Today's News

  • DASH for CA$H

    Students at Harrisburg Elementary School in Indian Land are on track to raise $50,000 during a Boosterthon event, which the PTO plans to use to buy library books and Chromebook computers for the school’s fourth and fifth-grade classes.During the Boosterthon, students run laps and earn a dollar amount per lap pledged by their family and friends.

  • Local Patriot Day events

    The following Patriot Day events will be held in Lancaster County:
    ◆ Buford Middle School will hold a 9/11 ceremony at 8:30 a.m. in the school gym to honor local heroes and service men and women. The school band, chorus and JROTC will perform. Guest speaker is Manning Kimmel. A parade will follow the ceremony. The community is invited to attend and dress in patriotic colors.

  • Lancaster no better than Rhode Island

    Well, Lancaster County council members Charlene McGriff and Larry Honeycutt, you got your wish – Keith Tunnell is gone.

  • Don’t criticize Iran deal without an alternative

    In response to Dr. Brooks Walker’s column, “Iran renews Hamas support,” in the Sept. 4 edition of The Lancaster News, again I read another complaint against the deal with Iran without an alternative.

    Iran was renewing its support of Hamas prior to the signing of the deal.

    This renewal of relations between Iran and Hamas was a result of Hamas withdrawing support of the rebels fighting Assad in Syria.

  • Tri-County coaches honor four county football players

    RICHBURG – Four county prep football players – one from Lancaster and three Indian Land players – reaped top honors at the week two meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
    Lancaster High School junior running back Ant Foster along with Indian Land High’s Ethan Burdette, Jacob Williams and Mason Mullis were honored during the meeting.

  • Lady Warriors open with two volleyball wins

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors varsity volleyball team had a strong opening week. The season began the last week of August with two wins, one in region play and one non-region win.
    On Aug. 24, the Lady Warriors defeated Lewisville High School, 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-17).
    On Aug. 27, the ILHS girls defeated Region IV-AA rival Cheraw High School, 3-1 (25-16, 25-15, 24-26, 25-17).
    The ILHS team is competing in Region IV-AA  again this season, along with Andrew  Jackson, Buford, Central, Cheraw, Chesterfield and North Central high schools.

  • Teams on the road Friday

    A week ago, it was the host role, but the cleat is on the other foot this week – week three in the Lancaster County high school football season.  All four county teams will have the road map as part of the scouting report this week.
    All teams travel, but not too far for the 7:30 p.m. kickoffs.
    Lancaster, for the second time in three weeks, will travel to a Class AA foe, this week Central High School of Pageland.
    AJ, seeking its first win, travels to Great Falls, which also stands 0-2 on the season.

  • Bailes takes Clash for first super speedway checkers

    Ross Bailes of Clover, has many feature wins at Lancaster Super Speedway, be it in a crate late model, a limited late model, but now he is a super late model winner.
    Bailes scored his first “super speedway” win with his No. 87 Bailes Construction entry after scoring a lap 11-lead over Rock Hill driver Ben Watkins, the Carolina Clash series point leader.
    Watkins, who along with Chris Ferguson of Mt. Holly, N.C., each lowered the previous track record of 18.422 seconds set by Jared Landers in March 2012.

  • Duvall wins River Wars race at LSS

    Mitchell Duvall won the highly anticipated River Wars race for the Deal 1 SECA Crate Sportsman main event Saturday night at Lancaster Super Speedway.
    Ricky Greene and “Mr. Excitement,” Travis Payne, were the front row, and when the green flag fell, it was Payne, Green, Mitchel Duvall and Trey Tarlton battling for the lead entering turn one.
    Exiting turn two, Payne led, while Duvall was on his back bumper.

  • Bridgehampton sidewalk issue erupts again

    INDIAN LAND – A dispute between neighbors over a sidewalk in the Bridgehampton neighborhood in Indian Land flared up again with the start of the new school year, this time resulting in allegations of trespassing and harassment between the landowners and parents walking their children to school.
    The issue first made headlines in December 2014 when Norwalk Lane residents complained to Carolina Gateway about one couple’s efforts to keep children and their families from using the sidewalk to walk to nearby Harrisburg Elementary.