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Kindergarten French Immersion Extension

The Rock Hill school district will be extending the application period for kindergarten French immersion until June 30 in an effort to get more students signed up for the program this fall. School leaders said in early May they were suspending the French immersion program for kindergarten, based at Rosewood Elementary School, because not enough […]

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Foundation donates bikes to YMCA for children’s triathlon here

The family of one of the victims of the deadly mass shootings in Sandy Hook, Connecticut donated some bicycles to the Upper Palmetto YMCA this week. The bikes will help more than 30 children with the Y train beginning Monday for a triathlon that will take place August 2nd. Winthrop men’s basketball coach Pat Kelsey […]

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York County primary turnout Tuesday lower than statewide turnout

Turnout in Tuesday’s South Carolina primary elections depended on where you voted. York County Republican Party Chairman Joel Hamilton says he’s pleased with the 10.6% turnout, though he says that was lower than the state as a whole, which had 13.9% turnout. “We did have some precincts that got over 20% turnout.  Our friends out […]

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#SCPrimary 2016 Election Results

Former York County GOP Chairman, Wes Climer, has unseated 25 year State Senator Wes Hayes in their hotly contested Senate primary.  Climer edged Hayes 52%-48% as the challenger tallied 4,989 votes to the incumbents 4,683.  Climer won 28 of the 44 precincts in the District 15 seat.  Climer told WRHI that when he spoke with […]

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Man facing 39 charges connected with suspected dog fighting

York County Deputies and K9 units searching for a burglary suspect last week found 13 pit bull dogs suspected to have been used in dog fighting. The dogs were discovered on Prairie Hill Road in York. Eleven of the dogs were on chains tied to the ground by car axels. Eight of them had severe […]

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Primary Election Day Today!

It’s primary election day in York County and across South Carolina. The race in our area that’s received the most attention is the Republican primary race between 25-year State Senate incumbent Wes Hayes and his challenger, former York County Republican Party Chairman Wes Climer. The 17th district senate seat is also open on the Democratic […]

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Initial approval given to Fort Mill project that would bring 2900 homes

Property owned by former Congressman John Spratt where 2900 homes are planned won the first of two annexation and rezoning approvals Monday night from the Fort Mill Town Council. The property is in the ward represented by Councilman James Shirey, who says even if the property is not annexed and rezoned, that wouldn’t prevent residential […]

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