Today's News

  • Special tax districts – buyer beware

    Indian Land and Pleasant Valley residents will be hearing a lot about petitions for a special tax district for law enforcement over the next few weeks as proponents seek signatures to impose a $75 per dwelling tax on Indian Land for “enhanced law enforcement.”

  • Foursome teams for Rotary crown

    Tight play highlighted the annual Rotary Golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday, Sept. 10.
    The foursome of Jalen Perry, Kenny Faulkenberry, Wayne Joyner and Quinton Rodgers captured the win with a birdie on No. 18 when the tourney went to a sudden-death playoff.
    The tournament, which drew 17 teams, featured three teams with a 60 each after 18 holes.
    The card playoff began on No. 15 and went to No. 18.

  • Tri-County coaches honor county players

    RICHBURG – Four Lancaster County high school football players reaped top honors at the week three meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the Front Porch High School in Richburg.
    Andrew Jackson and Indian Land each had two winners in the awards for Division II schools, Class A, AA and AAA members.
    Andrew Jackson, which rolled to a 35-13 road win over Great Falls, was led by Heath Gandy and Dylan Baker.

  • Lady Bruins volleyball teams sweeps to wins

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins volleyball team swept York Prep, a charter school out of York, on Thursday, Sept. 10.
    The Lady Bruins rolled 3-0 – 25-21, 25-12 and 25-17.
    Hayden Thorne led the LHS kills with eight and Keyotta Garris added six. Zaria Woods added five.
    Ashley Abbott had 15 digs. Stevie Sweeney posted nine assists and Amari Jefferson added six assists.
    The Junior Lady Junior Bruins also prevailed, 2-1.
    The LHS varsity is 6-1 after taking wins over Indian Land, Buford and Andrew Jackson.

  • LSS Hall of Fame night has amazing racing

    Lancaster Super Speedway featured some amazing racing for the Huey Knight Benefit race on Saturday, Sept. 12.
    The night was special as during intermission before the main events started, LSS Speedway inducted three new members of the Lancaster Super Speedway Hall Of Fame.

  • Rivalry, streaks key Friday

    A county clash and two teams looking to stay unbeaten highlight Lancaster County high school football week four.
    Host Buford and Andrew Jackson will tangle for the 38th time at BHS’s Jackets’ Stadium.
    Lancaster and Indian Land, each unbeaten this season at 3-0, will seek to extend their streaks in home games Friday night.
    Lancaster hosts Camden, while Indian Land, embarking on region play, will entertain winless Cheraw High School.

  • Do you like it HOT?

    Ashley Lowrimore
    For The Lancaster News

    The Indian Land Fall Festival is calling all cooks to the fifth annual S.C. State Championship Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Inspiration Ministries/CrossRidge, formerly known as the City of Light.
    Cooks of all ages and skill levels are invited to share their chili at this Indian Land Rotary Club fundraiser.

  • Man loses part of tongue in argument

    A fight between Heath Springs lovers proves there really is more than one side to every story and the truth, in this case, is that he ended up minus a piece of his tongue.
    According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, deputies were called to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room in Lancaster about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in reference to an assault.
    At the ER, deputies found a 27-year-old man with a swollen face and a substantial amount of blood flowing out of his mouth.

  • Neal named new executive director of KARE

    Kare Area Resource Exchange
    KERSHAW – Angie Neal has been named executive director of the Kershaw Area Resource Exchange (KARE).
    The board of directors was unanimous in selecting Neal, who has served as interim director since January 2015.
    Neal joined KARE in January 2013 as an administrative coordinator and assistant director during the illness of  the late Donna Hartley McKitterick, former executive director.

  • Come have fun at Indian Land Fall Festival

    INDIAN LAND – It doesn’t feel like fall without the Indian Land Fall Festival, now celebrating 10 years as the largest Panhandle event of the year.
    The Saturday, Sept. 19, festival, sponsored by the Indian Land Rotary Club and held at the Inspiration Ministries/CrossRidge, formerly known as the City of Light, will feature a car show, chili cook-off, live entertainment and a kids’ play area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In past years, the festival has drawn more than 10,000 visitors.