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Today's News

  • Faile: Time to begin talks on replacing jail

    Personnel changes, new programs and technology, and serious consideration of a new jail are a few of the things Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile has on his agenda for 2017.
    Faile, who won reelection to a third term in November, said he ended 2016 with some personnel changes in the investigations unit to replace Capt. Craig Bailey, who retired after 25 years in law enforcement.

  • City faces serious financial pain this year

    Flip Hutfles doesn’t mind being called cheap.
    “If you can save $12,000 here and $6,000 there, it adds up,” said the Lancaster city administrator. “I take being cheap as a compliment.”
    Keeping a close eye on the city expenditures is more important that ever in light of what the city is facing over the next two years.
    Hutfles sat down Wednesday to discuss the multiple challenges that must be dealt with in 2017.

  • Man charged with burning Christmas gifts, mobile home

    A Lancaster man was arrested for arson Dec. 28, accused of setting fire to Christmas presents from his girlfriend after an argument and burning down his mobile home.
    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report, a deputy responded to 571 Mosteller Drive about 3 a.m. Dec. 28 and found intoxicated homeowner Ronald Allen Roddey, 54, on the front porch with a “small pile of burnt material” at his feet.

  • IL wrestlers second in Kings tourney

    The Indian Land High School varsity wrestling team placed in a tie for second at the King of Kings wrestling tournament at Waddell Language Academy in Charlotte on Saturday.
    The Warriors and Hopewell of Charlotte tied for second with 133.5 points each.
    Northwest Cabarrus, with 143 points, topped the 16-team field.
    The Warriors were led by Austin Ross and Chad Milasauskas, who each placed first in their weight class.
    Indian Land had three wrestlers who finished second, including Juan Alejandro, Kyle Daley and Wesley Johnson.

  • Lady Warriors rebound, deck Lady Bulldogs

    Indian Land, in a region road trip to Camden, had mixed results in its varsity twin bill.
    Indian Land’s girls evened their region mark at 1-1 with a solid 62-44 win over Camden, while the IL boys dropped a 67-37 loss.
    The Lady Warriors, 4-7, took charge in the second period to build an 32-22 edge at halftime and stayed on top for the 18-point win.
    “We played a complete game of basketball tonight,” Natasha Rogers said. “The second quarter was the difference for us.”

  • AJ girls net win over LC

    BISHOPVILLE –  The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with the Lee Central Stallions on Friday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols won 28-22, but the second-rated AJ boys lost 69-54 in the Region IV-AA split at Lee Central High School in Bishopville.
    The Lady Vols, 10-5, 5-0, got off to a slow start and posted six points in the first quarter to the Lee Central girls’ three.
    The score remained low at the half with Lady Vols holding a 15-10 halftime lead.

  • AJ girls net win over LC

    BISHOPVILLE –  The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with the Lee Central Stallions on Friday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols won 28-22, but the second-rated AJ boys lost 69-54 in the Region IV-AA split at Lee Central High School in Bishopville.
    The Lady Vols, 10-5, 5-0, got off to a slow start and posted six points in the first quarter to the Lee Central girls’ three.
    The score remained low at the half with Lady Vols holding a 15-10 halftime lead.

  • AJ girls net win over LC

    BISHOPVILLE –  The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with the Lee Central Stallions on Friday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols won 28-22, but the second-rated AJ boys lost 69-54 in the Region IV-AA split at Lee Central High School in Bishopville.
    The Lady Vols, 10-5, 5-0, got off to a slow start and posted six points in the first quarter to the Lee Central girls’ three.
    The score remained low at the half with Lady Vols holding a 15-10 halftime lead.

  • AJ girls net win over LC

    BISHOPVILLE –  The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with the Lee Central Stallions on Friday night.
    The eighth-ranked Lady Vols won 28-22, but the second-rated AJ boys lost 69-54 in the Region IV-AA split at Lee Central High School in Bishopville.
    The Lady Vols, 10-5, 5-0, got off to a slow start and posted six points in the first quarter to the Lee Central girls’ three.
    The score remained low at the half with Lady Vols holding a 15-10 halftime lead.

  • Lancaster drops hoops pair at Westwood

    The Lancaster Bruins, in different ways, dropped a pair of Region III-AAAA games on Friday night at Westwood High School in Blythewood.
    The LHS boys fell in a close loss, 64-62 and the Lady Bruins were defeated, 74-47 in the varsity opener.
    Lancaster, in the close loss in the nightcap, had a shot to force overtime as Ronj Stevenson was fouled on a three-point shot with no time on the clock.
    He hit his first shot to make it a two-point game, 64-62, but couldn’t hit the rest and the Red Hawks held on for the close win.