Today's News

  • LSS Hall of Fame night has amazing racing

    Lancaster Super Speedway featured some amazing racing for the Huey Knight Benefit race on Saturday, Sept. 12.
    The night was special as during intermission before the main events started, LSS Speedway inducted three new members of the Lancaster Super Speedway Hall Of Fame.

  • Rivalry, streaks key Friday

    A county clash and two teams looking to stay unbeaten highlight Lancaster County high school football week four.
    Host Buford and Andrew Jackson will tangle for the 38th time at BHS’s Jackets’ Stadium.
    Lancaster and Indian Land, each unbeaten this season at 3-0, will seek to extend their streaks in home games Friday night.
    Lancaster hosts Camden, while Indian Land, embarking on region play, will entertain winless Cheraw High School.

  • Do you like it HOT?

    Ashley Lowrimore
    For The Lancaster News

    The Indian Land Fall Festival is calling all cooks to the fifth annual S.C. State Championship Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Inspiration Ministries/CrossRidge, formerly known as the City of Light.
    Cooks of all ages and skill levels are invited to share their chili at this Indian Land Rotary Club fundraiser.

  • Man loses part of tongue in argument

    A fight between Heath Springs lovers proves there really is more than one side to every story and the truth, in this case, is that he ended up minus a piece of his tongue.
    According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, deputies were called to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room in Lancaster about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in reference to an assault.
    At the ER, deputies found a 27-year-old man with a swollen face and a substantial amount of blood flowing out of his mouth.

  • Neal named new executive director of KARE

    Kare Area Resource Exchange
    KERSHAW – Angie Neal has been named executive director of the Kershaw Area Resource Exchange (KARE).
    The board of directors was unanimous in selecting Neal, who has served as interim director since January 2015.
    Neal joined KARE in January 2013 as an administrative coordinator and assistant director during the illness of  the late Donna Hartley McKitterick, former executive director.

  • Come have fun at Indian Land Fall Festival

    INDIAN LAND – It doesn’t feel like fall without the Indian Land Fall Festival, now celebrating 10 years as the largest Panhandle event of the year.
    The Saturday, Sept. 19, festival, sponsored by the Indian Land Rotary Club and held at the Inspiration Ministries/CrossRidge, formerly known as the City of Light, will feature a car show, chili cook-off, live entertainment and a kids’ play area from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In past years, the festival has drawn more than 10,000 visitors.

  • Lancaster firefighter quits to stay chief

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department Chief Joe Pezzuti has resigned his position as a paid Lancaster County firefighter at the department for a full-time position as a lieutenant with the Fort Mill Fire Department.
    One of five full-time firefighters at the department who work for Lancaster County Fire Rescue, but are paid by Indian Land Fire Protection District fees, Pezzuti will retain his position with the department as volunteer fire chief, a position he’s held since January 2014.

  • ‘Cuts close to the heart’

    Holding his homemade sign high above his head, with the words “No blank check for McClancy” scrawled in big block letters, BridgeMill resident David Bradbard, along with hundreds of his fellow neighbors, hoped to make a firm point to Lancaster County Council on Monday night, Sept. 14.

  • School choice solution not the problem

    The Charleston Post and Courier recently published a five-part series, “Left Behind: The unintended consequences of school choice, in which readers are led to believe that the hardships experienced by some students at a North Charleston high school are the effects of school choice policies.

  • Ordinary people, extraordinary things

    Heroes are ordinary people.
    “They just do extraordinary things,” said Buford Middle School Principal Sarah Deason.
    On Friday morning, Sept. 11, students at BMS paused to remember the 2,977 people from 93 countries who died in the terrorist attacks 14 years ago that shook this nation to its core.
    It’s hard to forget what a group of terrorists hellbent on destruction did that day.