The threat of rain Thursday was no match for the kickoff of Rock Hill’s eighth annual ChristmasVille festival. Hundreds packed into the City Club on East Main Street for a revised, indoor version of the opening festivities and Lighting of the Village. “It makes you fee like you’ve come home,” said Debbie Garrick, 2013 ChristmasVille […]
As Rock Hill’s eighth annual ChristmasVille festival got underway Thursday night, three out-of-state street preachers lined East Main Street across from the City Club professing their faith. During the Lighting of the Village, the trio loudly shouted bible verses while wielding poster-board sized signs quoting the New Testament Books of John and Acts. The shouting […]
South Carolina has another nasty statistic this year. In September, the Violence Policy Center named the Palmetto State — known for it’s ‘smiling faces, beautiful places’ motto — the state with the highest number of women killed by men. South Carolina leads the nation with 2.54 women killed per 100,00 people in 2011 which is […]
After 7 years at Lancaster High School, football Coach Bennie McMurray is retiring. McMurray who has ammassed over 170 wins led Lancaster to the 2008 semi-finals and the playoffs as recently as 2011. During his career he won 3 state championships at Lewisville High School before moving to North Carolina to coach at E.E. Waddell […]
Inclement weather expected late Thursday has cancelled the following ChristmasVille events: The Lighting of the Village has been moved indoors the City Club, still set to start at 7 p.m. The Deck the Halls concert and sing-a-long. It will not be rescheduled.
An anti-sexting campaign has been launched by the 16th Circuit Solicitor’s office, the Rock Hill and Fort Mill school districts to discourage their students from sending or forwarding nude photos or other obscene material from electronic devices. Solicitor Kevin Brackett says parents need to have an ongoing dialogue with their children about sexting and “get […]
ROCK HILL, SC–The Winthrop women’s basketball team has accomplished another first in the program’s history by breaking into this week’s CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 rankings. Coach Kevin Cook’s Eagles moved into the top 25 this week after receiving votes the two previous weeks. Winthrop is tied for 24th place with Quinnipiac. The Eagles are 5-2 […]