Today's News

  • Red Ventures could bring 1,000 new jobs to county

    In what could be the first step toward putting hundreds of county residents back to work, an Internet marketing and sales company officially announced its plans Tuesday to move to Lancaster County.

    Red Ventures said it will relocate its headquarters from Charlotte to Indian Land.

    As part of its relocation, the company plans to invest more than $20 million in a facility at the 521 Corporate Park, just north of U.S. 521 and S.C. 160.

    It also intends to bring 1,000 jobs to the county within five to seven years.

  • Too close to homes?

    Lancaster County Council is considering changing the procedure by which cell phone companies are authorized to build new towers in the county.

    Council’s attention to the matter was brought by a cell phone company representative who last month asked council to ease the county’s tower restrictions. According to county ordinance, cell companies must include a setback distance around cell towers equal to their height.

  • Allen wins Clash in first LMS checkers

    The racing was intense as ever Saturday night, as the season continues to wind down. The Carolina Clash Super Late Model series came to Lancaster Motor Speedway for event No. 198 all-time on the series and the eighth race at Lancaster since they started coming to LMS in 2005.

    Twenty super late models signed in for the contest, which featured Jeff Smith of Dallas, N.C., trying to capture that first series title, one that has constantly evaded him over the series nine-year history.

  • Raiders spoil AJ homecoming tilt


  • Want a job at Red Ventures?

    When Red Ventures announced plans Tuesday to bring 1,000 jobs to Lancaster County, many saw this as an opportunity to turn the tide on rising unemployment rates.

    But before workers can ready themselves for the impending influx of jobs, what types of positions should they expect?

  • County Council to consider land swap agreement

    After months of revisions, Lancaster County Council will make its final vote on an agreement for a new Roy Hardin Park on Monday.

    The proposed ordinance would approve an exchange of land for Indian Land’s Roy Hardin Park, moving it to Shelley Mullis Road. Council was to originally hear third reading of the ordinance in early September, but some council members wanted more information about the proposed exchange of land before approving the deal.

  • Warriors fall short in 28-20 home loss to McBee High

     Eric Rowell

  • Trio seeking to rebound

    A trio of county teams is looking to rebound this week in prep football play.

    Lancaster, Andrew Jackson and Indian Land continue region play in hopes of bouncing back from league defeats.

    Buford was the lone county winner and the Jackets will be shooting to notch their second straight Conference III-A win.

  • Stallions buck Bruins in shutout

     ROCK HILL – South Pointe, the defending Class AAAA Div. II state football champion, has designs on repeating as the Region IV-AAAA champ this fall.

  • Griffin unveils new Lincoln book Monday

    Dr. John Griffin, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina, has always been fascinated by the life (and death) of Abraham Lincoln.

    But through the years, Lincoln’s life has grown to such heroic and epic proportions that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction.

    Now Griffin has put together another biography on the 16th president entitled “Mr. Lincoln and His War.”

    Griffin will make a 30-minute slide presentation and sign copies of his latest book at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Lancaster County Library.