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Watoto Children’s Choir tours in Rock Hill March 10

The Watoto Children’s Choir brings makes a stop in Rock Hill next week as part of a four-month tour across the United States. The children — all orphans — are ambassadors of the Watoto tribe and are working to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children from Africa. Their tour started […]

Piedmont team, assistant chief earn top nods from S.C. EMS group

Piedmont Medical Center paramedics Marcus Barnes and Rodney Dutton and EMS Assistant Chief Robert White swept up a series of awards at the S.C. EMS Network’s annual symposium this past weekend in Myrtle Beach. Barnes and Dutton were runners up in the state paramedic competition, while White was named the S.C. Paramedic of the Year. […]

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Longtime Chester supervisor Roddey ousted in election do-over

Chester County supervisor Carlisle Roddey may have run — and lost — his final race for office Tuesday. Roddey, who has held the office leading the county’s day-to-day operations for two stints over the last 30 years, lost by 352 votes to political newcomer Shane Stuart. The March 3 election was a do-over ordered by […]

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I-77 wreck shuts down southbound traffic

The southbound lanes of Interstate 77 are currently shut down as emergency personnel tend to a wreck on near the Dave Lyle Blvd. overpass. Drivers are being rerouted off the interstate as of 3 p.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred around 2:14 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, but did not involve injuries. But […]

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New Winthrop poll indicates whether Graham should run for president

Six in ten South Carolinians, including nearly two-thirds of registered voters, say U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham should not run for president, according to Winthrop Poll respondents. The senior senator from S.C. is exploring a White House run in 2016. His approval rating stands at 45.5% among all poll respondents, 46.5% among registered voters and 60.3% […]

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Winthrop finalist Shao gives nod to Knowledge Park partnership

At the College of Charleston, Alan Shao and his 800-plus colleagues on staff are responsible for shaping the minds of about 11,000 students studying — and living — in one of the south’s oldest cities. At Winthrop, the faculty and staff census is a bit smaller and the student body is about half the size. […]

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Broad River Furniture bringing 200 jobs to Fort Mill this year

A Pineville-based home furnishings retailer is bringing a new corporate campus and distribution center to York County. Ashley Furniture Home Store licensee Broad River Furniture is making a $12.6 investment at the Lakemont Business Park in Fort Mill. The investment is expected to bring 200 jobs to Fort Mill. Broad River Furniture has grown to […]

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