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Today's News

  • 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.

  • BMS gains revenge with tourney crown

     

       

    In a rematch, the Buford Middle School wrestling team gained its mat revenge.

  • Slow thaw

    Crews have been working all week cleaning up area roads after the winter storm dumped several inches of snow on the county Monday.
    County Administrator Steve Willis said as of Thursday, conditions on major highways have finally cleared up, though ice and snow remain on many secondary roads in the county.

  • When will students make up snow days?

    Like the old saying goes, nothing in life is free.
    For Lancaster County students, that means snow days.
    As of press time Thursday, Lancaster County School District students had missed three days of school this week due to icy road conditions, not including Monday, which was a scheduled teacher’s work day.
    School officials said to meet the state-mandated 180 day school year, students will have to start making up days next month.