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Edgewood Center Head Start program has severely deteriorated roof

Within the next six months the roof at the Edgewood Center in Rock Hill where the preschool Head Start program operates could sustain a catastrophic failure because it’s severely deteriorated. That’s what the Rock Hill School Board learned Monday night. Board member Walter Brown says the same issue came before the board about three years […]

Knowledge Park developer given more time to work on schedule

An extension for work on a development schedule for Knowledge Park with developer Sora-Phelps was given a 60-day extension by the Rock Hill City Council Monday night. Rock Hill economic and urban development director Stephen Turner says there have been some proposed changes to the Bleachery master plan based on new development opportunities that have […]

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SC advocacy group trying to reform alimony law in Columbia

A South Carolina man helping to try and change the state’s alimony law says it’s archaic and unjust. Wyman Oxner says his group is not against alimony, just lifetime alimony. “We can understand if the husband or wife, whoever’s getting paid, didn’t work during the marriage and may need ten years to get back on […]

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Straight Talk: 02/08/16 Wyman Oxner

Oxner details the efforts his group is working on to prevent divorced men from having to pay alimony to their ex-wifes indefinitely.

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Palmetto School receives DHEC grant for environmental project

The Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home in Rock Hill is one of eight schools in South Carolina to receive a grant to support innovative efforts to educate the next generation of environmental stewards. A news release from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control says the Palmetto School was chosen for a […]

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Driver in hit-and-run fatality sought by authorities in Chester Co.

Authorities are looking for the driver who hit and killed someone early this morning in Chester County. Police say the collision happened just before 4:00 a.m. along Interstate 77 at mile marker 59, just south of Richburg. The highway patrol says a commercial motor vehicle driving northbound on I-77 rear ended a 2000 Ford Explorer […]

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Enthusiastic crowd turns out for annual big game fundraiser

Organizers of the Big Game party to benefit the Haven Men’s Shelter say about 200 people spent as much as $50,000 in the Magnolia Room at Laurel Creek Sunday night. Haven board chairman David Shrum says this year’s party was special because the Carolina Panthers were playing in the Super Bowl. The party included a […]

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