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Today's News

  • Candidate's Column: Decades working in Probate Court make me the best candidate for job

    Why choose me as your next probate judge?
    I am a lifelong resident of Lancaster County with 25 years of experience in our Probate Court. I know the procedures. I know what is working, what needs improvement and how to improve it. I have the patience, understanding and compassion to help families through the long and unfamiliar legal process after the loss of a loved one.

  • LMS caps regular season with close racing action

    Lancaster Motor Speedway capped its 2018 regular season with a two-night show at the half-mile oval Friday and Saturday night.
    The action Friday night was intense with tight racing throughout the divisions.
    In the Super Stock main event, Jason Gulledge took the win over Timbo Mangum, Elias Grant, Eric Caskey and Michael Chaney. Gulledge also captured the 2018 Super Stock points championship.

  • Cycs edge Warriors in 12-9 win

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    CHESTER – Last year, the Indian Land Warriors had a lead against the Chester Cyclones only to lose by one point in the final seconds.
    The game this season against third-ranked Chester High School might not have been as dramatic, but missed opportunities Friday night cost Indian Land High School in a tough 12-9 loss at CHS.
    Two big fourth downs proved to be the difference in the Warriors’ loss in its first Region IV-AAA game this season.

  • Rams edge Vols for region win

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High School’s all-out effort came up just short as Chesterfield used a late touchdown to edge the Volunteers, 17-14 on Friday night.
    The Rams’ Shyhiem Rivers scored on a four-yard touchdown run with a minute to play to give CHS the three-point Region IV-AA comeback win.

  • Column: Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser has no reason to lie about him

    I am writing in response to Dianne Evans’ Friday column headlined “Ugly badgering and humiliation of Kavanaugh a crude travesty.”
    Will we ever really know the truth of what happened 36 years ago, or even 36 minutes ago? Judge Brett Kavanaugh keeps skirting around the questions. He answers with a question.
    There is a problem somewhere, and I believe it belongs with him. He makes himself seem guilty with his answers, which he often chooses not to give.

  • Jackets maul Lions, 62-30

    Buford High School senior running back Tyheim Miller and BHS Yellow Jackets had a big night Friday night, drumming the visiting Lewisville Lions, 62-30.
    The Jackets’ 32-point win put BHS at 3-3 overall, 3-0 in region play with their third straight win.
    Miller, in a stellar showing, ignited for 258 explosive yards from scrimmage and scored four touchdowns on runs of 33, 30, 61, and 60 yards in the Jackets’ rout of the winless Lions, 0-6.

  • Bruins claw Cavaliers in region opener

    The Lancaster Bruins took time in getting rolling, but once they did, it was a blue and gold steamroll.
    Lancaster, coming off a bye week after a 41-20 road loss to Chester, was sluggish out of the gate, but steadily came on to post the 38-0 win over Richland Northeast to open Region IV-AAAA football play Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
    “We had a slow start, but we created a spark and it got us going,” LHS coach Bobby Collins.
    The spark came late in the first period when RNE, on the move, drove inside the LHS 20, but stalled.

  • NASC marks Archaeology Month with several events

    From release

    October events at USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center include several appearances by artist-in-residence Beckee Garris and a Lunch and Learn presentation on Indian slave trade in the 17th Century.
    The lunch program is noon-1 p.m. Oct. 19, part of the celebration of South Carolina Archaeology Month. Bring a bag lunch to this free event at the NASC, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster.

  • Wiping away tears, accepting a tribute

    Heath Springs celebrated Tuesday evening as the sun dipped toward the horizon, an apt setting to commemorate Ann Taylor’s long career in local politics.

  • Column: Watch your mail for tax bills coming from county

    The real estate tax books open Sept. 30. The property tax bills for real estate (homes and commercial buildings) and personal property (boats, business furniture and equipment, etc.) will be mailed soon after.
    Tax payments are due by Jan. 16 to avoid penalty. While nobody likes getting a tax bill, it’s important that they are sent to the correct address. Having the correct address on file is the taxpayer’s responsibility, and that prevents you from having a late fee due because you never received the bill.