Fort Mill High one of nine finalists for state award

Thursday afternoon, the South Carolina Association of School Administrators named Fort Mill High School as one of nine finalists for the prestigious 2012 Palmetto Finest Schools Award. In a release Thursday from the district, Fort Mill was one of 20 schools that submitted a 20-page application and went through an on-site review by an exam [...] Read More

State Representative says SC is ready for the first-in-the-South Primary

As the general assembly heads back to Columbia today, it looks like the fallout from a supreme court decision requiring the state to pay for Saturday’s primary won’t be as severe as initially tought. Rock Hill Representative Gary Simrill says a committee is set to meet this week to discuss the funding for the primary, [...] Read More

Lindemann arrested for DUI

A former York County Councilman who’s already had several brushes with the law — and who’s still set to head to federal prison in a few weeks earned himself another strike on his rap sheet Tuesday. Police say 32-year-old Paul Lindemann struck a mailbox just after 1:45 Tuesday morning in Fort Mill’s Baxter Village. State [...] Read More

Simrill offers ideas on changing the way the state’s gas taxes are computed

With the General Assembly heading back to Columbia in just over a week, discussions are already underway about some of the hot issues that will take place on the sate house floor this session. With much of the nation’s oil supply — and the price of gas — dependent on global politics, Rock Hill representative [...] Read More

County leaders meeting in Columbia to push for state grant money

York County leaders are headed to Columbia today to meet with leaders from the State Infrastructure Bank discussing the county’s grant application that would help pay for an extension to Dave Lyle Blvd. While the project was stalled a year ago over lack of funding, a change of heart among Charleston County leaders has freed [...] Read More