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Today's News

  • Downtown preps for arts draw

    The Lancaster County Council of the Arts annual Dark Arts Draw and adult costume contest is this Friday at the Springs House, 201 W. Gay St., Lancaster.
    The costume contest has three categories:  Best Dressed Man, Best Dressed Woman and Best Dressed Couple.
    The event starts at 5:30 p.m., with live music provided by jazz guitarist Ken Blinko. An exhibit featuring the “dark art” of various local and regional artists will be on display, and refreshments will be served.

  • Warm pound cake trumps fireworks

    If my daughter, Betty Jo, goes trick-or-treating on Saturday, her first stop will be the homes along Buford Circle, where homeowners like Robert Sistare and Diane Gaskin will greet them with sweet treats of every size and flavor.

  • Tri-County honors Warriors

    Four Indian Land High School football players earned top honors at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday.

  • Foursome posts two-shot win in Rub of the Green tourney

    Play in the annual Lancaster Chamber of Commerce’s Rub of the Green golf tournament featured tight play at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

    The winning foursome of Jay Rainey, Sonny Rushing, Pierce Horton and Bucy Baker teamed for a 48.7 to take a two-shot win.

  • Lady Vols, Warriors advance in playoffs

    Fifth-ranked Andrew Jackson was a solid winner to advance to second-round play in the Class AA Upper State volleyball playoffs on Monday afternoon.

    The 14-6 Lady Volunteers, the Conference IV-AA regular-season champions, rolled to a 3-0 win over Strom Thurmond High School in the AJ gym.

  • Teams seek wins for bids

      

       

    Week 10 of the Lancaster County prep football season finds wins key for teams as the regular-season winds to a close.

  • UDC presents book to library

    The Lancaster Chapter of the United Daughters of Confederacy has presented a 12-volume set of “Recollections and Reminiscences 1861-1865 through World War I,” to the Del Webb Library in Indian Land.
    The 12-volume set was compiled by the UDC from diaries, journals, newspaper articles dating as far back as 1896 and personal interviews of South Carolina soldiers and their family members. They were published in 1986 as an educational resource.

  • Warriors corral Stallions

     

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land rebounded in impressive fashion to roll to a 45-12 Conference IV-AA football win over Lee Central on Friday night at the Reservation.

  • A love for language

    There’s a slogan, written in Spanish, that Sandra Ovalles tells her students all the time. You can even find it from time to time on her blackboard.
    It’s “nada es imposible, todo es posible,” which means “nothing is impossible, everything is possible” in English.
    Ovalles believes you can achieve whatever you set your mind to, and she tries to help her students carry that same attitude – all through the teaching of language.

  • Rest of S.C. 160 work paving to begin soon

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    INDIAN LAND – As motorists enjoy a newly paved stretch of S.C. 160 in Indian Land, crews are making plans to pave another portion of the highway.
    Kenneth Wilson, S.C. Department of Transportation construction engineer for Lancaster County, said a paving crew is hoping to soon begin work on a half-mile segment of the highway, from Barberville Road to Sugar Creek Bridge, which is the dividing line between Lancaster and York counties.