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Today's News

  • Argument over toothbrush ends in fight with officer

    A man faces multiple charges after allegedly trying to hit a city police officer Thursday afternoon.

    Christopher Andre Curry, 48, of 1595 Springdale Road, was arrested about 3:30 p.m. at a home on Willow Oak Circle. He was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and threatening the life of a public official.

  • Inside a thrift-store box, WWII love story unfolds

    This is a story about a small mystery solved, about a sliver of Lancaster County's military history finding its way to the people who care about it most.

    Last August, Sue Smuda of Lancaster found an octagonal, wooden box with pink flower décor at a Lancaster thrift shop. After glancing inside, she purchased the box and placed it decoratively on her front porch.  

    Months later, her daughter, Abigale, discovered the letters inside.

  • Film crew shooting at Forty Acre Rock

    KERSHAW – An independent film crew from Winthrop University has been at Forty Acre Rock Nature Preserve since Friday filming scenes for its production of author Dustin Michael Hoffman’s short story “Touching in Texas.” 

    When the script called for a backdrop that’s rocky and arid with low brush and trees and no cacti, Forty Acre Rock provided the perfect setting, said director Chris O’Neill.

  • 2 more charged in IL murder

    Two more men were arrested Friday in the murder of Fort Mill student Randy Tran, whose body was dumped in Indian Land Tuesday evening.

    The arrests came a day after the primary suspect in the case, David Antonio Kucinski, was arrested at a Charlotte hotel.

    Chris Dawan Glass Jr., 22, of Fort Mill and Tony Eugene Maynard, 21, of Indian Land were arrested Friday morning at the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, sheriff’s spokesman Doug Barfield said in a statement. 

  • Sprint Cars at LSS on Saturday night

    The USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour, featuring the Sprint Cars, invade the Lancaster Super Speedway half-mile on Saturday night.
    The Sprint Cars, presented By K&N Filters, are always a fan favorite at LSS due to the speeds they have down the long straightaways into the turns.
    One driver known as Lancaster Super Speedway’s most popular Sprint Car driver is Eric Riggins Jr.
    Riggins has the big half-mile track figured out pretty well.

  • Vols golfers net revenge in sweep

    Andrew Jackson posted a links sweep of rivals Lancaster and Buford at the Kershaw Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.
    The Volunteers, who dropped their lone loss to LHS last week, rebounded to shoot a 145 to top the Bruins, who shot a 155, and Buford High with a 162.
    Logan Sowell, the AJ senior golf ace, shot a three-under 33 to earn medalist honors for the Vols.
    Chandler Norville and Caleb Brown, headed to Spartanburg Methodist to play golf, each carded a 37. Mason Sowell shot a 38.

  • Lady Bruins top Lady Volunteers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins posted their second regular-season softball win over Andrew Jackson this spring, taking a 6-3 victory at the AJ field on Tuesday night.
    Summer Clinton, who hurled the win, aided the LHS attack with two hits and drove home a run.
    Clinton worked four innings and faced 18 batters. She allowed two runs, two hits and three walks. She struck out one.
    Ariana Ealy went three innings in relief and faced 12 AJ batters. She gave up three hits and a run. Ealy had a hit and tallied a run.

  • Volunteer booters blank Lewisville Lions

    Andrew Jackson blanked Lewisville, 5-0 in a boys prep soccer non-region win on Tuesday night.
    The Vols forged a 2-0 halftime lead on the way to the shutout victory over the Lions.
    Trent Bartell, who notched two goals, opened the scoring as he tallied off a free kick. John Ware put AJ up 2-0 at the break, scoring an unassisted goal. Jared Truesdale made it 3-0 as he scored on a one-on-one with the LHS keeper and was assisted by David Truesdale.

  • Warriors trip Eagles, 4-3

    Indian Land, with a three-run first inning, jumped on visiting Central High School of Pageland on its way to a 4-3 Region IV-AA baseball win on Wednesday.
    Warriors scored in the first on an RBI-single by Hunter Laney, an RBI-single by Jay Hildreth, and a groundout by Reed Lilly.
    Warriors held off Central High School, as the visiting Eagles were unable to overcome a three-run second-inning deficit.
    Central High scored two runs in the sixth inning on a Tommy Eubanks’ RBI-single, but the Warriors held the lead for the region win.

  • Remember When: Hood’s livery and the farm wagon show

    There was a time when a whole block of South White Street consisted of Hood’s Livery and Barnes’ Blacksmith Shop. Right across the street was Sweatt’s Corn Milling Co. Business was brisk, but not as fast as today. Time marches on, but let’s take a little glance back at Mr. Quay Hood’s Livery Barn.
    As I recall, Tuesdays were auction day for the finest choice of mules around. Cows were sold and traded most every day.