Lancaster County Sheriff re-elected to state assocation

Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile has been re-elected to serve another year on the board of the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association. Faile said Wednesday that his one-year term will represent the Midlands and Pee Dee. Faile says that he’s learned that being so close to a large metropolitan area has shown him the value in [...] Read More

Judge delays ruling on Catawbas’ gambling suit

A judge Monday in Columbia said he needs more time to pour through the hundreds of pages of documents filed on behalf of the Catawba Indian Nation seeking a temporary injunction allowing the tribe to operate a gambling casino on the York County reservation. State Senator Wes Hayes said Monday afternoon that the Catawbas’ suit does [...] Read More

Could Ken Ard’s days, or hours, be numbered?

More than a year after news of ethics charges surrounding the campaign finance practices of Lt. Governor Ken Ard arose, some political experts say it could be as early as today that Ard resigns from his post as the state’s number-two constitutional officer. Winthrop University political science professor Scott Huffmon. But Huffmon says that Ard’s [...] Read More

Area leaders lobby for York County in Columbia

Local business leaders and officials from across York County met in Columbia this week to discuss economic development in the area. State Representative Ralph Norman says there are several factors his constituents expect him to deliver. Norman says the legislature needs to remove the red tape in order for the small businesses to have a [...] Read More

Hayes opposing Catawbas’ lawsuit opposing gambling on York County reservation

The chairman of York County’s state legislative delegation says he is willing to do anything in his power to prevent the Catawba Indian Nation from building a massive gaming casino on its reservation here. The Tribe filed suit this week, claiming that the Gambling Cruise Act that allows casino boat gambling off the coast of [...] Read More