The threat of rain Thursday was no match for the kickoff of Rock Hill’s eighth annual ChristmasVille festival. Hundreds packed into the City Club on East Main Street for a revised, indoor version of the opening festivities and Lighting of the Village. “It makes you fee like you’ve come home,” said Debbie Garrick, 2013 ChristmasVille […]
As Rock Hill’s eighth annual ChristmasVille festival got underway Thursday night, three out-of-state street preachers lined East Main Street across from the City Club professing their faith. During the Lighting of the Village, the trio loudly shouted bible verses while wielding poster-board sized signs quoting the New Testament Books of John and Acts. The shouting […]
South Carolina has another nasty statistic this year. In September, the Violence Policy Center named the Palmetto State — known for it’s ‘smiling faces, beautiful places’ motto — the state with the highest number of women killed by men. South Carolina leads the nation with 2.54 women killed per 100,00 people in 2011 which is […]
Inclement weather expected late Thursday has cancelled the following ChristmasVille events: The Lighting of the Village has been moved indoors the City Club, still set to start at 7 p.m. The Deck the Halls concert and sing-a-long. It will not be rescheduled.
We’ve heard a lot these last few weeks about a series of new Walmarts coming to the Rock Hill area. After a while, they tend to run together. Today, we sort out the planned sites in a way that is easy to understand.
Since 1997, York County’s Pennies for Progress one-cent sales tax has funded nearly a half-billion dollars in new roads in the county. But now a local lawmaker says she is looking for a way to pay for the maintenance of those new roads. State Rep. Raye Felder of Fort Mill has pre-filed a bill in […]
This week, York County Coroner Sabrina Gast officially ruled the death of York County Detention Center inmate Joshua Grose a suicide. Grose, 32, was in custody the York County jail back in October, after allegedly murdering his stepmother and his mother before severely assaulting his uncle October 19. Grose died the morning of October 21 […]