Today's News

  • Investigation shows no employees removed signs

    A recent Lancaster News story reported that pizza signs have been allegedly removed and discarded by Lancaster County employees. Lancaster County takes such allegations seriously and at my direction, building official Bill Anderson commenced an internal investigation. The results were recently communicated to me and it revealed that no Lancaster County Building and Zoning employee removed and discarded any pizza signage.

  • You can’t please everyone

    Editor’s note: Lancaster resident Sherrill Mullis’ following letter was published in the Oct. 25, 1989, edition of The Lancaster News.

    Mr. Duke Power:

  • 14-year-old protests at nation’s capital

    Editor’s note: Tens of thousands of people poured into Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12 to participate in a rally to protest government spending. FreedomWorks Foundation, a conservative organization, planned the cross-country event called March on Washington. Lancaster High School ninth-grader Jordan Ribelin was among that group. Jordan, 14, went along with his mother, Penny Ribelin, sister, Kandy Ribelin-Brazzell, aunt, Linda Queen and family friend, Tina Black from Indian Land.

  • Writer proud to be an American

    After volunteering with the Americans Feeding Americans on Sept. 19, it makes me very proud to be an American. I met volunteers from several different states and all over our county – some were pros and some first-timers – giving of their time to help their fellow Americans.

    As we fellowshipped with each other, smiling, passing out hope of better times and letting others know we cared, we were in turn met with smiles, some with happy tears, thanks and “May God bless you.”

    It was like Christmas in September.

  • Fall into fun at annual IL festival

    It’s almost show time for the fourth annual Fall into Fun festival in Indian Land. Saturday’s festival at Indian Land Middle School promises to be a lot of fun for everyone from toddlers to teens and older folks, all for a good cause.

    This year’s event has a slightly different goal than the past three festivals.

  • Breaking News Firm could bring 500 jobs

    Hundreds of jobs may soon be on the way to Lancaster County.

    Officials from Lancaster County Council and the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. have been trying to bring an undisclosed company to the county for several months.

    County Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution to enter into a fee agreement with the company at a special meeting Thursday. The vote was 5-0. Councilman Larry Honeycutt was absent.

    The name of the company has not been released, but the county is labeling it “Project Colorado” for now.

  • Williams anchors LHS line

    If there’s one fact Lancaster High School offensive line coach Joe Watson can count on from Bruins’ senior tackle Brian Williams, it’s a dirty uniform.

    “If you’re an offensive lineman and your uniform is clean at the end of the game, then something isn’t quite right,” Watson said. “For Brian, we can count on a dirty uniform.

  • IL Warriors’ trio earns County football honors

    Indian Land High School football players dominated the Division II awards presented Tuesday at the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting.

    Warriors’ senior quarterback Josh Camarire, lineman Josh Gray and Trey Barjona reaped top honors at the coaches weekly meeting held at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.

    Indian Land, 3-2 overall, launched Conference III-A play with a 42-6 win over North Central at the IL Reservation on Friday night.

  • USCL to host Rising Stars youth tennis tournament

    University of South Carolina at Lancaster tennis coach Brian Clark is hoping to grow the sport in the Lancaster area.

    One way is to reach out to youth, which Clark did with a host of weekly camps over the summer.

    He plans to continue his effort with the Rising Stars at USC-Lancaster tennis tournament, a U.S. Tennis Association event for beginner youth players.

    “This tournament is for players who are beginning tennis and looking to play in their first USTA tournament,” Clark said.

  • Vivian Major Robinson concert offers a different approach, view

    The Vivian Major Robinson concert on Oct. 4 will be a first for Lancaster.

    LearnTV will record the recital for playback and also provide the audience with an up-close look at organist Robert P. Glick via a viewing screen during the 2:30 p.m. concert that day at First Presbyterian Church.

    Glick is associate professor of church music and organ at Erskine College and Theological Seminary,

    This is a big change from a normal organ concert.

    For perhaps the first time, you’ll get to see something other than the back of the organist’s head.