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Today's News

  • ‘Ole Jimmy’ bids a sad farewell to customers

    Through blurry eyes and soft sniffles, Jimmy Herchek fixes his famous sandwiches one last time since opening Herchek’s, at 1050 W. Meeting St., 29 years ago. 

  • Springdale Complex sports major facilities upgrade

     

    The Springdale Baseball/Softball Complex has a new look.

    Lancaster County Parks and Recreation has  to announced the Springdale Baseball/Softball Complex, 260 South Plantation Road, has received a face lift and improvements to better serve Lancaster County residents.

  • Baker bounty highlights racing action after rainout

     

    Lancaster Super Speedway roars back into action Saturday night, June 13.

    All rainout tickets from this past Saturday night, June 6, will be honored Saturday.

  • Chesser shines in Senior Games

     

    Former Lancaster High School athlete John Chesser has still got it.

    Chesser, who played football, basketball and baseball at Lancaster High where he graduated in 1950, recently displayed his athletic prowess at the Gaston County, N.C., Parks and Rec Senior Games series.

  • Sowell leads play in LJGA opener

     

    Mason Sowell paced the links effort as the Lancaster chapter of the S.C. Junior Golf Association opened its 2015 tournament season at the Kershaw Golf Club on Monday, June 8.

    Sowell shot an even par 72 (35-37) over 18 holes from the white tees with three birdies to top the boys 13-14 division at the KGC.

  • IL trio in N-S soccer play

     

    Indian Land High School will have solid representation for the annual North-South Soccer All-Star weekend in Charleston, June 12-13.

    The Warriors will have veteran ILHS girls coach Mark Bonda in the North-South All-Star girls match on Saturday, June 13 at noon at the College of Charleston Stadium in Mount Pleasant.

  • Chicken: It’s what’s for dinner

    Recently chicken was on sale at the grocery store so I stocked up. Each time I open my freezer, though, I realize I may have gone a bit overboard.

    I need to clear some space, so we’re having chicken this week in my house. But I’m not worried about everyone getting bored, because there are so many delicious chicken recipes.

    I love chicken salad and Stacey Vadas’ Fabulous Chicken Salad.

  • Writer takes issue with hiring requirement

    This letter is in response to the June 3 article regarding the first reading of the Lancaster County budget for the 2015-2016 budget year.

    To put it mildly, I was taken aback by council member Charlene McGriff’s request and Bob Bundy’s agreement that a qualified minority be considered for the part-time position in the voter registration office.

  • IL not likely to get post office

    I enjoyed William Chick’s recent letter about the absence of a post office in Indian Land. I thought it would be appropriate to respond here.

    As a resident of Indian Land myself, I suppose it would be nice to have a post office here. However, there are a couple of reasons why our community isn’t likely to be getting one anytime soon.

    For starters, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), quite simply, is broke. The service is currently $15 billion in debt. You read that right – $15 billion.

  • Legislative session ends, road repair unresolved

    Any plan to repair and fix the state’s crumbling roads will have to wait until next year.