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Straight Talk: 05/01/15 Gary Simrill

State Representative Gary Simrill of Rock Hill joins Andrew Kiel on Straight Talk. Simrill discusses why he believes the House version of a road funding plan is better than the plan being considered in the Senate or the proposal offered by Governor Nikki Haley. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-05-01.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

Police identify man who led officers on chase across three counties

The York County Sheriff’s Office says the man who led them in a pursuit Thursday afternoon is in custody. Law enforcement officers pursued the car on a high-speed chase down Interstate 77. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they spotted a stolen vehicle near South Boulevard and Tyvola Road. The driver, who’s since been identified as 26-year-old Troy […]

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Special Olympics torch run stops in Rock Hill on its way to Columbia

Area 11 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina joined local law enforcement officers in bringing the torch run through Rock Hill today. Hundreds began at Cherry Park and stopped at the city hall plaza for a ceremony. Joshua Myers, a 27-year-old athlete who has autism, says he’s been competing in Special Olympics for nearly 20 […]

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Straight Talk: 04/30/15 Dr. Scott Huffmon

Dr. Scott Huffmon, director of the Social and Behavioral Research Lab at Winthrop University, joins Andrew Kiel on Straight Talk. Huffmon discusses the school’s recent poll and talks about 2016 presidential candidates. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-04-30.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Closeup: 04/30/15 Michael Harrison

Fort Mill Times editor Michael Harrison joins Patti Mercer on Closeup Fort Mill Tega Cay. Harrison discusses the May 5 $226 million bond referendum that will be decided by voters in the Fort Mill School District. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/CU-2015-04-30.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Straight Talk: 04/29/15 Steve Parker

Tega Cay Police Chief Steve Parker joins Andrew Kiel on Straight Talk. Parker discusses the pros and cons of law enforcement officers wearing body cameras. He says dash cameras in police vehicles have made it more difficult to prosecute DUI cases. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-04-29.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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SC House, Senate recognize Rock Hill’s Friendship 9 54 years later

The South Carolina House and Senate today recognized the 9 Black Friendship College students who protested segregation in downtown Rock Hill in 1961 by sitting at a Whites-only lunch counter. State Representative John King told fellow lawmakers that the peaceful protestors chose jail over bail, and only received bread and water at the York County […]

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