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Today's News

  • 5 Lancaster County students transfer to Governor’s School

    Five Lancaster County students started their junior year at the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) on Aug. 14.
    The students, part of GSSM’s class of 2019, will attend the public residential high school in Hartsville for their junior and senior years.
    Three students transferred to GSSM from Indian Land High – JuHwan Cho, Mackenzie Meadows and John Patrick Shaheen. Caroline Sizemore transferred from Lancaster High. Dejanay Williams transferred from Andrew Jackson High.

  • Warriors surge early, sack Cats

     

    INDIAN LAND – Coming off two tough losses, it was clear that Indian Land

    needed its most complete and cleanest performance to date to

    secure its first win this season.

    For the vast majority of the game, with the

    exception of a little dip in the third quarter, that was the

    performance the Warriors delivered in their 2017 home opener.

    In doing so, the Warriors secured new coach Horatio Blades’ first win, a 37-13 victory over the Blacksburg Wildcats at the ILHS Reservation on Friday night.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins for 38-21 win

     

    FORT MILL – The storm never came, but the Fort Mill football blitz did as the host Yellow Jackets swarmed the Lancaster Bruins early on the way to a stinging 38-21 win on Friday night at Bob Jones Stadium in Fort Mill.

    Rain and stormy weather was expected, but it was the Jackets who hit the Bruins hard.

    The Yellow Jackets ignited for 31 first-half points on the way to the 17-point win.

    Lancaster battled back in the second half, but the Yellow Jackets’ earlier damage was too much to overcome.

  • Jackets swarm Bruins for 38-21 win

    Fast-starting Fort Mill bolted to a 31-0 halftime lead on the way to a 38-21 win over Lancaster on Friday night.

    LHS fell to 1-1 with the 17-point loss.

  • Column: Site will show how S.C. uses gas-tax money

    The years-long debate over South Carolina road funding stirred strong feelings all around. While tax-hike advocates made a passionate case about the need for infrastructure repairs, their plan – which raises the fuel tax by 12 cents over six years, in addition to other tax and fee increases – will put a noticeable pinch on our wallets.
    It’s hard to fault those who opposed it, given the ever-increasing demands being placed on them by their various layers of government.

  • Column: Dr. Sims cured a severe malady for many generations of women

    This is a response to last Sunday’s article about controversy over statues honoring Dr. J. Marion Sims.
    The article noted that Dr. Sims used enslaved African-American women for experimental surgeries in the mid-1800s. Let me add some detail and context.

  • AJ’s Funderburk earns Tri-County Coaches honor

    FORT MILL – Andrew Jackson High School junor kicker Avery Funderburk was the lone Lancaster County player to reap honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday at the Towne Tavern in Fort Mill.

    Funderburk earned the Division II (Class AAA-AA-A) special teams player of the week for his play in the Volunteers’ 25-21 win over Class AAA foe Aynor in the AJ home opener last week.

  • Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series returns to LSS

    The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series returns to Lancaster Super Speedway to highlight dirt track racing action Saturday night.

    Fans from across the Carolinas will be at the big half-mile to watch the power of the Super Late Models at LSS.

    Fan favorites and hometown drivers Ben Watkins and Josh Langley will be seeking to defend their home turf against the rest of the strong field.

    Watkins has prepared all season for this race, competing in numerous Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model races with wins in his Super Late Model getting it dialed in.

  • Picks girls still going strong

    The girls of the Picks continue to have fun, big fun as they build their leads.

    Mandy Catoe, the News correspondent, was dandy last week with a shining 19-1 showing in week two.

    Close behind was Lori Sistare “Bright,” glowing with a stellar 18-2 effort.

    “The gals are blowing us away,” said Ernie “Big E” Rowell, the defending Picks champ. “They got it going. Oh boy, it’s time for us to shine.”

    Catoe has a game up in the lead, with Sistare ahead by four on her nearest challenger.

  • IL Fall Festival moves to schools complex

    The Indian Land schools campus will serve as the new location of the Indian Land Fall Festival on Oct. 28.
    At The Reservation football stadium, there will be a kids’ play zone, sports zone and large music stage. The training field on the grounds will host the community, farm and faith zones with vendors and churches. The VFW Car Show will take over the student parking lot beside the high school.