Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Wednesday to pay S.C. state employees who missed work because their offices were closed Oct. 5-7 during Hurricane Matthew. The S.C. governor is able to authorize leave with pay for state employees who are absent from work because of a state of emergency or hazardous weather conditions. Haley […]
South Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in September from 5.1 percent in August, the first time the jobless rate has dropped below 5 percent since April 2001. Employment increased in September by 4,682 workers to 2,185,902, a new record high, and the number of unemployed dropped by 4,985 to 112,018. The result was […]
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The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 70 people on 135 drug charges. The undercover operation that began in January ended today with arrests and the seizure of crack, cocaine, marijuana, heroine and prescription medication. The sheriffs office still has 10-15 people to pick up and estimates that 75 to 80 percent are repeat offenders.
Recently, Fort Mill resident Lisa Sheppard was in for an unpleasant surprise when she saw a snake slithering on the dashboard of her truck. Sheppard says the snake played peekaboo for about ten minutes popping its head in and out of her dashboard. The snake continued to come through the dash and slither down until […]
A state highway panel voted Thursday morning to name a road in honor of Jacob Hall, the 6-year-old who was mortally wounded in a shooting at Townville Elementary School. The South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission unanimously approved the road naming at their meeting in Columbia. The intersection of Interstate 85 and S.C. 24 in […]
York County Election Officials have opened a temporary office in Rock Hill where York County voters may vote absentee or receive a free voter ID. The permanent office in York, located at 13 South Congress Street, will also offer these services. The hours for the offices are as follows: Temporary Rock Hill Office: 155 Johnston […]