Today's News

  • Warriors split in beach tournament

    The Indian Land High School baseball team went 2-2 in the Carolina Border Battle tournament in Myrtle Beach over the weekend.

    The Warriors opened play Thursday with a 9-6 win over Carolina Forest High School and capped play with a 6-5 win over A.L. Brown High School of Kannapolis, N.C., on Saturday.

    In the one-run win over A.L. Brown, Wes Barfield was the winning pitcher in seven innings of work. He allowed eight hits, five runs, four earned runs and two walks. He struck out four.

    Lawson Otte led the offense with two hits and scored twice.

  • Warriors’ Daley splits in all-star tournament

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH – Kyle Daley, the Indian Land High School senior 152-pound star wrestler, capped his prep mat career with a split during the annual North-South All-Star Classic at North Myrtle Beach over the weekend.

    Daley, a four-time state qualifier and three-time all-state wrestler, lost on a pin and won on a pin during the annual North-South All-Star Classic, which features the top senior high school wrestlers in the state.

  • Vols rip Knights in region opener

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers opened Region IV-AA baseball play, rolling to a 12-0 win over North Central in five innings at the Vols field on Monday night.

    The game was scheduled for Tuesday, but moved to Monday with the forecast of rain in the area.

    Griffin Gardner paced the AJ win, posting the win with nine strikeouts. He allowed two hits, no runs and no walks.

    Will Hudson worked an inning and fanned two.

    Gardner led the AJ offense with three hits, including two singles, and a three-run home run, and five RBIs.

  • Column: Ignore the NRA and protect kids

    I am writing concerning the mass shootings. Just one shooting of our children is too much.
    Assault weapons and guns period in our children’s hands are mind-boggling to me.
    Prayer taken out of school, now guns brought in by kids. Yes, there is a problem somewhere.
    Hunters don’t need assault weapons, so why are our young adults able to get them legally.

  • Column: It’s past time to deal with mass murder in America

    Since 9/11 the greatest threat to the safety of our children and loved ones has not been Muslims or “Mexican rapists,” but Americans armed with high-capacity military-grade guns using them for the purpose for which they were devised: to maim and kill lots of people as efficiently as possible.

  • Twin virtuosos Miles Hoffman, Reiko Uchida appear Sunday

    Miles Hoffman, a nationally known violist and popular public radio host, is returning to Lancaster this weekend.
    Hoffman will perform Sunday with pianist Reiko Uchida in the Vivian Major Robinson Spring Concert, entitled “Two Virtuosos – One Vision.” The event is 2:30 p.m. at Lancaster’s Cultural Arts Center on Gay Street. Tickets cost $15.

  • Saturday is cleanup day for town of Heath Springs

    Heath Springs is holding a town-wide volunteer cleanup day this Saturday.
    Anyone interested in helping should bring their own work gloves and meet at 9 a.m. in the town hall parking lot. Palmetto Pride has provided 100 orange garbage bags, and bottled water will be provided by the town for all volunteers.
    Town council heard complaints during the Feb. 20 council meeting from residents concerned about the litter along streets throughout the town and made the decision to hold the cleanup day.

  • Chester legislator Delleney won’t run again

    Landmark News Service

    Long-time S.C. House member Greg Delleney, whose district includes Chester and York counties, announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election.
    Delleney, R-43, is Chester County’s only resident legislator, a House member for nearly 27 years. He is chair of the House Judiciary Committee, a position he has held since 2012.

  • Council limits late fees on water bills

    Lancaster City Council has voted unanimously to amend the city’s water contract and metering policy to limit late fees.
    The new policy, approved last week, allows each water customer four utility disconnect extensions per calendar year. This allows customers delinquent in paying their bill by the 15th of the month to essentially extend their bill seven business days past the 25th of the month while paying just one $25 late fee.
    Under the old policy, customers paid one $25 late fee on the 15th and another on the 25th if the bill still wasn’t paid.

  • Buford High mourns loss of ‘Coach Mo’

    Jeff Moyer, Buford High School’s beloved “Coach Mo,” died before dawn Tuesday, less than a month after learning he had brain cancer. He was 65.
    Moyer played many roles on the school’s athletic staff, including head basketball coach and assistant football coach. He could be gruff and demanding, but players knew he loved them.
    “He was so good with kids. He knew what he was doing,” said former BHS football coach Mike Wells, who retired as the Jackets’ athletics director last year.