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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.

  • Coker signs Warriors’ Faulkner

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land High School senior track standout Kace Faulkner is throwing his future to Coker College.
    Faulkner, a two-time Region IV-AA shot put and discus champion for the Warriors, is going to the Hartsville school to continue his education and track career.
    Faulkner made his choice official last Friday when he signed with the Cobras in the ILHS media center.

  • LSS hosts Extreme 4 Double Duels race

    Lancaster Super Speedway hosts the  M&M Garage Extreme 4 Double Duels Showdown on Saturday night.
    The M&M Garage Extreme 4 Division is regarded as one of the top LSS divisions in racing and car count.
    The division has nearly 18-20 cars each week. The race was rained out last week, but the field drew some new drivers before the rain came.
    One lucky driver will have a chance to double down on the night to claim two wins, with both main events paying full purses.

  • Lady Jackets roll to title

    The Buford Lady Jackets blitzed Strom Thurmond High, rolling to a 10-0 home win over the Lady Rebels in five innings Wednesday to win the Class AA Upper State District IV softball championship.
    BHS, 19-4, advances to face Chesnee in the opening round of the Class AA Upstate title series tonight at 6.
    Buford banged out 13 hits and Lady Jackets’ ace hurler Sydney Sullivan hurled a one-hitter and struck out 10 STHS batters. Sullivan aided her cause with a RBI.
    Morgan Deese had a stellar night at the plate with three hits, including a solo home run.

  • Bruins edge Wren in soccer playoffs

    Lancaster High School had a mixed bag on the pitch Tuesday night at Memorial Stadium.
    The Region III-AAA champion LHS boys advanced in the Class AAA Upper State playoffs, rallying for a 2-1 win over Wren.
    The news wasn’t as good for the LHS girls, who also won the region, but dropped a 2-1 overtime loss to Daniel of Clemson.
    In the boys match, Wren took a 1-0 halftime lead, but the Bruins responded on a pair of Zeke Williams goals.
    Williams connected on a free kick from 20 yards out and later scored on a penalty kick.

  • Dogs ‘squeeze’ out win to end Bruins’ baseball hopes

    Camden’s John Bailey squeezed home the winning run to spark the host Bulldogs to a 6-5 elimination game win over Lancaster in the Class AAA Upper State District I baseball playoffs on Wednesday at Legion field in Camden.
    Bailey had three hits on the night for the Dogs.
    Camden’s game-winning rally came after Lancaster, down 5-3, rallied to score twice to tie the game at 5-all after six innings.
    Austin Catoe’s clutch two-run single tied the game at 5.
    LHS built an early 3-0 edge, but CHS, 19-8, rallied to tie the game.

  • 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.