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Today's News

  • Dolphins edge Lancers in 4-1 road loss

    The University of South Carolina Lancaster Lancers will look to get back on track today when they travel to Newberry for a twin bill with the Newberry College junior varsity baseball team.

    The Lancers saw their 2013 baseball record fall to 3-3 with a 4-1 road to Brunswick Community College in Supply, N.C., on Saturday afternoon.

  • Warriors ground Griffins

    INDIAN LAND – Indian Land, 23-2, placed four players in double figures and defeated Fairfield Central High of Winnsboro, 78-67 on Monday, Feb. 20 in the Warriors’ gym.

     The 11-point win sends the No. 5 IL boys to Keenan High of Columbia for a third-round game in the Class AA Upper State playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 20  Keenan advanced with a 72-65 win over Cheraw. The winner advances to the Class AA Upper State championship on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville.

  • A witness to history

    Seeing the president of the United States in person made everything about my trip to the nation’s capital worthwhile.

    Since I chose not to attend the inauguration in 2009, I made it a point to be there this time for the public swearing-in ceremony of our country’s commander-in-chief.

    Even though it’s now been several weeks since the inauguration, I still speak with energy and excitement about my action-filled weekend in and around Washington, D.C.

    Arriving in the ‘DMV’

  • King's dream lives on

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is clearly a reason to celebrate; and, bringing the Indian Land community together because of it is all the more reason.

    On Jan. 20, Steele Hill AME Zion Church joined Sun City Carolina Lakes in celebrating with prayers, songs and reflections, followed by a gathering with refreshments in the Lake House ballroom at Sun City.
    SCCL Lifestyle Director Trevor Sunderlage said he and a committee of homeowners “put the program together with the idea that we would celebrate MLK’s legacy.”

  • Anne Springs Close Greenway

    FORT MILL – As the weekends slowly begin to warm into spring, families find themselves searching for close-to-home recreational activities they can enjoy outside together.   

    If you are looking for a place where you can relax and enjoy the serene beauty of nature and leave the hustle and bustle of the real world behind you, you don’t have to go far.

    Just a short distance away, the Anne Springs Close Greenway is waiting.   

  • Stop teen dating violence

    It has been almost three years since 19-year-old Siobhan Russell was found brutally stabbed to death by her 17-year-old boyfriend in Oak Hill, Va.
    In 2010, Siobhan’s abuser was arrested and sentenced to 40 years in prison. After living through this horrific event, Siobhan’s mother was determined to do all that she could to prevent other acts of abuse and violence. She now runs an organization to raise awareness about teen dating violence, where she speaks to communities about the warning signs of dating violence. She is an example for us all.

  • Two face drug charges after police chase

    Two out-of-towners were arrested and jailed last week after leading Lancaster police on a car chase and then wrecking the vehicle they were riding in.

    Kenneth Eugene McMurray, 33, of Catawba, was charged Monday, Feb. 11, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, failure to stop for blue lights and resisting arrest.

    Mandy Lynn Herring, 25, of Scranton, was charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

  • Man reports assault, robbery on Camp Creek Road

    Detectives are still examining evidence and searching for suspects in the investigation of an alleged assault and robbery of a Lancaster man on Monday, Feb. 12.

    Two deputies responded at about 4:15 p.m. to the 5800 block of Camp Creek Road in reference to an assault call, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    At the scene, deputies spoke with a 26-year-old man who reported that three men, including two of his own cousins and a third unknown man, had jumped on him and stolen $500, the report said.

  • Teen assaulted by mob outside IL clubhouse

    A Charlotte teen was treated for several injuries after an alleged assault by a mob outside a Indian Land neighborhood clubhouse Feb. 10.

    Deputies spoke with the 17-year-old victim over the phone at about 1 a.m. as she was being treated for her injuries at Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

    The teen told deputies she needed to file a report because she had been assaulted earlier that night outside the Black Horse Run Clubhouse, 9684 Black Horse Run Road.

  • Hospital lifts flu restrictions

    Springs Memorial Hospital

    Effective Friday, Feb. 15, Springs Memorial Hospital has lifted flu visitation restrictions.

    The hospital announced Nov. 30, 2012, it was implementing a temporary limited visitation policy due to the high number of flu cases in the area.

    That policy prohibited children under age 12 from visiting patient rooms and emergency room patients. Those with respiratory infection symptoms (coughing, sneezing, runny nose or fever) were asked not to visit SMH until their conditions passed.