• Time running out to get free tax prep help

    With Tax Day – April 15 – less than a week away, local elderly and low- to moderate-income taxpayers don’t have much time left to take advantage of free tax preparation help from these area organizations.
    SC Thrive at HOPE
    HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster, 2008 Pageland Highway, offers free tax help through SC Thrive from noon to 3 p.m. April 11.

  • Watercrest Assisted Living being built in IL

    Watercrest Senior Living Group is bringing more senior housing and amenities to Indian Land, with the construction of Watercrest Assisted Living and Memory Care.
    The site is just off Jim Wilson Road, between the Promenade at Carolina Reserve and The Greens, a 198-unit townhome development under construction by Lennar.
    The 107-unit, resort-style senior living community broke ground in February and is expected to open in early 2020.

  • Preserving Van Wyck

    As development continues to spread down the county from the northern Panhandle, Van Wyck provides a little oasis in the midst of encroaching residential subdivisions and commercial projects.
    However, the idyllic little town may soon experience some commercial development of its own.
    Karen Andrade, an architect and business developer from Waxhaw, has a vision to restore three of the town’s historic properties to their former glory and breathe life back into downtown Van Wyck.  

  • Emergency MD coming to Indian Land

    It’s no secret that emergency-room care is expensive and urgent-care centers offer limited services.
    Now a new health-care option is setting up shop in Indian Land, hoping to fill the gap between those two standard alternatives.
    Emergency MD is an advanced urgent-care facility with locations in Greenville, Boiling Springs and soon at 2021 Bridge Mill Drive along Charlotte Highway, adjacent to the BridgeMill development.

  • Homebuilder hosts Ansley Park grand opening April 6

    from David Weekley Homes
    Imagination by David Weekley Homes is hosting a grand opening in Ansley Park from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6.
    At the event, visitors can tour The Riverwood, a fully furnished model home, and learn more about the community, while enjoying food, the opportunity to win door prizes and receive onsite financial advice.

  • Business Briefcase 4-3-19

    Rural Strong Expo is April 3 in Richburg
    The U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, S.C. Small Business Development Center and SCORE will hold a free Small Business & Farmers Rural Strong Expo 8:30 a.m.-noon April 3, focused on the development of rural small businesses and farms.

  • Bank of America building IL branch

    Bank of America is building its first branch in Lancaster County, opening in July just north of Carolina Commons shopping center along U.S. 521 in Indian Land.
    The Indian Land location was selected in response to the exponential growth of the area, said Jennifer Darwin with corporate communications for the Charlotte-based financial giant.

  • There’s still time to get free tax prep help

    With Tax Day – April 15 – less than three weeks away, local elderly and low- to moderate-income taxpayers still have time to take advantage of free tax preparation help from three area organizations.
    United Way teams with VITA
    United Way of Lancaster County volunteers in Indian Land and Lancaster are offering free tax return preparation for those with household incomes of $55,000 or less through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

  • Business Briefcase 3-27-19

    Hot Tub Haven cuts ribbon April 2
    Owners Anthony Benson and Alexis Carberry will hold a ribbon-cutting at 2:30 p.m. April 2 at Hot Tub Haven, 9499 Old Bailes Road, Suite 107, (behind Movement Mortgage), Indian Land. The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will assist with the event.
    The business is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday by appointment only. For details, call (877) 349-7727 or email Hottubhavencharlotte@gmail.com.
    SBDC offers free business services

  • IL housing targets millennials

    Indian Land may be on its way to becoming home to a younger demographic, as the northern part of the county undergoes further development featuring more apartments, restaurants and employment opportunities. 
    “That really suits the millennials, the next generation, moving in,” said Dean Faile, president of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, describing how companies such as Movement Mortgage, Red Ventures and CompuCom are attracting younger employees with different, often IT-based, skill sets.