Today's News

  • Council nixes rezoning request to allow manufactured home in Poovey Farm

    There was much banter at the Lancaster County Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, about rezoning for newly added manufactured homes at Poovey Farm and a development agreement for TreeTops in the Van Wyck community.

  • More upgrades planned at Stevens Park in Kershaw

    KERSHAW – Stevens Park, 200 Close Circle, is an 18.6 acre tract of natural woodland and park area donated to the town of Kershaw in the 1940s by the John T. Stevens family. 

  • Threescore dedication

    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Fire Department is small by today’s standards, with five full time and 17 volunteer firefighters.

  • Jackets cheerleaders gearing for state field


    Buford High School’s cheer competition tradition has added another solid link with the 2014 season.

    The Jackets cheer squad is headed to the Class AA state competition for the eighth time in the last nine seasons.

  • IL Warriors shine in state cross country meet


    The Indian Land High School cross country team competed at the SCHSL State Championship on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Sandhills Research Center in Columbia and fared well in the Class AA state field.

    The Warriors placed 11th out of 24 teams, with the IL girls finishing 10th out of 19 teams.

  • Estridge thanks supporters

    Thank you, voters of Lancaster County, who supported me in my re-election for probate judge. I am humbled and honored by the response from the citizens of Lancaster County.

    The faith you have shown me over the last two decades, and now for the next four years, is a true blessing, and I am grateful.

    I would also like to publicly thank my campaign committee, who worked tirelessly to get our message out.

    Thank you to my husband, Lanny, and our children for their love and support through all these years.

  • Honeycutt grateful to voters

    It has been an honor and privilege to serve Lancaster County Council District 4 for the past eight years.

    Thanks to you I will represent you for the next four years with honesty and integrity as I have done in the past.

    My support for the Sheriff’s Office, EMS and Emergency Management will not change. We must remain strong in these areas throughout Lancaster County to protect our families and our property.

  • Crenshaw moved to pre-release center

    Only one month after he was sentenced by a Circuit Court judge to 54 months in prison for stealing nearly $500,000 from three local nonprofit organizations, Lancaster resident Ezra Brown Crenshaw Jr. was moved to a Rock Hill pre-release center where he is currently serving a shortened sentence.
    S.C. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Stephanie Givens confirmed Monday, Nov. 10, that Crenshaw was transferred to the Catawba Pre-Release Center in Rock Hill.
    “He is currently working on a labor crew at Catawba,” Givens said.

  • Kershaw man dies in wreck

    KERSHAW – A two-vehicle, head-on accident on U.S. 521 Bypass in the town of Kershaw about 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, claimed the life of a Lancaster man.
    Eddie Shropshire, 39, the driver of a 2001 Mazda SUV, was traveling north on U.S. 521 bypass when he drove left of center, struck another car head-on and overturned, said S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller.
    Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome said the cause of death was blunt trauma to the head. Shropshire was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • 'Duty, honor and country' recognized at AJHS

    The theme for the day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Andrew Jackson High School’s 17th annual Veterans Day celebration was “Duty, Honor and Country.”
    Students of the school’s ROTC, chorus, band, dance, art and drama departments showcased their skills to give honor to the numerous veterans in attendance at the special program.
    Sgt. 1st Class Robert Lambert, instructor of the AJHS ROTC, came forward at the beginning of the program and did a “roll call.”