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Fort Mill School District Amends Back To School Calendar

Fort Mill’s school board met Tuesday night to discuss changes to its back to school plan for submission to State Superintendent Molly Spearman.  Among the changes was moving the start date to August 31st. The final day of school will now be June 11th. In addition, the school amended its Return To School Plan for […]

Clover Schools Move First Day To August 24th

Clover School District became the latest area school district to make changes to its back to school plan, most notably by moving it start date back to August 24th. The district made no changes to its three tiered plan for return.  Those models include the Hybrid Model, all virtual, and traditional.  The district will start the […]

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Detectives Arrest Suspect in String of Armed Robberies

50 year old Travis Lamont Gathers of Rock Hill was arrested at an apartment complex in Lake Wylie last night. Gathers is suspected of six armed robberies. It is believed Gathers began the armed robbery spree on June 28th by robbing the BoJangles in Lake Wylie. In that case, at gun point, he robbed the […]

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Former SC Adjutant General Stan Spears Dies At 83

Major General Stanhope S. Spears Sr., who served 16 years as the elected 26th Adjutant General of the State of South Carolina, died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, according to his obituary. Spears served as Adjutant General of South Carolina from 1995-2011. The Clover native began his military service career in 1962 and he […]

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SCDHEC Reports 89% Recovery Rate; 1,725 New Cases And 26 New Deaths

COLUMBIA, S.C. —  The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,725 new confirmed cases and no new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 26 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. There are currently 1,438 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19, and 177 of those patients are […]

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Governor McMaster Issues “Last Call” Executive Order

In a Friday press conference, Governor Henry McMaster issued his latest Executive Order in the state’s battle against the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.  The “Last Call” order prohibits bars and restaurants from selling alcohol after 11pm each evening.  Any bar or restaurant caught violating the order would be fined and could lose its liquor license.  McMaster […]

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SCDHEC Reports 1,537 New COVID-19 Cases; 38 New Deaths

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,537 new confirmed cases and no new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 38 additional confirmed deaths* and no new probable deaths. *Today’s 38 deaths included some deaths of individuals that were delayed in being reported to DHEC since June 24. The agency is […]

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