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Today's News

  • Council talks possible fee for peddlers, hawkers

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com  

    A proposed change to the county’s code ignited a lengthy debate about peddlers and hawkers at Lancaster County Council’s Jan. 14 meeting.

    The discussion about transient merchants and roadside vendors emerged this week after a request for a peddler’s license was brought to county officials’ attention.

  • USC hoops coach vying for $100k

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com

    When it comes to college hoops, every basketball coach’s aspiration is to make it to the Final Four.

    Frank Martin, first-year coach at the University of South Carolina, would surely like to see his Gamecocks get that far, though his quest has extended beyond the basketball court.

    And through the process, a Lancaster organization may benefit.

    Martin is one of 48 NCAA men’s basketball coaches taking part in this year’s Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge.

  • District teachers earn National Board Certification

    When Lancaster County School District Director of Secondary Education Jonathan Phipps called Indian Land Middle School counselor Curwood Dillingham’s name during Tuesday, June 15th’s school board meeting, Dillingham jumped from his seat and bounded down front, arms raised like a victorious Olympian.

  • Deputies bust man for video voyeurism

    Deputies charged a Lancaster man twice in one week after an investigation into videos filmed of a juvenile without their knowledge.

    Timothy Ward Martin, 42, 1772 Shamrock Ave., was first arrested Dec. 28 on a charge of voyeurism, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

    The arrest came two days after deputies received a report that Martin had concealed a video camera in a room in an alleged attempt to film a juvenile.

  • ZIP code request nixed by USPS

    Despite being turned down by the U.S. Postal Service for a ZIP code change, an Indian Land resident with a Lancaster ZIP code says she’ll continue her effort with a new strategy.

    Jan Tacy is one of 68 homeowners in Indian Land’s Walnut Creek subdivision off Jim Wilson Road who have Lancaster addresses ending with the 29720 ZIP code. Most other homes and all other neighborhoods in the area have Fort Mill addresses that use Indian Land’s dedicated 29707 ZIP code, created in 2007.

  • Lady Jackets win to end skid

    BUFORD – The Buford girls got on track in Region IV-AA basketball play, while the Jackets fell shy in their bid to land their first region win Friday, Jan. 18 in the BHS gym.

    The Lady Jackets ignited in the third period to post a 41-30 win over the Lady Rams.

  • Trojans trip Bruins twice for region sweep

  • Vols, Warriors split tilts

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land and Andrew Jackson each sport teams ranked in the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association top 10 state poll.

    Friday night, each elite squad showed why.

  • Church provides toys for Springdale area

    New Life Free Will Baptist Church

    Several of the youth group leaders at New Life Free Will Baptist Church, 1622 Springdale Road, felt that God wanted them to teach children to serve others. They decided to take toys to the children in the community around the church. The leaders spoke with their pastor, the Rev. Douglas Pate, and approached him to ask if they could do the toy project, and to make sure that everyone involved would be safe.

  • Don't buy into hype of fitness myths

    Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do when it comes to your health and fitness.
    After all, you don’t want to be wasting any of your time doing something that’s wrong.

    Take this for example: did you know you should be eating within the first hour of waking up? This simple action trains your body to burn fat.

    If you are eating later than that, you’re doing just the opposite by training your body to store fat.