Today's News

  • Warriors place four in Penn tourney

    The Indian Land Warriors wrestling team placed four grapplers in the annual Southmoreland High School (Pa.) Excela Holiday Tournament in Alverton, Pa., on Dec. 27-28.
    Three Warriors were fifth in their respective divisions, including Max Yegge (106), Xavier Dreese (152) and Markeith Drakeford (160).
    Raul Neil, ILHS’s 220-pounder, was seventh in his weight class.
    The Warriors, out of 32 teams, placed in the top third of the field, finishing 11th overall.

  • Warriors launch region play

    Indian Land returns to the hardwood tonight to launch Region IV-AAA play with a visit to Chester High School to battle the Cyclones.
    The Warriors, who dropped their first eight games, finished the 2018 portion of their hoops schedule in impressive fashion, winning two of three games in the Chesterfield Christmas Classic last week at Chesterfield High School.
    The Warriors rebounded from an opening night loss to Class AAA foe Cheraw High School to defeat Conway Christian and Camden High School.

  • Sheriff: 14-year-old girl missing

    Ryanna “Calli” Thames, 14, of Lancaster has been reported missing, and the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding her.
    She was last seen about 11 p.m. Wednesday at her home at 2295 Sunshine Road east of Lancaster and was discovered missing early Thursday morning.
    According to the sheriff’s office release, Calli is about 5 feet tall and weighs about 115 pounds. She has long red hair and was last seen wearing navy blue and pink shorts and a tie-dyed shirt.

  • Sun City Cycling Club thanks historic church

    Libby Fraas
    Special to The Lancaster News

    About 15 miles or so through their morning ride, cyclists from Sun City Carolina Lakes and the Indian Land area take a few moments to rest and refresh themselves on the steps of the Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, a historic landmark about six miles northwest of Lancaster on Old Hickory Road.

  • Wells Fargo settles for $575M

    Wells Fargo will have to pay $575 million nationally to resolve claims that it violated state consumer protection laws, S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson announced last week.
    Nearly $6.8 million of that will be paid for infractions in South Carolina alone.
    “Today’s settlement sends a message loud and clear that South Carolina’s consumer protection laws must be obeyed,” Wilson said. “Hard-working families who must make every dollar count can ill afford such alleged deceptive and unfair practices by their bank.”

  • Zamek named chair of S.C. Alzheimer’s Association

    From release

    Seth Zamek, owner and executive director of Senior Helpers, has been appointed chairman of the S.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. His term began July 1, and lasts two years. As chairman, Zamek leads a board of 21 board members from around South Carolina.

  • Warriors baseball team spreads Christmas cheer to local family

    The Indian Land High School baseball teams left the diamond to bring some holiday cheer to a struggling family in their community last month.
    “It’s just a great feeling,” said Warriors third baseman/pitcher, Jay Hildreth, who led the effort. “It was honestly a great bonding experience, too. It was fun.”
    Hildreth was inspired by his parents and grandparents, who have been working with Serving Our Neighbors, a nonprofit devoted to helping families who have fallen on hard times or undergone a recent tragedy.

  • Heath Springs gets website

    HEATH SPRINGS – The town of Heath Springs now has its own website.
    The site – townofheathsprings.com – was officially launched New Year’s Day.
    “Every town has one and it’s something we really needed. I think it’s turned out pretty good,” said Heath Springs Mayor Eddie Moore.
    The site has information on upcoming events, latest news, economic development and town services.

  • More in the works for Kershaw’s Stevens Park

    KERSHAW – The Kershaw Community Park Council (KCPC) has more plans in store for the 13-acre town-owned Stevens Park.
    The nonprofit wants to finish the memorial plaza garden, add exercise and recreation equipment for adults, widen and repair the path leading to the outdoor amphitheater and build a regulation-size basketball court, once they get the funding.

  • Vols down Cycs for win

    David Kellin
    For The Lancaster News

    KERSHAW – The host Andrew Jackson Volunteers captured the Comporium Christmas Classic boys championship on Saturday night.
    The Vols topped Class AAA Chester High School, 79-70 for the boys crown.
    Marlboro County High School, in the consolation game, downed the  Eau Claire Shamrocks, 56-44 earlier in the day.
    AJ, in the nightcap, posted the nine-point win in a defensive battle.
    The Cyclones utilized a fast-moving press the Vols fought hard against.