SCHP, WRHI and community team up to prevent teens drinking and driving

It only takes a second for a tragedy to ruin a high school student’s prom night. It’s those tragedies that WRHI and a host of sponsors are trying to prevent through the annual Prom Pledge. Lance Corporal Billy Elder with the South Carolina Highway Patrol speaks at the assemblies — and says they have an impact. Elder [...] Read More

Teddy Bear Tea Party venue moved indoors due to inclement weather

Tuesday’s expected inclement weather led Come-See-Me festival organizers Monday to move the venue of the Teddy Bear Tea Party. Publicity team leader Meredith Lauckner said Monday the event will now take place at Winthrop’s McBryde Hall. T… 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

Easter Egg Classic makes an early stop in Rock Hill

The 30th Annual Great Easter Egg Classic is just around the corner. It’s scheduled for Thursday, April 5 at Cherry Park in Rock Hill. Children ages 2-11 will take to the softball fields claiming more than 50-thousand eggs stuffed with candy and prizes. Mark Sexton of Rock Hill’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism said [...] 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