• Community continues show of support for Morrison

    Since news broke of an accident that severely injured Lancaster News and Carolina Gateway photographer Aaron Morrison, the community outpouring of support has been immense.

  • ILHS student body takes on Rachel’s Challenge

    Indian Land High School students took the first step in making their school and community a better place this year, by taking up Rachel’s Challenge.

    Inspired by the life and writings of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, the program aims to fight violence, bullying and feelings of isolation and despair among students through creation of a culture of kindness and compassion. 

  • Man arrested for firing rifle at home

    An Indian Land man found himself behind bars late last month after deputies arrested him for accidentally shooting his neighbor’s home with a rifle.
    Adam Ross Bain, 28, 9859 Southwinds Drive, was arrested Aug. 27 on a charge of discharging a firearm into a dwelling, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
    Deputies were called to a home in the 9000 block of Kohut Road in Indian Land at about 4 p.m. after a report of someone shooting into a home.

  • Lancaster police release photo of Walgreens suspect

    The Lancaster Police Department released a surveillance photograph Friday, Sept. 6,  of the man they say robbed the Walgreens pharmacy last week.

    A white man described as 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall and weighing 120 to 150 pounds, robbed the store at 1101 S.C. 9 Bypass West, just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, police said. He was wearing a burgundy University of South Carolina hooded sweatshirt and black shorts.

  • Important life-saving lesson

    The Lancaster Fire Department isn’t looking for sponsors’ names to paint on the side of its fire engines, but it does have two spots available for an aspiring young artist.

  • Editorial staff wins nine LCNI awards

    Throughout its history of community service, the lobby, hallway and newsroom of The Lancaster News and Carolina Gateway office on North White Street have become lined with awards plaques, service awards and certificates of appreciation from charitable agencies.

  • Indian Land

    Two Indian Land men were arrested late last month following an assault that left a Waxhaw, N.C., man bloodied and bruised. 

    Tully Allen Tillman, 26, and Tyler Tillman, 24, both of 10434 Tillman Steen Road, were each charged Aug. 24 with third degree assault and battery by a mob.

    According to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report, deputies responded to an assault call in the 10000 block of Tillman Steen Road about 8 p.m. that day. 

  • Setting an example

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center thanked three of its most supportive community partners Thursday, Sept. 5 by naming galleries in their honor.

    The honorees for the event included a corporation, a municipality and an individual: Duke Energy, the city of Lancaster and museum benefactor and community altruist Lindsay Pettus.

  • Police release photo of Walgreens robbery suspect

    The Lancaster Police Department released a surveillance photograph Friday, Sept. 6,  of the man they say robbed the Walgreens pharmacy last week.

  • Wake-up Call

    With drugs, gangs and violent crime an ever-present problem for many young people in Lancaster County, Sheriff Barry Faile believes the time has come for an innovative wake-up call.