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Today's News

  • Help find missing IL man

    An 83-year-old Indian Land man has been missing since Wednesday morning,  July 18, and the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding him.

  • IL man charged with attempted murder

    An Indian Land man and a Lancaster woman have been charged with attempted murder and kidnapping after a woman showed up at a Lancaster home June 21 with deep cuts and bruises covering her body, claiming she had been abducted and beaten by them.
    Thomas Clarence “T.C.” Dial, 34, has been arrested and warrants will be served on Alicia Danielle Bellue, 33, of Lancaster. Both are charged with grand larceny, attempted murder, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

  • Cancer victim’s pot took circuitous trip from Alaska

    Steven Michall never planned on becoming an outlaw, but his undying love for his dying wife turned him into one.
    Battling non-small cell lung cancer, Michall’s wife had the misfortune of being diagnosed in South Carolina, he said, where medical marijuana remains illegal – despite ongoing but failed bipartisan attempts by state lawmakers to change that amid objections from the state’s law enforcement establishment.

  • VW hamstrung by lack of funds

    No one ever said creating a new town from scratch was going to be easy – or quick.
    Case in point: Of the myriad issues facing the new town of Van Wyck, incorporated in 2017, its attempt to get an official designation and population estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau has been particularly bedeviling – and perhaps costly.
    “I think the best way to put it is a bureaucratic headache,” Mayor Sean Corcoran said. “It’s been frustrating.”

  • Van Wyck enacts property-upkeep rules

    New rules governing property upkeep and littering are in effect for the town of Van Wyck.
    At its July 2 meeting, Van Wyck Town Council voted unanimously on final reading to adopt the new rules, which basically mirror those ordinances already on the books for the county.
    Council members Cassandra Watkins and Xavier Kee were absent for the vote, though both supported the new rules when presented for first reading last month.

  • Local school registration dates set

    Lancaster County School District has set registration dates for the 2018-19 school year.
    No general school fees will be charged this year, although fees may be charged for activities such as band, driver education, clubs and yearbooks.
    School insurance will not be sold during registration.
    New students must bring this info

  • Missionary priest to visit OLOG

    by Barbara Lengers/Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
    Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is hosting a missionary visit with Father Joe Selvanayagam, on behalf of the Diocese of Jaffna in Sri Lanka. The purpose of the mission is threefold: to bear witness to the universal church, to help people affected by war in the area, and to help the priests in the vulnerable areas bring the good news of God’s love to the people.

  • Crime Watch 7-18-18

    From Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
    ◆ An Indian Land resident reported June 3 that someone had stolen $2,800 in electronics from his Brookchase Boulevard home. The items were taken from the home June 2 and include a $700 52-inch Samsung LED TV, a $500 Playstation 4 and a $1,600 Dell laptop. A suspect was listed in the report.

  • It's Official 7-18-18

    Airport Commission to meet July 18
    The Lancaster County Airport Commission meets at 2 p.m. July 18 in the conference room of the Lancaster County Airport, 286 Aviation Blvd. The agenda is available on the county website, www.mylancastersc.org.

    IL fire district board to meet July 18
    The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. July 18 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.

  • Business Briefcase 7-18-18

    Orientation meeting for China trip July 19
    An orientation meeting for the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce’s trip to China is 11 a.m. July 19 at The Native American Studies Center, 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, and 5:30-7 p.m. at The Lodge at Sun City Carolina Lakes, 2955 Sun City Blvd., Indian Land. For details, call (803) 283-4105.