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This SC school district is open Memorial Day. Here’s why  Rock Hill Herald

Lancaster County, South Carolina, students will be in school on Memorial Day, prompting a mix of reactions from parents and residents. Schools plan to ...

Bruins have tough showing in state field  Lancaster News

The Lancaster High School golf team, bidding to defend its state championship, didn't fare as well in the 2019 Class AAAA state golf tournament at the Barony ...

UPDATED: Collins leaving as Lancaster High football coach  Lancaster News

Bobby Collins is leaving Lancaster High School to become the head football coach and athletics director at Marlboro County High School in Bennettsville.

Sub teacher asked Lancaster High student for sex, police say. He got arrested.  The Charlotte Observer

A substitute teacher and photographer was arrested after he was accused of asking a student at Lancaster High School for sex and to take the 16-year-old girl's ...

Get to know Lancaster High School (SC) linebacker Immanuel Bush  The Herald

Get to know more about Lancaster High School (S.C.) junior linebacker Immanuel Bush, a promising college football prospect for the 2018 Bruins.

13th Running for Ryan KLS county track meet Saturday  Lancaster News

Lancaster County high school track takes center stage Saturday for the 13th annual KLS Running for Ryan track meet at the Lancaster High School track.

A.C. Flora rallies past, then routs Lancaster in playoff opener  The Herald

It took a little while for the A.C. Flora to gain control of their first-round playoff game against Lancaster on Friday night. Once the Falcons turned the tide midway in ...

Lancaster High School front entrance flipped after decades of confusion  WBTV

Construction on an addition to the Woodland Drive side of the school began last year and is expected to be complete by the first day of school on Aug. 20.?

Lancaster Co. parents raise concerns about school survey on sexual assault  WSOC Charlotte

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - A controversial survey in Lancaster County is shining a light on sexual assault by students. The survey puts students into that a ...

Bobby Collins named football coach, AD at Marlboro County

On Monday, Marlboro County High School (MCHS) announced the hiring of a new Athletic Director and head football coach. Bobby Collins will be the new ...

Here’s what happened in York, Chester, Lancaster high school sports the last 3 days  The Herald

The Herald's high school sports roundup from Oct. 4, 2018.

Lancaster parents applaud students who reported school shooting threat; 2 arrested  The Charlotte Observer

Lancaster parents are applauding the actions of high school students that led to the arrest of two of their peers accused of threatening to “shoot up” the school.

Lancaster High School commencement Friday  The Herald

Lancaster High School will award diplomas to 296 graduates at commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday at the stadium.

Marlboro County hires Collins as new football coach, AD  SCNow

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. – Bobby Collins was named the new football coach and athletic director at Marlboro County High School, according to the school.

Lancaster High School to award 258 diplomas Friday  The Herald

Lancaster, South Carolina, High School will award diplomas to 258 graduates at commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lancaster County Memorial ...

Lancaster High School basketball star shot, killed in Lancaster - Story | WJZY  FOX 46 Charlotte

A teenager was shot and killed Wednesday night in Lancaster, police said.

York and Lancaster faced off, and one team rode its run game and defense to a win  The Herald

York (S.C.) hosted Lancaster Oct. 12, 2018 in a pivotal Region 3-4A high school football contest. Check out The Herald's game recap.

Get a 2018 high school football fix this weekend in Rock Hill, Chester, Lancaster  The Herald

Three high school football jamborees -- the WRHI Football City USA Kickoff, Chester County Jamboree and Founders Kickoff Classic -- signal the 2018 regular ...

York, Lancaster, Chester County schools honor student, teacher accomplishments  The Herald

Each month, The Herald will highlight teachers, school staff or students who have made a positive impact in York, Lancaster and Chester County, South Carolina ...

900 total yards of offense in South Pointe, Lancaster game, but big play came on defense  The Herald

Lancaster (S.C.) hosted South Pointe in high school football action on Oct. 5, 2018. Check out The Herald's game recap.

Lancaster native killed in Afghanistan  The Columbus Dispatch

Specialist Joseph P. Collette, 29, was killed Friday in Afghanistan. He was a 2007 graduate of Lancaster High School.

Spotlight on gliding duos  Lancaster News

It's time to gather round at Lancaster High School and watch your hometown favorites boogie down in Lancaster's own Dancing With The Stars competition.

Sports Talk: Thanks for the life of Bucky Hardin  Lancaster News

Can't let this Thanksgiving weekend pass without reflecting on a blessing to Lancaster County. Bucky Hardin, who died earlier this month after a tough battle ...

16-year-old charged with attempted murder of teen in Lancaster County  WSOC Charlotte

Draevious Jakiem Mingo, of Rick Hill, was charged as an adult on suspicion of attempted murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Are these 2018 Chester Cyclones legit? Here’s why game against Lancaster suggests yes  The Herald

Check out The Herald's game recap from Sept. 12, 2018 high school football action between Chester and Lancaster, both of which are undefeated.

Live updates from 2019 high school sports National Signing Day in The Herald’s area  Rock Hill Herald

Follow live updates from Feb. 6, 2019, National Signing Day for high school athletes in The Herald's three-county coverage area of Lancaster, Chester and York.

BHS fumes over softball/prom ruling  Lancaster News

Buford softball players had to choose between going to their prom and playing in the Upper State Playoffs championship game Friday evening, because the S.C. ...

Fallen soldier returns home to Lancaster  WCBD News 2

The body of fallen soldier Joseph Collette arrived in Ohio Wednesday morning to return to his home in Lancaster ahead of the funeral Friday.

Lancaster County schools say increased security helping improve student safety  The State

The Lancaster County School Distrit is using walk-through metal detectors, K9 units and electronic locks to improve student safety in schools.

York County region teachers honored for helping students succeed  The Herald

Each month, The Herald will highlight teachers, school staff or students who have made a positive impact in York, Lancaster and Chester County schools.

VIDEO: Special-needs student allegedly bullied, assaulted, police investigating  Live 5 News WCSC

A female student allegedly told the male student he smelled. She also hit him in the head.

The Herald's 2018 top-10 high school football recruits  The Herald

The Herald details the top high school football recruits in York, Chester and Lancaster (S.C.) counties headed into the 2018 season. List includes Jamario Holley ...

Memorial procession, funeral services set for Army specialist from Lancaster  The Columbus Dispatch

Army Spc. Joseph P. Collette will be returned to his hometown, Lancaster, with a memorial motorcade procession on Wednesday morning. Collette, 29, died on ...

A host of local players selected for North/South All-Star football game

Myrtle Beach, SC - More then a dozen student athletes from the Grand Strand and Pee Dee were selected to play in the 2018 North-South All-Star football game.

Two teens make two separate threats to ‘shoot up’ one SC high school, cops say  Myrtle Beach Online

Two Cheraw SC High School students were arrested for separate threats to shoot up the school, the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office said. One was upset ...

South Carolina job data show York, Lancaster, Chester trends  The Herald

Schools in York County, science in Lancaster County, manufacturing in Chester County. New employment data shows which industries are growing in South ...

Joe Keenan: 'You know when it's time to go'  Lancaster News

Joe Keenan was so excited when he became principal of Lancaster High School in July 1996, he forgot to pick up his wife, Debbie, from the hospital after ...

Lancaster County school leaders plan for 2 new Indian Land schools  The Herald

Lancaster County school officials will move forward with plans for a new Indian Land elementary school and high school after 74 percent of voters approved a ...

Children can eat free this summer in York, Chester and Lancaster counties  The Herald

Free meals are available for York, Chester and Lancaster county children during the summer. The Summer Food *Service* Program, funded by the U.S. ...

Lancaster to graduate more than 290 on Friday  The Herald

Lancaster High School will award diplomas to 295 graduates at commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lancaster Memorial Stadium. Valedictorian ...

Softball Playoffs: Lancaster at NAHS  The Star

North Augusta High School's softball team, playing host to Lancaster in an elimination playoff game, scored immediately and went on to a 4-0 win May 9 in ...

Thornwell put little Lancaster on the map, and town returns that with love  The State

USC star guard stumbled his way onto Lancaster High School's basketball team but rose to stardom that has whole town swollen with pride.

Brother of murdered Lancaster basketball star gets special delivery  FOX 46 Charlotte

A high school basketball star murdered while leaving a game, his 10-year-old brother, crying out to FOX 46 Charlotte's cameras.

Fallen Army Sgt. Joseph Collette laid to rest  WCBD News 2

LANCASTER, OH (WCMH) -- Fallen Army Sgt. Joseph Collette was laid to rest Friday after a *service* and procession through his hometown of Lancaster. Collette ...

Lancaster coach arrested for sexual battery of a student  WSOC Charlotte

A Lancaster High School teacher is at home this week, after he was charged with having sex with a 16-year-old.

Norrell's greatest skill: Connecting  Lancaster News

Retired couple Carol Edens and Ed Epps chatted with Democratic gubernatorial candidate James Smith for a few minutes Wednesday at an Irish pub in ...

Lancaster High School graduation list  Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Number of graduating seniors: 402. Valedictorian. •Jaydeep Singh, son of Kanwaljit and Gurpreet Singh. Salutatorian. •Kathryn Pearce, daughter of Thomas and ...

Planning for the worst: How secure are York County schools? It depends.  The Herald

A recent shooting at a school in Florida have parents nationwide focusing on security features. Area parents recently offered thoughts, and school officials ...

Texas dad says teacher body slammed his daughter in order to break up fight

LANCASTER, Texas – A father says he wants some answers, after seeing video of a teacher body slamming his daughter while breaking up a fight in school.

From Lancaster to USC, high hopes for Sindarus Thornwell in SEC Player of the Year race  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — The versatility he would later show at South Carolina was evident as a high school freshman when he played center and led his team to a 20-win ...

No charges in July death of Lancaster student, found dead in pond, solicitor says  The Herald

The body of 22-year-old Jerell Ketron Eugene White was found Saturday morning in a pond. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office began searching for White ...

Hartsville softball loses in deciding game of SCHSL Class 4A finals  SCNow

LANCASTER, S.C. – Hartsville and Union County have played in the past five consecutive state softball championships. There will not be a sixth.

Pelham pitches his way to 2nd all-star game  Lancaster News

Former Lancaster High School and American Legion Post 31 baseball star C.D. Pelham has pitched his way into his second all-star game of 2018.

Lancaster mayor dies following lung cancer diagnosis  WBTV

LANCASTER, SC (WBTV) - Lancaster Mayor John P. Howard died Tuesday night. Howard went to the hospital in mid-January to be treated for pneumonia when ...

Fatherhood Trailblazers host the Harlem MagicMasters  Lancaster News

The Lancaster News is your source for local news, sports, events, and information in Lancaster County and Lancaster, South Carolina, and the surrounding area ...

Softball team forced to choose between championship and prom

Imagine having to choose between your senior prom and playing in a state championship game. That was the case for the Buford High Girls softball team Friday ...

Union marching bands theme is Live Life--A Celebration of Life  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Union High School marching band members have been living life to the fullest this summer at band camp. This year's theme is "Live Life -- A Celebration of Life," ...

4 teens charged in Lancaster murder; police cite gang connections in 2 April killings  The Herald

Police in Lancaster, South Carolina, have charged four teens in the shooting death of a 19-year-old man April 11. All the suspects are in custody, police said, ...

Pit bull chases girl on a school bus, bites driver in Lancaster County  WSOC Charlotte

Joselyn Campos is still shaken up after a pit bull chased her onto the school bus Wednesday morning in Lancaster County and then attacked the bus driver.

SC bill would require one SRO for every 500 students  WBTV

YORK COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A South Carolina lawmaker from York County has introduced a bill to enhance the number of School Resource Officers in each ...

Body believed to be missing Lancaster man found, police say  The Herald

The body of a missing Lancaster County man was found Saturday morning after a three-day search, according to reports.

All-Area girls’ basketball: Rivers repeats as player of the year  The Herald

Lancaster's Malia Rivers is The Herald's 2016 All-Area girls' basketball player of the year for the second consecutive season. Rock Hill's Kenny Orr is the coach ...

Coming Events  Lancaster News

Week Ahead Area blood drives Oneblood - May 22, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Akzo Nobel, 1872 S.C. 9 Bypass West, Lancaster. - May 27, 1-7 p.m., RedStone 14, ...

York County high school graduations start Saturday  The Herald

Northwestern High School graduates cheer during the 2016 commencement ceremony. Tracy Kimball File photo. YORK COUNTY. Starting Saturday, local high ...

More students arrested after rash of school threats  The Columbus Dispatch

Four students have been charged in connection with threats that prompted Lancaster High School to close Feb. 23, Fairfield County Prosecutor Kyle Witt said ...

York, Lancaster high students raising money for Texas high school hit by floods  The Herald

Most of the athletic equipment and facilities at Hardin-Jefferson ISD High School, near Houston, was damaged during the storm, so York and Lancaster students ...

Meet The Dispatch All-Metro football team  The Columbus Dispatch


Collins Leaves Hough for Lancaster  WBTV

Hough is now in the process of finding a new head football coach as Bobby Collins has resigned to take the job at Lancaster High School in South Carolina.

High school teacher, coach charged in sex crimes with teen student  WBTV

A Lancaster County teacher and coach has been arrested after deputies say he had a sexual relationship with a student for more than a year and a half.

Lancaster Mayor Joe Shaw dies  Lancaster News

Joe Shaw, mayor of Lancaster for 33 years and winner of South Carolina's highest civilian honor, died Sunday. Shaw, 83, died after a brief illness at Carolinas ...

Coroner: Could be days before ruling on Lancaster Co. man's death  WSOC Charlotte

The Lancaster County Coroner's Office confirmed the body found in a pond Saturday morning is that of a missing Lancaster County man.

Lancaster astronaut recalls Moon landing on 40th anniversary  WBTV

On the 40th anniversary of Apollo 16's landing on the moon, astronaut Charlie Duke, from Lancaster, sits down for a rare one-on-one interview with WBTV.

Haley Anne Snipes to wed Samuel Edgar Steele  South Strand news

William Thomas Snipes and Sharon Harper Snipes of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Anne Snipes of Lancaster, to Samuel Edgar ...

Newton wins District 45, will be youngest S.C. House member  The Herald

Republican Brandon Newton captured over 64 percent of the vote for the S.C. House District 45 seat that covers a small part of Fort Mill and all of Indian Land ...

Future Lady Bantams honored  Union Daily Times

UNION COUNTY — Five future Bantam softball players made an impact at the North-South All-Star Softball Games on Friday, June 13. One junior and four USC ...

Photos: Photos: The infamous Billy Milligan  The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus native Billy Milligan attracted national attention when he was found not guilty by reason of insanity based on the claim that he had multiple ...

Republican David Scheffler wins Lancaster mayor's race - News  The Columbus Dispatch

LANCASTER — Republican David Scheffler, a first-time candidate for public office, is the new Lancaster mayor, according to final, unofficial results from the ...

21 sign to play for USC Union  Union Daily Times

Photo courtesy of USC Union These are the student-athletes who signed to play for USC Union's Lady Bantams Softball Team during a signing ceremony in the ...

County pair set for all-star clash  Lancaster News

A pair of Lancaster County football standouts are set to battle in the 70th annual North-South All-Star football game Saturday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium in ...

Boy sentenced in high-speed wreck that killed teen girl  WBTV

A teenager in South Carolina was sentenced Tuesday in a fatal wreck involving another teenager who died last year.

Schools closed, students charged in wake of threats  The Columbus Dispatch

A flood of threats made against central Ohio schools after the high school shootings in Parkland, Florida, prompted decisions on Friday to deploy extra ...


The L.A. Clippers announced today the team has signed rookie guard Sindarius Thornwell. The Clippers acquired the draft rights to Thornwell, the 48th pick in ...

Press Release: L.A. Clippers Acquire Rights To Sindarius Thornwell

The L.A. Clippers have acquired the draft rights to University of South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell, the 48th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, from the ...

Lancaster Co. chamber honors Boykin with citizenship award  Rock Hill Herald

By trade, Dr. James Boykin is a teacher and physician, but Thursday the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce honored him for being a trendsetter.

Dog chases girl onto SC school bus, bites driver  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. -- A student in South Carolina is still shaken up after a dog chased her onto the school bus Wednesday morning and then attacked ...

Lancaster Girls Basketball Making Big Noise in 2015  WBTV

One of the best girls high school basketball teams in our area is in Lancaster, SC.

CHAMPIONSHIP NOTEBOOK: Burke's Holloway honors brother with title  SCNow

COLUMBIA, S.C. — It hasn't been an easy few months for Isaiah Holloway. But as the seconds ticked down on the Class 2A boys championship Saturday, the ...

LASD sergeant dies after being shot in Lancaster; 1 in custody  KABC-TV

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeant died after being shot during a deputy-involved shooting in Lancaster, authorities said.

Jay Hood  WSOC Charlotte

This is the Big 22 player profile for Lancaster High School wide receiver Jay Hood. Name: Je'Narus “Jay” Hood. City of birth: Lancaster, SC. *Content* Continues ...

Former MLB player shot, killed at his Lancaster home  WSOC Charlotte

Lancaster police said a man was shot and killed in the front yard of a home after an argument early Tuesday.

Coaches Recognized with OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Awards  Sunbury News

Recipients selected by coaches associations during 2017-18 school year COLUMBUS, Ohio – Throughout the 2017-18 school year, the coaches associations.

State champions once more  Union Daily Times

UNION COUNTY — The Lady Yellow Jackets are champions again! The Union County High School Softball Team claimed their fourth state title in five years ...

Firefighter Shocks Girlfriend with Proposal on Busy Highway

(WLTX) -- A local firefighter caught his girlfriend's attention at a busy intersection with a proposal that left her speechless. 21-year-old Preston Davis, a full-time ...

Channel 9 announces 'Big 22' players to watch class of 2017  WSOC Charlotte

WSOC-TV Channel 9 and High School Football Extra's Big 22 brought to you by Bojangles' Famous Chicken'n Biscuits announced the 22 high school football ...

York County students go head-to-head in Olde English Consortium's academic event  The Herald

The Olde English Consortium Regional Academic Challenge Competition in Fort Mill, South Carolina, brought together middle and high school students from the ...

BCSD accepts Supt. Blackburn's resignation  Daniel Island News

There has been yet another change in leadership at the Berkeley County School District. After about 16 months on the job, Superintendent Brenda Blackburn is ...

SCHSL 2014-2016 Realignment announced  News Talk 94.3 WRHI

The governing body over high school sports in South Carolina has released a major realignment plan starting next year. The decision, announced Monday by ...

S.C. native made history in space  The State

Charles Duke will go down in the history books as the first South Carolinian who was out of this world, literally.

Slaying leaves family grieving, wondering  Columbus Dispatch

It's hard for Amy Beatty to understand why someone would want to hurt her brother. She had called Columbus police to check on Allan Beatty on Dec. 8 because ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

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