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Today's News

  • ILHS soccer foursome headed for college play

    INDIAN LAND – A quality quartet of Indian Land High School soccer standouts is taking their game to the next level.
    Lady Warriors ace booters Brianna Bishop, Summer Bishop, Abby Curry and Kailee Erwin made it official April 19 when they signed to play college soccer.
    Brianna Bishop will be playing college soccer at Emmanuel College (Ga.), while her sister Summer is headed to Queens University in nearby Charlotte.
    Curry is going to Coker College in Hartsville and Erwin is bound for Newberry College.

  • Lady Warriors capture region track title

    Indian Land High School captured the Region IV-AAA girls track title, while the ILHS boys placed second in the meet at Camden High School on Wednesday.
    The Lady Warriors, with 128 points, were followed by Camden with 111, Fairfield Central 61, Columbia 23 and Chester 2.
    Chester High School topped the men’s field with 87 points, followed by ILHS 69, Columbia 67, Camden 65 and Fairfield Central 51.
    The top four finishers in each event advance to the Class AAA Upper State track meet at Broome High School on May 5.

  • Lady Bruins’ Clinton signs with USC Union

    The connection from Lancaster High School to the University of South Carolina Union softball program has added another solid diamond link.
    Lancaster High School senior pitcher-outfielder Summer Clinton will be joining Lady Bruins’ teammate De’Asia Fisher in the Bantams’ softball program.
    Fisher signed with USCU last week, and Clinton followed Wednesday afternoon in the LHS media center to give the Bantams two from the LHS Lady Bruins’ softball program.

  • Lady Bruins top AJ

    The Lancaster High School girls soccer team capped regular-season play, earning a little pitch revenge.
    The Lady Bruins, 7-11, avenged an earlier non-region soccer loss to county rival Andrew Jackson High School, taking a 4-1 win over the Lady Volunteers at Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.
    Gabriela Portillo, Zy McIlwain, Zena Patterson and Michaela Burton each scored a goal in the LHS win.
    Andrew Jackson High School’s Taylor Lundy scored the Lady Volunteers lone goal.

  • Jackets blank Andrews to stay alive

    Buford, doing its best to stay alive in Class AA postseason, pulled a blank job on the road Thursday night.
    The Jackets, dodging elimination in the Class AA Lower State baseball playoffs, shut out Andrews High School of Georgetown, 4-0 to keep their playoff hopes afloat.
    Buford, rebounding from an 11-1 loss to Academic Magnet in North Charleston in five innings on Tuesday night, used solid pitching and timely hitting to notch the win.

  • Vincent going to USC as preferred walk-on

    BUFORD – Buford High School star linebacker Noah Vincent, with a simple signing of his name, realized a lifelong goal April 20 in the Buford High School conference room.
    Vincent, who has wanted to play Division I college football since he first began playing the sport at age 8, is on track.
    The 6-1, 212-pounder is headed to the University of South Carolina as a preferred walk-on for the Gamecocks’ football team.
    He will enroll at USC in June and pursue his dream to play at the next level.

  • Top state honors go to 3 local businesses

    COLUMBIA – Three Lancaster County businesses made a clean sweep of the state’s annual Impact Industries awards Thursday, winning the top honors for small, medium-sized and large companies in the 11-county grouping Lancaster in part of.
    On Thursday, Gov. Henry McMaster named Movement Mortgage (large), PCI Group (medium) and Fab Fours (small) as the winners for the Tier II counties. Coordinated by the S.C. Commerce Department, the awards recognize Palmetto State companies for business success, economic impact and community involvement.

  • Police release photos in hit-and-run

    Ten days after an Indian Land father and son were struck by a car in a south Mecklenburg parking lot, police have released surveillance photos from the hit-and-run incident.
    On April 17, local businessman Nathan Green, 41, and son Wilkie, 4, were run over by a late-model, cobalt-gray Volkswagen Passat sedan at the Harris Teeter in Blakeney Village shopping center on Rea Road. Witnesses and surveillance footage did not get a license plate number.

  • What’s the solution to trashy roadsides?

    All manner of cast-off trash adorns the roadsides of Lancaster County – beer cans, Gatorade bottles, fast-food wrappers, tires, TV sets, even used diapers.
    And the piles are getting deeper.
    Lancaster County used state prison inmates for litter pickup and grounds maintenance for more than a decade, but the recent closing of a Rock Hill facility has shut off that supply of cheap labor.

  • Deputy collapses during training, dies

    Sheriff’s Deputy James Kirk Jr., a 28-year veteran of Lancaster County law enforcement, died Tuesday after he collapsed during firearms training. He was 57.
    Kirk was rushed to Springs Memorial Hospital, where he later died from an apparent medical condition, according to a statement from sheriff’s Maj. Matt Shaw issued at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday. The specific cause of death has not been released.