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

Winthrop Assistant Chief appointed to FBI National Academy

Winthrop University officials said Tuesday the school’s Assistant Chief of Police Ken Scoggins has received an appointment to the FBI’s National Academy. Scoggins will leave for the 10-week course in Quantico, Va., in September and will join an elite group of law enforcement officers from around the world who have had an opportunity to achieve this [...] Read More

Gov. Haley praises Rock Hill School, brings anti-bullying message

Governor Nikki Haley brought her anti-bullying message to a Rock Hill school Monday in a multi-stop tour through the upstate. Haley spoke before the sixth grade class at Castle Heights Middle School and commended the students, faculty and staff for their hard work in achieving “school to watch” status. Haley also spoke with the students [...] Read More

Northwestern teen charged in assault of ex-girlfriend, another teen

A Northwestern High School teenager faces charges of 3rd Degree Assault and Battery and Disturbing Schools after a fight with his ex-girlfriend last Thursday. A Rock Hill police report says 17-year-old Christopher DesVeaux of Rock Hill grabbed the 16-year-old girl by the arm, leaving it red from the incident. DesVeaux then threatened and pushed a [...] Read More

Gilmore pleased to be heading to Buffalo

Former South Pointe High School star and South Carolina defensive back Stephon Gilmore talked this morning about being the 10th pick by Buffalo in last night’s NFL draft. Gilmore said on the Howard Simon Show on WGR-AM in Buffalo that he was happy and emotional after his name was called. Gilmore says he improved during [...] Read More