A proposed aquatics center in Clover is now one step closer to fruition with a county council committee’s approval of $1 million towards the construction of an outdoor water park. Following the approval of the allocation from the county’s hospitality tax commission three weeks ago, a three-member Finance & Operations unanimously approved the measure Monday. […]
Walter “Mickey” Gibson has a few thousand more Benjamin bill in his pocket — after cashing in a winning $100,000 lottery ticket at his favorite convenience store in Lancaster. Gibson recently spent $5 on a “Tons of Funds” lottery ticket on Pageland Highway and his investment was increased by more than 20,000. “I don’t have […]
York County drug agents have charged three people with selling high-grade marijuana to students at Winthrop University among others, drug unit commander Marvin Brown said Monday. Brian Beatty, 22; Monica Mims, 20; and Kelsey Mosley, 22, face a combined 17 charges related to the possession and distribution of marijuana, heroin, mushrooms and anxiety medication. Keon […]
For the first time since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Carowinds has removed metal detectors from its security screening process for guests. The park, which straddles the North Carolina-South Carolina line, added the walk-through detectors in response to the events of 9/11, but Carowinds’ parent company, Cedar Fair, has slowly removed them from its […]
Texas senator Ted Cruz broke the proverbial ribbon of 2016 presidential hopefuls to visit Rock Hill Friday morning. Cruz spoke to about 200 supporters in a town-hall style forum, earning more than a half-dozen standing ovations from the crowd after mentions of repealing Obamacare, abolishing Common Core and supporting the nation of Israel. “Every candidate […]
Thursday marked the 33rd edition of OTS Media Group’s Great Easter Egg Classic. Check out our gallery of the event and if you would like to receive high-resolution copy of a photo, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the photo number and we will send it your way.
The cause of a fire that sent two Newport firefighters to the hospital has been undetermined, the York County Fire Marshal’s Office told WRHI’s news partner CN2 Wednesday. The March 23 blaze at a home off Volunteer Drive forced two people out of their home and hospitalized firefighters Rich Diamonti and Joseph Volk for several […]