of fans who attended the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway this month aren’t the only folks supporting the annual NASCAR race.
    For years, taxpayers have subsidized the private stock-car racetrack dubbed “The Track Too Tough to Tame.” State comptroller general records, for example, show that the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) has paid the raceway a collective $500,000 since fiscal 2010, including $150,000 – the single-highest annual amount – last fiscal year.

  • Editor's Column: Moment of panic in the car wash

    I always take something to the car wash to keep me busy during the 10 minutes it takes for the equipment to drag my car through, foam it, scrub it, rinse it and blow it off, after which some energetic young people dry it with towels and wipe shiny stuff on the tires.
    The car wash I use doesn’t let you get out of the car, so I’m stuck there, needing to fill the time. God forbid that I lose 10 minutes of productive consciousness.

  • LMS Hall of Fame Race Saturday

    Lancaster Motor Speedway will host its annual Hall of Fame Race on Saturday night.
    LMS will honor four local dirt track racing legends with the induction of Knox Bailey, Paul Croft, Mike “Wormy” Snipes and Maxcy Broome.
    The ace racing quartet has provided the track great memories down through the years.
    In addition to the hall of fame honors, the night’s highlight race is the M&M Garage Extreme 4 Shootout paying $1,000 to win.

  • Cubs to host semifinals

    The Lancaster Cubs have advanced to the Community All-Star Baseball League semifinals after taking the opening round best-of-five series, 3-0 over the Newberry Marlins.
    The Cubs wrapped up the first-round series with a 14-4 win over the Newberry Marlins last Sunday.
    The Cubs now advance to face the third-seeded Shelton Braves in a best-of-five series this weekend.
    The series winner advances to the CASBL championship series.
    The opening two games of the series will be played at Eggleton Field, Lancaster Post 31 American Legion baseball field.