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10 named as teachers of the year in Clover Schools

Ten teachers in the Clover School District were recognized Tuesday by their colleges as teachers of the year. The teachers, publicly named this week, become part of the Clover School District Teacher Forum, a program designed to help develop teacher leaders. Each school teacher of the year now enters into an evaluation process in which […]

2014-15 Winthrop Common Book project focuses on food supply

This fall, Winthrop University’s incoming freshman class will learn more about this country’s food supply and how food arrives at our drive-thru windows, grocery stores and kitchen tables. The university Tuesday unveiled it’s latest Common Book, “Where am I Eating.” The book focuses on the global concern of the food supply and its effects on […]

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Free dental clinic coming to Rock Hill in August; $1 million in care given away

Thousands of residents in York, Chester and Lancaster counties will have the chance to receive free dental care later this summer in Rock Hill. The S.C. Dental Association, a trade group of dentists across the state, his hosting its fifth statewide Dental Access Days. Over an 18-hour period August 8 and 9, dentists, dental hygenists, […]

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70 years after his death, Rock Hill fighter pilot given full military honors

A fighter pilot from York County finally received his full military honors Monday — some 70 years after he was shot down and killed during World War II. Lt. Neill S. Walker died December 15, 1943. The body of the 22-year-old Rock Hill High School graduate was found by an Italian family among the wreckage […]

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March jobless rates show improvement locally, statewide

The latest unemployment figures provide good news for much of the tri-county area, as well as for the state. The Department of Employment and Workforce reports that York County’s jobless rate dropped .2 percent in March to 6.7 percent. That’s still well below the 9.6 percent rate the county experienced in March 2013. Chester County’s […]

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N.C. man arrested after deadly drunk driving wreck in York Co.

A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with a three-vehicle wreck in York County January 31 that claimed the life of a man three days later. 59-year-old Anthony Ogden of Gastonia is charged with felony DUI resulting in death. Ogden was one of three drivers involved in the crash that happened on US […]

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Graham: Sen. Tim Scott a ‘Godsend’ to the Republican Party

This week’s Winthrop University Poll shows sizable gains in support for S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Lindsey Graham. But elsewhere in the poll — an interesting set of results on the popularity and approval rating of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. In the poll of registered South Carolina voters conducted earlier this month, 43 pecent […]

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