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Today's News

  • Water main project under way on U.S. 521

    Installing a huge water main along U.S. 521 in Indian Land is expected to take about four months, but officials say the impact on traffic should be minimal.
    The $1.2 million project will upgrade northern Indian Land’s water main from 12-inch-diameter pipe to 20-inch pipe, said Stephen White,  Lancaster County Water and Sewer District manager.
    The project runs nearly 2 miles along the highway’s west side from Dobys Bridge Road to the area of Lodge Road at Masonic Lodge 414 and Windsor Trace.

  • Sun City welcomes presidential hopeful’s sister

    by Beverly Lane Lorenz/For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – An eager group of Jeb Bush supporters welcomed the presidential candidate’s sister, Dorothy Bush Koch, to the Sun City Carolina Lakes LakeHouse on Monday.
     “I am thrilled to talk to you about my brother Jeb,” Doro Koch told the crowd. She was there with her sister-in-law Tricia Koch.
    An author and philanthropist, Koch was ready to talk about the GOP candidate’s record as Florida governor.

  • Police seek woman, 22, in shooting

    The Lancaster Police Department is searching for a woman wanted in connection with a shooting Monday, Feb. 1.
    Martina Aiesha Jenkins, 22, of 153 Plyler Road, Lancaster, is wanted for attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
    Capt. Scott Grant said Jenkins is wanted in a shooting at 108 Plyler Road about 9 a.m. Monday.

  • Bundy won’t seek 2nd term

    After just one term as the District 3 representative for Lancaster County Council, Bob Bundy has decided not to run again for the seat.
    Bundy, who was elected in 2012 and became council chairman in 2015, made the announcement this week. He cited his upcoming retirement from the University of South Carolina Lancaster in December and his desire to spend more time with family as reasons for the decision.
    On the heels of that announcement, local business owner Billy Mosteller announced Tuesday that he plans to run for the seat.

  • Haley helps celebrate Nutramax expansion

    Increased jobs and investment were at the top of Gov. Nikki Haley’s mind as she visited Lancaster Monday to help veterinary health supplement manufacturer Nutramax Laboratories officially announce plans for its new facility.
    The company’s purchase of the 185,000-square-foot facilities at 1759 Flat Creek Road will be the company’s third facility in Lancaster County, a $15 million investment that will help the company create 125 new jobs.

  • LPD searching for female shooting suspect

    The Lancaster Police Department is searching for a woman wanted in connection with a shooting Monday morning.

    Martina Aiesha Jenkins, 22, of 153 Plyler Road, Lancaster, is wanted for attempted murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

    Capt. Scott Grant said in a public notice Monday afternoon that Jenkins is suspected in the 9 a.m. shooting at 108 Plyler Road.

  • Braves post two region road wins over Jackets

    Cheraw was the hardwood spoiler, taking two games from host Buford in the Jackets’ gym on Friday night.
    The Lady Braves took an early lead and stayed on top for a 39-28 win over the Lady Jackets.
    In the nightcap, Cheraw, ranked eighth in Class AA boys, rolled to an 86-63 win over the Jackets.
    The opener saw the Lady Jackets get off to a slow start and Cheraw steadily built its lead in the late stages for the 11-point win over the Buford girls.
    The Lady Jackets stayed close, but Cheraw was able to hold on to take the victory.

  • Warriors post two wins in tri-match at CHS

    The Indian Land High wrestling team posted two wins in a three-way  match at Chesterfield on Thursday.
    The Warriors, 17-8 overall, 6-2 in Region IV-AA, downed Chesterfield, 42-35. IL also posted a 54-18 win over Union Academy in the tri-match.
    On Wednesday at Buford, the Warriors posted two wins, downing the Jackets, 39-30 and AJ, 40-39.
    Buford also edged the Vols, 40-39 in the match.
    The match was slated to be held Jan. 22, but was moved to Jan. 27 due to the winter storm.

  • Warriors net sweep of CHS Eagles

    INDIAN LAND – The host Indian Land Warriors kept pace in the Region IV-AA race, notching a hoops sweep of visiting Central High of Pageland on Friday night in the ILHS gym.
    The Lady Warriors, 12-3, 8-1, cruised to a 74-45 win and the Indian Land boys posted a 75-52 victory in the nightcap.
    The Lady Warriors built an early spread and coasted to the 29-point win over the Lady Eagles.
    The IL girls opened strong as they ignited on a 25-6 lead after the opening quarter.

  • Bruins split with Cycs

    CHESTER – The Lancaster Bruins’ Region III-AAA road trip to Chester had mixed reviews Friday night.
    The opener was smooth, but the nightcap was bumpy.
    The LHS teams split, with the second-ranked Lady Bruins taking a 67-46 win, but the boys dropped a 68-64 loss to the Cyclones.
    The Lancaster High girls, 14-2, 6-0, ignited in the second half to notch the 21-point win.
    Chester battled in the early going, with LHS holding a 16-14 lead after one period.