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Fort Mill Schools warn of consequences with increased residential growth

It is no secret why residential growth in Fort Mill is once again growing exponentially: between great schools, easy access to Charlotte and a small-town atmosphere, the seven mile stretch between Rock Hill and the state line is quckly expanding — so much that school leaders are trying to put the brakes on residential growth. […]

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Get Smart about your Insurance: Agency History

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Charlotte music legend Arthur Smith dies

Country music legend and variety show host Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith died Thursday. He was 93. Smith, a native of Kershaw, S.C. hosted radio and television shows four four decades across the Charlotte market. He recorded his first album at the Andrew Jackson Hotel in Rock Hill, S.C. Smith’s programs aired on WBT-AM and WBTV-TV […]

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County Council, Culture and Heritage Commission OK settlement terms

York County Council Thursday approved the terms of an undisclosed settlement between with the Culture and Heritage Foundation. The settlement agreement is the latest in a nearly yearlong lawsuit by the county against the foundation over a nearly 300-acre tract of donated¬† land along the Catawba River. The county and the York County Culture and […]

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S.C. Lawmakers confirm three Winthrop University trustees

South Carolina lawmakers confirmed three Winthrop University Board of Trustee candidates who ran unopposed this week. Donna Glenn and Ashlye Wilkerson were both re-elected to the board, representing Congressional Districts two and six, respectively. Randy Imler replaces longtime board member Bob Thompson. Wilkerson and Imler are both Winthrop Univesrity graduates and all will serve six […]

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Sen. Hayes: Video poker is the ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling

The South Carolina Supreme Court has shot down a request by the Catawba Indian Nation to open video poker gaming facility on its York County reservation. The high court, in a decision released Wednesday, said the Catawbas’ plan to do so under the Gambling Cruise Act would be unconstitutional. State Sen. Wes Hayes of Rock […]

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A few moments with Richard O’Malley

In the final installment of our three-part series of interviews with the three candidates vying to be the superintendent of Rock Hill School District Three, WRHI’s Andrew Kiel sits down with Dr. Richard O’Malley. O’Malley is currently the superintendent of the Edison County, N.J. school system. His interview was postponed from last week following a […]

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