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

County issues demolition permit for Laney School House

York County Planners Tuesday issued a permit to a Lake Wylie church giving church leaders the go-ahead to demolish a nearly century-old schoolhouse. [media-credit name="Chad Williams" align="alignright" width="149"][/media-credit]Back in early April, members of the Laney School House Preservation Project pleaded before council members to use nearly 200-thousand dollars in hospitality funds to turn the building [...] Read More

Local GOP Chair: Fix the ethics filing issue, and fix it now

State Senators head back to work today in what is now day four of a battle to get 183 first-time candidates for local and state office back on the June 12 primary ballot. Six of those candidates are out of York County, and all of them were dropped after the State Supreme Court ruled they [...] Read More

Fort Mill moves ahead with plan to purchase water from Rock Hill

Town leaders in Fort Mill have approved a new 30-year agreement with the City of Rock Hill to purchase water as a wholesale customer. The proposed agreement comes after more than two years of negotiations between Fort Mill and Rock Hill to supply treated water drawn from the Catawba River. Water will be sold to [...] Read More

Mulvaney: Federal budget deficit stems from ‘willful ignorance’ in Congress

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) says there’s what he calls a willful ignorance in the nation’s capitol when it comes to the federal budget deficit. Mulvaney said on Friday’s edition of Straight Talk that lawmakers who have been in Washington for 30 years have heard that deficits are the end of the world. He says [...] Read More