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Today's News

  • UW receives Home Depot Foundation grant

    Through its Building Healthy Communities grant program, The Home Depot Foundation has awarded $1,500 to United Way of Lancaster County. The donation will be used for the Lancaster County Community Garden.

  • Family grateful for support after fatal fire

    Billie Steele says the outpouring of support from the community has made dealing with her granddaughter’s death a little easier on the family.
    Her granddaughter, Kelly Laney, 41, died Jan. 6 in the early-morning fire that destroyed her mobile home on Dudley Steele Road. Fire officials said the blaze started in the dining area, in the center of the home. Arson is not suspected.
    Laney’s husband, Terry, and daughter, Wynter Hilburn, escaped, but she didn’t make it out.

  • IL's Jacobus to coach North stars

     

       

     

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School girls basketball coach Tamara Jacobus will be in the state spotlight in mid-March.

  • Staff remember orthopaedic surgeon Thomas Fleischer

    A wreath hangs outside the main entrance to Carolina Orthopaedic Surgery Associates off West Meeting Street.
    Inside the office, staff members speak about how much they miss one of their own. Although work goes on, they all say it will never be the same again. The devoted patient care, the laughs, smiles and camaraderie will be missed.
    The mood has been a lot different at Carolina Orthopaedic Surgery since Dr. Thomas Fleischer died last week.
    Fleischer, an orthopaedic surgeon who founded the practice nearly 30 years ago, died Tuesday at age 57.

  • Cousins earn their Eagle Scout badges

    VAN WYCK – In many ways, 18-year-old cousins Dimitri Anthony and Quamaine Hayden of Van Wyck are different as night and day, according to those who know them.
    Anthony, for example, is athletic, a former quarterback for Indian Land High School with a reserved personality who’s on his way toward a career in computer engineering at Benedict College in Columbia.
    Hayden, on the other hand, is more academic, a senior at ILHS who is outgoing and dreams of earning a degree at Bowie State University and becoming a corporate lawyer.

  • Police reports – January 16, 2011

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
    • Deputies responded to a car fire outside an Indian Land house on Jan. 7. The owner of the car told deputies she started the car so it would warm up, but when she came back outside and drove the car, she noticed smoke and fire coming from under the hood. The Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded. Damage is estimated at $1,500.

  • Coaches reschedule games canceled due to winter storm

    As Lancaster County high school winter sports teams return to play this week, the schedules, which were frozen for the better part of last week with the winter storm’s impact, are beginning to take shape with make-up dates for prep basketball and wrestling.

  • Cousins earn their Eagle Scout badges

    VAN WYCK – In many ways, 18-year-old cousins Dimitri Anthony and Quamaine Hayden of Van Wyck are different as night and day, according to those who know them.
    Anthony, for example, is athletic, a former member of the Indian Land High School football team with a reserved personality who’s on his way toward a career in computer engineering at Benedict College in Columbia.
    Hayden, on the other hand, is more academic, a senior at ILHS who is outgoing and dreams of earning a degree at Bowie State University and becoming a corporate lawyer.

  • Snow where to go

    This week's winter storm shut down most of Lancaster County. Here is a little look at what your neighbors have been up to.

  • Winter storm ices play

     

       

    The lingering impact of the winter storm, which hit early Monday morning, has put the Lancaster County winter sports schedule on ice this week.