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Special Election set for Nov. 27 to fill city council seat

Rock Hill City officials Thursday announced the date for the special election to be held to fill the city council seat opening up with the vacating Susie Hinton. This summer, Hinton announced she was moving outside the boundaries of Ward 1, meaning she can no longer hold the seat. A special election for Hinton’s seat […]

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York County Republicans, Democrats spar over party politics

With the two major political parties conventions now square in the rear-view mirror, and with less than two months go to before the General election, the two heads of York County’s Republican and Democratic disagreed on-air Tuesday as to what direction the nation should take. York County Republican Party Chairman Glenn Mc-Call gives his review […]

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Ballou kicks off run for Rock Hill School Board seat

A new challenger is throwing his name in the ring vying to assume the Rock Hill School Board seat soon to be vacant from the retirement of Board Chairman Bob Norwood. Dan Ballou, who in a release late Monday was described as a business owner and parent with two daughters in Rock Hill Schools, hopes […]

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Winthrop students dive into politics with RNC, DNC

For more than a month, some 30 Winthrop Students have taken a crash course in political conventions, and Thursday they wrapped up nearly two weeks of intense, hands-on study of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. All this week, the students were in Charlotte getting a hands-on look at what occurs behind the scenes at […]

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RNC’s Steele on moving Obama’s speech: “It better rain”

Some familiar national faces are in Charlotte this week — although with the Democratic National Convention, you might question their attendance in a sea of the opposite political party. WRHI’s Andrew Kiel caught up with former RNC Chairman Michael Steele right after the announcement Thursday’s speech from President Obama would be moved to Time Warner […]

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SC Delegation gets (nearly) front-row seats for Obama’s speech

Tonight President Barack Obama will make his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. The threat of thunderstorms prompted the party to move the speech from Bank of America Stadium to Time Warner Cable Arena. York County Councilman Bump Roddey, a South Carolina delegate at the convention, says it’s important to keep delegates and […]

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NAACP, sorority holding candidate forum

Rock Hill’s chapter of the NAACP and a Winthrop sorority announced Wednesday they will hold political forums for several offices up for grabs this November. The NAACP and the Winthrop’s chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha say they’ll host incumbents and challengers for city, county, statewide and national races September 20 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church […]

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