CHARLOTTE, NC—The Winthrop men’s basketball team has been selected as a unanimous choice to win the Big South Conference in 2016-17 and senior Keon Johnson was voted as the Preseason Player of the Year, as announced at Big South Media Day Tuesday afternoon. Winthrop received all 30 first-place votes and became the first unanimous preseason […]
City council passed a rezoning request last night in order to allow the development of a new administrative office building for the school district. The proposed building would be three stories and approximately 33,000 square feet in size. It would front black street with parking to its side and rear.
City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance that would issue up to 3.6 million dollars in bonds to finance the design and construction of a 2 story burn building and a four story training tower for Fire Department training purposes. The money would also go towards the installation of railway crossings Quiet Zone […]
Joe Biden visited Five and Dine about a month ago and will be back in Rock Hill next Tuesday. The South Carolina Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign announced today that the Vice President will be headlining two ‘Get Out the Vote’ events in South Carolina on November 1st in Sumter and Rock Hill. Biden will be […]
The tri-county area was once again well represented on the annual North-South Football All-Star roster. Of the 44 rosters spots for the “North” 7 were from York, Chester, and Lancaster Counties. South Pointe’s Cort Neely, Northwestern’s Caliph Brice and Ali Shockley, Lewisville’s Mike Hill, Chester’s Malik Williams, Lancaster’s Ant Foster, and Nation Ford’s Alex Stennett […]
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 […]