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Today's News

  • Potter, Taxahaw road rehabs to include only sections

    A S.C. Department of Transportation official has clarified the scope of an upcoming road rehabilitation project on Potter and Taxahaw roads.

    In response to a request for more details on the project, SCDOT District 4 Administrator John McCarter said the rehabilitation will include only portions of the roads and not their entire length.

  • Bond denied for Chesterfield County Courthouse shooting suspect

    PAGELAND – A Chesterfield County man remains jailed without bond after allegedly shooting two people outside the Chesterfield County Courthouse on Feb. 13 and leading police on a  chase.

    Curtis Brent Gorney, 54, of Cheraw, is believed to have pulled up outside the courthouse on Chesterfield’s Main Street at 12:20 p.m. that day and opening fire on 21-year-old Olivia Weaver and her stepfather, Donnie Nolan. Gorney then fled the area west on S.C. 9 with sheriff’s deputies in pursuit.

  • Warriors, Jackets shine in AA Upstate field

     

       

       

     

  • Warriors gouge Griffins

     

       

    INDIAN LAND – Monday, Feb. 18 might have been a holiday for county students with a professional development day for teachers, but it was business as usual for the Indian Land Warriors.

  • 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.