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Today's News

  • Retired Marine buys Leigh Ann’s

    After being run by a mother, and then her son, for almost 40 years, Lancaster institution Leigh Ann’s has found a new owner.
    But the popular downtown restaurant won’t be changing much from what regulars know and love, said Greg Lusk, who bought the business back in July and wants to continue its tradition of good food and great service.
    Lusk, an Indian Land resident who grew up in Austin, Texas, recently retired from the Marine Corps and discovered Leigh Ann’s when he started thinking about running his own restaurant.

  • Tales over ale at new IL brewery

    INDIAN LAND – David Tonkery started out brewing beer in his garage, but what began as a hobby for the brew-lover has now become a business.
    Lore Brewing Co. – David and Danielle Tonkery’s first business venture – is set to open early this fall and will be the first brewery to set up shop in Indian Land.  
    The couple, who moved to Indian Land in 2012, realized there was a market for the business in their hometown, which has experienced tremendous growth in the past few years and doesn’t seem to be slowing down.

  • Winderl captures first race win

    Saturday was a night to remember at Lancaster Motor Speedway, as four track legends were inducted into the LMS Hall of Fame, and driver Andy Winderl posted his first checkers.
    By far, the most popular inductee was Knox Bailey as drivers, fans, crew members and staff cheered him during his speech.
    Bailey has built a ton of cars over the years for numerous drivers.

  • Cougars claw Warriors in 28-8 win

    Lee McManus
    For The Lancaster News
    INDIAN LAND – The York Cougars hit the road, looking for their first win of the season, the first win for Dean Boyd as York head coach, and revenge.
    The Class AAAA Cougars dropped a 14-9 home loss to the upstart Warriors last season, but York used a strong running game and tough defense to deny an ILHS repeat Friday night at Warrior Stadium.

  • Panel stays the same after misses of six

    Week three in the Picks was about one number – six.
    Six of the seven panelists each had six misses, a 14-6 showing for the week.
    That meant Picks leader Eric “The Red” Rowell kept his top spot for another week, with the rest of the panel holding their positions.
    Crazy fact was that among the six panelists who missed six each, they were off on different games in the list.
    Like the football bounces, all going in different ways.

  • Fort Mill foils Bruins, 24-14

    FORT MILL – Lancaster, at 0-3, hasn’t had the ball bounce its way much this season.
    Friday night at Fort Mill High School’s Bob Jones Stadium, it didn’t get better.
    “We had a little bit of luck, and we capitalized on it,” Fort Mill head coach Rob McNeely said after his Yellow Jackets notched a 24-14 win over Lancaster.
    Both teams entered at 0-2, but Fort Mill, making the most of its breaks, emerged the victor, and LHS the tough-luck victim.

  • Jackets swarm Hornets for first win

    DUE WEST – Buford took to the road and found victory lane in a big way Friday night.
    The Jackets, coming off two double-digit home losses to open their football season, swarmed the Dixie High School Hornets in a 48-0 rout at Due West.
    Buford took control early and cruised to a 34-0 halftime lead for its first win of the 2019 season.

  • Unbeaten Vols sack Cats

    Alan Sims
    For The Lancaster News
    KERSHAW – The ninth-ranked Andrew Jackson Volunteers continued their stellar early-season play, cruising to a 39-0 win over 11th-ranked Blacksburg High School on Friday night at the AJ Battlefield.
    AJ, 3-0, entered the game having not allowed a point, and that trend continued with a third consecutive shutout, two straight at home.
    The Vols faced a Blacksburg team, which also came in unbeaten after a 41-21 road win over Buford and a 39-14 rout of Crescent of Iva.

  • Sheriff's office seeks missing Lancaster man
    Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing Lancaster man.
    According to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy Taylor Wash, 26, was last seen leaving his Tully Court home in Lancaster in a 2008 Ford Escape SUV on Saturday. The tag number is MQF 875. 
  • Cougars claw Warriors, 28-8

    York downed unbeaten Indian Land in a 28-8 road win Friday night.