Journalists converge on DNC sites for walk through tour

Nearly 500 journalists from across the globe, including our own Andrew Kiel, descended on Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte Wednesday for the first behind-the-scenes glimpse of what’s to come with this year’s 2012 Democratic National Convention. Nearly 15-thousand members of the media are expected in town in early September, and organizers know providing [...] Read More

SC Educators unveil plan to replace NCLB in SC

Monday night, educators and the general public had their first chance to see South Carolina’s proposed waiver to the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The fifth of 21 public hearings was held at Northwestern High School led by members of the state education department. Legislative and Public Affairs Director Jay Ragley tells WRHI the [...] Read More

Vandal bends screen; 20 cats escape from Main Street home

Rock Hill police say another 20 cats escaped from an East Main Street animal shelter this week. WRHI’s Andrew Kiel filed this report from the scene Thursday night. Read More

Winstead: Resigning would be the coward’s way out

York County Councilman Eric Winstead faces DUI and open container charges after he was stopped by sheriff’s deputies while driving erratically on Chester Highway Thursday night. The 39-year-old former pastor from York told deputies he was coming back from Columbia and stopped at a bar. According to the report, Winstead had an open bottole of [...] Read More

FMHS Band invited to St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin

Wednesday morning, more than 170 band students at Fort Mill High School learned they’d received an invitation to perform at the St. Patrick’s Parade in Ireland in 2013. Fort Mill Band Director John Pruitt tells WRHI the process started earlier this year — but came to a T today with the big unveiling. Pruitt says [...] Read More