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Today's News

  • District 7 County Council hopefuls discuss issues

    Candidates for Lancaster County Council’s new District 7 seat met last week to discuss their positions on the issues facing Indian Land residents, but ended up agreeing on most.

    Republicans Brian Carnes and Jerry Holt are the only two candidates running for the newly redrawn council district representing the county’s northern tip. 

    The two will face off in the GOP primary June 12.

  • Senate committee passes measure to get candidates back on ballot

    Despite some political wrangling Tuesday, May 8, the S.C. Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure that would allow any candidate who attempted to file a statement of economic interest by April 20 back on the ballot for the June 12 primary. The deadline to file was March 30.

    The S.C. Supreme Court ruled May 2 that 180 candidates across the state were disqualified for the upcoming primaries, which meant their names were removed from the primary ballots.

  • LMS features exciting racing

    Lancaster Motor Speedway, under a full moon Saturday night, saw some great racing.

    The Super Street front row had Jake Gibbons and Brandy Baker.

  • Lady Warriors advance

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Host Indian Land won a tight battle with Region IV-AA and county foe Andrew Jackson High School to advance in the Class AA Upper State soccer playoffs.

  • Mauldin ignites to dash LHS hopes

     

       

    Mauldin used a key power surge to stay alive in the Class AAAA Upper State softball playoffs.

  • Gladiators sign AJ’s White, Grier

     

       

    Andrew Jackson High School athletes Chris White and Quincy Grier time at Andrew Jackson High is growing short, but their futures are looking bright.

  • Arrest made in HOPE theft

    Alabama authorities tracked down and arrested a Lancaster woman this week in connection with a theft from a local charity. 

    Christy Leeann Ellis, 31, 3283 Camp Creek Road, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Auburn, Ala., on five counts of forgery, each less than $10,000, said Kathryn Richardson, spokeswoman for the S.C. Law Enforcement Division(SLED). 

  • Barry leaves outstanding track record

    When the Andrew Jackson High School Class of 2012 graduates in just a few short weeks, it will not only mark those students’ farewell to AJ High, but also an end of an era in public education.
    AJ Principal Mary Barry recently announced she will retire from her post at the Lancaster County Class AA high school.
    Barry had hoped to work one more year, but her decision was based on the care needed by her elderly mother in Detroit.
    Barry’s retirement ends a wonderful career in public service.

  • Obama surrounds himself with communists, socialists, Muslims

    Anyone  who believes Paul Krugman and his Keynesian economics ideology do not actually understand Keynesian economics. He is supported by the New York Times newspaper, which ceased being an actual news organization at least 10 years ago. It is very clear now the the stimulus spending has not achieved its objectives.
    Keynesianism does not work, never has worked and never will work. History has so much proof of this truth.

  • SLED investigating HOPE breach

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    An organization known for helping local families in need is suddenly in need itself, as authorities investigate a recent theft at HOPE in Lancaster.
    The 501-(c) 3, non-profit group, which provides assistance with food and utility bills to area families, announced the theft in a press release sent Friday, May 4.
    “(HOPE) recently experienced a breach in the data stored on its computer through the theft of computer equipment,” according to the release.