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Polish Tire Supplier Opening in Lancaster

$7.5 million and 20 jobs will be coming to Lancaster. MAKROchem, a supplier of carbon black for the rubber and tire industry, headquartered in Lublin, Poland are a leading supplier of carbon black, a reinforcing filler in tires and other rubber products. With more than 20 years of commercial experience, the company also provides comprehensive […]

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Dylann Roof court appearance scheduled

This week, District Judge Richard M. Gergel scheduled an April 5th appearance at the courthouse in downtown Charleston of Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people in a Charleston church. While state prosecutors have said they are seeking the death penalty for Roof, federal prosecutors are still waiting on a Department of […]

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Candidate filing begins for races across South Carolina

People who want to run for office in South Carolina can begin to file their paperwork starting today. The State Election Commission and county commissions will begin accepting paperwork to run in the June primaries and November general election at noon today. Filing runs until noon on March 30th. Every state House and state Senate […]

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Still No Agreement Statewide Roads Bill

The log-jam in Columbia continued Tuesday as Democrats were offering amendments as state senators again debate a bill to get more money to South Carolina highways and bridges. All seven amendments were set aside in votes along party lines Tuesday. The roads debate continues today, with Republicans hoping to get to a vote on the […]

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SC Senate Approves Bill Banning Abortion Past 19 Weeks

A bill banning abortion past 19 weeks in South Carolina could be heading to Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk by week’s end. Senate Democrats have blocked the legislation for years but, Sen. Brad Hutto, a leading opponent, says he still believes it should be the woman’s choice. However, he says the compromise he’s worked on since […]

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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned For Wednesday Morning

South Carolina is getting ready to hold a statewide tornado drill. The exercise is set for 9 a.m.  Wednesday and is part of the state’s Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week. National Weather Service forecasters will issue a tornado warning during the drill so schools, businesses and others can make sure they get warnings through […]

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Wes Climer Makes it Official; He Will Challenge Wes Hayes

As was discussed on the February 18th edition of WRHI’s Straight Talk program, Wes Climer, chairman of the York County Republican Party, announced today that he will be running for the S.C. Senate seat currently held by GOP Sen. Wes Hayes. Climer will make a formal announcement at 10 a.m. Tuesday at his family’s hardware store, […]

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