Mulvaney pleased with court’s ruling upholding SC Voter ID law

South Carolina’s controversial Voter ID law was upheld Wednesday in a federal courtroom. Under the ruling the law that would require voters to present a photo ID when voting starting with the November 2013 elections. State Attorney General Alan Wilson calls the ruling a major victory for South Carolina’s election process. U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney [...] Read More

Oborokumo likely to succeed Hinton on Rock Hill City Council

The lone candidate on the rolls for Rock Hill’s Ward 1 city council seat seat says she was hand-picked by Rock Hill City Councilwoman Susie Hinton to run for the seat after Hinton said earlier this year she was moving out of the boundaries of her district. Sandra Oborokumo, who was born in Rock Hill [...] Read More

Blackwell, Williams face off at Winthrop University in West Forum debate

The two candidates for York County Council’s District 6 seat faced off in what may have very well been the final debate between incumbent Britt Blackwell and challenger Gary Williams Thursday. The two spoke before an audience at Winthrop’s DiGiorgio Student Center, trading barbs on the effectiveness of the incumbent and the challenger’s intentions if [...] Read More

Candidates debate Knights Stadium, Voter ID at NAACP forum

York County’s future plans for Knights Castle in Fort Mill were up for discussion last night during a debate held by the Rock Hill chapter of the NAACP. The Knights are set to move to Charlotte in the spring of 2014, leaving the property adjacent to Interstate 77 vacant for future development. York County Council [...] Read More

Special Election set for Nov. 27 to fill city council seat

Rock Hill City officials Thursday announced the date for the special election to be held to fill the city council seat opening up with the vacating Susie Hinton. This summer, Hinton announced she was moving outside the boundaries of Ward 1, meaning she can no longer hold the seat. A special election for Hinton’s seat [...] Read More