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Today's News

  • Column: Town owns YMCA building in Fort Mill

    This is a response to a Fort Mill YMCA member whose column appeared in the May 8 paper.
    As the concerned citizen outlines, we have received several inquiries concerning the water temperature at the Fort Mill YMCA at the Complex. Throughout this process, we have communicated through email with any new information.

  • Staff Column: Becoming part of the solution for abused, neglected animals

    Wagging tails and heavy breathing meet me at the door every day when I get home from a long day at the newspaper.
    I drop my bag and keys on the counter and try to take a seat on the couch. A 50-pound pit bull jumps up on my lap, wagging her tail wildly and smiling like it’s her favorite place in the world.
    It seems she’s been waiting on me for an eternity.

  • May 15, 2019: Garage & Yard Sale Directory
  • Red Rose Festival this weekend in Lancaster

    The Red Rose Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary May 17-18 with a weekend of family fun in the Cultural Arts District of Lancaster. The free two-day music festival also features children’s rides and activities, arts and crafts, vendors, a photo contest, pageant, dog show, car show and more. 
    The festival is 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, starting with the photo contest winners announcement at 6 p.m., and Rosie the Rabbit’s 10th birthday at 6:30 p.m. The pageant is at 7 p.m., followed by local favorite Whits End.  

  • Chamber’s China trip delighted participants

    Last month, 124 people traveled across the world with the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce on a sightseeing tour of China.
    Residents from throughout the county took advantage of the opportunity, bringing along friends and family from other parts of the United States.
    “It was an exceptional trip,” said chamber Vice President Melissa Walker-Price, who traveled with the group in April. “We saw wonderful things like the Great Wall, the Forbidden City.…”

  • Kershaw Huddle House might be ready by July

    KERSHAW – Those wondering when the Huddle House will open across the street from the ADM soybean processing plant won’t have to wait much longer.
    “We’re about 50 percent complete and should be ready to go in June, with a possible opening in July,” said Tyler Reeves, director of operations for BAM Ventures.
    BAM is a Los Angeles-based investment group that is building Huddle House on Kershaw Camden Highway near East Second Street.

  • Jacket booters post solid season
  • Disappointed Warriors vow to keep fighting

    IRMO – Long faces, some stained with post-game tears of disappointment, were not what the Indian Land Warriors wanted, but they say they will press on and play harder in their quest for coveted state soccer gold.
    Indian Land, now a six-time bridesmaid in the state soccer championship match – five in Class AA and one in Class AAA, felt a familiar agony of defeat after Lower State champion May River High School downed ILHS, 6-2 to win the Class AAA state soccer championship at Irmo High School on Saturday afternoon.

  • Warriors’ relay team earns state gold

    PONTIAC – The Indian Land High School boys 4 x 400 relay team produced its best effort for the biggest stage.
    The ILHS’s relay team highlighted the Lancaster County high school effort at the state track meet at Spring Valley High School over the weekend.
    The Warriors’ 4 x 400 relay team of  Marlin Davis, Deshon Harris, Brian Adams and Devonte Harris ran a school record 3:20.49 to win the state championship at the Class AAA state meet Saturday at SVHS.

  • Sharks charge, defeat IL for AAA soccer title

    IRMO – May River High School boys soccer coach Misael Garzan said it was a matter of his Shark players finding their focus and flow.
    The Class AAA Lower State champion Sharks, 20-3-1, did so in the second half to post a 6-2 win over Indian Land High School to capture their first Class AAA state soccer championship in W.C. Hawkins Stadium at Irmo High School on a warm Saturday afternoon.