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YMCA, Clover School District break ground on future facility

Ground was broken today on what will eventually be a 66,000 square-foot full-service YMCA with an aquatic center on Highway 274 across from Crowders Creek Elementary and Middle School. The project is a partnership between the Upper Palmetto YMCA and the Clover School District. Superintendent Marc Sosne says seeing the shovels turning dirt is the […]

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Local leaders’ remarks on the Confederate flag at the SC Capitol

A collection of both elected and appointed officials’ remarks on the confederate flag in South Carolina.

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Executive Inn still standing after June 1 demolition deadline

The demolition is “a huge undertaking with people who don’t do this every day,” city building inspector Mike Nugent said.

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Winthrop’s new first family moves in the President’s House

Ahead of his first day as the eleventh president of Winthrop University, Dan Mahony and his wife, Laura, and their children moved into the President’s House on campus Tuesday. The couple uprooted their family from Kent, Ohio after Mahony was named the next president of Winthrop in March. His first official day is July 1. […]

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28 SC counties declared as a Stage 1 drought

Residents are also strongly encouraged to limit outdoor watering to no more than two days each week.

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Rock Hill gives green light to Knowledge Park plan, agreement

After lingering in a nine-month holding pattern, Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park development efforts are now ramping to full steam ahead. City council Monday approved the final version of an amendment to a  Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district designed to scoop $40 million in deferred property tax revenue from the city, county and Rock Hill […]

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Two bodies pulled from Lake Wylie in unrelated incidents

The York County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are investigating the early morning drowning of a 19-year-old counselor at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie. Randy Ashford witnessed two camp counselors jumping from the Buster Boyd Bridge. “They came up the rocks, ran down the sidewalk, set up on the edge […]

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