Today's News

  • 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.

  • Red Devils ignite, swat Jackets 30-13

    BUFORD The Great Falls Red Devils showed Friday night there’s still life in the GFHS football program.

    Great Falls, which lost its first four games and entered the game with a 1-5 record, ignited in the second half to take a 30-13 Conference III-A win over host Buford.

    The game was a close contest through the first half, but the scoreboard begged to differ at the final horn.

    The Jackets stung first, with a one-yard touchdown run by BHS senior quarterback Britt Wells.

  • Chesterfield Rams' air attack wings Warriors

    CHESTERFIELD The pass-happy Chesterfield High football team was productive Friday night and created no glee for visiting Indian Land.

    The Rams passed their way to a 48-0 home win over the Warriors in Conference III-A play.

    Coach Steve Taneyhill’s CHS team went to the air for their first 35 plays on the way to the win.

    Rams’ junior quarterback Seth Truesdale aired it out, with six touchdown passes in the game.

  • Bruins flog Falcons 35-6

    FORT MILL Locked in a defensive battle, Lancaster found the key to its offensive attack – a productive ground game – in taking a 35-6 win over Nation Ford at the Falcons’ stadium on Friday night.

    LHS, clinging to a 7-6 halftime spread, ignited in the second half when the Bruins took control behind senior tailback Zed Truesdale and quarterback Matt Reese.

    Truesdale, who has topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season, ran for 176 yards on 28 carries to trigger the Bruins to the 29-point win.