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Today's News

  • Lancaster man arrested in drug-trafficking case

    A Lancaster man was arrested at his home Friday on drug-trafficking charges, and 13 pounds of marijuana was seized.

    Jonathan Ryan Hardin, 25, of 1869 Shelton St., was charged with trafficking marijuana more than 10 but less than 100 pounds.

    In a joint operation between the U.S. Postal Service and drug agents and investigators of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was obtained for Hardin’s home, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

  • S.C. resident has 1st case of Zika

    COLUMBIA – The first case of travel-associated Zika virus infection has been confirmed in an S.C. resident, the state  Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Friday.

    The case involves a person who recently traveled to a country with active transmission of the Zika virus.

  • Lancaster man dies from crash injuries

    Joshua Lloyd, the Lancaster man severely injured in Wednesday's fiery three-car wreck on S.C. 5, has died.

    The Lancaster County Coroner's Office confirmed Friday that Lloyd died from his injuries Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, where he was airlifted shortly after the wreck.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Free computer classes

    Free basic computer classes have started at the HUB Computer and Recourse Center, 1787 Lynwood Drive. Morning sessions are 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, and afternoon sessions are 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday.

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Flower sale

    The Steele Hill annual flower sale begins at 8 a.m. today at Steele Hill AME Zion Church’s historic church arbor, 6021 Charlotte Highway. Remaining flowers will be sold from 7:30 a.m. to noon May 7. For details, call (704) 488-5008.

    Chinese auctions

  • Column: Not too late to recover from poor leadership

    As we head toward Memorial Day 2016, I am not only thinking of fellow veterans who have fallen but thinking of the 56 Founding Fathers who signed  a document almost 240 years ago that changed the world.
    The last sentence of the Declaration of Independence ends with “...we mutually pledge to each other our Lives,  our Fortunes and our sacred honor.”

  • Column: Thank you, Indian Land, for care, generosity after devastating fire

    To the Indian Land community:
    It has been less than a month since we lost our home to a massive fire. We are truly thankful that our family is safe, which is the most important aspect of this whole experience.
    We would like to express our thanks to the Indian Land community for all of the support during this difficult time. We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for all of your generous donations of time, household goods, clothing, money, gift certificates and the like.  

  • Hinson – Beckham Engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. David Allan Hinson announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Elizabeth Hinson, all of Kershaw, to John Tyler Beckham of Heath Springs.

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. June 24, 2016, at the Wickliffe House in Charleston.

  • Robertson – Wisnewski

    Marty and Susan Robertson announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooks Robertson, to Evan Wisnewski, all of Columbia. 

    The wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m. May 7, 2016, at the Corley Mills House in Lexington.

    Miss Robertson is the granddaughter of Nancy and William Mackey of Heath Springs and the late Grady and Betty Robertson. She is a 2013 graduate of Irmo High School and attends the University of South Carolina Honors College.

  • Burnham – Stalnaker Engagement

    Gregg and Annette Gause announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Jordan Burnham, all of Lancaster, to Daniel Marsh Stalnaker of Myrtle Beach.

    The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 7, 2016, at Litchfield Plantation in Pawleys Island.