Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul visited Rock Hill today, less than 48 hours after he won the endorsement of 5th District Congressman Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land. Speaking to several hundred people at the American Legion Hall, the Kentucky Senator said tax reform at the federal level cannot be revenue neutral. “There is $2 trillion […]
York County Sheriff’s Office captain Allen Brandon has been named the new director of York County’s Department of Public Safety Communications. Brandon, 52, currently oversees Uniform & Field Services division for Sheriff Bruce Bryant, and will shift into the new role October 10, assistant county manager David Larson confirmed Tuesday. A 32-year law enforcement veteran, […]
Winthrop University is the new home to the S.C. Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. The trade group representing more than a hundred radio and television stations across the state recently moved its exhibit to Winthrop from the journalism school at the University of South Carolina.
Winthrop University’s latest capital campaign wrapped up this month with $50.9 million now in the coffers of the university’s foundation. Distinction: The Campaign for Winthrop, the university’s only second-ever capital campaign, raised funds to support student scholarship and faculty endowments, in addition to academic programs, development and research programs and technology initiatives. The largest amount […]
Droughts are like a frog boiling in water because they build up over time. That from Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins, who says the current drought has left Lake Wylie 3′ below target level and closed most boat docks. Perkins tells WRHI that even though water levels aren’t as low now as they were during the […]
The man who co-founded the Children’s Attention Home and was known for his community service and advocacy has died. Bob Porterfield passed away early this morning at the age of 82 after battling cancer for several years. 45 years ago Porterfield was joined by other pastors to start the Children’s Attention Home for abused, neglected […]
OTS Sports Network High School Football Poll (Week 5) 1.Spartanburg (12) 2.Byrnes (1) 3.Hillcrest 4.Northwestern 5.South Pointe 6.Westside 7.Hartsville 8.Fort Dorchester 9.Dillon 10.Greer (First place votes in parentheses) Others receiving votes: Dorman, Westwood, Newberry, York, Lexington The OTS Statewide Poll is voted on by the following: Chris Miller, Robert Earl Carter, Gene Knight, Scott Wells, […]