South Pointe HS Choir receives $5k award from WTVI

The South Pointe High School Concert Choir received an award today from Charlotte Television Station WTVI. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South Pointe’s Choir won a five-thousand-dollar prize in the My School Rocks competition at WTVI last month by raising more money for the station than other participating bands. South Pointe Choral Director [...] Read More

Economic development leaders putting $15k into development study

The York County Economic Development Board and the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation today agreed to seek 15-thousand dollars each to study property along the I-77 corridor to see if it can be developed for future business use. RHEDC executive director Stephen Turner explains the reason for the initiative. Turner says he’ll seek his entity’s [...] Read More

Kelsey tapped to coach Winthrop men’s basketball team

Winthrop officials announced Thursday the hiring of former Xavier University assistant basketball coach Pat Kelsey to lead the men’s team. In a release Thursday, Winthrop Athletics Director Tom Hickman said Kelsey emerged as a dynamic and energetic leader who has had a rich background in working for and learning from highly successful coaches. “We were [...] Read More

Time to start prepping for spring storms

Pollen isn’t the only thing residents should be preparing for this spring. Director of York County’s Emergency Management, Cotton Howell, says the spring weather is perfect weather for severe thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. There are over 70 emergency sirens located throughout York County that alert residents when danger is approaching, but Howell says residents should [...] Read More

York Place set to open new learning center

Troubled and abused teens at the a community counseling center at York are now reciving daily classroom instructon at the center’s campus. The facility known as York Place serves abused and neglected children, and the center’s new CEO Marco Tomat says the new classroom initiatives are a new venture in the 160-year-old facility. The home [...] Read More