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Today's News

  • Flooding damages county roads

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasterrnews.com 

    Lancaster County was under a severe flood watch during the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 19, which left local officials on full alert status until around midday after torrential rainfall fell after midnight.

  • Looking back to plan ahead

      Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    South Carolina is the most disaster-prone state in the mid-Atlantic, according to a release issued this week from the American Red Cross.

    Louise Williams, CEO of S.C. Region American Red Cross, addressed that status held by the state. 

  • Kershaw Town Council supports pageant contestant

     Denyse Clark

    dclark@thelancasternews.com

    KERSHAW – As the Kershaw Town Council gave thanks to its outgoing Community Relations Committee representative Rev. Tommy Duncan at the Monday, Sept. 15 meeting, it welcomed with open arms his replacement, son-in-law the Rev. Robert Thompson.

  • Police search for IL McDonald’s employee suspected in theft last week

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@the
    lancasternews.com

    Deputies are searching for a former McDonald’s employee in Indian Land after a manager noticed almost $2,000 missing from the restaurant. 

    On Sept. 12, police were called to McDonald’s, 10108 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, about an employee possibly stealing money, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • Police search for IL McDonald’s employee suspected in theft last week

     Christopher Sardelli

    csardelli@the
    lancasternews.com

    Deputies are searching for a former McDonald’s employee in Indian Land after a manager noticed almost $2,000 missing from the restaurant. 

    On Sept. 12, police were called to McDonald’s, 10108 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, about an employee possibly stealing money, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

  • Braves’ big plays doom Warriors

     Lee McManus

    For The Lancaster News

    CHERAW – “Do not give up the big play” is one of every coach’s main mantras.

    Friday night the Indian Land Warriors gave up six plays over 50 yards, all for scores, in their 48-3 loss to the Cheraw Braves.

  • Eagle helps winning team soar in Rotary tourney

     Staff reports

    A card playoff decided the winning team in the annual Rotary Club golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Thursday, Sept. 18.

    The foursome of Buck Tucker, Bryan Forbis, Junior Pate and Josh Tucker used an eagle on No. 2 to take the victory in the 23-team field. Buck Tucker’s 10-foot putt earned the No. 2 eagle.

  • Camden blanks Bruins, 14-0

     Robert Howey

    rhowey@thelancasternews.com

    CAMDEN – Lancaster, for the last two weeks, has come on strong in the second half to post a win.

    Host Camden halted the Bruins’ hopes of making it three straight with a 14-0 win over LHS at Zemp Stadium on Friday, Sept. 19.

    Lancaster had its share of shots, but each time the Bulldogs’ turned them away.

  • Jackets hold off Vols

     Kim Roberts

    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – Buford parlayed five Andrew Jackson turnovers into a 34-13 halftime lead, then weathered a furious fourth-quarter Volunteers’ rally to capture a 43-33 Region IV-AA win on Friday, Sept. 19 at AJ.

    Andrew Jackson pulled within 34-27 with seven minutes left when AJ senior quarterback Kolby Whitley scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak.

  • NFL could always use another dose of sportsmanship

    I’m always excited to see Clemson or University of South Carolina athletes ascend to the NFL, but it was particularly thrilling to watch former Gamecock quarterback Connor Shaw play in the preseason Monday Night Football matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins.

    Mr. Shaw, who wasn’t picked up in the NFL Draft but was signed by the Browns as a free agent, delivered a sterling performance. As one of three Cleveland quarterbacks to play in the game, he completed an impressive eight passes in nine attempts for 123 yards and a touchdown.