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‘DNC for Me’ shows business how to profit off September Convention

With September’s Democratic National Convention just over four months away, local business owners hoping to get in on the action had their first chance to see what the DNC will bring to the Carolinas. The group known as SC in 2012 hosted “The DNC for Me” Tuesday night at the Baxter Hood Center, where organizers […]

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Local DNC events gaining steam

As the Democratic National Convention gears up in Charlotte, a local effort here in York County is underway to bring business and some of the 35-thousand delegates, security staff and media to South Carolina. The group known as SC in 2012 is hosting the first of what look to be several information sessions on how […]

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Carowinds unveils WindSeeker for 2012 season

Carowinds opens for the 2012 season this weekend  and Friday park officials held a preview for the media and park VIPs for the unveiling of the 301-foot tall WindSeeker. The 6.5-million dollar attraction takes up to 64-passengers per run at speeds upwards of 30 miles per hour. VIDEO: Carowinds’ Windseeker York County Convention and Visitors […]

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Ex-county councilman Blake to challenge incumbent Roddey

The man who lost his county council seat to Bump Roddey more than a year ago said he wants his seat back. 63-year-old Roy Blake said Monday that he’ll challenge Roddey for the district 4 on the democratic party ticket. Blake told the Rock Hill Herald that Roddey has not done enough in his last […]

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Police Chief: Rock Hill officers assisting with DNC security

With the Democratic National Convention coming to the Queen City in just a little over five months, Rock Hill Police Chief John Gregory says that a handful of Rock Hill officers will be heading to Charlotte, joining some 2-thousand other law enforcement officers from across the country for the three-day event. Gregory said Wednesday around […]

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Rock Hill woman to challenge Mulvaney for congressional seat

The owner of a small international sales and marketing agency says she will run for the 5th Congressional District seat currently occupied by Republican Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land. Joyce Knott is a Spartanburg native who has lived in Rock Hill for the last 20 years.  Knott was a member of the John Spratt for […]

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York County airport promoting itself for the DNC

The Rock Hill York County Airport is marketing itself to those who will visit Charlotte in September for the Democratic National Convention.  Airport administrator Eric Ramsdell told city and county council members that this airport is the closest to the convention site. Ramsdell says social media is being used to circulate the video. Ramsdell says […]

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