GAC Will Broadcast George Jones Funeral Live from the Grand Ole Opry House

George Jones’ funeral will take place on Thursday, May 2 at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, starting at 10 a.m. Central and will be open to the public. Doors will open at 9 a.m. GAC will broadcast the funeral service live at 10 a.m. Central, with radio partners WSM 650AM and SiriusXM [...] Read More

Fort Mill voters OK $54M school bond package with 82 percent approval

Voters in Fort Mill Tuesday unanimously passed a $54 million school bond referendum to fund a number of infrastructure improvements to build the district’s capacity to effectively and safely serve students. By 8:30 p.m., the final votes were counted, with the measure overwhelmingly passing with an 82 percent affirmative vote. Lisa McCarley co-chaired the committee [...] Read More

Car seat maker Britax completes move from Charlotte to York Co.

A company that just a month ago relocated its Charlotte headquarters to Fort Mill credits the decision to move to South Carolina with opening new opportunities for business. Britax makes high-end car seats for infants and children, and moved to a new state-of-the-art facility off Pleasant Road in March. Britax CEO John Chamberlain said the [...] Read More

York County inks new deal with Texas consultant in county manager search

York County Council has inked a new deal in hiring now a second firm to handle its search for a new county manager. The new firm, hired after the council met in executive session Monday, is the Waters Consulting Group, of Dallas, Tex. Waters was selected following a decision more than a week ago to [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney Starts “Spread The Love Fund” to Help Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Like so many, Kenny Chesney watched the bombings at the Boston Marathon in incredulity and horror. The idea that people who’d trained so hard, who’d improved and become better runners for the iconic race – and those who’d turned out to cheer them on – would be injured was unthinkable. Like so many, he didn’t [...] Read More