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Today's News

  • Sheriff seeks help in identifying woman’s body

    The York County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a young woman, whose body was found at the county line Thursday, Oct. 19, off Doby’s Bridge Road.
    YCSO spokesman Trent Faris said workers at a water testing station found the unidentified female’s body just before 10 a.m. in a rocky area near Sugar Creek.
    Faris said Thursday afternoon that it was still too early in what he called a “death investigation” to say if investigators suspect foul play or not.

  • Female body found near Sugar Creek off Doby’s Bridge Road

    The York County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case of a body found at the county line Thursday, Oct. 19, off Doby’s Bridge Road.

    YCSO spokesman Trent Faris said workers at a water testing station found the unidentified female’s body about noon in a rocky area near Sugar Creek.

    Faris said Thursday afternoon that it was still too early in what he called a “death investigation” to say if investigators suspect foul play or not.

  • Booth brouhaha for IL Fall Fest

    A spat over booth space has broken out between one of the leaders in Indian Land’s incorporation effort and the Indian Land Fall Festival.

    Matt McCusker, a vice president of Voters for a Town of Indian Land (VTIL), accuses festival officials of intentionally blocking his group from renting a booth at the Oct. 28 event, Indian Land’s largest gathering of the year.

    But festival officials Mike Neese and Robin King Hensel say they did no such thing, noting that McCusker simply missed the deadline for applying for a booth.

  • IL Fall Festival: Music, food & fun

    Live music and food trucks, bounce houses and artisans, vintage cars and a chili contest, the Indian Land Fall Festival on Oct. 28 is sure to have something for everyone.
    With a projected crowd count of 15,000, the event at the Indian Land schools’ campus is the Panhandle’s biggest annual event. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Neese column: Welcome to the IL Fall Fest

    The journey is almost over and we are ready for Indian Land Fall Festival 2017. 
    What a ride it has been as we prepared for this year’s event. This is the festival’s 12th year and maybe we should start with some of the few items that have not changed this year. 

  • Q&A with Julie Roberts

    Known for her long blonde hair and deep, bluesy voice, country music singer and Lancaster native Julie Roberts will headline the Indian Land Fall Festival.
    A born performer, Roberts came into the country music scene with a self-titled debut CD and the hit “Break Down Here” in 2004. A second album, “Men and Mascara,” followed in 2006, and the “Alive” album came from her own label Ain’t Skeerd Records in 2010.

  • Five-zone festival offers plenty of activity

    There will be no shortage of activity at the Indian Land Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, organizers say, with five themed zones of fun spread throughout the Indian Land schools’ campus.
    The festival has areas dedicated to kids, sports, farm life, faith and community to expand the event’s offerings and make it a full day of activity and interaction.

  • Food trucks provide plates for all palates

    From Texas-style barbecue and Philly cheesesteaks to vegan-friendly fare, the Indian Land Fall Festival will have a plate for almost any palate with more than 20 food trucks on site.
    Organizers, focusing on music, food and fun, have made changes from previous festivals to make it a full day of activity, including a “food truck rodeo” of diverse lunch, dinner and dessert cuisine.  

  • Festival offers plenty of variety for shoppers

    More than 250 businesses and arts and craft vendors will be represented at the Indian Land Fall Festival, organizers say.
    From car dealerships and photographers to vacation planners and health clubs, the festival will be filled with booths with products and information relevant to Lancaster County residents. Fifty arts and crafts vendors are expected as well.

  • Honor Our Heroes car show zooms into festival

    Fueled on things that zoom, car enthusiasts can expect classics, customs, exotics, hot rods and trucks at the Honor Our Heroes car show at the Indian Land Fall Festival on Oct. 28.
    Sponsored by Lancaster Motor Co. and organized by the Indian Land VFW, the goal is to fill up the Indian Land High School student parking lot with car show entries. Organizers expect about 80 cars, with proceeds from the event going to help local veterans, their families and the community.