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Social media reaction to #chairgate as it unfolded inside county council chambers

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York city fire marshal orders chairs removed from county council chambers

The days of standing-room only crowds inside York County council chambers are now a thing of the past. At the request of the city’s fire marshal, half — 35 — of the 70 chairs that once sat inside the county council’s meeting room have been removed. Existing rules that cap the room’s occupancy at 45 […]

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York County Manager receives favorable review, 9 percent raise

Just a year into his new post leading the day-to-day operations in York County government, county manager Bill Shanahan appears to be making a splash. In his regular one-year review Monday night, county council members said they were pleased with Shanahan’s leadership style. “He has increased transparency in county government and believes in a productive […]

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Winthrop alumni push for renaming historic Tillman Hall

As Winthrop University celebrates the 50th anniversary of its acceptance black students, new calls for the school to disassociate itself with the legacy of slave owner and infamous white supremacist¬†Ben “Pitchfork” Tillman are again coming before the school’s board of trustees. Board members Friday received a five-page bound position statement written by three Rock Hill […]

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High School Football: Week 6 Final Scores

Final scores from high school football games across the OTS Sports Network and the Carolinas. Rock Hill 14 Gaffney 31 Lancaster 27 Chester 0 Union County 21 South Pointe 35 York 19 Northwestern 44 Fort Mill 14 Clover 7 Lewisvile 19 McBee 63 #2 Byrnes 45 Spartanburg 41 #3 Dorman 54 Mauldin 14 #4 Goose […]

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Rock Hill’s Executive Inn residents given until October 10 to move out

Once an a-list hotel known for its hot breakfasts forty years ago, the Executive Inn in Rock Hill is now considered condemned by the City of Rock Hill, and a site “unfit for human habitation.” In a letter to the hotel’s owner, Puam Patel, dated October 2, city inspector Michael Nugent outlined more than a […]

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Thursday Night High School Football FINAL Scores

#1 York 19 Northwestern 44 Players of the Game: York Dunlap-Johnson Offensive: Wally Wilmore Founders FCU Defensive: Deivonne Clark Northwestern Rock Hill Coca-Cola Offensive: Jerry Howard Comfort Systems Heating and Cooling Defensive: Jamah Mitchell Union County 21 South Pointe 35 South Pointe Players of the Game: Imperial Pool and Spa Offensive: Greg Ruff Comfort Systems […]

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