Today's News

  • Men face heroin possession charges

    A Lancaster County deputy arrested two men for heroin possession early Sept. 14 in Indian Land.
    According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office report, the deputy was traveling north on Charlotte Highway (U.S. 521) at 4:17 a.m. Sept. 14 when he saw a gold Chevrolet Colorado pickup driven by Bobby Lee Miller, 41, of Charlotte, stopped in the middle of Red Ventures Drive.
    The deputy said he turned around to check on the situation and when he got closer to the pickup, he noticed it had no license plate.

  • Deputies charge trio for string of Indian Land car break-ins

    Three York County men have been charged in connection with a string of auto break-ins in the Bridgehamption subdivision early Thursday, Sept. 24.
    Tony Eugene Mayard, 21, of Fort Mill, and Nora-Logan Duncan, 19, and Tyler Mitchell Fesperman, 20, both of Rock Hill, are charged with six counts of breaking into a motor vehicle. Fesperman and Duncan are also charged with use of a vehicle without permission and Fesperman faces an additional charge of financial transaction card fraud.

  • Jackets blitz Knight in 40-6 rout

    BOONETOWN – Behind a balanced offensive attack and a punishing defense, Buford cruised to their first road win of the season, defeating the North Central Knights, 40-6 Friday night in Boonetown.
    Buford pushed its record above .500 (3-2) to give the Jackets a perfect 2-0 mark in Region IV-AA play.
    Buford senior quarterback Scotti Moser threw for 149 yards and two TDs and the Jackets’ ground attack churned out another 143 yards.

  • Bruins lash Lions, 42-12

    Lancaster High head football coach Bobby Collins was happy for the win, a 42-12 victory over Class A Lewisville, but at the same time used the game as an example.
    The ninth-ranked Bruins, 5-0, rolled in the second half after starting a little slow in the 30-point win on Friday, Sept. 25 at Memorial Stadium.

  • Eagles soar to down Vols, 27-7

    KERSHAW –  Central of Pageland extended its winning streak to 22 games over Andrew Jackson, 27-7 Friday night at Volunteer Stadium.
    The Eagles’ D.J. Drake slashed the Volunteer defense for 138 yards and three touchdowns in what turned out to be the difference maker for the Eagles.
    The game was knotted 7-7 at the half, but the Eagles’ defense shut down the Volunteers in the second half.

  • Rams roll in victory over Warriors

    CHESTERFIELD – It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish is cliche, but there is a good reason for that; it’s the truth.
    Never was it proven as well as Friday night when Indian Land faced Chesterfield at CHS in Region IV-AA.
    The Warriors Lee Massey returned the opening kick off 85 yards for a quick score, but the Rams would outscore Indian Land 48-7 for the rest of the first half, and Chesterfield cruised to a 61-30 region win.

  • LHS swimmers win region crown

    The Lancaster High swim team swept a three-way meet and in the process captured its second straight Region III-AAA title.
    The LHS swimmers swept Class AAAA York and Class AAA region foe South Pointe on Thursday in Rock Hill.
    The LHS team topped York, 202-92 and South Pointe, 189-131.
    The Lancaster girls defeated York, 100-48 and South Pointe, 102-58.
    The LHS boys downed York, 102-44 and South Pointe, 87-73.
    The Lancaster swimmers competed in the Hartsville Invitational at the Hartsville YMCA on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9:30 a.m.

  • School board hears update on ILMS expansion

    With several large, color diagrams in hand, Jimmy Wilhide presented school district officials with an update on a crucial expansion to Indian Land Middle School on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
    Wilhide, with Charlotte-based architectural design firm Moseley Architects, discussed the planned expansion and renovation project during Lancaster County school board’s latest meeting.
    Flipping through multiple slides, Wilhide showed school board members several architectural drawings demonstrating the various additions and expansions planned for the school.

  • Bypass road rage leads to two arrests

    Two Lancaster men were arrested after another man reported an apparent road rage incident Friday, Sept. 25.  
    About 4:30 a.m. Friday, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report from a 26-year-old man who said his vehicle had been shot while he was on S.C. 9.  
    According to a sheriff’s office release issued Friday afternoon, the victim was traveling west on S.C. 9 when a silver pickup truck with several men in it pulled onto the highway in a reckless manner, nearly hitting his vehicle.  

  • Let’s try for judicial independence

    If South Carolina does it one way, and most other states along with the federal government do it another way, we might wonder how likely it is that South Carolina is right and everybody else is wrong.

    Consider the way we install judges. In effect, the Legislature unilaterally elects them.