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Today's News

  • Support local Relay for Life

     

    A major battle in the war with cancer takes the field today at 5 p.m.

    Lancaster County’s 2009 Relay for Life, an all-night event in the on-going effort to find a cure for cancer, is upon us.

    It’s an emotional night where the community comes together for a worthwhile cause.

  • Stimulus spending will hurt S.C.

     

    Legislative leaders are creating hysteria over federal stimulus funds, threatening to fire teachers and police officers and let criminals go free if Gov. Mark Sanford doesn’t cave and let them spend millions of one-time dollars on recurring programs.

  • CMC-Carolina Lakes Medical Plaza to open

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land residents should have a plethora of options for their medical needs when a new medical center opens next month.

    The CMC-Carolina Lakes Medical Plaza is set to open May 5 at 7666 Charlotte Highway. It’s located a few miles south of Sun City Carolina Lakes and Carolina Commons Shopping Center.

    Kevin McCarthy, spokesman for Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, said the practices that will operate in the building include Barnett Family Practice, the Sanger Clinic/Charlotte Cardiology Associates and Mecklenburg Medical Group.

  • Former city police officer fighting to get her job back

    A former Lancaster police officer is looking to get her job back after reportedly making derogatory racial comments about a coworker last month.

    Sandy Sowell, a corporal who’s worked for the Lancaster Police Department for more than 22 years, was fired March 12 for what she said about Pamela Richardson, an administrative assistant at the police department.

    Sowell filed a grievance with the city March 19.

  • Wolfe family hopes to help others

    Words cannot begin to express the gratitude we feel for all the expressions of friendship received since Tommy’s sudden passing. The visits, phone calls, prayers, cards, food and embraces have brought us great comfort. The number of people who came to the visitation as well as all the plants, flowers and memorials received has been overwhelming.

    However, we all know none of these will ever take the place of our precious loved one. So please continue to pray for us.

  • Ellis sparks Jackets to league victory over Knights

    The Buford Yellow Jackets kept pace for a Class A Upper State baseball bid with a 9-5 road win over North Central on Monday.

    The Jackets, 6-8, 4-6, received a route job from hurler Colt Ellis, who hurled seven innings and allowed five runs, seven hits and two walks.

    Ellis supported his cause with a three-run home run and drove in four runs and scored a run.

    Ricky Lewis supplied three hits and drove in a run to go with a run scored. Logan Segee drilled three hits.

  • USCL Lancers drop four games to Louisburg College

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster Lancers hope to get back on track, but the task will be tough today as USCL hosts Region X baseball powerhouse Spartanburg Methodist College.

    SMC, ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA national poll, visits the Lancaster High field today for a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m.

  • Water District needs to do right thing about logo

    I am writing in response to the recent article in The Lancaster News about the Indian Land water tower logo. I think that it is a shame that Lancaster County Water and Sewer District would not comply with a simple request of a community wanting to show their pride for their school and neighborhood.

    When I first saw it I could clearly see the LCWSD logo, but had to really look to find the words Indian Land.

  • Lady Bruins trip AJ girls

    The Lancaster High School Lady Bruins held off county foe Andrew Jackson to post a 7-5 win over the Lady Volunteers at the LHS softball field on Wednesday night.

    AJ rallied in the seventh, but the LHS girls held on for the two-run win. Senior Courtney Cauthen was the winner, striking out seven. She allowed six hits and five walks. Cauthen had a hit for LHS.

    Candice Benson drilled two hits and Cherrell Cousar smashed a grand slam.

    Angela Faile, Anna Howey, Sarah Amason, Almeshea Catoe and Crystal Cauthen each had a hit for the winners.

  • Taylor Memorial golf tourney scheduled for June 20 at LGC

    The fifth annual Jimmy Taylor Memorial Sr. Memorial golf tournament will be held June 20 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    The format is captain’s choice team with a combined handicap.

    Check-in is at 10 a.m. The shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m.

    The entry fee is $240 which includes four golfers, two mulligans, 4 Jimmy packs, dinner and an awards ceremony. A Jimmy pack contains a ladies tee, closest to the pin and the longest drive entry

    Team prizes are $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place and $300 for third place.