Today's News

  • LHS girls rally for key tennis victory



    The LHS Lady Bruins tennis team scored a huge 4-3 win over defending Class AAA Upper State champion Nation Ford on Tuesday night at the USC Lancaster courts.

  • Clash set for LMS on Saturday

    The Carolina Clash is set to roll into Lancaster Motor Speedway on Saturday night with a $4,000 prize.

    Expect to see some of the area’s top Super Late Model Drivers at LMS on Saturday.

  • Hall charged with trafficking cocaine

    A traffic stop led to trafficking-cocaine charges for a Lancaster man. 

    Lepoleon Hall, 35, 2347 Douglas Heights, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 20, on charges of  trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, unlawful carrying of a handgun and driving under suspension, second offense, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release. 

  • Don’t miss the IL Fall Festival on Saturday

    It’s almost show time for the seventh annual Indian Land Fall into Fun Festival and third annual S.C. Championship Chili Cookoff.
    Saturday’s festival promises to be a lot of fun for everyone from toddlers to teens and older folks, all for a good cause.
    “This is the biggest fundraiser for the Indian Land Rotary Club, and what we do with the funds is give back, mostly to the local Indian Land community,” Indian Land Rotary Club President Dr. Adam Cooper said.

  • Falls are leading cause of senior injuries

    Every 15 seconds, an older adult is seen in an Emergency Department for a fall–related injury. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those aged 65 and over. Moreover, the chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age.

  • Seniors take politics and the right to vote seriously

    Politicians speak to them. Communities rely on them. Seniors not only come out in droves to vote, but they are busy making the political season work.
    John Aves, Ann Hurley and Joe Ramsey are just a few of the local seniors gearing up for Election Day on Nov. 6, when races for president, Congress and the state Legislature will be determined.

    Hurley works the polls

  • When is it time for Hospice Care?

    When is it time for hospice? Many terminally ill patients, families, and healthcare providers face the dilemma in deciding when hospice becomes an option. According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, about 58 percent of Americans die without hospice services.

    Upon diagnosis of a terminal illness, it is helpful to seek consultation from a hospice provider to discuss the future. Once a decision is made to forgo curative treatment for the terminal illness and to focus on quality of life and being comfortable at home, hospice is an option.

  • Exercise benefits are priceless for seniors

    At some point in most people’s lives, the idea of fitness and “getting in shape” sits in the forefront of the mind. In recent years, the health and fitness industry has seen an increase in the number of senior citizens wanting to exercise. 

  • Majority of Americans fail Alzheimer's quiz

    From release
    It may hit you and your siblings when you visit Mom this Mother’s Day. She’s not as sharp as she used to be – very forgetful and confused. Is it just old age or Alzheimer’s? You suddenly feel panicked and scared…but you’re not alone.

  • For the love of learning

    Tom Morgan never gave up on earning a college diploma, even though it took him 50 years to get it. In May, 2006, at age 68, he walked across the stage in Columbia to graduate, after starting fresh out of Lancaster High School in 1956.

    Fifty years is a long time and some wonder why he kept at it.

    “People ask why it took me so long. I just tell them I found a really good party school,” he said with a laugh.