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Today's News

  • Voluntary recall on Mary B’s biscuits

    From release

    Federal officials on Friday announced the voluntary recall  of a popular brand of frozen biscuits sold in the Carolinas and 21 other states.
    Mary B’s frozen biscuits – made by Hom/Ade Foods – may be contaminated by listeria monocytogenes.
    The bags in the recall have “Best Used By” dates before Sept. 23, 2018, and have the letter M right after the date.

  • Take a walk for a good cause

    Crystal O’Gorman
    For The Lancaster News

    Lauren Thomas has seen this day coming for a long time. In her mind, she knew it would happen, but she just didn’t know when. Now she is overcome with joy.
    “It’s so incredibly exciting; it’s like a dream come true!” Thomas said.
    What’s so exciting?
    Indian Land is finally going to host its own Relay For Life. The event will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 24 at the Indian Land High School football field.

  • Coming Events

    Week Ahead

    Grace Place accepting applications

  • Church News

    Week Ahead

    Church Chinese auction Jan. 25

  • News Briefs

    Town hall style meeting

    Our Revolutions S.C. will hold a town hall style meeting from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 25 in USC Lancaster’s Carole Ray Dowling Center, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. The event is free and will feature the top 2018 democratic statewide and local candidates. For details, visit ourrevolutionsouthcarolina.weebly.com.

    County Republicans meet Jan. 25

    The Lancaster County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in the office of Mike Williams Builders, 1351 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster. 

  • Commentary: Trump sought to limit effect of shutdown, Mulvaney says

    Editor’s note: Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director and former congressman from Indian Land, was back on the Sunday talk shows this week with an insider’s view of the first government shutdown since 2013. Here are excerpts of his interview with John Dickerson on CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”

    John Dickerson: The president said this shutdown would be a present for him. His son Eric Trump said this is good for the administration. Why is it good for the administration?

  • Job growth requires ready facilities

    Lancaster County is primed for continued job growth this year, county Economic Development Director Jamie Gilbert says, and it’s scrambling to find enough good facilities to meet their needs.

    “The top issue is clearly product development,” said department Director Jamie Gilbert, discussing the county’s 2018 goals for job creation.

    “There is strong interest by some local industries looking to expand that need locations for their operations,” Gilbert said.

  • New card lets senior citizens attend sports events for free

    If you’re 65 or older and enjoy Lancaster County sports, you’re in luck.

    Lancaster County School District is now offering a sporting event pass called a Gold Card that will allow all senior citizens to attend school athletic events for free.

    “We’re excited to begin this program this year,” said LCSD Superintendent Jonathan Phipps. “We believe it’s a great way to thank our seniors for all they do for our students and a great tool for increasing senior citizen support for our schools.”

  • Proposed Panhandle school attendance zones

    Building a new school in the Panhandle calls for attendance zones to be redrawn.

    That means some Harrisburg Elementary students will be moved to Indian Land Elementary and some ILE students will be going to the new Panhandle elementary to the south.

    Three proposed attendance lines for the Panhandle were presented to the school board Tuesday evening.

    Dr. Jonathan Phipps, Lancaster County School District superintendent, said switching students and teachers to different schools is a routine consequence of growth, but it’s sometimes difficult.

  • Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models set to have huge season at LMS

    During the 2017 racing season, one of the fan favorite divisions at Lancaster Motor Speedway was the newly formed Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Models.

    Jason Smoot, founder and owner of the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series, was excited to bring his drivers to the big, half-mile track at LMS.

    During the 2017 racing season of all the Late Model series in Carolinas, the Blue Ridge Outlaw Late Model Series averaged the most cars with 21-plus cars in nearly every racing event.