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Today's News

  • Fort Lawn seniors will continue to meet, eat

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service
    FORT LAWN – When the decision was made last week to close the Fort Lawn Senior Center, the town’s mayor and Chester County leaders immediately sprang into action to seek alternatives to keep the center in operation.
    On Tuesday,  York County Council on Aging Director Wendy Duda informed  Chester County Council members that due to budget shortfalls and attendance numbers, the Fort Lawn Senior Center will close.

  • Bruins rebound, rip Eagles

     

     

     

  • Kershaw employees to get new insurance coverage

    KERSHAW – The town of Kershaw is in the market for a new heath care provider.
    Town Administrator Tony Starnes told council members Thursday that the town’s current provider, S.C. Local Government Assurance Group (LGAG), is dissolving in June.
    LGAG is run by the Municipal Association of South Carolina.
    Kershaw has participated in LGAG for several years. But that group’s dwindling membership has lead to its end, Starnes said.

  • Council to vote on IL ordinances

    County Council will consider second reading on two Indian Land-related ordinances when its meets Tuesday night.
    After an overwhelming majority of residents voted last week to approve a proposed fire protection district in Indian Land, council will move forward with the process and hear second reading of the ordinance on Tuesday.

  • Council develops first strategic plan

    It began with a wall covered in sticky notes and scraps of paper, but ended with a rough draft for the county’s first-ever strategic plan.
    Armed with lists of ideas on how to improve the quality of life for county residents, several members of County Council, as well as other county staff members, met in Columbia  from Jan. 14 through Jan. 16 to hammer out ideas at a strategic planning session. Held at the University of South Carolina’s Institute for Governmental Services, the session allowed council to identify and prioritize the needs of the county.

  • Warriors roll, stay unbeaten in region

     

       

    Indian Land stayed unbeaten in early season Region IV-AA play, posting an 82-66 home win over fifth-rated Lee Central on Friday night.

  • Howard elected mayor pro tem

    John Howard jokes that he’ll probably never have to exercise the duties of his newly elected position.
    Howard, who has served on Lancaster City Council since 1982, was elected mayor pro tempore at Tuesday’s meeting. He will assume mayoral duties in Mayor Joe Shaw’s absence.
    But that’s the catch – Shaw is hardly absent.
    Shaw said he’s missed just two council meetings in the nearly 30 years he’s been mayor, and Howard is quite aware of that.

  • Warriors roll, stay unbeaten in region

     

       

    Indian Land stayed unbeaten in early season Region IV-AA play, posting an 82-66 home win over fifth-rated Lee Central on Friday night.

  • Warriors roll, stay unbeaten in region

     

       

    Indian Land stayed unbeaten in early season Region IV-AA play, posting an 82-66 home win over fifth-rated Lee Central on Friday night.

  • Message of service

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster’s TRiO program honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday with a celebration of his message of service to the community.
    The theme for  the event, attended by about 40 students and faculty members, was Plan+Serve=Impact.
    TRiO Career/Cultural Specialist Matt Williamson said the celebration was an attempt to connect younger students with the civil rights movement.