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Winthrop presidential search committee to name finalists

Later this week, we’ll have an idea of whom Winthrop University’s board of trustees may choose from to be the university’s eleventh president. The Board of Trustees will meet in open session Wednesday at 12 noon to hear the presidential search committee’s presentation of three to five candidates to the full board. Several public meetings […]

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York County to roll out text to 9-1-1 service in March

York County’s 9-1-1 center will soon be the first in the region to accept text messages in an emergency. Monday night, York County Council will consider an amendment to an agreement with Colorado-based Intrado to roll out the text message service that will be monitored and answered by existing call-takers and dispatchers working in the […]

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Harry Potter-inspired sport world championships coming to Rock Hill

The US Quidditch World Cup comes to Rock Hill April 11th and 12th as 80 collegiate and club teams from dozens of US states meet for one of the world’s most unique sporting events. Quidditch is a full-contact, competitive, gender-integrated sport inspired by the Harry Potter series. It began in 2005 and has since spread […]

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Haley: Giti Tire, Chester County a ‘family’ fit

The first shovels of dirt were flung in the air Thursday morning as dignitaries from across the globe broke ground on the new Giti Tire USA plant in Chester County. The first phase of Giti’s plan calls for developing 250 acres of land near I-77 in Richburg and when fully operational, will employ 1,700 people. […]

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Future Hall-of-Fame QB speaking to Boy Scouts at Winthrop

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be the featured speaker at the 2015 Boy Scouts Palmetto Council Distinguished Citizen Dinner at the Winthrop Coliseum March 26th. Manning is the NFL’s all-time career leader in touchdown passes and a one-time Super Bowl champion with the Indianapolis Colts. The former University of Tennessee signal caller was recently […]

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Celanese Road Walmart case lands in lap of a York County judge

A Rock Hill neighborhood’s fight against a Walmart grocery store is not over yet as the developer, Atlanta-based Halpern Enterprises, has more hurdles to clear before ever breaking ground. Halpern and a handful of neighbors from the Swan Meadows community went before York County Master-in-Equity judge Jack Kimball Tuesday, where Kimball will eventually rule on […]

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Rock Hill, York County tax plan to include storm water work in Sunset Park

Negotiations between the City of Rock Hill and a select group of York County council members continue this week surrounding the city’s proposed expansion of a special tax district for the Knowledge Park area. The proposed agreement, which would redirect new property tax revenue in the area for 25 years, is dependent on approval from […]

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