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Rock Hill transaxle maker to make additional $7.5M in local investment

Transaxle Manufacturing of America Corporation, a maker of vehicle transaxles, today announced plans to further invest in its operations in York County. The company plans to increase its investment $7.5 million over the next five years. “We are pleased to move forward with this additional investment which will allow us to meet the needs of […]

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Winthrop named as one of nine sites to help train a new breed of educators

The George W. Bush Institute has named Winthrop University as one of nine new principal preparation sites of the Alliance to Reform Education Leadership (AREL), a network of innovative principal preparation programs around the country that are changing the way school leaders are recruited, selected, trained, evaluated and empowered. The invitation to join the Alliance […]

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Winthrop campus featured in Showtime’s Homeland

For the third time in as many episodes of this season’s “Homeland,” Winthrop University has had a star-turn on the Emmy-Award winning series. From being able to boast that its classrooms were used by no less than Claire Danes in her tour de force portrayal of Carrie Mathison—a bi-polar CIA agent who’s been teaching ESL classes—to […]

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Historians identify exact location of “Battle of Huck’s Defeat”

For more than a century, historians have largely been guessing as to the exactly location of the Battle of Huck’s Defeat during the Revolutionary War. But Thursday, the Cultural & Heritage Museums of York County say they now know the exact location of the 1780 battle in York County. Huck’s Defeat, or the Battle of […]

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Piedmont earns Joint Commission’s Key Quality Measures recognition

Piedmont Medical Center Wednesday was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Piedmont was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart […]

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Clover’s John Devine steps down amid second dismal season

John Devine, who has led the Clover High School football program since July 2011, announced today his resignation from both his teaching and coaching position at the school. “This is not the course of action we envisioned a year ago nor were the results [what] we all had hoped for those months ago,” he said. “I […]

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U.S. News ranks Winthrop among top ten colleges in Southeast

For the 21st time, Rock Hill’s Winthrop University finds itself in the top ten public universities in the South in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News & World Report’s edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” This year, Winthrop placed ninth in the rankings among fellow Southern public institutions that grant bachelor and master’s degrees and tied […]

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