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Today's News

  • Deputies trying to piece together shooting in nightclub parking lot

    A man was shot outside a Lancaster nightclub early Sunday morning, Feb. 3, and deputies are still trying to piece the incident together.

    Sheriff’s deputies found the 23-year-old man at 1:36 a.m. after responding to a reported shooting outside Grown Folks night club, 1418 Kershaw Camden Highway, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

    The victim told deputies he was standing in the club parking lot when he heard gunshots and then realized he had been shot.

  • School leaders consider direction for 2013-14

    Lancaster County School District officials began laying the groundwork for the coming school year last weekend during the annual school board/superintendent’s planning session

    This year’s meeting, attended by board members and school administrators, was held Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb. 2,  at the Home Place Bed and Breakfast in the Tradesville community.

    Among the many topics under consideration during the two-day meeting were school safety, technology and the 2013-14 school year calendar.

  • IL Warriors keep rolling

    Indian Land’s two-night trip to Chesterfield County proved hoops fruitful on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2.

    The fifth-rated Warriors, in wins over Cheraw and Central of Pageland, took a major step toward their goal of a Region IV-AA basketball championship.

  • IL falls in AA Upstate tournament

     

       

    Indian Land advanced to the Class AA Upper State semfinals before falling to eventual Upper State runner-up Crescent.

  • Lancers fall twice at Salkehatchie

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers opened their season, dropping two games to USC Salkehatchie in Allendale on Sunday, Feb. 3.

    The Indians swept the Lancers, 10-8 and 3-1.

  • Welch, Rogers post LGC aces

    A pair of Lancaster area golfers posted aces during recent play at the Lancaster Golf Club.

    Billy Welch carded a hole-in-one on No. 15 where he used a five iron. 

    Welch was playing in a group which included Delma Sawyer, Charles Brace and Carl Vincent.

  • Man robbed in Miller Street driveway

    Authorities are interviewing witnesses and searching for suspects after a Lancaster man reported he was beaten and robbed in a driveway early Friday, Feb. 1.

    Police were called to a home in the 500 block of Miller Street at 12:48 a.m. about an assault, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report.

    There, they spoke with a 47-year-old man who was upset, crying and appeared to have been assaulted, the report said. Officers noticed the victim had several knots on his head and face.

  • Emanuel right choice as interim dean at USCL

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster didn’t have to look far to secure an interim dean.
    In fact, USCL sought one of its own – adjunct business professor Stan Emanuel.
    Emanuel, a fixture at the USC regional campus which is the largest in the USCL system, is close to the situation since he served on the search committee to land a new dean.
    Former USCL Dean Dr. John Catalano, who has lead the campus for 11 years and has taught at USCL for 30 years, retired in December.

  • Remember When: Skate guilt had me staring at my shoes

    I was feelin’ a bit guilty about it. The war effort was picking up steam since the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

    We were all lendin’ a hand for the land.

    I was  forced to give up my J.C. Higgins Roadmaster Deluxe bicycle, I just couldn’t bear to part with some of the old roller skates I collected for the weekly scrap metal drive.

    I guess you could say I had thrown out the rules, but the temptation was just too much.

    It’s been said we covet what we see.

  • Man struck with pipe, robbed outside nightclub

     Deputies are investigating a possible armed robbery and assault outside a nightclub during the early morning hours of  Jan. 27.

    Just after 3 a.m., a deputy responded to the Springs Memorial Hospital emergency room about an assault, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    The deputy spoke with a 27-year-old Lancaster man at the ER who reported the incident. The deputy noted in the report there was a language barrier and said it was difficult to speak with the victim.