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Today's News

  • Buford, AJ start strong in Classic tournament

    Defending champion Buford and Andrew Jackson entered the final round of pool play with unbeaten records after Friday action in the second annual Lancaster County Classic Preseason softball tournament.

    Buford is 2-0 after downing North Central, 10-0 and Northwestern of Rock Hill. 10-1.

  • Vols rally to gain title bid in Comporium Invitational

    Defending champion Buford and Andrew Jackson entered the final round of pool play with unbeaten records after Friday action in the second annual Lancaster County Classic Preseason softball tournament.

    Buford is 2-0 after downing North Central, 10-0 and Northwestern of Rock Hill. 10-1.

  • Vols rally to gain title bid in Comporium Invitational

    Defending champion Buford and Andrew Jackson entered the final round of pool play with unbeaten records after Friday action in the second annual Lancaster County Classic Preseason softball tournament.

    Buford is 2-0 after downing North Central, 10-0 and Northwestern of Rock Hill. 10-1.

  • Lancers split two with Coker

     

       

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster baseball team split a twin bill with the Coker College junior varsity on Thursday.

  • Crenshaw Oil Partners for Youth Scholarship golf tourney April 29

    The 20th annual Crenshaw Oil Company golf tournament is April 29 at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    All tournament proceeds will go toward the Lancaster County Partners for Youth Future Teaching Scholarships Program.

  • Authorities respond to three fires

    A Lancaster man returned home to find his house in flames Thursday morning.

    The man was shopping at Walmart when he received a phone call that his house, at 2844 Oakland Drive, Lancaster, was on fire, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

    He told sheriff’s deputies, who were already on the scene, that he left his home at about 10:30 a.m. to go shopping. While at Walmart, he received a call from one of his roommates who said a neighbor had called to say the house was on fire, the report said. 

  • State recently honors ILMS

     

    The Lancaster County School District board recently recognized Indian Land Middle School for being chosen as a 2011 South Carolina School of Character.

    The School of Character designation is presented by the S.C. Department of Education for outstanding school climate and academic performance. The school was the only middle school in the state to receive the award. 

    It is the school’s second year in a row receiving the designation.

  • No place like new station

    INDIAN LAND – After more than five years in the making, and more than a decade dreaming about it, the Pleasant Valley Fire Department has a new home.

    Located on Possum Hollow Road, just around the corner from the department’s former home on S.C. 160, the new 14,800-square-foot Station 14 is a $2.1 million testament to what can be done when the community pulls together.

    The department opened for business Feb. 28 and was put to good use right away.

  • Farmers market applies for grant

    Members of the county’s Farmer’s Market Commission hope a new grant is just what the market needs to attract more customers. 

    The commission recently applied for a grant from the S.C. Department of Agriculture as part of its community-based Farmers Market Small Grants Program. In its application, the commission requested $1,000 to make several upgrades to the farmer’s market, including new signage along Pageland Highway and in the vendor selling area. 

  • Willie James Chisolm, 65

    Willie James Chisolm, 65

    Willie James Chisolm, 65, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.

     Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Stewart Funeral Home.