Today's News

  • Number of 6-figure salaries growing at S.C. universities

    Nearly 1,700 administrators, professors and coaches at the University of South Carolina, Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina earn at least $100,000 annually – an increase of about 250 from last year in the number of six-figure salaries,The Nerve found in a review of state salary data.
    The Nerve’s analysis of a salary database of employees at the state’s three research universities earning $50,000 or more, maintained by the S.C. Budget and Control Board (BCB), found that:

  • 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.

  • Blazers foil Bruins' home opener, 29-0


    The Lancaster Bruins’ 2013 home opener was a downer.

    The Bruins, 1-1, never generated any offense in taking a 29-0 loss to visiting Ridge View High School on Friday, Sept. 6 at Lancaster Memorial Stadium.

  • Lions roar back in 49-39 win over Vols


  • Late score lifts Stallions over Yellow Jackets, 26-17

     BUFORD – Buford’s home clash with Lee Central featured a contrast in styles Friday night, Sept. 6 as Yellow Jackets hosted the Stallions.

    The Jackets, more of a ground attack, clock-consuming type offense, faced a quick-strike, up-tempo style LC plays.