http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Happy Birthday, Andrew Jackson! http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/happy-birthday-andrew-jackson-0 <img src="http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/sites/www.carolinagatewayonline.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/aj_birthday_2018_1321.jpg" alt="Revolutionary War re-enactors fire muskets during a black-powder demonstration, producing clouds of smoke." title="Revolutionary War re-enactors fire muskets during a black-powder demonstration, producing clouds of smoke." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <em>by Denise Johnston for Carolina Gateway</em><br /> Work begins on 289 apartments http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/work-begins-289-apartments <img src="http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/sites/www.carolinagatewayonline.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flats_at_edgewater_-_bldg_1_color_board.jpg" alt="This architectural rendering shows the front of a new apartment complex with 289 residences. The Flats at Edgewater will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and many amenities." title="This architectural rendering shows the front of a new apartment complex with 289 residences. The Flats at Edgewater will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and many amenities." align="left" hspace="6" width="304" height="85" /><p> LandSouth Construction has begun construction on The Flats at Edgewater, a 289-unit luxury apartment community in Indian Land.<br /> The Flats at Edgewater is situated on 20 acres on Edgewater Parkway.<br /> &ldquo;The Flats at Edgewater is a true luxury apartment community and will bring a lifestyle option that has not been offered in the area before,&rdquo; said LandSouth President/CEO James Pyle. &ldquo;The generous array of apartment homes will offer quality construction, striking design and interior finishes combined with a variety of amenities.&rdquo;<br /> IL looks to move on, unify after vote http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/il-looks-move-unify-after-vote <img src="http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/sites/www.carolinagatewayonline.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/new_ilac_board_copy.jpg" alt="Indian Land Action Council elected its new board April 15. They are from left, front row: Treasurer Robin Hensel, President Robin See and Vice President Cherie Steele; back row: Secretary Michelle Simonetti and members-at-large Josh Pangle and Beverly Williams. " title="Indian Land Action Council elected its new board April 15. They are from left, front row: Treasurer Robin Hensel, President Robin See and Vice President Cherie Steele; back row: Secretary Michelle Simonetti and members-at-large Josh Pangle and Beverly Williams. " align="left" hspace="6" width="67" height="85" /><p> <em><strong>Hal Millard</strong><br /> hmillard@thelancasternews.com<br /> </em></p> Crime Watch: April 18, 2018 http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/crime-watch-april-18-2018 <p> <strong>From Lancaster County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports: </strong><br /> ◆ A 74-year-old Indian Land woman notified deputies about 10 a.m. April 2 after she was bilked out of $8,400 by someone who claimed to work for Microsoft.<br /> Menchie’s celebrates with festivities http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/menchie%E2%80%99s-celebrates-festivities <p> Menchie&rsquo;s, North America&rsquo;s largest self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, has opened its newest store in RedStone. Offering high-quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie&rsquo;s is sure to become a local community favorite.<br /> Menchie&rsquo;s will spread smiles with a grand opening celebration this weekend.<br /> It will kick off with a ribbon-cutting with Menchie&rsquo;s mascot at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20.<br /> Cost estimates too low for sidewalks near IL Middle http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/cost-estimates-too-low-sidewalks-near-il-middle <p> Lancaster County and school district officials may have to start over on a plan to build sidewalks near Indian Land Middle School on River Road.<br /> County Administrator Steve Willis told Lancaster County Council members April 9 that S.C. Department of Transportation cost estimates for the project were too low.<br /> &ldquo;They gave us inaccurate cost data,&rdquo; Willis said. &ldquo;It should&rsquo;ve been more, but I don&rsquo;t have the final figures yet.&rdquo;<br /> ILAC sponsors cleanup http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/ilac-sponsors-cleanup <p> <em>from Indian Land Action Council<br /> </em></p> It's Official: April 18, 2018 http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/its-official-april-18-2018 <p> <strong>Indian Land Action Council meets April 19</strong><br /> Indian Land Action Council meets at 7 p.m. April 19 in the meeting room at Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway.</p> <p> ILAC&rsquo;s mission is to bring civic-minded residents together to share information and ideas, as well as foster positive change within the community.</p> <p> Membership is $20 annually per person. If you live in the Lancastor County Panhandle, you are eligible to be a member of ILAC.</p>