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Today's News

  • McClancy protesters calmer, but lose again

    Indian Land residents, wearing their trademark red shirts and carrying protest signs, filled the county council’s chambers to its capacity of 110 Monday night, urging officials to reject McClancy Seasoning’s rezoning request.
    The meeting was much calmer than the one two weeks ago, when a crowd stormed out after losing the vote, but the outcome was the same. Council passed the second of three required readings on the rezoning ordinance, this time by a closer margin of 4-3.

  • Winter wonder

    A fast-moving storm blanketed Lancaster County with several inches of heavy, gorgeous snow Sunday morning, but it caused few problems and melted away in the afternoon.

    Duke Energy reported 1,149 customers lost power briefly, and many churches canceled morning worship as a precaution.
    Lancaster County Fire Marshal Stephen Blackwelder said the county got off easy, calling it “a beautiful snow that we could actually enjoy.”

  • Knights celebrate 50 years

     J.B. “Bill” and Martha Outen Knight celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 25, 2017.

    They were married Feb. 25, 1967, in Lancaster.

    The Knight’s have one daughter, Cyndi Knight Hudson; one son, Russell M. Knight; a daughter-in-law, Melissa Sokel Knight; and four grandchildren.

    Bill and Martha are both retired from Springs Inc.

  • Cox - Davis Engagement

    Tim Cox of Monroe, N.C. and Teby Tapley of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Taryn Cox, to Justin Davis, both of Monroe.

    The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. April 8 at the Henry Hall Wilson House in Monroe.

    Miss Cox is the granddaughter of Frances Loyd of Lancaster and JoAnn Cox of Monroe. She is a 2007 graduate of Parkwood High School, and has a degree in medical office administration. She is employed by Southern Select Pool, Inc. in Monroe.

  • Pacana - Byrd Engagement

    John and Amy Pacana of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Pacana, to Evan Byrd, both of Rock Hill.

    The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. April 22, 2017, in Lancaster.

  • Who gets senioritis? Everyone!

    They’re ready for it to be over – the homework, the stress, the early mornings.

    Some daydream about graduation. Or eat noodles out of to-go boxes during class. Others have their headphones on.

    They’re high school seniors who have severe senioritis – a colloquial term for seniors who lack motivation for their studies.

  • Unbeaten Lady Bruins down Volunteers

    The Lancaster Lady Bruins extended their regular-season softball record to 2-0 with an 8-4 road win over county rival Andrew Jackson High School at the Lady Volunteers’ softball field on Thursday night.

    AJ opened a 2-0 lead after three innings, but the Lady Bruins ignited for four runs in the top of the fourth inning.

  • Taylor has solid hope for Bruins

    The Lancaster Bruins, under third-year coach Toby Taylor, got off to a slow start on the 2017 campaign, but Taylor is optimistic LHS can come around this season.

    The Bruins went 0-3-1 to open play in the Comporium Preseason Invitational, but have made strides since launching regular-season diamond play.

  • Andrew Jackson golfers open with win over NCHS

    The Andrew Jackson Volunteers’ golf team, ranked fifth in the S.C. High School Golf Coaches Association poll, opened its season with a home win over Region IV-AA links rival North Central High School on Thursday afternoon at the Kershaw Golf Club.

    The Vols shot a 159 to down the rival Knights, who posted a 220.

  • Lady Warriors blank Yellow Jackets

    The Indian Land High School Lady Warriors evened their varsity soccer record to 3-3-1 on the season with an 8-0 win over Forest Hills High School of Union County, N.C., on Thursday night.

    The Lady Warriors, ranked second in Class AAA girls soccer, opened a 4-0 halftime lead on the way to the shutout win over the Lady Yellow Jackets at ILHS’s Reservation.

    The Lady Warriors had plenty of contributions in the win as Summer Bishop scored two goals.