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Winthrop University welcomes freshmen and transfer students during convocation

New students at Winthrop University attended the school’s traditional convocation Monday afternoon at the Byrnes Auditorium. The keynote speaker was Dr. Mark Evans, a 2006 Winthrop alum. Today Evans is the supply chain manager for the Americas division of BSN Medical, a leading manufacturer of medical devices. Evans told the incoming freshmen and transfers that […]

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Northern York County interchange receives federal funds for construction

The South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission has approved allocating more than $1.6 million in federal earmarked funds toward improvements at the Interstate 77-Gold Hill Road interchange. The project was on York County’s third Pennies for Progress referendum. It involves upgrading the existing interchange to a double crossover diamond interchange. It will be the first […]

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Rock the Hill pep rally welcomes new students to Winthrop University

Even though college basketball season is a few months away, hundreds of new Winthrop University students Saturday turned out at the Coliseum for a Rock the Hill pep rally. Winthrop athletic director Ken Halpin says the event was about more than just trying to get the new students to become Eagle fans. “We really do […]

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Catawba Nuclear Station hosts hundreds of people at Grillfest

The Catawba Nuclear Station held its 2nd annual Grillfest Saturday at Catawba Park in York. Scott Andresen, marketing coordinator for Duke Energy, says the annual event is a chance for Duke Energy to give back to and thank the community. “The whole point is for our neighbors who allow us to work in this community […]

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2016 High School Football: Week 0 Final Scores

Final High School Football scores from OTS Sports Network games and across the Carolinas. Local Games: Lancaster 47 Indian Land 10   Nation Ford 28 Irmo 27   #4 South Pointe 30 #1 Northwestern 23   Fort Mill 13 Spring Valley 21   Clover 48 Ashbrook 13   Lewisville 36 Andrew Jackson 6   Rock […]

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Law enforcement authorities want help finding a wanted man

York Police and the York County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man wanted on attempted murder charges. 22-year-old Anthony Christopher Shannon, also known as Ant, is wanted by York Police for attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. Rock Hill police also have warrants for Shannon. The sheriff’s office says […]

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Cleanup of Lowenstein Building expected to take a couple of months

Cleanup is underway at the Lowenstein Building on West White Street in Rock Hill as part of the process of converting the old Bleachery into University Center at Knowledge Park. Tim Elliott with Knowledge Park master developer Sora-Phelps says he’s extremely excited to get started on the project. “What we’re getting now, what you’re seeing, […]

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