Today's News

  • Jackson's Dark History

    Organizers of this year’s eighth annual Native American Studies Week at the University of South Carolina Lancaster took on the complex legacy of Lancaster County’s most famous son Thursday, March 28.

    Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, was born March 15, 1767, in the “Waxhaws of South Carolina,” a geographical area that is now part of the Lancaster County Panhandle.

  • Firms eye former Titanium Solutions offices

    Lancaster County Economic Development is in negotiations to fill office space in Indian Land’s URS Building formerly occupied by Titanium Solutions.

    Meanwhile, former Titanium Solutions employees, who maintain they were blindsided by the company’s sudden closing March 13, said company officials have since offered them larger severance packages, a move that averted a brewing lawsuit.

  • SLED stats show statewide drop in crime

    A new study shows crime was down across the state through 2011, though Lancaster County continued to post one of the highest crime tallies in its five-county region.

    Released this week as part of the Crime in South Carolina 2011 Report, the statistics showed a 2.2 percent decline in the rate of violent crime throughout the state in 2011 compared to the previous year. The report is compiled as a joint effort between the S.C. Law Enforcement Division and the S.C. Department of Public Safety.

  • Two hurt in three-vehicle wreck March 30

    A Kershaw man was flown to a hospital in Columbia following an automobile accident March 30 involving three vehicles.

    Meanwhile, Lancaster County deputies are searching for the driver of a car that wrecked Monday morning, April 1, on Camp Creek Road.

    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said the first accident happened about 10:08 p.m. March 30 on Kershaw Camden Highway near the intersection of Cane Mill Road.

    Kelly said Paul Marcinkiewicz, 20, of Charlotte, driving northbound in a 2007 GMC SUV, crossed the center line.

  • Survivor's luncheon April 13

    Cancer is never an easy thing to deal with, but it can help to know there are others going through the same experience.

    The Lancaster chapter of the American Cancer Society holds an annual survivors’ luncheon, open to the more than 700 cancer survivors in the community.

    This year’s luncheon is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road.

    Lorri Crawford, who – with her husband, Richard – has been involved with the luncheon since 2006, said the event is an important one.

  • Warriors look to repeat strong run



    INDIAN LAND – The Indian Land Warriors’ boys soccer team is poised to make another strong run in the Class AA playoffs this spring with a goal of returning to the state title match.

  • Hanna happy with AJ girls’ soccer progress

    The Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ soccer team, at 6-2 and ranked No. 7 in Class AA girls, has first-year coach Lee Hanna pleased to this point in the season.

  • County's hoops coup



    The 2012-13 Andrew Jackson Lady Volunteers’ basketball season ended earlier than expected, but it still measured up to expectations.

  • County's hoops coup



    When the Indian Land Warriors captured the 2012-13 Region IV-AA basketball championship with a 10-0 record, few could recall IL’s last league hardwood crown.

  • A few hoops memories of 75 Final Fours