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

Tilley named new CHC Executive Director

Monday night, York County’s Culture and Heritage Commission named a new Executive Director. Carey Tilley was selected from out of four finalists to take over the museums following the departure of longtime director Van Sheilds in October. CHC Commissioner Rick Lee said the decision to select Tilley was unanimous. Lee said Tilley was quite familiar [...] Read More

CHC could name new executive director tonight

The Culture and Heritage Commission of York County is scheduled to meet this evening and the seven members could make a decision on a permanent executive director of the museums. Last week, the panel trimmed its list of candidates to four finalists. Two of those finalists are from the Carolinas and have ties to the [...] Read More

Museums Commission still weeding down list of applicants

A York County panel is still deciding who it wants to interview for the top job with the Culture and Heritage Museums. Tuesday seven members of the Culture and Heritage Commission said it was still collecting information from applicants for the museums’ executive director position. Former museum employee Harry Exell has served as interim director [...] Read More

Huffmon defends Winthrop Poll after attacks from SCGOP

The director of the Winthrop University poll says the chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party is barking up the wrong tree if he believes that the most recent poll is highly questionable. Scott Huffmon said on Wednesday’s edition of Straight Talk on WRHI that despite attacks from Matt Moore, the latest poll did NOT [...] Read More