Today's News

  • Drive-by shooting at Pardue Street apartment complex

    Two Lancaster residents were not harmed after someone shattered their glass front door during an apparent drive-by shooting May 3. 

    Police raced to the 1800 block of Pardue Street about 11:35 p.m. after receiving a 911 call that someone fired between five and six gunshots in that area, according to a Lancaster Police Department incident report. 

    Officers arrived to find a large crowd in the area and also noticed a shattered screen door at a nearby apartment, the report said. 

  • Thank you, with a hug

    Melissa Peach hugs S.C. Highway Patrol Sgt. Randy Walters at Chick-fil-A on May 4 during a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Peach was thanking Walters and the other troopers for their service. Today, May 15, is Peace Officers Memorial Day. There will be a memorial service at 8:30 a.m. today at the Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial behind Lancaster County Courthouse. Residents are urged to take time this week to tell law officers how much their service is appreciated.


  • LSS features exciting night of racing



    Lancaster Super Speedway featured some top-notch dirt track racing Saturday, May 12.

    The LSS track was smooth as glass Saturday night when the track crew had it in top shape.

  • IL's Gregory leads county athletes in state meet

    Indian Land High School senior runner James Gregory led the Lancaster County athletes in the Class AA state meet Saturday, May 11 at Lower Richland High School.

    Gregory, who has signed to run cross country at Erskine College, placed third in the 800-meter run to win a bronze medal.

  • IL's Gregory signs with Erskine College



    INDIAN LAND – Elite Indian Land feet are bound for the Erskine College Flying Fleet.

  • Warriors booters advance



    The Indian Land Warriors picked up the pace in the second half to earn the right to host the Class AA Upper State title match on Tuesday night.

  • Mr. Simpson taught me to bunt and more



    Sunday was somewhat bitter-sweet. Mother’s Day is a family celebration with the spotlight on my wife Anne.

  • Warriors returning to AA state title match

    The Indian Land Warriors are returning to the Class AA state championship soccer match.

    The 19-4 Warriors built a 2-0 halftime lead and added a second-half goal to capture their second straight Class AA Upper State championship.

    The Warriors, the 2012 state runners-up, will face Class AA Lower State champion Bishop England at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Gilbert High School.

    Bishop England, 16-7, edged Academic Magnet for the Lower State title, prevailing 3-1 in penalty kicks.

  • Flags at half-staff on Wednesday

    Flags across the nation will fly at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15, in honor of the Peace Officers Memorial Day.

  • Man dies after ejected from truck

    A Lancaster man died early Sunday, May 12, after he was ejected from a pickup truck along a county road. 

    Otis Patterson, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene of the one-vehicle accident shortly after 2 a.m., said Lancaster County Deputy Coroner Tony Broome. He died from blunt force trauma to his head and chest, Broome said.