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Today's News

  • City of Light reps: It’s all still coming

    INDIAN LAND – All eyes were on Dale Ardizzone as he answered questions about Inspiration Ministries’ 90-acre City of Light campus Sept. 21.

    Ardizzone, general counsel for the City of Light, attended an Indian Land Action Council meeting, hoping to allay concerns about the ongoing project. He was joined by developers Bryan and Skip Tuttle. The three spoke to a full house in the meeting room of Del Webb Library.

  • Region golf tourney reset for Monday

    The Region IV-AAAA golf tournament, slated for Wednesday, has been postponed to Monday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The 18-hole tournament features five teams, with play beginning at 10:30 a.m.

    The LHS girls golf team recently improved its record to 6-1 with a 12-shot home victory over Nation Ford High School of Fort Mill.

    LHS had a total score of 195 to Nation Ford’s 207.

    Haley Heath was low medalist with a nine-hole score of 41.

  • Jackets boot Panthers 3-0

    McBEE Buford was on the road this week, as the Jackets headed to McBee to take on the unbeaten Panthers. The trip home was happy after the upset-minded Jackets knocked off the fifth-rated Panthers, 3-0 in a thrilling win.

    If you were looking for a shootout in this contest, then you went to the wrong stadium.

    The Conference III-A match-up was a stalemate up until the fourth quarter.

    Both defenses came to play, to say the very least.

  • No one stung in sting

    A recent alcohol enforcement sting by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office turned out not to be a sting at all because no one got stung.

    Sheriff’s deputies conducted an operation on Sept. 21 to see whether local convenience stores were checking the identification of people trying to buy alcohol. A person underage working undercover with the sheriff’s office attempted to buy alcohol at stores in the county.

  • Lions foil Warriors' senior night with win

    INDIAN LAND The Lewisville Lions played the spoiler Friday night, putting a damper on Indian Land High School’s senior football night.

    The Lions posted a 22-15 win over the Warriors.

    IL’s troubles began early as the Lions recovered a Warriors’ fumble on the opening kickoff to trigger the Lions’ first points.

    Turnovers and penalties stifled the Warriors’ hopes as three turnovers led to nine Lions’ points.

  • H1N1 vaccine will be available soon

    Julie Graham can tell you about the nasty effects of H1N1, or swine flu.

    The Van Wyck resident was diagnosed with the virus right after her two young children came down with it.

    Her daughter, Rachel, 2, and 7-month-old son, Stuart, both experienced fatigue and high fever. Graham herself suffered from a high fever and a headache like she never felt before.

    “It felt like I got hit by a brick wall,” Graham said. “My head hurt horribly.”

  • Rub of the Green reset for Thursday

    The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Rub of the Green” golf tournament and the fall Business After Hours was postponed earlier this week and reset for Thursday at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The tournament has a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Space is limited to 88 golfers.

    Any registrants unable to play on the new date are asked to contact the chamber office to request a refund of the entry fees paid.

    The 2009 tournament, presented by Founders Federal Credit Union, has a host of new features and plenty of fun for participants.

  • Series offers vendors a chance to sell crafts, goods downtown

    Because of last year’s success, the Lancaster Street Market is coming to downtown for its second series of Saturday events.

    The street market gives vendors a chance to sell their handmade and handcrafted goods. Jewelry makers, bakers and craft workers are some of the artisans who participate in the market, which will be held on the first Saturday of each month.

    It will run from 10 and 4 p.m. those days on the green space at Main and Gay streets.

    The street market dates for 2009 are May 2, June 6, July 4, Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5.

  • Kershaw officials hope to move in new Town Hall next month

    KERSHAW – Kershaw Town Councilman Wade Hunter said the town’s new Town Hall will be something its residents will enjoy for years to come.

    There will be the convenience of the drive-through on one side of the building. At the old town hall, built on the same spot on Hampton Street, customers had to get out to pay their water bills.

    Town Administrator Tony Starnes and his staff will no doubt enjoy their new digs, where the floors won’t flood and the roof won’t leak when it rains.

  • How much has been spent on two courthouse buildings?

    The sight of orange cones, construction equipment and crews at work on two courthouse projects in downtown Lancaster have some residents wondering: How much do these projects cost?

    County Administrator Steve Willis fielded that question at County Council’s meeting Monday.