Today's News

  • Email fraud targets PCI

    An Indian Land company was the victim of a cyber crime last month, costing it more than $13,600.
    Christian Kropac Jr., president of PCI Group Inc., said the communications and security company was the target of a “spear-phishing” attack, in which the culprit sends a fraudulent email that appears to come from a trusted source, to trick the recipient into divulging valuable information.
    Kropac emphasized that the criminal did not hack into the company’s computer system or have access to any customer information.

  • Friends seek to preserve historic cemetery

    by Denise Johnston/for Carolina Gateway
    Red, white and blue  wreaths and flags marked the location of the Old Six Mile Cemetery for Veterans Day. Jerry Marcus, former American Legion Post 250 commander, spent an entire morning dressing the graves for the holiday.
    Marcus and some other volunteers have spent countless hours researching, cleaning and dressing the long-neglected resting place of some of the earliest citizens of the area.

  • County cracks down on fire-code violations

    After two local businesses were found with locked fire exits, Lancaster County has announced a crackdown on companies that are not meeting standard fire codes.
    County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said he is spreading the word and trying to get tips from county residents and help from the local business community.

  • ILHS construction on schedule despite rain

    The Lancaster County School District’s construction projects are moving ahead as scheduled, with only minor delays due to this past month’s frequent rains.
    Contractors have been working extra hours to keep the schedules on track.
    “They’re working weekends and overtime to make up for the weather days,” said LCSD Facilities Director David Small.
    At the new Indian Land High School site, rock removal has also contributed to construction delays with more rocks having to be removed than anticipated.

  • Lady Warriors softball ace signs with GWU

    Daniella Wilson’s decision to attend George Washington University is twofold – academics and athletics.
    Wilson, an Indian Land High School star softball player, signed with the Colonels on Dec. 17 in the ILHS media center, noting a desire to play college softball and earn a solid education to build her career.
    “I want to be an anesthesiologist and George Washington has a great medical school,” said Wilson, who will major in pre-med.

  • Indian Land wrestlers win 3-way mat duals

    Indian Land High School, the second-ranked team in Class AAA wrestling, pushed its mark to 10-2 with wins over county rival Andrew Jackson and Mid-Carolina high schools on Dec. 18 at ILHS.
    The Warriors topped the Vols, 70-12, and took a 75-6 win over Mid-Carolina.

  • Yellow Jackets sting Warriors twice

    by Lorie Sellers/For Carolina Gateway
    Host Buford High School notched a pair of basketball wins over county rival Indian Land High School on Dec. 17.
    The BHS Lady Jackets registered a 36-24 win over the Lady Warriors and the BHS boys capped the sweep with a 62-58 win over the Warriors.
    In the opener, the Buford girls took the early edge and stayed in control for the 12-point win.
    The Lady Jackets opened an 11-3 lead after one period and pushed their advantage to 11 at the break, 19-8.

  • Start the new year with a First Day Hike at AJSP

    from Andrew Jackson State Park
    Andrew Jackson State Park  is one of more than 30 state parks in South Carolina that will offer ranger-guided hikes, walks and special events Tuesday, Jan. 1, to help launch the new year (and to get resolutions off to a good start).
    Start your new year out on the right foot by hitting the Garden of the Waxhaws Trail. This one-mile trail loops the park’s 18-acre lake.
    The Andrew Jackson State Park hike begins at 2 p.m. at the fishing pier.

  • Sun City Cycling Club thanks historic church

    from Libby Fraas/Special to Carolina Gateway
    About 15 miles or so through their morning ride, cyclists from Sun City Carolina Lakes and the Indian Land area take a few moments to rest and refresh themselves on the steps of the Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, a historic landmark about six miles northwest of Lancaster on Old Hickory Road.

  • Catholic women’s drive collects 5K pounds of food

    by Barbara Lengers/Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
    The Women of Grace Fellowship have been blessed to work in the Lord’s vineyard each fall through its Thanksgiving food drive.
    The women collected 5,895 pounds of food during their annual drive held at all Masses at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in the two weeks before Thanksgiving.