Today's News

  • Student athletes suspended from play

    INDIAN LAND- Citing Indian Land High School’s alcohol and drug policy for student athletes, school administrators have suspended four student athletes from all extracurricular school activities after they were charged with underage drinking last weekend. 

  • State launches Ebola trauma network system

    The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) held a press conference at MUSC Thursday, Oct. 16, to announce the state’s preparedness if persons infected with the Ebola virus present themselves at South Carolina hospitals. 

  • Changes needed in AJ football program

    My name is Garrett Williams and I am an alumni of Andrew Jackson Middle and Andrew Jackson High School, class of 2005.

    I was always proud to be a student of Andrew Jackson because I went to school with good people. I had some really good teachers who provided me with the best education Lancaster County had to offer.

  • LCEDC office back on track?

    Despite hitting a few snags, including unexpected legal woes on the seller’s side, plans to purchase a new building to accommodate the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. are tentatively moving forward.

    The plans, which have been more than a year in the making, were discussed by county officials during Lancaster County Council’s meeting on Monday, Oct. 13.

  • Hangin’ around on main street

    From ghostly and ghastly to cosmetically beautiful, there’s a range of designs competing in the city of Lancaster “Scarecrow Contest.”

    On Saturday, Oct. 11, crews placed 28 scarecrows along Main Street and at the intersecting Williams, Arch, Gay, Dunlap and Meeting streets, said Caroline Hasty, events and promotion manager for See Lancaster, SC.

  • Woman charged for taking car

    A Lancaster woman was arrested earlier this month after investigators say she struggled with a woman, took her car keys and then drove away in her car.

    Corkita Antra McClinnick, 31, 1391 Mahaffey Line Drive, was arrested Oct. 8 and charged with strong arm robbery, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    Investigators began searching for McClinnick after receiving a report of a fight and a stolen car on Oct. 7, according to a Circuit Court arrest warrant.

  • State’s top educator race among most watched

    The race to fill the soon-to-be-empty seat of South Carolina Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais is among the most watched in the state this year.

    Not only will the winner replace one of the most polarizing state school superintendents in recent memory, Zais’ elected successor will also oversee initiatives begun under his watch, most notably the reworking of the state’s curriculum and its accountability system.

    Here are the candidates;

  • Tri-County coaches honor five county players


    Five Lancaster County players earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Tri-County Football Coaches Association on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

    The county quintet saluted includes two Andrew Jackson players and a pair of Indian Land High players along with a Lancaster High School performer.

  • Carolina Speedway hosting King of the Carolinas race


    Carolina Speedway, of Gastonia, N.C., is hosting one of the Carolinas biggest races of the season this weekend, Oct. 16-18.

    The King of  the Carolinas race will host numerous divisions, with major money on the line.

  • Lady Bruins looking to net tennis playoffs


    The 2014 Lancaster High girls tennis season has been a challenging campaign for the LHS Lady Bruins.

    The LHS netters returned only two varsity lettermen, and three players overall from the 2013 campaign.