Finland is Number One in the Education System

Londyn Pepperdine, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The PISA test gave Finland a score of 114 making them number 1 in education. Finland has held this position since 2018. Finland is currently number one in education in the entire world. Finland has many benefits that other...

What Makes France the Most Traveled to Country?

Nicholas Dymek, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Paris cityscape including Hôtel des Invalides and the Eiffel Tower. Taken by Lisa Alexander on May 31, 2019. France is home to many attractions that lure tourists from around the world. While France’s population is only 60 million, over 90 mill...

The 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Morgan Brown, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Saturday, November 9th, will be the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that separated East Berlin from West Berlin. This pivotal event in the history of Germany and the world marked the fall of the Iron Curtain, a...

Thailen Cato-Dixon, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Habit Burger is a new burger joint that has just been built in the new Promenade at Carolina Reserve shopping center in Indian Land South Carolina. The first-ever Habit burger was built on November 15, 1960, in Santa Barbara, Cal...

K-pop Star Sulli Found Dead

Morgan Brown, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

South Korean singer and actress Sulli was found dead in her home in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, on Monday, October 14, 2019, at approximately 3:20 PM Korean Standard Time (2:20 AM Eastern Time). An autopsy some days later conf...

Spooky Season Is Here

Piper Dillon, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

As Halloween approaches, Scarowinds, Churches, Hall Family Farm, and neighborhoods have been getting into the spooky spirit as they prepare for the night of Halloween October 31st. It's that time of year again time to pull o...

Number of Traffic Fatalities Doubles in Lancaster

Joshua McCall, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The number of car crashes from last year in Lancaster are the same but the number of fatalities has doubled from last year. The way that the Lancaster highway patrol is responding is they are bringing more troopers from other parts ...

A Fun Festival For All

Lauren Ferguson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

The Indian Land Fall Festival was held on October 5th and 6th right here on the Indian Land High School football and practice field. The event had many attractions such as bands, various food vendors,  and lots of bouncy houses. The ...

Opioid Crisis Settlement Continues to Develop

Andrew Teel, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

The opioid epidemic is a national tragedy that has been occurring for years, and justice is finally beginning to be served. Opioids have been a talking point in our country for a while now. Although, for good reason, as 13...

House of Representatives Inquires About Impeachment

Ally Jones, Writer

October 17, 2019

Donald Trump had a conversation with the president of Ukraine on July 25 which could cause Trump to be impeached.  Currently, the House of Representatives is trying to impeach President Donald J. Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pe...

Kansas City Bar Shooting Leaves Four Dead

Nicholas Dymek and Nolan Reid

October 17, 2019

The two suspects in the Tequila KC Bar shooting, Hugo Villanueva-Morales, and Javier Allatorre. Photo Credit: The Kansas City Police Department. On Sunday, Oct. 6, Hugo Villanueva-Morales and Javier Alatorre (respectively in the image) ent...

Unemployment in the U.S. is lowest since 1969

Josiah Weed, Writer

October 17, 2019

As of September 2019, Unemployment rates in the U.S.  have been the lowest they have been since December 1969, reports say. The average percentage of Americans who are unemployed is currently around 3.6%. According to the White Ho...