Local DNC events gaining steam

As the Democratic National Convention gears up in Charlotte, a local effort here in York County is underway to bring business and some of the 35-thousand delegates, security staff and media to South Carolina. The group known as SC in 2012 is hosting the first of what look to be several information sessions on how [...] Read More

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

Upcoming GOP Presidential Debates

There will be several opportunities prior to the SC GOP Primary next Saturday to view debates among the Presidential candidates. Saturday, January 14th Huckabee Form 2: South Carolina Undecided 8:00PM EST on Fox News (taped broadcast) Location: Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston, South Carolina Sponsor: Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Congressman Tim Scott [...] Read More

Lawmakers rebuke “great day in SC” statement

It’s a great day in South Carolina… or is it? Several months ago Governor Nikki Haley asked state employees to answer their phones with that greeting. However, a York County lawmaker and a Lowcountry legislator want to stop it. State Representative John King says he and fellow lawmaker Wendell Gilliard of Charleston don’t think it’s [...] Read More

Economic Development board launches targeted industries study

ROCK HILL — The York Economic Development Board Tuesday approved a targeted industries study that will be conducted by a Raleigh, North Carolina-based consulting firm. County Economic Development Director Mark Farris says the study will find businesses and industries that match the county’s strengths and the opportunities it provides for expansion and relocation. Farris says [...] Read More