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Today's News

  • Swimmers stay undefeated with home win over Chester

    The Lancaster County swim team capped its home regular-season schedule, taking a 424.5-153.5 win over the Chester Waves at the Lancaster County pool.Coulter Jackson and Bree Morgan each had four firsts to pace the LCST’s win.

  • Walters helps Lancers earn elite status

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster’s golf program is only in its second season since the sport was resurrected in 2007.

    In a short time, the Lancers’ golfers have come far.

    In its first season, coach Rick Walters’ team posted a 12-5 record and finished as the Region X runner-up to national power Louisburg (N.C.)

    The Lancers’ effort earned them a trip to the nationals in Lake Chautauqua, N.Y.

  • 29707 residents must begin using new ZIP

    INDIAN LAND – If you haven't made changes to your personal information using Indian Land's 29707 ZIP code issued last year, the time is now.

    The new ZIP – 29707 – was added to the U.S. Postal Service's database on July 1, 2007, to assist with the growth in that area, U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman Enola C. Rice said.

    Indian Land used to share a ZIP code – 29715 – with Fort Mill residents in neighboring York County.

  • Debs, Belles all-stars launch playoff hopes

    The Lancaster Dixie Belles and Debs all-star softball teams will open play in district tournaments at Chester this weekend.The Belles stars, ages 13-15, are led by manager Steve Middleton, who is assisted by D.J.

  • Post 31 snaps skid at Rock Hill

    Lancaster Post 31 snapped a five-game losing skid, taking a 10-9 League V road win over Rock Hill on Tuesday night.Ross Maiden went 3-5 with two RBIs to aid the win. Josh Eubanks also had three hits, including a double, and drove in four runs. Darius Cherry supplied two hits and two RBIs.Tyler Vaughn had a hit and a RBI as did Justin Hinson.Khoury Hammond, and J.R. Tripp each had a hit.Nick Ferguson worked the final two innings for the win, a scoreless stint.

  • City backs USCL drive

    The city of Lancaster wants to support the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, but doesn't want to approve more taxes to do it.

    As an amendment to the 2008-09 city budget, Lancaster City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pay $33,350 out of a contingency fund account in the general budget to support a fundraiser, which will commemorate the university's 50th anniversary in 2009.

    Councilman Preston Blackmon was not present.

  • Teamwork's key in win

    The team of Ray Ackerman, Rodney Thomas, Jeff Reynolds and Bobby Fleming captured top honors in the seventh annual Matt Blackwell Foundation golf tournament on Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club.The winning foursome topped the field with a 47.7.Ackerman said teamwork contributed to the team’s triumph.“We really teamed up well,” Ackerman said. “Seems like each member of our team had a hand in our first-place finish.“Rodney Thomas was clutch on some putts from 10 to 12 feet for us,” Ackerman said.

  • Breaking News State Law Enforcement Division investigates a county employee

    The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating a Lancaster County employee.Lancaster County Administrator Steve Willis said he could say very little about the case. The employee no longer works for the county as of last week.

  • Domino's Pizza opens store

    INDIAN LAND - Mack Patterson manned the phones on June 3 at the new Domino's in the Commons at Doby's Bridge shopping center. That was the first day of business for the pizzeria, and, as owner, Patterson was involved in every task.

    Judging by the level of energy and excitement inside, one would never guess that Patterson had done this more than 40 times before.

    "This is my 42nd store in our franchise," Patterson said. "I see all the stores on a regular basis."

    They are spread out over Mecklenburg, Gaston and Lincoln counties.

  • Committee meets with concrete plant reps

    Representatives of four local concrete companies faced questions from Lancaster County Council members last week.

    A council committee – Rudy Carter, Larry Honeycutt and Bryan Vaughn – has been looking into noise complaints from residents of Brookchase and Lakeview Landing residents in Indian Land. Vaughn did not attend the June 18 meeting.

    Some residents have complained of excessive noise and dust being generated by the concrete companies in 521 Perimeter Commerce Park, which backs up to several homes in Brookchase and is adjacent to some in Lakeview Landing.