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Winthrop Falls To Butler, 76-64, In NCAA Tournament First Round

MILWAUKEE, WI—A 14-2 run midway through the second half by Butler stopped Winthrop’s attempt at erasing its double-figure deficit at the half as 13th-seeded Winthrop fell 76-64 to 4th-seeded Butler, Thursday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in the Bradley Center. With the loss, the Eagles season comes to a close with […]

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York Tech Closed During Protests

York Tech announced in an email Tuesday that their Rock Hill campus will be closed this Friday and Saturday due to protests happening at the school. The Rock Hill and Western York County branches of the NAACP announced in a statement last week that they would be gathering on those days Friday and Saturday  to […]

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Fort Mill Peach Crop Damaged by Cold Weather

Peach farmers in Fort Mill woke up to blooms that were severely damaged by the arctic blast that hit the Charlotte area yesterday morning. Farmers said they started worrying about potential crop loss months ago when they saw how warm the winter was going to be. Usually when they prune peach trees, there are few […]

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Former Panther Approved as York Co. Magistrate Judge

Former cop and Carolina Panther Michael Scurlock was approved Wednesday by the S.C. Senate as York County’s newest magistrate judge. His appointment to the bench came after a nomination by state Sen. Wes Climer, R-Rock Hill and acceptance by Gov. Henry McMaster. Scurlock joins Chisa Putman, sworn in last week after nomination by Climer, as […]

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AUDIO: Winthrop Professor Discusses Trump Presidency

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SC House Passes Budget

The house budget was passed Tuesday morning by the South Carolina House.  House speaker Jay Lucas released a statement saying ‘although new revenue is scarce in comparison to years past, the House successfully appropriated additional educational resources for South Carolina students, provided a pathway to solvency for our state’s retirement system, and assisted struggling families […]

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Rock Hill Receives Honors for Freedom Walkway

Rock Hill South Carolina was one of six cities recognized for implementing programs that promote and enhance cultural diversity in their community. The League of Cities presented Rock Hill with the award for their work in creating Freedom Walkway in downtown Rock Hill. The walkway is in honor of the nine individuals who chose to […]

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