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Today's News

  • Kahn column: City, county should study recycling options

    This is a response to the Lancaster City Council meeting of Nov. 13, where a majority of the council voted to suspend the recycling program.
    The council members, other than Mayor Alston DeVenny – the only one who voted against the change, did not adequately consider the current and long-term repercussions of this action.
    The council should have considered the following before suspending the recycling program:

  • Rogers column: Newspapers launch statewide website for all public notices

    South Carolina newspapers have launched a website where people can search for public notices published by newspapers across the state.
    SCPublicNotices.com is a central repository of virtually all public notice/legal ads that have appeared in printed newspapers across the state. Ads are searchable by keyword, type of notice, date and location.

  • Sports Shorts 12-26-18

    Dixie Baseball registration set
    Lancaster Dixie Baseball registration will be held Fridays and Saturdays in January. The dates are Jan. 4-5, Jan. 11-12, Jan. 18-19 and Jan. 25-26.
    Registration is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at United Fork Lift office, 2175 McIlwain Road, Lancaster.
    For details, call LDB chairman Dale Laney at (704) 695-5730.
    CPTC registration set for 2019 season

  • It's Official 12-26-18

    Veterans Affairs to close for holidays
    The Lancaster County Veterans Affairs Office, 1033 W. Meeting St., Lancaster, will be closed through Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas, and closed Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.
    County offices to close for holidays
    Lancaster County offices will be closed through Dec. 26 for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. Normal business hours will resume Dec. 27 and Jan. 2. Emergency services – fire, police and EMS – will operate normal hours.

  • Business Briefcase 12-26-18

    Servpro sponsors football bowl game
    Servpro will sponsor the inaugural Servpro First Responder Bowl on Dec. 26 at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium.
    The newly renamed bowl is designed to honor the sacrifice and service of the brave men and women who are the first line of defense in local communities when the unexpected or the unthinkable happens, said James Plemons of Servproof Kershaw and Lancaster counties.
    Kickoff for the event, televised by ESPN, is 1:30 p.m. Dec. 26, featuring Boston College and Boise State University.

  • School Notes 12-26-18

    Schools close for winter break
    Lancaster County public schools, including Harrisburg, Indian Land and Van Wyck elementaries and Indian Land Middle and High schools, are closed through Jan. 6 for winter break. Classes will resume Jan. 7.
    Local students make CCU honors lists
    A number of local students made the honors lists for the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University in Conway.
    President’s list (4.0 grade-point average)
    • Brady Hinkle, marketing

  • Religious News 12-26-18

    Temple Solel meets Dec. 28
    Temple Solel, a Reform Jewish congregation, holds Shabbat services at 7 p.m. Dec. 28 (second and fourth Fridays of each month) in the community room at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill. For details, call (803) 610-1707 or visit www.templesolelsc.org or Temple Solel SC on Facebook.
    St. John’s UMC hosts 5th Sunday breakfast

  • Coming Up 12-26-18

    Area blood drives
    American Red Cross
    • Dec. 26, 2:30-7 p.m., St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill
    • Dec. 26, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., York County Library, 138 E. Black St., Rock Hill
    • Dec. 28, 2-6:30 p.m., The Lodge at Sun City Carolina Lakes, 2955 Sun City Blvd., Indian Land
    • Dec. 29, 1-5:30 p.m., Bojangles, 8327 Collins Road, Indian Land
    • Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Dunkin Donuts, 5009 Lake Vista Blvd., Fort Mill

  • New mortgage-servicing firm to bring 1,000 jobs to IL

    ServiceMac, a new mortgage-servicing company, is setting up its headquarters in Indian Land and plans to hire 1,000 employees there over the next five years.

  • Softball with Santa

    The Indian Land High School softball team held its first Christmas softball game Dec. 8 before the first Indian Land Christmas Parade. Despite the cold rain that day, ILHS players were dressed in their favorite yule holiday attire for the game.
    The event included raffles and games for kids, and Santa Claus visited the field about noon.
    After the game, the Lady Warriors rode in the parade to celebrate the team’s 2018 region and district championships.
    All proceeds went to help offset tournament fees and travel expenses, equipment and uniforms.