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S.C. group defers Winthrop audit request

The S.C. Legislative Black Caucus’ request for an audit by Winthrop University is on hold for now. Members of the Legislative Audit Council deferred a request by the group Thursday, concluding “the request did not warrant [the council] taff’s resources,” according to a campus-wide e-mail sent by Winthrop’s acting president, Debra Boyd. In March, S.C. […]

Winthrop Poll: S.C. Tea Party “can be a force” in 2016

With just two of a dozen or more presidential candidates having declared their intention to run for office, South Carolina’s tea partyers are already lining up behind Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. In the latest Winthrop Poll released Wednesday, Walker and Texas Senator Tex Cruz were in a statistical tie among the 1,000 or so likekly […]

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Come-See-Me parade on as scheduled

Festival officials say the weather is supposed to stay clear until after 8 p.m.

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Lower gas prices mean few use Rock Hill’s electric car charging stations

“Our hopes were to be near the 20 or 30 range but we’re not there yet,” Burr added. “When the price of fuel came down, interest in electric vehicles declined.”

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Norman: Fairness key to S.C. road improvements

“What you’ve had is a commission that goes by the congressional districts..Everyone is after their particular project.”

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Walker, Bush lead GOP presidential field in latest Winthrop Poll

In the early horse race for the 2016 SC Republican Presidential primary, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush lead the pack with 13.6% and 12.7% of the voters, respectively, if the election was held today, according to the latest Winthrop Poll. The remaining dozen candidates garnered single digit support or less […]

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Rock Hill man dies when his car collides with a tractor-trailer

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a two-vehicle wreck in Lancaster County has left the driver of one of the vehicles dead. Troopers say a tractor-trailer was struck by a Dodge Neon about 9:35 Monday night on SC 341 less than a mile south of the town of Kershaw. The truck driver was not injured, […]

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