Today's News

  • Lady Bruins belt Buford, 21-3

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins softball team, fresh off winning the title in the annual Buford Preseason Softball tournament with a 4-0 run, rolled to a 21-3 win over the Buford Lady Jackets on Wednesday night at the BHS softball field.

    Lancaster High senior pitcher Summer Clinton hurled the win, notching two strikeouts in the victory.

    Clinton aided her cause with three hits and drove in a run.

    Ashley Abbott supplied three hits and drove in three runs.

  • Jackets blank Bruins, 3-0

    The Buford High School men’s varsity soccer team won its first home match of the season, taking a 3-0 win over Lancaster on Wednesday night.

    The match was the first contest on the new artificial turf, installed last summer.

    In the first half, BHS senior midfielder Blaine Gossman scored a goal around the 20th minute off an assist from fellow senior Bryton Davis, who had just returned from a serious toe injury suffered in the pre-season Capital City Cup Tournament in Columbia.

  • Jackets sweep Stallions

    The Buford Yellow Jackets opened Region IV-AA baseball play, taking a sweep of host Lee Central High School of Bishopville on Monday.

    The Jackets prevailed 8-2 in five innings, and 11-1 in three innings.

    The region doubleheader was set for two five-inning games.

    Noah Vincent led the Buford attack in the six-run win with a double, single and a RBI. Andrew Wright had a hit and two RBIs.

    Andrew Allen belted a two-run home run and drew a walk.

  • Veterans play key role in Lady Bruins hopes

    Lancaster High School first-year softball head coach Erin Walker sports a solid cast of players for the 2018 season and high hopes.

    LHS, 20-4 last season when it went 19-2 in regular-season play, features a strong host of returning starters to the blue and gold fold.

    “I am truly looking forward to this season and I am excited as a first year coach to be with this group of girls. I think we have a great road ahead of us and I am glad I get to be a part of this with them,” Walker said.

  • Warriors hopes high for baseball

    Diamond hopes are high for the 2018 Indian Land High School Warriors baseball team.

    After finishing the 2017 season with a 14-11 record as the Region IV-AAA runner-up and losing the first two games of the Class AAA Upper State district playoffs, the Warriors have something to prove in 2018.

  • Lady Warriors top York in 4-1 win

    The Indian Land Lady Warriors upped their record to 3-2-1, taking a 4-1 win over Class AAAA foe York High School on Wednesday at the Lady Cougars’ field.

    Summer Bishop netted three goals and Emily Gerdes added a goal for the Lady Warriors.

    Brianna Bishop posted three assists, while Samantha Ammann added an assist.

    Indian Land outshot York, 22-6.

    ILHS’s Emma Thompson tallied four saves and Shelby Ryberg added five saves.

    The York girls fell to 2-1 with the loss.

  • How would becoming a town affect IL services?

    With the Indian Land incorporation vote only weeks away, much has been said about how incorporation would change Indian Land and, depending on one’s stance on the issue, the benefits or drawbacks those changes would have on its residents.
    Aside from the contentious issues of law enforcement and road maintenance, much less attention has been paid to the other services proposed for a future town of Indian Land beyond their overall impact on property taxes.

  • How are new gas taxes being spent?

    COLUMBIA – S.C. motorists began paying 2 cents more per gallon for fuel plus several fee increases July 1, the first phase in a six-year series of revenue hikes that will raise billions to fix and maintain the state’s roads and bridges.
    So how much new tax money has been generated? How much has been spent? And what has this new money paid for?
    State Comptroller Richard Eckstrom is providing the answers.

  • Scammer claims to be from sheriff’s office

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is warning about a new phone scam in which the caller claims to be from the sheriff’s department and threatens to arrest the person if money isn’t paid.
    According to a LCSO press release, several dental offices in Lancaster County have received calls from a person claiming to represent the sheriff’s office.

  • Kershaw makes offer to owners of 2 buildings scarred in blaze

    KERSHAW – The town of Kershaw will offer a town-owned piece of property on East Marion Street to the adjacent owners after one of their buildings was damaged by a 2015 fire or the cleanup after the blaze.
    “There is some liability on our part because we own the property,” said Kershaw Mayor Mark Dorman after town council unanimously voted Feb. 19 to offer the property to local businessmen Gus Deligiannidis and Darren Sowell.