Police Chief: 14 local officers joining 2,000 nationwide to work the DNC

This time next month, an extra 35-thousand people will make their way to the Charlotte region for the Democratic National Convention.c And among those visitors will be a small but well-trained contingent of local law enforcement keeping the facilities, roads and free speech zones in and around center-city Charlotte safe. Rock Hill Police Chief John [...] Read More

No injuries in parking lot shooting off Cherry Road

Authorities say no one was injured after several gunshots were fired in the parking lot of a Cherry Road shopping center Monday afternoon. Just after 3:30 Monday, police say an unknown number of men traded bullets outside the Jersey Mike’s. Rock Hill Police spokesman Lt. Brad Redfearn says one of the men was driving a [...] Read More

Basden, James, Dark Horse Band take home awards at Showdown

A large crowd turned out at the Rock Hill Galleria Saturday for the Texaco Country Showdown. Katie Basden of Durham, North Carolina won first place and will advance to the state competition in Columbia. Steven James of Fort Mill finished second, whil… Read More

GAC Album Review: Gloriana’s A Thousand Miles Left Behind

While the title might subtly suggest otherwise, Nashville harmony-trio Gloriana’s sophomore record builds more on an expressive sense of belonging than it does on wanting to leave certain places in the dust. On A Thousand Miles Left Behind, due in stores this week on July 31, Gloriana has never sounded more confident and comfortable than [...] Read More

Darius Rucker Says Hootie & The Blowfish Will Record Again

Darius Rucker has established himself as a successful solo artist in the country music genre, but he is still part of Hootie & The Blowfish. Darius tells Billboard that while making country music is his priority, the band isn’t quite done yet. “There’s one more Hootie record and tour that we’re going to do,” he [...] Read More