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Today's News

  • Maple leaves add beauty

    “The scarlet of maples can shake me like a cry of bugles going by.”
    – William Carman

    I  have loved maple trees since I was a little girl living on a street named Maple Lane.

    I remember playing in our schoolyard and watching the double-winged fruit of old maples spiral slowly to the ground.

    We children called them “helicopters.”

    One of the first things I did when I came to our farm in 1982 was plant two maple trees near the house.

  • USCL's new picnic shelter named after Rotaract Club

    Michele Roberts
    For The Lancaster News

    USCL’s Rotaract Club held a meeting recently at a newly constructed picnic shelter on the grounds of the University of South Carolina Lancaster, behind the Gregory Health and Wellness Center.

    The shelter was the result of a great deal of community effort, said Professor Robert Collins, instructor of Economics at USCL.

  • Locals react to state data breach

    Mallory Blackmon believes it’s possible a criminal could sell her identity to somebody looking to illegally enter the United States.

    Such scenarios swirl through Blackmon’s mind as she continues to get more information about a statewide data breach announced last week.

  • Kidnapping suspect runs red light, now facing CDV charge

    A Lancaster man accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman was arrested last week after running a red light and evading police. 

    Willie James Stevens II, 408 Heath Circle, was charged Oct. 23 with failure to stop for blue lights and siren, driving under the influence and driving under suspension. 

  • School district bus driver saves the day

    INDIAN LAND – A Lancaster County couple is crediting their daughter’s school bus driver with saving her life in an accident Oct. 15.

    Teresa and Jason Moore are convinced their 10-year-old daughter Aimee would have been seriously injured had it not been for the vigilance and quick action of Indian Land Elementary School bus driver Lisa Broughton.

  • Buford Middle tops ILMS, 14-8

    The Buford Middle School Jackets’ football team posted a 14-8 win over Indian Land Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 25.

    Buford, 3-5, scored on a one-yard run by Isaah Nesbit. Matt Hunter’s 30-yard run to the ILMS one to set Nesbit’s short scoring run.

  • LHS, IL cross country teams set for state meets

     

       

    The Lancaster High School girls’ cross country team has qualified for the state meet for the third straight season.

  • Deese returns to aid IL

     

       

    The Indian Land Warriors, at 1-9 for the 2012 season, don’t have much to smile about as they reflect over the campaign.

  • Seniors prevail in annual Buford High School powder puff game

    The seniors took top honors in the fifth annual Buford High School powder puff football game held during the week of the annual BHS homecoming, Sept. 24-28.

    The game is the major fundraiser for the Future Educators Association at Buford High School. Each team included 20 players.

  • Chesnee halts AJ girls volleyball run

    KERSHAW – The Andrew Jackson High volleyball team's stellar postseason run was halted by a familiar foe Thursday night in the AJ gym.

    Chesnee, which ended the Lady Vols' playoff run last season, repeated the court feat with a 3-0 sweep in the Class AA Upper State championship match.

    The 26-5 Lady Eagles, with solid court coverage, stopped the AJ playoff charge, which included three straight home sweeps of Pelion, Indian Land and Chesterfield.