AUDIO: Winthrop University hosts gubernatorial debate

The Britton Auditorium at Winthrop university hosted 6 gubernatorial candidates last night for a debate.  The group answered questions regarding education, gun control and abortion. Republican candidate Yancey McGill said he is in support of a personhood bill because of how he grew up. American Party candidate Martin Berry does not believe there is a […] Read More

AUDIO: Gov. McMaster’s approval rating at 46%

This coming June primaries begin as South Carolina will either elect a new Governor or elect current Governor Henry McMaster.  McMaster took over for former Governor Nikki Haley just over a year ago. Poll Director Scott Huffman said McMaster’s biggest issue going into this year’s race is the 1 and 5 people who have not yet […] Read More

AUDIO: Winthrop Psychology professor on school safety

Following the tragic events in Parkland Florida earlier this year schools around the country and in Rock Hill have begun the discussion on how to make their schools safer. Winthrop Psychology professor Melissa Reeves understands how to mentally help students move forward from experiencing such an event.  She said supporting students in the aftermath of […] Read More

1 killed in head-on crash involving 18-wheeler in York County

Authorities said one person was killed Thursday morning in a crash in York County.  The head-on collision between a truck and an 18-wheeler happened around 5 a.m. on Highway 161, near Crossland Road. Emergency officials told Channel 9 that the 18-wheeler caught fire after the crash and that there was also a fuel spill.  The […] Read More

Lancaster County man dies in crash with tractor-truck near Clover

An early morning Thursday crash claimed the life of a 27-year-old Lancaster County man who died in a head-on crash with a commercial tractor-trailor truck that caught fire in York County. Matthew Biggers of Kershaw died at the scene, said Sabrina Gast, York County Coroner. The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. Thursday on S.C. 161, […] Read More

AUDIO: Passing impact fees could result in property tax decrease in Fort Mill

York County is exploring the idea of increase impact fees on new homes and apartments in Fort Mill.  Patrick White with the Fort Mill School Board said if the full impact fee is passed…and growth truly pays for growth….the new bonds would be payed for by the impact fees collected over the next 3 years. […] Read More

AUDIO: Phenom Hoops building relationship with York County

Phenom Hoops is one of the Premiere basketball recruiting agencies in the Southeast and last weekend they hosted a basketball tournament in York County, which brought 5 of the top 50 recruits into the state. Billy Dunlap, Executive Director for the Rock Hill York County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau said it brought some big name […] Read More