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Wingate to run for retiring School Board chair Norwood’s seat

Rock Hill businessman Wayne Wingate has thrown in his hat to run for the Rock Hill School Board, to fill the seat currently occupied by board Chairman Bob Norwood. Wingate tells WRHI the district has had a great track record, and he hopes to bring his experience to help that grow. Wingate praised the leadership […]

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Squabbled election season may have silver lining, party leaders say

Three York County Council hopefuls will appear on the November 6th ballot as petition candidates because the State Supreme Court ruled that they had not complied with state law in filing financial records.  That has made things more difficult for the Democratic and Republican parties who in some cases are finding themselves unable to support […]

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Hayes facing opposition from petition Tea Party candidate

For the first time in 20 years, veteran State Senator Wes Hayes of Rock Hill faces opposition in his re-election bid. State election officials have notified Tea Party candidate Joe Thompson that he submitted enough valid signatures to have his name on the November ballot. Hayes says having opposition is not much of a change […]

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Thompson seeking to unseat longtime S.C. Senator Wes Hayes

A Clover small businessman and local tea party chairman has announced his intentions to unseat longtime state senator Wes Hayes as a petition candidate in November. Joe Thompson, who’s currently the head of the group SC District 5 patriots, was outside the Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s book signing in Rock Hill this morning, seeking the […]

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Rinehart Back on the Ballot

Rock Hill businessman John Rinehart Senior says he turned in more than 1,300 signatures to get his name on the November ballot as a petition candidate for York County Council District Two. Rinehart thanked his volunteers Friday and says his campaign will be full of challenges and opportunities. He says one of those challenges is […]

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Rubio brings book tour though Rock Hill

ROCK HILL — Florida Senator and possible vice-presidential running mate Marco Rubio was in Rock Hill Friday, signing copies of his memoir on a multi-state tour. While he wouldn’t directly comment on his future political aspirations, he quickly took President Obama to task following Friday’s national unemployment figures. Just over 40 people stood in line […]

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Rinehart to re-launch candidacy for York County Council

Local businessman John Rinehart, Sr., will announce Friday what he calls the success of his petition drive to be on the November 6th ballot as a candidate for York County Council District 2.   In a news release Wednesday, Rinehart says supporters have, “worked tirelessly to collect these signatures and will announce the final results” […]

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