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Today's News

  • Family gets keys to 15th local Habitat home

    For years, Shawnta Lang wanted more for her children, but her American dream of owning a home was out of reach.
    Not anymore. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity, that dream became a reality Monday when the mother of three reached out and took the door keys of 1123 Ten Oaks Drive from Barry Felner and Jerri Lynn Sanders.
    “Welcome to your new home,” Felner told Lang, putting the keys in her hand.
    A shy and tearful Lang thanked everyone who made her dream of homeownership come true.

  • Hundreds leave ILHS due to social-media fears

    Desks sat empty and some classes were half-full at Indian Land High School on Monday, Feb. 8, after a student comment spread on social media, causing almost 200 students to either stay home or leave early from school.
    Bryan Vaughn, safety director for the Lancaster County School District, said the mass exodus of students, about 20 percent of the student population, stemmed from concerns about a vague student comment reported Friday.

  • Pianist pairs Beatles songs with Chopin

    Steinway artist Pamela Howland is a classically trained concert pianist, a specialist in the works of Polish composer Frederic Chopin, and a fan of the Beatles. But primarily, she communicates emotions to audiences through the language of music.
    Vivacious, imaginative, sensitive and a bit unconventional, she is that rare classically trained performing artist who thrives as an entertainer. Now, Howland has created original piano arrangements of beloved Beatles tunes, transporting the Fab Four back to Chopin’s musical landscape.

  • Conrad and Sharon Collins Anniversary

    Conrad and Sharon McGuire Collins are celebrating their 40th anniversary today.

    They were married Jan. 31, 1976, in Milwaukee, Wis.

    The Collins have three children, James J. McGuire Jr., Kathleen McGuire and Christine Shehow.

    The couple has 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

    Mr. and Mrs. Collins are retired and enjoy traveling.

  • Brumfield - Butts Engagement

    Bruce and Michelle Brumfield of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Marie Brumfield of Columbia, to Ryan James Butts of Columbia.

    The wedding is planned for April 9, 2016, at Brakefield at Riverwalk.

  • Arnold - Rallings Wedding

    Hannah Elizabeth Arnold and Eric Samuel Rallings were married Oct. 3, 2015, at the War Memorial Building in Chester by Pastor Chip Sneed.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bobby” Patrick Arnold of Blackstock. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Heyward Orr Moser, the late Myrna B. Caroll and the late Tommy Arnold.

  • Lee - Riggins Wedding

    Mackenzie Lauren Lee and Dalton Joseph Riggins were married Sept. 5, 2015, at Carnes Lake Banquet Hall by Dr. Rommy Mullis.

    The bride is the daughter of Jonathan and Melanie Lee of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Rommy and Linda Mullis of Lancaster and Shirley Lee of Waxhaw, N.C.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Carolina Christian Academy and received a professional groomer certification from Groomadog Academy in 2014. She is the owner of Wag’n Tails Pet Spa.

  • Warriors sweep Jackets, keep region crown hopes alive

    Indian Land swept Buford and kept alive its Region IV-AA basketball titles hopes with the Warriors’ two road wins over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday night.
    The ninth-ranked Lady Warriors finished strong for a 47-33 win over the Lady Jackets and the IL boys followed with a tough 68-60 win over BHS to seal the sweep.
    Indian Land, with the two wins at BHS, heads to rival Andrew Jackson for a pair of region hardwood showdowns with the Volunteers.
    The boys game at AJ will decide the region crown, with the winner taking the regular-season championship.

  • Junior Bruins teams capture region titles

    The Lancaster Junior Bruins’ basketball teams wrapped up Region III-AAA crowns with impressive road hoops sweeps Monday night at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill.
    The Lady Bruins posted a 46-34 overtime win and the Junior Bruins notched a 45-37 victory in the second game.
    The Junior Bruins, who finished 11-3, 9-1, were paced by Roshawn McGriff’s 20 points.
    Ty Thompson netted eight and Majae Ingram scored six. Desmond Stowers hit five points.

  • Great Scott

    KERSHAW – Andrew Jackson High has a new queen of Lady Volunteers’ courts points.
    Lady Vols veteran player Elizabeth Scott netted two second-half free throws in the AJ girls’ 61-37 win over Chesterfield to earn her the school’s all-time leading scorer.
    Scott, entering the Tuesday game, needed 17 points to tie the mark, which was held by former AJ girls hoops star Lorraine Truesdale.
    Scott scored 18 points, with her second foul shot on a second-half bonus free throw giving her the new mark.