GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Zac Brown Band’s Uncaged

A self-described “country-Southern rock-bluegrass-reggae-jam record,” as Zac Brown told the Associated Press earlier this year, ZBB’s third major label album ventures into excitingly unchartered territory as the band takes its rightful place as one of the genre’s most unique and daring mainstream acts. Uncaged, due in stores July 10, was produced once again with Keith [...] Read More

NRC hosts open house on Catawba Nuclear Station

Nuclear Regulators in Rock Hill Tuesday say despite a power failure a month ago that caused the Catawba Nuclear Station to fully shut down — the Lake Wylie-based facility operated in the “green” in 2011. NRC Spokesman Joey Ledford said that nuclear power facilities have been the subject of a lot of public interest since [...] 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

Fundraiser draws crowds supporting local police

The fryers were on full blaze Monday night at Nishie G’s on India Hook as hundreds turned out for a fundraiser for the Forever Blue Foundation, a local charity set up to help the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. John Rainer, who’s a Rock Hill police officer himself, set [...] Read More