Today's News

  • Heath Springs man wakes to find intruder in home

    The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion in Heath Springs that occurred Thursday morning, Oct. 29.
    According to the incident report, the 41-year-old victim told deputies he was in bed about 4:30 a.m. when he heard someone walk inside the back door of his home in the 100 block of Ridge Street.
    Thinking the person was his cousin, the victim got up to greet him.
    Instead he found a man wearing a mask, jacket and gloves inside the house, with another dressed the same just outside, according to the report.

  • Nicholson denied bond in stolen gun case

    Kimberly Harrington
    Landmark News Services

    PAGELAND – The Pageland man charged with hoarding thousands of stolen guns has been denied bond.
    Fourth Circuit Solicitor Will Rogers said Brent Nicholson was denied bond by a magistrate in a Oct. 25 hearing held at the Chesterfield County Detention Center.  

  • Heath Springs Volunteer Fire Department fundraising effort for drone underway

    Kyle Camp
    For The Lancaster News

    Tim Deaton’s father had a heart attack last October while fishing from his boat in the 55-acre lake behind Tim’s home in Kershaw.
    The county’s special
    tactics and rescue team arrived on the scene within five minutes of being alerted, but it took almost two hours to find the missing man on his boat in the pitch-black night after getting boats and water rescuers together.

  • Veterans parade canceled

    The Lancaster County Veterans Affairs has cancelled the Saturday, Nov. 7, Veteran’s Day parade due to the threat of inclement weather.
    The decision to call off the parade and program, which was set for downtown Lancaster, was not an easy one to make, which is why officials made it about noon Thursday, Nov. 5, said Robin Helms, the county’s Veterans Affairs officer.

  • Dorman wins Kershaw mayor’s race

    KERSHAW – A former town council member is headed back to town hall as Kershaw mayor.
    Mark Dorman defeated Morris Russell, Sonya Poole and Johnny Carter on Tuesday, Nov. 3, to win the first-ever write-in campaign in Lancaster County history.
    After the vote was certified by the Lancaster County Election Commission on Thursday, Nov. 5, Dorman had 161 total votes to Russell’s 131 votes.
    Poole, an at-large member of town council, had 24 votes. Carter, another former town councilman, had 21 total votes.

  • Red Ventures breaks ground on $90M IL campus expansion

    With the governor in a hard hat and a backhoe as the backdrop, Red Ventures broke ground Wednesday, Nov. 4, on a $90 million expansion that includes three interconnected buildings and two parking decks.
    The addition of the new facility, dubbed RV4, doubles the size of the Indian Land campus and creates 1,500 new jobs, officials said. RV4 includes a sales center, six-story office tower, a learning and development center, and two parking decks.

  • To see light of day, remove fog

    I love keeping up with Israel news, this being a country that has played such an integral part in world history, and will continue to be a major part in the history to be written.

    A rare dust storm covered Israel in September, the worst ever recorded. It lasted four days instead of the usual 24 hours. High temperatures led to record electric-usage demands, and air pollution levels were the worst in the country’s history, reaching 173 times higher than average. Was this a sign of the times, or are we at the end-of-the-age calendar doomsday clock?

  • Warriors honored at Tri-County meeting

    RICHBURG – Four Indian Land High School football players reaped honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Front Porch Restaurant in Richburg.
    Warriors’ junior running back Lee Massey earned the Div. II Offensive Player of the Week after he ran for 215 yards on 23 carries and scored two touchdowns as IL topped county foe Andrew Jackson, 48-27 at the Reservation.

  • AJ’s Cox earns Class AA all-state golf honors

    Andrew Jackson High School golfer Emily Cox earned Class AA all-state honors after playing in the Class AA girls state championship tournament at Black Bear Country Club in Longs.
    Cox shot a 151, 78-73, to place fourth overall in the Class AA girls state field.
    She represented Andrew Jackson High as an individual participant in the Class AA tournament.
    Bishop England’s Kathleen Sumner placed first with a 142 (72-70), while  Carly Lyvers from St Joseph’s of Greenville was second with a 148 (75-73).

  • Lady Bruins fall in Class AAA Upstate tennis playoffs

    The LHS girls tennis team fell to top-seeded Daniel High of Clemson in the opening round of the Class AAA girls state playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Daniel High School.
    The Lady Bruins fought valiantly but couldn’t overcome the experience of Daniel and fell 7-0.
    The LHS girls bright spots were the No. 3 and No. 4 singles players, Tiesha Shannon and Kate Muse.