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Today's News

  • Motorcyclist dies in Indian Land crash

    A motorcyclist was killed early Monday after he was struck by two vehicles in Indian Land.
    The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Breck Higgins, 49, of Lancaster.
    Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller said the collision happened about 5:30 a.m. near the intersection of Marvin and Henry Harris roads, about 3 miles outside Fort Mill.
    Miller identified the other two drivers as Joseph Michael Hatten of Indian Land and John Joseph Donohue of Fort Mill.

  • Column: Greenway will make Lancaster more livable, boost our economy

    How often have you had that conversation with your neighbor? The one where you shake your head and wonder aloud about what this community needs to get back on the right path?
    What if I told you that the path is right in front of us, and that together we can build the vibrant future that Lancaster deserves?

  • 'Party, party'

    A new farm in Van Wyck dedicated to children with special needs raised nearly $1,700 during its grand opening Sept. 16.
    Bristol’s For Joy, a 20-arce farm, was started by Rebecca Templeton Barrows to create a safe, welcoming place for kids with special needs, including her 6-year-old daughter, Bristol, who is autistic.
    The farm was filled with more than 80 smiling faces on grand opening day.
    Kids and parents rode horses, petted ferrets, chickens and goats, and won raffled prizes.

  • Bailey's celebrate 75 years

    H. Paul and Elsie Threatt Bailey recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary.

    They were married Sept. 12, 1942, in Lancaster and moved to Pensacola, Fla., in 1955.

  • Tanner–Moree Engagement

    John and Cherie Tanner announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Erin Tanner, to Cameron Jackson Moree, all of Lancaster.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. Dec. 2, 2017, at the Lancaster Cultural Arts Center in the Olde Presbyterian Church.

  • Winn–Faulkner Engagement

    Mrs. Beth Winn of Lancaster announces the engagement of her daughter, Wendy Elizabeth Winn, to Nathaniel Faulkner, both of Nashville, Tenn.

    The wedding is planned for 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 2017, at the Historic Travellers Rest Plantation in Nashville.

  • Junior Warriors drop first loss to Nation Ford

    The Indian Land Junior Warriors saw their four-game win streak stopped in a 28-6 road loss to the Nation Ford Junior Falcons on Thursday night.
    Nation Ford held a 12-6 lead at the half and added a pair of second-half scores on the way to the 22-point win.
    Indian Land’s lone touchdown came on Jiquese Tinsley’s eight-yard touchdown run.
    The Junior Warriors, who have an open date next week, return to play Oct. 11 with a home game with the Columbia High School jayvees.

  • Fall sports roundup: Sept. 24, 2017

    LHS swimmers sweep WK, Irmo
    The Lancaster Bruins posted a pair of wins over White Knoll and Irmo in prep swimming action on Wednesday at White Knoll High in Lexington.
    The Bruins swim team took a 224-100 win over White Knoll.
    The LHS boys downed WKHS, 123-45, and the LHS girls topped White Knoll, 101-55.
    Lancaster swept to five of six relay wins in the meet.
    The Bruins also took a 171-168 victory over Class AAAAA foe Irmo.
    The LHS girls downed Irmo, 89-81, but Irmo won the boys meet, 87-82.

  • Tight play highlights McMackin tourney

    Close play highlighted the 13th annual Neil McMackin Memorial golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club Sept. 15.
    The captain’s choice tournament, which drew a course capacity 33 teams, featured gross and net winners during play.
    In the gross division, the team of Jai Bell, Kevin Nobles, Scott Threatt and Jason Knight posted a 53 to take the win.
    A pair of teams tied for second, with each shooting a 55 in the gross division.

  • Heath Springs plans 1967 state championship reunion

    Charles Ussery
    For The Lancaster News

    HEATH SPRINGS – Three years ago the S.C. High School League (SCHSL) celebrated 100 years of history.
    The June 1, 2014, edition of The State newspaper recorded the results provided by SCHSL by decades for various sports.