Today's News

  • LHS sports solid returnees for softball

     The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins’ softball team sports a young cast, but at the same time the LHS girls have their share of experience throughout the lineup.

  • IL's veteran cast gives Warriors' solid hope


    The Indian Land Warriors have a new look for the 2015 season, but IL is hoping to continue what it achieved on the diamond last spring.

    The Warriors posted a 17-9 record and advanced to the Class AA Upper State final four in an impressive postseason run in 2014.

  • Monarchs sign Truesdale


    KERSHAW – Austin Truesdale’s return to football has earned him more than a varsity letter for the 2014 Andrew Jackson High School season.

    Truesdale’s solid play and development in his first and only season of varsity football has garnered him much more – a solid future,

  • Curtsinger column: Let’s explore splitting up school district

    There have been rumors that Indian Land students may be bused to other under-capacity schools as an option to address the over-capacity issues at Indian Land Middle and Indian Land High schools.
    The Lancaster County school board discussed this issue at a recent retreat and has given me the following statement:
    “In a rare situation, if it becomes necessary to bus students to another school, the school district will do its utmost to insure those children presently in the attendance area will continue to attend school within their attendance area.”

  • Noble column: Haley’s $29,000 football tickets and higher ed reform

    I love this state, I really do – and that’s why I get so frustrated when we can’t do the obvious right thing for stupid reasons. (Like, say, $29,000 worth of free football tickets, but more on that in a moment.)
    It seems to happen a lot and the current prime example of this is how higher education in this state is run, or probably more accurately, not run.

  • Hildreth-Pardue Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hildreth announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Lee Hildreth, all of Lancaster, to Daniel Earl Pardue of Heath Springs.
    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. May 30, 2015.
    Miss Hildreth is the granddaughter of Lester and Mildred Hildreth. She is a 2011 graduate of Buford High School and is a student at the University of South Carolina School of Nursing.

  • Brasington-Gravitt Engagement

    Tony and Ruthann Brasington announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Blanche Brasington, all of Heath Springs, to Thomas Justin Gravitt of Kershaw.
    The wedding is planned for April 11, 2015.

  • Whitesells celebrate 64 years

    William Eli Whitesell III and Lynn R. Whitesell celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14, 2015, with a dinner given by their children. The couple married in Lancaster on Jan. 14, 1951.
    The couple has three children, William Eli Whitesell IV, Lark Whitesell Long and Lynn Whitesell. They have five grandchildren.
    William retired from an airline cockpit crew after 38 years.
    Lynn retired from being a registered nurse after 61 years.

  • Charles and Maggie Bowers celebrate 50 years

    Charles F. and Mechthild Diener Bowers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29, 2014, with a dinner given in their honor by their family. The couple married at the Lancaster County Courthouse on Dec. 29, 1964.
    The couple has two daughters, Caroline Bowers Hasty and her husband Glyn S. Hasty and Joan Bowers and Alan Johnson. They have three grandchildren, Gregory Sims, Georgie Hasty and Cara Hasty.

  • Boone-Hinson Wedding

    ordan Leigh Boone and Justin Follett Hinson were married Sept. 13, 2014 at The Ivy Place by Scott Robinson.
    The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Laura Boone of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Sylvia Hegler and the late Lambert Hegler, Angie and Dewey Small, Gerald McInnis and Jerry and Annie Grace Boone, all of Lancaster. She is a 2009 graduate of Buford High School and received an associate’s degree in science in 2013 from the University of South Carolina Lancaster. She works for ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union.