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Today's News

  • Don’t forget taxes are due on Jan. 15

    At the beginning of November, Lancaster County homeowners received their tax bills, which are due by Jan. 15 without penalties.

    If you have not received your tax bill, please contact our office for us to help locate your bill and make sure we have the correct address on file for you. Please do so as soon as possible to make sure your taxes are paid on time to avoid late penalties.

  • DHEC sides with gold mine

    KERSHAW – Interim Kershaw Town Administrator Tony Starnes is ecstatic that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control Board on Monday, Dec. 8, rejected a mining permit appeal made by the Sierra Club that temporarily halted job hiring for mining operations at the Haile Gold Mine.

  • Council gives nod to budget analyst position

    The county’s finance department, which has been spread thin in recent years due to lengthy budget and audit processes, will soon receive a little help.

  • Tweaked library policy allows after-hours meetings

    With the new year less than a month away, the Lancaster County library system and Indian Land community groups are getting ready for a return to after-hours meetings in January.

  • Local events to draw attention to hunger and homelessness in county

    The first-ever Lancaster Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, spearheaded by the Lancaster Area Coalition for the Homeless (L.A.C.H) is Monday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 19. 

  • God’s Christmas gift

    Right now, the smell of recently-applied floor finish permeates the air inside the building at 1227 Great Falls Highway. Outside, it’s the smell of bleach, as a paint crew prepares to get started in the coming days.

  • Rucker rolls to sweep of Mustangs

     

    The Rucker Rams used second-half surges to sweep rival South Middle School in basketball on Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Lancaster High School gym.

    The Rucker girls posted a 53-33 comeback win in the opener and Rucker boys came on strong at the end to notch a 40-23 victory over the South boys to cap the sweep.

  • Warriors split at Sun Valley

     

    The Indian Land Warriors pushed their record to 3-0, posting an 84-75 win over Sun Valley of Union County, N.C., on Friday, Dec. 5.

    The Warriors’ backcourt teamed for 62 points in the nine-point win over the Spartans.

  • Clover tops in Kersey mat field

     

    Clover racked up 217.5 points and captured the team title in the annual Mike Kersey Memorial Invitational at Indian Land High School on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    The annual tournament is held in memory of late ILHS wrestling coach Mike Kersey, who died in the fall of 2011.

  • Buford splits with FHHS

     

    Buford, coming off of a stunning victory at ninth-ranked Great Falls, looked to create a win streak against the Yellow Jackets of Forest Hill High School in Marshville, N.C.

    The BHS boys, in the process, sought to notch coach Garrett Hammond’s first home victory as varsity head coach.