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Today's News

  • Gang ‘initiation’ at Buford Middle School leads to suspensions, expulsions

     

    Eight Buford Middle School students have been charged in connection with a gang, whose members intended to retaliate against bullies on behalf of their victims.

    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw said the 13- and 14-year-old students, seven of them members of a group calling  themselves  “White Mafia 14,” were taken into custody Sept. 20 after school officials learned of a fight in a school bathroom.

  • No students injured in school bus accident on Flat Creek Road

    No one was seriously injured when a car rear-ended a Clinton Elementary school bus on Flat Creek Road Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 26.

    Lancaster County School District officials said the accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. as the bus stopped to drop off one of nine students on their way home after the Homework Center after- school program.

    District safety and transportation director Bryan Vaughn said Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene, but none of the students or the car’s driver were seriously injured.

  • Youth hoops, cheer registration set

    Youth basketball registration for boys, ages 7-15, and girls, ages 7-12, begins Monday, Oct. 1.

    The fee is $50 per child. All middle and high school students may sign up with LCPR, and if a player makes the school basketball team, the fee will be refunded.

  • Hilton’s head in the game

     

       

    When it comes to hitting, Lancaster High School senior defensive end David Hilton can handle the tough task in more ways than one.

  • LHS girls rally for key tennis victory

     

       

    The LHS Lady Bruins tennis team scored a huge 4-3 win over defending Class AAA Upper State champion Nation Ford on Tuesday night at the USC Lancaster courts.

  • Clash set for LMS on Saturday

    The Carolina Clash is set to roll into Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night with a $4,000 prize.

    Expect to see some of the area’s top Super Late Model Drivers at LMS on Saturday.

  • Hall charged with trafficking cocaine

    A traffic stop led to trafficking-cocaine charges for a Lancaster man. 

    Lepoleon Hall, 35, 2347 Douglas Heights, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 20, on charges of  trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, unlawful carrying of a handgun and driving under suspension, second offense, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release. 

  • Don’t miss the IL Fall Festival on Saturday

    It’s almost show time for the seventh annual Indian Land Fall into Fun Festival and third annual S.C. Championship Chili Cookoff.
    Saturday’s festival promises to be a lot of fun for everyone from toddlers to teens and older folks, all for a good cause.
    “This is the biggest fundraiser for the Indian Land Rotary Club, and what we do with the funds is give back, mostly to the local Indian Land community,” Indian Land Rotary Club President Dr. Adam Cooper said.

  • Falls are leading cause of senior injuries

    Every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an Emergency Department for a fall–related injury. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those aged 65 and over. Moreover, the chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age.

  • Seniors take politics and the right to vote seriously

    Politicians speak to them. Communities rely on them. Seniors not only come out in droves to vote, but they are busy making the political season work.
    John Aves, Ann Hurley and Joe Ramsey are just a few of the local seniors gearing up for Election Day on Nov. 6, when races for president, Congress and the state Legislature will be determined.

    Hurley works the polls