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Today's News

  • 3 escape injury in mobile home fire

    Mary Miller is thankful her family is safe after a fire destroyed her home early Wednesday morning.
    Miller was working the late shift at Ipex Industrial, a Pineville plastics company, when she learned that her mobile home on Legacy Road was on fire.
    “I got the call about 4 a.m. and that’s when I left work to get home,” Miller said.
    She said her family was sleeping in the mobile home, near Shiloh Unity Road, when they woke to smoke pouring into their room.

  • Three teens involved in wreck

    As Keosha Gladden approached the accident scene, she hoped Shatoya Mobley would be OK.
    Mobley, her friend and classmate, was driving a teal Chevrolet Malibu that was involved in a two-car wreck Wednesday afternoon on Great Falls Highway.
    The accident happened shortly before 5:15 p.m. in front of the EnMark gas station.
    Mobley, 17, was traveling south on Great Falls Highway when a white Chevrolet Cavalier pulled out into the road, said Senior Trooper Ilean Granata of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

  • Bruins roll in L-E split

     

       

    The Lancaster Bruins divided a home doubleheader with Class AAAA foe Lugoff-Elgin on Wednesday night.

  • Jackets honor fall sports standouts

     

       

    The maroon and gold spotlight was on a host of athletes who shined in fall sports at  Buford High School this season.

  • Jackets open with sweep

     

       

    The Buford Yellow Jackets wrestling team opened its season with a sweep of Hartsville and Camden Military at Hartsville on Tuesday night.

  • Shoppers should Think Lancaster First this holiday season

    With Christmas lights up and a bevy of area holiday parades this weekend, it’s definitely starting to look and even feel, with the recent dip in temperatures, like Christmas here in Lancaster County.
    Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, we’d like to remind shoppers to Think Lancaster First.
    The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s shop local initiative is also in full swing, with 44 local businesses taking part in the Think Lancaster First effort.

  • What kind of IL fire department do you want?

    This column is in response to J.R. Wilt’s recent comments on the Indian Land Fire Protection District.
    I take issue with Mr. Wilt’s assertion that firefighting is a part-time occupation. With the amount of training and time required to maintain certifications and the difficulty of recruiting volunteers, firefighting is becoming a full-time paid occupation.

  • A big band for a big God

    What Denver Bierman stands for is not as important as the rock he stands on.
    A diehard Hoosier who now makes his home in Hendersonville, Tenn., Bierman doesn’t keep his light under a basket. He and his merry band of musicians let it shine for everyone to see.
    The 33-year-old trumpet player/singer/band leader of the Denver and the Mile High Orchestra (DMHO) will fill the Bundy Auditorium at the University of South Carolina on Friday with a high-energy holiday big band sound that is timeless, cutting edge and spiritual.

  • Soccer stars net two titles

     

       

    Lancaster County Recreation Commission youth soccer all-star teams captured two of three possible state championships at the Manchester Meadows Complex in Rock Hill on Saturday.

  • Chester wins Indian Land mat tourney

    Class AAA Chester captured five weight classes to notch the title in the annual Warrior Invitational tournament at Indian Land High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Cyclones’ K.J. Dixon, Chester’s ace 171-pounder, earned the Most Outstanding Wrestler for his effort in the tournament which opened Saturday morning.